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Dressing the decades : twentieth-century vintage style / Emmanuelle Dirix.

Dirix, Emmanuelle, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 391.009 DIRIX (Text) 32826014032445 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 391.009 DIR (Text) 78551000527777 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780300215526
  • ISBN: 0300215525
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The timeline -- 1900s -- 1910s -- 1920s -- 1930s -- 1940s -- 1950s -- 1960s -- 1970s -- 1980s -- 1990s.
Summary, etc.: Includes Paul Poiret, Jeanne Paquin, Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix, Maison Lucile, Coco Chanel, Jacques Doucet, Jean Patou, Callot Soeurs, Jeanne Lanvin, Madeleine Vionnet, Elsa Schiaparelli, Adrian, Christian Dior, Madame Grès, Charles James, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre Balmain, Pierre Cardin, Emilio Pucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Halston, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, Christian Lacroix, Thierry Mugler, Yohji Yamamoto, Gianni Versace, Calvin Klein, Martin Margiela, and others.
"An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical events, politics, technology, and advertising that inspired its most celebrated designs. By offering a thorough socio-economic context for the progress of high fashion through the years, the book provides a new perspective on such iconic items and significant trends as the cocktail dress, the Chanel suit, the tunic dress, boho chic, Futuristic chic, and others. The century's most famous designers - including Lanvin, Chanel, Balenciaga, Dior, Givenchy, Versace, and Calvin Klein - are profiled here, their influence and imagery conveyed through annotated head-to-toe looks and photographs of signature pieces and outfits"--Publisher's description.
Subject: Fashion > History > 20th century.
Clothing and dress > History > 20th century.

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