The Dictionary of Fashion History by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

By Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

- what's an earthquake gown?
- Who wore eelskin masher trousers?
- What did the observe "dudes" suggest within the sixteenth century?

A Dictionary of English Costume by means of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was once initially released in 1960. A enormous fulfillment and encyclopaedic in scope, it used to be a finished catalogue of style phrases from the mid-medieval interval as much as 1900. It was once reissued and up-to-date numerous occasions, for the final time in 1976. for many years it has served as a bible for dress historians.

The Dictionary of favor History thoroughly updates and vitamins the Cunningtons' landmark paintings to deliver it as much as the current day. that includes extra phrases and revised definitions, this new version represents a vital reference for gown historians, scholars of favor background, or somebody keen on growing interval dress for the theatre, movie or tv. it's also attention-grabbing studying for these easily drawn to the subject.

Clear, concise, and meticulous intimately, this crucial reference solutions numerous questions in relation to the historical past of costume and adornment and offers to be a definitive advisor for generations to return.

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The Cut of His Coat: Men, Dress, and Consumer Culture in by Brent Shannon

By Brent Shannon

The English heart classification within the past due 19th century loved a rise within the availability and diversity of fabric items. With that, the visible markers of sophistication club and manly habit underwent an intensive swap.

In The reduce of His Coat: males, costume, and customer tradition in Britain, 1860 –1914, Brent Shannon examines established novels through authors comparable to George Eliot, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hughes, and H. G. Wells, in addition to formerly unexamined etiquette manuals, interval ads, and type monthlies, to track how new ideologies emerged as heavily produced outfits, sartorial markers, and customer tradition started to swap.

While Victorian literature typically portrayed girls as having sole keep an eye on of sophistication representations via gown and manners, Shannon argues that middle-class males participated vigorously in model. Public monitors in their newly bought mannerisms, hairstyles, garments, and client items redefined masculinity and sophistication prestige for the Victorian period and past.

The lower of His Coat probes the Victorian disavowal of men’s curiosity in type and procuring to get better men’s major function within the illustration of sophistication via self-presentation and purchaser practices.

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In Fashion: From Runway to Retail, Everything You Need to by Annemarie Iverson

By Annemarie Iverson

If you've ever dreamed of operating at Vogue, photographing supermodels, or outfitting celebrities, In Fashion will equip you with every little thing you must understand to get an “in” into type. Former attractiveness and model information director of Harper's Bazaar and editor in leader of Seventeen, Annemarie Iverson—the outsider’s insider—knows simply the right way to get spotted and remain on best. In Fashion is filled with her insightful information, besides recommendation from leaders at Michael Kors, Bergdorf Goodman, Condé Nast, and extra. common, sincere, and insightful, Iverson has prepare a booklet to help you ascertain your most sensible model profession healthy will offering a bird’s eye view into the main elite fashion businesses. alongside the best way, you’ll research what university will be right for you, in addition to the right way to write a sublime resume, deal with the pressures of a fast paced atmosphere, hone your abilities to make you a hit on your excellent activity, and more. 
The such a lot complete consultant on hand for a notoriously aggressive undefined, In Fashion exposes all of its seams, with lots of info on what it's wish to paintings at dozens of of elite and state-of-the-art businesses. no matter if you're simply getting begun or are contemplating a profession change, In Fashion bargains the entire assets you want to land your dream activity in type.

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The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook: An Essential Collection of by Melissa Leapman

By Melissa Leapman

Beloved knitwear clothier Melissa Leapman bargains a finished sew dictionary and advisor with greater than three hundred unique knitting styles, together with slip stitches, cables, and lace.

Knitters love their sew dictionaries. Melissa Leapman, recognized for her knitting references, stocks three hundred of her favourite sew styles constructed over her lengthy profession. With easy step by step knitting guide, details on tips on how to so much successfully use a sew dictionary, and a wealth of unique sew styles, this booklet will attract all degrees of knitters trying to find a accomplished, but moveable quantity. The booklet comprises sew styles in 5 different types from creative novelty sew styles to standard knit designs. every one sew development encompasses a beautiful picture in addition to written and charted directions.

