Vintage Fashion Complete

Author: Nicky Albrechtsen
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ISBN: 9780500517611
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Here is the most ambitious guide to vintage womens fashion ever attempted. It is not just another history of fashion, but a survey of how fashion past continues to inspire fashion present. It presents over 1,000 stand-out examples, together with over 300 contextual illustrations, dating from the 1920s to the 1980s, including many icons of vintage fashion, from Marylin Monroes bra to the Ossie Clark dress made so famous by David Hockneys painting. Each garment is explored from the viewpoint of the contemporary fashionista looking to build a vintage wardrobe. The book is organized into three main sections. Decades explores the shapes and fabrics that define the look of each period. Elements explores the individual components of a vintage look, everything from hat to shoes. Hallmarks explores fashions perennial themes, from florals to the ever-popular Little Black Dress. The reference section includes invaluable practical advice for fans and collectors of vintage.

The Vintage Fashion Bible

Author: Wayne Hemingway
Editor: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446304426
File Size: 42,94 MB
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The Vintage Fashion Bible is the must-have accessory for all dedicated followers of vintage fashion. Written by the vintage fashion expert and Red or Dead co-founder Wayne Hemingway MBE, it is the only complete practical guide to buying, styling and restoring vintage clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women. Each chapter covers a decade from the 1920s to the 1990s and includes an introduction to the period, social influences on fashion, key designers, and style icons of the day (think Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean...), as well as those who can pull off the vintage look today. Complete with stunning original photography from Hemingway's personal archive, expert advice on everything from sizing and caring for vintage to where to buy and mixing vintage with new, as well as interviews with style icons and collectors, The Vintage Fashion Bible is essential reading for all fashion-lovers, from vintage virtuosos, to those who want something different from their modern wardrobe.

Vintage Clothing For The Fashion Doll

Author: Mari DeWitt
Editor: Hobby House PressInc
ISBN: 9780875886527
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As legions of people collect vintage 11 1/2-inch fashion dolls, more and more people are looking and desiring to clothe their dolls in vintage costumes. Such original costumes can cost a fortune. Author Mari DeWitt has drafted patterns so that anyone who loves dolls, clothes, and self-expression can recreate a classic wardrobe for their 11 1/2-inch fashion dolls. This book contains 14 full-sized pattern projects to create clothes and accessories for complete vintage ensembles. The author provides and shows the reader step-by-step sewing techniques and illustrations that will enable anyone to create these classic designs.

The Complete Fashion Sourcebook

Author: John Peacock
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ISBN: 9780500285725
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A lavishly illustrated, year-by-year reference charts the development of clothing from the 1920s to the present, in a resource that profiles various styles from each decade and provides capsule biographies of key contributing designers. Original.

Vintage Fashion

Author: Ottilie Godfrey
Editor: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 1782126708
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This stylish introduction to vintage fashion showcases the key designs and styles of the main vintage eras of the 20th century. It will be an inspiration to vintage enthusiasts and general readers alike, including iconic designs, trends and styles from each decade. It also includes commentary on the social changes that influenced fashion throughout the 20th century, plus photographs of film stars (such as Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly) modelling classic designs, as well as garment illustrations and authentic model photo-shoots from all eras.

Vintage Fashion Accessories

Author: Stacy Loalbo
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440219443
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Looking for a great way to add character, class and individuality to your wardrobe, without breaking the bank on a whole new outfit? Look no further than vintage accessories to take the outfits from functional to historically fabulous! With retro and vintage being all the rage, every great wardrobe can always use vintage accessories, even if it's just a few timeless pieces. Vintage Fashion Accessories is your guide to making the most of vintage accessories and showing off your fashion and collecting sense in what you wear. You may be surprised at how a $12 hat from the 1960s, $6 pair of vintage gloves and a $15 patent leather-look handbag can make your ensemble look like a million bucks, but with Vintage Fashion Accessories in hand it will quickly begin to make sense. In this beautifully illustrated book you'll discover more than 1,000 color photos of hats, handbags, jewelry, shoes, compacts, scarves, hankies, belts and more. Plus there's a chapter on accessories for the debonair gentleman. This fun and stylish gateway of retro fashion also features: • History of fashion and accessories and current values • Tips on the joy of collecting and fun of the hunt • The best places to shop for first-rate items Fashionista or collector you'll discover helpful and historical details about vintage accessories that you can use to punch up your wardrobe and stand out from the crowd.

