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Dressing the Decades (North America only)

Twentieth-Century Vintage Style
by Emmanuelle Dirix

List price $30.00
Your net price $4.99

Pub Date: 2016
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 224 pp.
Size: 8.00 x 10.00 inches

ISBN: 9780300215526
TB Code: 1905341
Availability: 80 in stock

An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical events, politics, technology, and advertising that inspired its most celebrated designs. By offering a thorough socio-economic context for the progress of high fashion through the years, the book provides a new perspective on such iconic items and significant trends as the cocktail dress, the Chanel suit, the tunic dress, boho chic, Futuristic chic, and others.