Sixties fashion : from less is more to youthquake (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Sixties fashion : from less is more to youthquake

Author: Jonathan Walford
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the end of the decade, styles, markets, materials, demographics, inspirations and the very definition of fashion had been transformed. The young generation wanted informal but stylish clothes, and self-expression was paramount. Fashion had given way to style. Jonathan Walford charts these revolutions, from London's mod "youthquake" to the yé-yés in Paris to the flower children and Afro movement in the US, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Walford
ISBN: 9780500516935 0500516936
OCLC Number: 869771521
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foundations : high fashion in the early 1960s --
Youthquake : fashion by the young for the young --
The miniskirt myth : the thigh's the limit --
Scandal suits and shapeless shifts : the mid-1960s --
Who will do laundry in space? Looking to the future --
Doing your own thing : the rise of non-conformism --
Mod men : menswear catches up --
Beauty from the neck up : hair and cosmetics --
Aftershock : fashion in the late 1960s.
Other Titles: 60s fashion
Responsibility: Jonathan Walford.

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By the end of the decade, styles, markets, materials, demographics, inspirations and the definition of fashion had been transformed. This book shows how a new internationalism changed the fashion  Read more...

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'Exquisite photography ... fashion mavens will swoon over the cocoon cocktail coats and Pucci prints' - The Lady

 
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