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Forties fasion : from siren suits to the new look

Author: Jonathan Walford
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Focuses on fashion in the 1940s, offering coverage ranging from French style under the Occupation and the make do and mend mentality, through issues of dress, patriotism and propaganda and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Walford
ISBN: 9780500288979 0500288976
OCLC Number: 769276369
Notes: På titelbladet: With 250 illustrations, 196 in colour
Description: 208 sider : illustrations (nogle i farver)
Contents: 1940s in Vogue * Between the Wars * The World of Tomorrow * Kangaroo Pockets and Siren Suits * Rationing, Utility and Austerity * The Battle for the Capital of Fashion * How America Fared * Zoots and Zazous * Beauty on Duty * Wardrobe * Parachute Brides * Trade, Lease and Loan * Pieces of Resistance * French Style * Fashion Among the Ruins * Post-War Priorities * New Looks

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