The Complete Book Of Oscar Fashion

Author: Reeve Chace
Editor: Reed Press(NY)
ISBN:
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Chace presents insider fashion gossip and expert style analysis on hundreds of amazing gowns seen at the Academy Awards through history. Hardcover with velvet wrap. 500 photos.

Vintage Fashion Couture

Author: Kerry Taylor
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1845338561
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"I thought I knew almost everything about the history of fashion until I met Kerry Taylor. The inside-out knowledge she has of garments will inspire both students and designers to look at fashion with fresh eyes." - Sarah Mower, US Vogue "This beautiful book by Kerry Taylor - the go-to woman for vintage and antique couture - is a treat for collectors and fashion lovers alike." - The Wall Street Journal "Whatever my question about vintage, Kerry Taylor has the answer. Her expertise, knowledge and historical anecdotes have raised the level of interest in this subject hugely." -Lisa Armstrong, Daily Telegraph Named one of Glamour Magazine's "Must-Read Style Books"! Profiled by Vogue and The New York Times and courted by style icons with wardrobes to sell and top designers in search of inspiration, Kerry Taylor is one of the world's leading experts on vintage fashion and couture. In this lavishly illustrated book, Kerry tells the story of a century of fashion through the work of its key design talents and the memorable women who have worn their creations. All the fashion stars are here from Poiret to McQueen via Lanvin, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Madame Grès, Dior, Balenciaga, Mary Quant, Ossie Clark, Vivienne Westwood, Alaïa, and Margiela. For each designer Kerry explores their career through a dazzling range of clothes and accessories, explaining what makes each item so desirable to the collector or wearer of vintage fashion. Each chapter includes at least one 'style icon' whose relationship with fashion has had a lasting impact, including Baba D'Erlanger, Lauren Bacall, Grace Kelly, Catherine Deneuve, Paloma Picasso and Kate Moss. Illustrated with a mix of gorgeous fashion photography plus images from Kerry's own astonishing archive, this book is set to become an invaluable guide for collectors of vintage (whatever their budget) and all those who love fashion. Contents includes... Foreword by Hubert de Givenchy Prologue by Christopher Kane 1900s Paul Poiret Lucile Mariano Fortuny 1920s Jean Patou Jeanne Lavin Chanel in the Twenties 1930s Elsa Schiaparelli Style Icon Wallis Simpson Madeleine Vionnet - The Architect of Couture 1940s The effects of War on Fashion in Europe American Fashion in the Forties Christian Dior - The Saviour of French Haute Couture 1950s Pierre Balmain Cristóbal Balenciaga - The Master Style Icon Grace Kelly 1960s Mary Quant Hubert de Givenchy Style Icon Audrey Hepburn 1970s Yves Saint Laurent in the Seventies Zandra Rhodes Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren 1980s Italian Masters Azzedine Alaïa John Galliano 1990s The New Romantics Thierry Mugler Style Icon Kate Moss 2000s Later McQueen Style Icon Daphne Guinness Collecting Vintage Taking Care of your Collection ..And so much more!

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Raising Girls

Author: Deb Baker
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101026421
File Size: 73,42 MB
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A positive look at parenting daughters. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Raising Girls is a hands-on parenting guide that takes readers from birth into womanhood. In warm, wise words, the authors explore all that is sugar and spice, precious and at times frightening, about the girls in their lives. *A hopeful, positive focus for parents concerned about issues raised in books like Queen Bees and Wannabees, Odd Girl Out, Reviving Ophelia, and See Jane Hit *Solid parenting advice for every stage *Follows on the success of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Raising Boys *Author team includes a pediatrician, teacher, and health writer, all of whom have daughters themselves

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Starting And Running A Thrift Store

