The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s

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Twenty-First Century Books, 1 paź 2011 - 64
What would you have worn if you lived during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s? It depends on who you were! For 1930s high fashion, nothing beat Coco Chanel's women's suit—a slim, straight skirt with a matching boxy jacket. And for a classy evening, men donned black tuxedos and velvet smoking jackets. Read more about depression era and wartime fashions—from the form-fitting little black dress to polo shirts, stylish snoods, and chic chignons—in this fascinating book!
 

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To look at me, one would believe I have no interest in fashion. I would normally agree but there is something about clothing from another time that just captivates me. I drooled and dreamed my way ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Chapter One Womens Everyday Wear
4
Chapter Two Womens Haute Couture
14
Chapter Three Mens Clothing
22
Chapter Four Hairstyles And Accessories
32
Chapter Five Designers Photographers And Models
44
Epilogue
52
Timeline
54
Glossary
56
Source Notes
58
Selected Bibliography
60
Further Reading Websites And Films
61
Index
62
About The AuthorPhoto Acknowledgments
64
Back Cover
66
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Alison Marie Behnke is a writer and editor. She has written about a wide range of topics, including immigration, world and cultural geography, ethnic cuisines, American and European history, biographies, and fashion. She lives in Minneapolis.

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