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Despite the dire financial environment of the 1930s, this decade gave rise to great technical and aesthetic innovations in fashion. This handsomely illustrated book is the first to analyze important developments in both men’s and women’s fashions of that time. Select experts contribute texts that delve into the economic, political, and cultural influences that shaped these ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published April 8th 2014 by Yale University Press
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The most beautiful photographs of clothing! I didn't read much of the text because I was gawking at the gorgeous pictures.
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