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Vintage Fashion Accessories

Author : Stacy LoAlbo
ISBN : 9781440219443
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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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.

Vintage Fashion Couture

Author : Kerry Taylor
ISBN : 9781845338565
Genre : Design
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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!

Vintage Fashion

Author : Ottilie Godfrey
ISBN : 9781782126706
Genre : Design
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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

Author : Emma Baxter-Wright
ISBN : 1741730422
Genre : Costume
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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. The book is for those interested in collecting and acquiring authentic vintage pieces, but it also caters for the woman who is 'beyond fashion', who won't be dictated to by market trends but who will always be looking at past influences for inspiration when developing her own individual look. It is of interest to fashion students, designers and any fashionista, whether they are on the lookout for exciting and rare pieces, want to understand what they are looking at when they bargain hunt in charity shops, or are simply interested in developing their own unique look based on pieces that inspire them from the past. At a time in history where everyone is their own stylist and evolves their own look, this book will enable the reader to consolidate, understand and develop their intrinsic tastes and fashion sensibilities. There is no advice given on how to mix different eras and styles because that is for the individual to create; instead this book provides an awareness of the fashion skills and techniques of the past, as well as pointers on what to look out for when sourcing original pieces.

The Vintage Fashion Bible

Author : Wayne Hemingway
ISBN : 9781446304419
Genre : Clothing and dress
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The Vintage Fashion Bible is the go-to resource for all dedicated followers of vintage fashion. Written by the vintage fashion expert and Red or Dead co-founder, Wayne Hemingway,it is the only complete chronological look at 20th century fashion for men and women, as well as a practical guide to buying, styling and restoring vintage clothing. The book looks into the development of fashion from the 1920s to the 1990s, using clothing catalogues, film posters, magazine articles and other contemporary advertising to create a fully authentic feel for each decade plus through original visuals shows how fashion evolved. Each decade 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...). Over 500 previously unpublished images sourced from Wayne's Land of Lost Content picture library, a unique collection of material covering 8 decades of fashion will also be featured. The "Get the Look" feature runs throughout the book offering tips and insider advice from sizing and caring, to where to buy to help you to pull off the vintage look today.

Vintage Fashion

Author : Zandra Rhodes
ISBN : 1844422682
Genre : Costume
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A visual journey through the decades, Vintage Fashion is a book for those interested in collecting and acquiring vintage but it also caters for the woman who is 'beyond fashion', who will always be looking at past influences for inspiration when developing her individual look. Featuring the work of Coco Chanel, Christian Lacroix and Muccia Prada among others, it will be of interest to fashion students, designers and any fashionista. At a time when everyone is their own stylist, this book provides an awareness of the fashion skills and techniques of the past, as well as pointers on what to look for when sourcing original vintage pieces, allowing the reader to understand and develop their own intrinsic tastes and fashion sensibilities.

Shopping For Vintage

Author : Funmi Odulate
ISBN : 0312377789
Genre : Design
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This guide to vintage clothing looks at the work of more than seventy seminal designers from the past one hundred years, identifies key fashion pieces of each decade, and offers tips on what to look for, how to recognize value, and fashion sources.

Vintage Fashion Complete

Author : Nicky Albrechtsen
ISBN : 0500517614
Genre : Fashion design
File Size : 57. 77 MB
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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.

Wearable Vintage Fashion

Author : Jo Waterhouse
ISBN : 1908126272
Genre : Design
File Size : 71. 63 MB
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"Wearable Vintage Fashion presents desirable, affordable and accessible vintage clothing and accessories in a new and fun format. Covering the looks of the twentieth century from the 20s to the 80s, this insider's guide will feature the clothing, accessories and styling to recreate the looks of each decade. By presenting timeless, classic vintage pieces, the items will always be stylish regardless of the era they came from or the fashion trend of the moment. The book will, therefore, serve as a visual reference guide to collecting as well as to wearing classic vintage clothing. Vintage dressing is very much a current fashion trend with lots of people shopping for affordable vintage clothing and trying to recreate vintage looks by mixing new and old. The authors show the reader how to put the clothing and accessories together to create that period look whether for daywear or eveningwear. In addition to interviews with collectors and the story behind their collections, the authors look at vintage street fashion from around the world: showing members of the public combining vintage with, and as, their everyday fashion."

Icons Of Vintage Fashion

Author : Pénélope Blanckeart
ISBN : 1419710427
Genre : Design
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Examines fashion from the twentieth century through auction sale listings, providing the estimate and amount the item was sold at, with profiles on designers and styles.

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