Author: Carol Costa
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101195045
File Size: 20,55 MB
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A thrifty offering for the prospective thrift-store owner...In economic times like these, thrift stores have seen a 35% increase in sales in 2008; so what better time to start one? While fairly cheap, it is complicated, however. Here, two experts cover the entire process, including such vital topics as how to: set up the store on a nonprofit basis; choose a location; get funding; get the word about donations of saleable items; recruit and manage volunteer staff; sort, price and recycle donations. - A practical, step-by-step, approach to the process - Troubleshooting tips and best practices that really work - Funding by and partnering with community organizations

Viva Vintage

Author: Trudie Bamford
Editor: Carroll & Brown Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781903258736
File Size: 66,55 MB
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Whether it's a pair of secondhand Levis or a Chanel jacket, women have realized that nothing says style quite like an original. In Vintage Style, you will discover just how easy it is to find, choose, wear, and care for the best 20th-century clothing and accessories. Learn how to discern the age of the item, whether faults can be repaired, if a garment will fit without your trying it on, whether an item is worth purchasing, and if it's a real bargain. The book also has plenty of ideas for mixing vintage with contemporary clothes as well as tips on adapting clothing to best suit your figure. A final section explains how to keep your vintage wear in the best possible shape, with information on cleaning, storing, restoring, and repairing items. Vintage Style is complete with a resource guide to finding and buying vintage, tip boxes to help you avoid costly mistakes, and 200 color photos of fabulous fashion through the decades.

Collecting Vintage Fashion Fabrics

Author: Pamela Smith
Editor: Alliance Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
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A guide for those on the prowl for second-hand fashions and fabrics.

Style Me Vintage Clothes

Author: Naomi Thompson
Editor: Pavilion
ISBN: 9781862059368
File Size: 64,81 MB
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Have you ever wanted to introduce vintage into your wardrobe, but felt unsure where to start? Vintage styles have never been more popular, with everyone from major stars to teens on the street looking to indulge in retro glamour. Whether you are looking to completely overhaul your look, go for complete vintage glam, or just introduce a few key vintage pieces into your day-to-day wardrobe, this book shows you how. Packed with tips on how to find unique, one-off items that fit your budget, that will look fabulous and also retain their value, Style Me Vintage: Clothes also teaches you what to look for, when to part with your cash, and what to avoid. Learn how to determine which era suits your shape and how to build a retro look from the base up. You’ll also find tips on how to make retro styles work with modern accessories. Filled with fun, detailed photographs showing classic looks from the 1920s to the 1980s, this is essential reading for every girl who likes to dress up.

Vintage Clothing 1880 1960

Author: Maryanne Dolan
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Vintage Clothing

Author: Maryanne Dolan
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ISBN: 9780896891098
File Size: 34,13 MB
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Features fashions from 1880 through 1980 and gives price values for each.

English Women S Clothing In The Nineteenth Century

Author: C. Willett Cunnington
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486319636
File Size: 12,99 MB
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Remarkably thorough descriptions, information about hundreds of fashions: morning dresses, riding outfits, bridal gowns, more. Also millinery, footwear, etc. Based on contemporary sources. Indispensable for costume and fashion students. Bibliography.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Successful Dressing

Author: Karyn Repinski
Editor:
ISBN: 9780028627298
File Size: 79,54 MB
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An updated guide to professional dressing explains how to create and care for a success-minded wardrobe

Reference Book Of Women S Vintage Clothing 1910 1919

Author: Kathleen Mabel La Barre
Editor:
ISBN:
File Size: 41,14 MB
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"This publication gives an overview of the characteristic of various items of women's apparel from 1910 through 1919. This is not a price guide but rather a reference to help you date your own vintage apparel and research the clothes of the end of the Edwardian era to the beginning the of the nineteen-twenties"--Page 4 of cover.

Maloney S Antiques And Collectibles Resource Directory

Author: David J. Maloney
Editor: Antique Trader
ISBN: 9780930625405
File Size: 49,56 MB
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The singular resource that contains contact information for more than 23,250 antiques and collectibles resources in nearly 3,200 specialty categories is better than ever. Includes listings for collector clubs, specialty periodicals, dealers, collectors, experts, buyers, appraisers, parts suppliers, reproduction sources, Internet resources, repair/restoration/conservation specialists, auction services, manufacturers/distributors of contemporary collectibles, and more!