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The history of modern fashion from 1850

Author: Daniel James Cole; Nancy Deihl
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This illustrated book looks at the history of fashion from 1850 to 2010. Taking a decade-by-decade approach, Daniel James Cole and Nancy Deihl explore the history of fashion as a lively and dynamic manifestation of 20th-century culture. Covering chronological changes in womenswear, menswear and childrenswear, the book looks at the dissemination of style and the mechanisms of change, at the relationship between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel James Cole; Nancy Deihl
ISBN: 1780676034 9781780676036
OCLC Number: 900012311
Description: 480 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: 1850-1890: the dawn of modern clothing --
The 1890s: extremes of the Gilded Age --
The 1900s: a new century --
The 1910s: exotic fantasy, wartime reality --
The 1920s: les années folles --
The 1930s: aspirations of glamour --
The 1940s: war and recovery --
The 1950s: couture opulence, suburban style --
The 1960s: fashion for the future --
The 1970s: revivals and individuality --
The 1980s: power dressing and postmodernism --
The 1990s: subcultures and supermodels --
The 2000s: mixed messages.
Responsibility: Daniel James Cole and Nancy Deihl.

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Looking at the history of fashion, this book explores the history of fashion as a lively and dynamic manifestation of twentieth-century culture. Covering chronological changes in womenswear, menswear  Read more...

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