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Fashions of a decade the 1950s.

Author: Patricia Baker
Publisher: Batsford, 1991.
Series: Fashions of a decade.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Chronicles clothing trends of the 1940s and the influence of World War II on styles of dress, availability of many fabrics, and the new ideas of "designers at war."

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Baker
ISBN: 0713466391 9780713466393 0816024685 9780816024681
OCLC Number: 24721260
Description: 64 pages.
Contents: Living dolls; man in the grey flannel suit; an artificial freedom; haute couture heyday; the undercover story; hollywood dreams; cafe society; rebels without a cause. Reading list. Time chart.
Series Title: Fashions of a decade.


Part of a history of fashion series which looks at the 20th century decade by decade. This volume looks at the style of the 1950s and the social and cultural background to the fashions of the period.  Read more...


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