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The Fashion Doll: From Bebe Jumeau to Barbie by Juliette Peers

By Juliette Peers

Feminists have argued that the Barbie doll perpetuates unrealistic criteria of female good looks and undermines the credibility of girls. but, for each mom who disapproves of Barbie, there's a younger daughter who adores her. Barbie has loved a wealthy and critical historical past in Western tradition, yet she is just the main high-profile of a chain of iconic dolls produced some time past a hundred and fifty years. For the 1st time, this heritage is explored to bare how in detail attached dolls were to model and tradition, from their early heritage correct as much as the current day. The prominence of high fashion in pop culture means that the hyperlink among style advertising and dolls might be an seen one. but thus far this connection has no longer been safely interrogated. friends' unique and clever research fills an incredible hole in cultural stories through analyzing the doll's institutions with strategies of femininity and fashionability.

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Men's Fashion Illustrations from the Turn of the Century by Jean L. Druesedow

By Jean L. Druesedow

Over a hundred full-page, royalty-free illustrations record what well-dressed American males wore in early 1900s: checked and striped enterprise matches, sporty knickers and jackets, based formal put on, lengthy fur-trimmed coats, extra. comprises number of add-ons: canes, gloves, spats.

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Japanese fashion : a cultural history by Toby Slade

By Toby Slade

Eastern style examines the full sweep of jap garments historical past, from the delicate style structures of late-Edo interval kimonos to the current day, delivering attainable theories of the way Japan made this manner trip and linking present theories of favor to the japanese example.
The e-book is exclusive in that it presents the 1st complete historical past of the final two hundred years of eastern garments. it's also the 1st publication to incorporate Asian style as a part of worldwide style in addition to style conception. It provides a hitherto absent continuity to the certainty of ancient and present style in Japan, and is pioneering in delivering attainable theories to account for that whole heritage. by means of offering an research of the way that whole background adjustments our knowing of ways model works, this e-book can be a necessary textual content for all scholars of style and layout.

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Born-Again Vintage: 25 Ways to Deconstruct, Reinvent, and by Bridgett Artise

By Bridgett Artise

Designer Bridgett Artise believes in moment chances—a philosophy that extends the entire option to her garments line, B. Artise Originals. type gave her a moment probability at happiness and good fortune, and, in flip, she supplies classic clothing that experience misplaced their luster one other probability at being stylish. blending modern garments with the simplest components of a classic piece—like the collar of a cool fifties housedress or the wallet of a seventies-style jacket—and piecing them again jointly in a complete new method, she creates specific clothing which are either pattern environment and undying.

An outdated ruffled blouse with amazing buttons, plus a cheap tank most sensible, can develop into a different most sensible. A poodle skirt and that so-last-year’s knee-length cardigan sweater might be become whatever from a mini-poncho to a established tube best. With models for each season, Born-Again Vintage includes styles for:

•Pants that pair completely with iciness boots and a sweater gown that’s horny and simple
•A cropped jacket + sweater corset which are excellent for a flirty spring fling
•Dresses + baggage to maintain summer season effortless and breezy
•Pretty-in-a-blink clothes + components for an important evening out

Born-Again Vintage updates the tendencies of style eras passed by and brings the exceptional caliber of classic right into a new age. entire with a classic procuring advisor, convenient kind advice, and ideas for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again Vintage is a must have for classic consumers and sewers alike.

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Bobbi Brown Beauty Rules: Fabulous Looks, Beauty Essentials, by Bobbi Brown

By Bobbi Brown

From best-selling writer and famed make-up artist Bobbi Brown comes this definitive attractiveness ebook empowering adolescents and twenty-somethings with age-appropriate make-up guidance, variety secrets and techniques, and vanity boosters. Emphasizing typical good looks, Bobbi advises at the top items and instruments for protecting dermis of each kind faultless, and stocks step by step recommendations for purchasing the prettiest hair, eyes, lips, and nails. lovely makeovers encourage seems for faculty, events, interviews, and past. With hundreds of thousands of pictures of actual women, pictures of megastar position types, and Bobbi's top tips from her impressive profession within the cosmetics undefined, Beauty Rules is the hot go-to advisor for all ladies.

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