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Fashion Spectacles, Spectacular Fashion: Eyewear Styles and Shapes from Vintage to 2020

Simon Murray, Nicky Albrechtsen. Fashion Spectacles, Spectacular Fashion: Eyewear Styles and Shapes from Vintage to 2020 Authors:Simon Murray, Nicky Albrechtsen.
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Year:2012
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Pages:240
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Price:6340 rub.
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An irresistible sourcebook featuring vintage glasses of all shapes, styles, and sizesa??the very best of spectacle designThe twentieth century marked a turning point in eyewear design, fueled by a rapidly changing social and cultural landscape, new manufacturing techniques, the development of innovative materials, and the entertainment industry. Spectacles, which had previously been classed as purely functional, were transformed into an ultra-chic fashion accessory. This engaging book is based on Simon Murraya??s amazing collection, built up over decades of avid collecting. An introduction explores the history of glasses and reveals how premodern features and materials remain a rich source of inspiration in contemporary design, from Andre CourrA?gesa??s a??Lunettes Eskimo,a?? a twentieth-century take on Inuit goggles, to Guccia??s a??Leather Aviators.a?? Examples of pre-twentieth-century glasses and contextual shots of film and style icons sporting spectacles illustrate not only the...

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