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Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics

Zandra Rhodes. Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics Authors:Zandra Rhodes.
Publisher:Carlton Books
Year:2011
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Pages:224
Sizes:225x285
Price:1511 rub.
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Book Summary:
An exquisite journey through the fashion of the decades, "Vintage Fashion" explores the key designers, silhouettes and shapes, prints and fabrics, and other details and characteristics that define influential vintage garments from the twentieth century. Providing background on the fashion movements of the time, as well as offering an awareness of the skills and techniques of the past, the book enables the reader to distinguish original and rare vintage clothing from later reproductions. Whether it is a 1950s' Christian Dior dress or a 1970s' Emilio Pucci shirt, period pieces by famous designers are greatly sought after, and early-century pieces are particularly-beautiful and hand-crafted. From Edwardian lace dresses to a Vivienne Westwood mini-crini, vintage items are shown in the context of the time in which they were made and worn, in order to chart the influence fashion had on women's lives; For those interested in collecting and wearing vintage, as well as for anyone...

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