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Synopsis: There is always another old dress lurking around the corner, waiting to be "rescued", says Kristina Harris. A cornucopia of 403 full-color photographs, of fun, sophisticated, frivolous, and glamorous fashions on live models include rich satin evening gowns, fun flapperish beaded dresses, sleek and classic suits, knickered and skirted bathing suits, distinctive cloche hats, beaded bags, elaborate shoes, and a splendid host of accessory items. From whimsical anecdotes to wonderful historical details that help bring the era alive, this book conveys a vivid picture of the women of Jazz and Big Band era. Garnish this with specific and sound advice on using style, construction, and other details to value, identify, date, and further enhance items in your collection. A value guide is included to help experienced collectors and novices alike as they search for new discoveries. For everyone who has admired the fashions of the 20s, 30s and 40s, this book will be treasured possession.
About the Author: Kristina Harris is a widely published author of vintage fashions as editor of both The Vintage Connection newsletter and The Costume Society of America's newsletter. She is a contributing editor and columnist of Lady's Gallery magazine and author of Victorian and Edwardian Fashions for Women: 1840-1919. She lives in Springfield, Oregon.
Title: Vintage Fashions for Women: 1920s-1940s
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: 1996
Book Condition: New
Edition: First edition..
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