New PDF release: Costume Since 1945: Historical Dress from Couture to Street

By Deirdre Clancy

because the mid-20th century style has passed through extraordinary swap at a speedy velocity within the context of remarkable social, political and cultural upheaval. This absolutely up-to-date and extended moment version of Costume for the reason that 1945 brings this era to lifestyles via obtainable, vigorous textual content and over a hundred illustrations.

From the austerity of the application years to punk and protest to twenty first century quickly type and classic sort, the amount captures adjustments the temper and magnificence of every period throughout highway type, sports clothing, formal put on from fits to couture robes, undies and nightclothes. in keeping with quite a lot of resources, the author's illustrations provide attractive insights on style background in addition to layout inspiration.

Written for college kids and students of dress layout and type historical past, practitioners and an individual drawn to historic costume, this booklet presents a distinct point of view on type from a popular overseas dress designer.

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