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The 1930s

3.79  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In the 1930s the boyish look of the previous decade gave way to a more feminine silhouette, which defined the waist, accentuated the shouders and narrowed the hips.

The year-by-year format allows these developments to be shown in detail. Day Wear, Evening Wear, Sport and Leisure Wear, Accessories, Underwear and Wedding Wear are included, and complete descriptions of each g
Paperback, Fashion Sourcebooks, 64 pages
Published September 29th 1997 by Thames & Hudson Ltd
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Samantha Penrose
Nov 05, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: fashion
I like this series of books. While at first glance they seem to be lacking text, hiding at the back of the books are thorough descriptions of each piece including fabrics, colors, general descriptions, and suggestions of occasions or events that they would have been worn for.
Biographies of the designers for each piece are also included in a separate section.
While it makes sense to separate the bios from the bulk of the book, I think that using captions might have been a more efficient way to g
Dec 22, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This series is just fun to look at the styles of the decades, year by year.
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