Vintage Fashion enables the reader to identify key designers, shapes, textiles, stitching, and other details and characteristics that define the most influential pieces of the twentieth century. Each chapter begins with a historical introduction to the era, offering an overview of the designers of the time

Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics by Emma Baxter, Harriet Quick 2006

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Presenting a visual journey through the fashion of the decades, Vintage Fashion enables the reader to identify key designers, shapes, textiles, stitching, and other details and characteristics that define the most influential pieces of the twentieth century.  Each chapter begins with a historical introduction to the era, offering an overview of the designers of the time and their key influences. The chapters then develop along themes - such as textile, print, stitching, shape and cut, fabric technology and manufacture as well as colour and noting the special details and characteristics that mark a piece as authentic. The book concludes with a shopping guide, and caring for original vintage pieces, along with a glossary of fashion terms and the century's most collectable designers. 

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Hardcover: 224 pages
Carlton Books Ltd; (Oct. 2, 2006)
ISBN-13: ‎978-1780977102
Dimensions: 22 x 2.5 x 28.1 cm
Weight: 1.8 kg
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