Vintage Fashion: Collecting & Wearing Designer Classics

Vintage Fashion: Collecting & Wearing Designer Classics

A visual journey through the fashion of the decades, Vintage Fashion enables the reader to identify key designers, shapes, textiles, stitching, and other details and characteristics that define the most influential pieces of the twentieth century. Each chapter begins with a historical introduction to the era, offering an overview of the designers of the time and their key influences. The chapter then develops along themes - such as textile, print, stitching, shape and cut, fabric technology and manufacture as well as colour - according to the most groundbreaking developments of the time and noting the special details and characteristics that mark a piece as authentic. Each decade ends with a 'key looks' spread showing an at-a-glance view of the important shapes, colours and looks that defined the era. The book concludes with a shopping guide, which offers pointers on sourcing and caring for original vintage pieces, along with a glossary of fashion terms and the century's most collectab
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The Vintage Fashion Bible: The Complete Guide to Buying and Styling Vintage Fashion from the 1920s to 1990s

The Vintage Fashion Bible: The Complete Guide to Buying and Styling Vintage Fashion from the 1920s to 1990s

The Vintage Fashion Bible is the go-to resource for all dedicated followers of vintage fashion. Written by the vintage fashion expert and Red or Dead co-founder, Wayne Hemingway,it is the only complete chronological look at 20th century fashion for men and women, as well as a practical guide to buying, styling and restoring vintage clothing.The book looks into the development of fashion from the 1920s to the 1990s, using clothing catalogues, film posters, magazine articles and other contemporary advertising to create a fully authentic feel for each decade plus through original visuals shows how fashion evolved. Each decade includes an introduction to the period, social influences on fashion, key designers and style icons of the day (think Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean...).Over 500 previously unpublished images sourced from Wayne's Land of Lost Content picture library, a unique collection of material covering 8 decades of fashion will also be featured.The "Get the Look" feature r
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Vintage Jewelry Design: Classics to Collect & Wear (Vintage Fashion Series)

Vintage Jewelry Design: Classics to Collect & Wear (Vintage Fashion Series)

This gorgeous coffee-table book, with a foreword by influential jeweler Gerda Flöckinger, showcases classic vintage jewelry from the past 100 years. Featuring examples that epitomize the iconic styles of each decade, it offers an overview of the most influential designers (including Tiffany, Cartier, Fabergé, and Chanel), their sources of inspiration, and materials of choice. Photos display a selection of rare and remarkable pieces from museums and private owners, and a vintage shopping guide gives tips on spotting fakes, caring for purchases, and other important facts collectors should know.
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