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A-line Dress History - Design Line: History of Women's Fashion
Design Line: History of Women's

A-line Dress History

Explore the history of women’s fashion with these icons of design excellence.The second title in a series of concertina fold-out books features one hundred iconic examples of creative excellence from the world of women’s fashion. The history of design is illuminated with a visually accessible timeline that can be read back to front, top to bottom and right to left. Brought to life by fashion illustrator Sanna Mander, this book is a stylish tribute to the outstanding things we wear every day.

  • ASIN: 0763679623
A-line Dress History - Textile Art of Japan
Textile Art of Japan

A-line Dress History

Book by Yang, Sunny, Narasin, Rochelle M.

  • Brand: Brand: Japan Pubns
  • ASIN: 0870407732
A-line Dress History - Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London)
Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in

A-line Dress History

Brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories were part of everyday dress in the middle ages. Over two thousand such items dating from the period 1150-1450 are described and discussed here, all found in recent archaeological excavations in London - then as now one of western Europe's most cosmopolitan cities, its social and economic activity compounded by the waterside bustle of the Thames. These finds constitute the most extensive and varied group of such accessories yet recovered in Britain, and their close dating and the scientific analysis carried out on them have been highly revealing. Important results published here for the first time show, for example, the popularity of shoddy, mass-produced items in base metals during the high middle ages and enable researchers to identify the varied products of rival traditions of manufacture mentioned in historical sources. Anyone needing accurate information on period costume will welcome this book, which will appeal to the general reader interested in costume and design, as well as to archaeologists and historians.

  • Brand: Brand: Boydell Press
  • ASIN: 1843833514
A-line Dress History - Clothes: From Fur to Fair Trade (Timeline History)
Clothes: From Fur to Fair Trade (Timeline

A-line Dress History

Clothing is a necessity and a fashion statement. Read about the evolution of clothing through the centuries from those made of natural materials obtained by hunting animals to synthetic materials processed by humans.

  • Brand: Brand: Heinemann
  • ASIN: 1432938118
A-line Dress History - Women's Hats, Headdresses and Hairstyles: With 453 Illustrations, Medieval to Modern (Dover Fashion and Costumes)
Women's Hats, Headdresses and Hairstyles: With 453 Illustrations, Medieval to Modern (Dover Fashion and

A-line Dress History

From simple barbettes, crespines, and wimples worn in Anglo-Saxon times to the pillbox hat popularized by Jackie Kennedy in the mid-twentieth century, hats and headdresses have — for centuries — played an important part of a lady's wardrobe. This informative and meticulously researched book provides an authentic record of more than 1,300 years of changing fashions in women's hairstyles and headwear in England.More than 400 of the author's own drawings — rendered from ancient sources — trace these evolving fashions. Finely detailed images depict turbans; horned, heart-shaped, and butterfly headdresses preferred by fifteenth-century English ladies; seventeenth-century hoods and veils; elaborate hats and hairstyles of the Georgian period; early Victorian-era bonnets; net and lace caps and small hats of the late nineteenth century; and the emancipated look in both hairstyles and hat styles of the early twentieth century.The author has written a separate introduction for each historical period, placing headdresses and hairstyles in the fashionable context of their time. Pages of drawings are accompanied by detailed notes on the styles illustrated, including information on the materials used and the varying methods of manufacture. A brief glossary and bibliography add to the bo...

  • ASIN: 0486448509
A-line Dress History - Fashion: A Timeline in Photographs: 1850 to Today
Fashion: A Timeline in Photographs: 1850 to

A-line Dress History

FASHION: A Timeline in Photographs is a definitive and beautifully illustrated visual history of fashion from one of America’s premiere fashion historians, Caroline Rennolds Milbank. This unrivaled and exceptional fashion resource is an immersive 150-year visual odyssey which tracks year-by-year, decade-by-decade, the ever-changing fashion landscape from 1850 to the present. With over 1400 photographs, almost all of which are rare—either never before published or rarely seen—we see fashion transform from the crinoline-supported billowing skirts and enormous ballooning sleeves of the late 19th century to the hemlines that fell along with the crashing stock market in 1929; through the shocking pants styles of the '30s and short A-line shifts of the '60s; through the designer-driven styles of the '80s, '90s, and today. In her introduction, Milbank explains the importance of photographs in that they “show what fashion illustrations cannot; what people actually wore, what exaggeration they adopted and the actual prevalence of style.”   While the focus is not on specific designers, notable designers are included, such as Charles Frederick Worth, Chanel, Poiret, Charles James, Karl Lagerfeld, Halston, Ungaro, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Rudi Gernreich, Celine, Geo...

  • Brand: RIZZOLI
  • ASIN: 0847846024
A-line Dress History - Civil War Fashions Coloring Book (Dover Fashion Coloring Book)
Civil War Fashions Coloring Book (Dover Fashion Coloring

A-line Dress History

Enter the elegant world of mid-Victorian fashions with the help of this unique coloring book. Artist Tom Tierney, widely recognized for his stunning paper doll collections, turns his talents to a new medium and spotlights the stylish clothing worn by well-to-do Americans in the Civil War era.Forty-five meticulously researched and finely rendered illustrations depict men, women, and children in wardrobes that take them through their day — from attractive outfits for at-home wear to elegant evening dresses for special occasions. Handsome military outfits worn by Union and Confederate officers are the rule for the men of the period, while most fashions for youngsters mirror adult styles. Center-stage are the lovely garments worn by the ladies: taffeta and silk walking dresses edged with bands of ribbon; elaborate, tassel-trimmed carriage cloaks; exquisite off-the-shoulder ball gowns enhanced with floral accents, and much more. Brief, informative captions describe the style and fabric of the apparel depicted, offering helpful suggestions for colorists who want to lend a touch of historical accuracy to their finished products.Adapted from the pages of such vintage fashion publications as Harper's Bazar and Godey's Lady's Book, these painstakingly executed drawings will thrill colori...

  • ASIN: 0486296792
  • UPC: 800759296798
A-line Dress History - A History of Women's Fashion from 1790 to 1820
A History of Women's Fashion from 1790 to

A-line Dress History

The Empire Line is perhaps the most familiar historical style dress, now synonymous with the ever popular adaptations of Jane Austens novels. It was the first fashion trend to be adopted by a wider portion of society, due in part to its simplistic form, and also the use of cheaper mass produced fabrics courtesy of the Industrial Revolution. Unlike in previous centuries, this new design was the first to not require corsetry or other artificial means to create form and structure, thus adding further to its mass appeal. This was also the age when the first illustrated ladies magazines were published, illustrating new styles that then paved the way for how todays fashion is communicated and consumed.The author examines the thirty-year journey of the Empire Line dress, discussing how it was influenced by key political, social and economic events such as the Napoleonic Wars and investigating its journey from its origins during the French Revolution, to its conclusion by the 1820s. New light is shed on the evolution of ladies fashion by examining previously unavailable primary sources, including patterns of extant garments, accessories from private collections, contemporary accounts and fashion plates. From stays to shifts, bonnets to reticules, each chapter explains in practical terms ...

  • ASIN: 1473855713
A-line Dress History - Knights and Armor Coloring Book (Dover Fashion Coloring Book)
Knights and Armor Coloring Book (Dover Fashion Coloring

A-line Dress History

You can recapture the excitement of yesteryear's noblest battles with this remarkable pageant of dauntless knights and armor, in coloring book form. Defend the Empire with an authentic Roman legionary, or hold back the fierce Mongol hordes with a dashing Russian chieftain. Meet celebrated leaders such as Richard the Lion-Hearted and Henry VIII, meticulously costumed and detailed. More than 40 dramatic plates — specially designed for you to color — portray the wide range of protective armor in use in Europe from about A.D. 100 to 1640. The attire of Vikings, Crusaders, Italian condottieri, Spanish foot-soldiers and royal jousters all appear in precise, historically accurate line drawings that convey the splendor of chivalry and detail the accoutrements of war. Each plate is accompanied by clear explanatory captions; in addition, a useful glossary of unfamiliar terms and a thoroughly researched introduction offer historical background and more to bring each warrior to life. Twelve full-color illustrations on the covers enable you to reproduce each striking suit of armor in authentic hues.History buffs, military enthusiasts, children and colorists of all ages will revel in this stunning collection of valorous paladins.

  • Brand: Dover
  • ASIN: 0486248437
  • UPC: 800759248438

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