Fashion Silhouettes of the 20th Century (35 Mm Color Slides, Audio Cassette, Printed Commentary)
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Fashion Silhouettes of the 20th Century (35 Mm Color Slides, Audio Cassette, Printed Commentary)

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Published by Fairchild Books .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL11061484M
ISBN 100870059734
ISBN 109780870059735

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C20Th Costume History Silhouette Timelines & Stencil Outlines to Fashion History By Pauline Weston Thomas for There are free costume history line drawings in the main costume Silhouette Section at the top of this table and there are varying numbers of drawings to a page. Some pages have as few as [ ].   Fashion in the 20th century 1. 1 2. s • S-shape silhouette • Gibson Girl • Rise of Haute Couture 2 3. S-CURVE SILHOUETTE • The silhouette slimmed and elongated by a considerable amount since s. • Low chest and curvy hips. • . Fashion has a way of defining individuals and generations; it is a measure of both aesthetic and cultural progress punctuated by decades of different trends and styles. Each decade in the 20th century signified a renaissance in fashion and a memory in history. People and styles became admired within every decade; they created pop culture icons on and off the runway. Essay. The silhouette at the beginning of the twentieth century was molded by what was considered the apex of nineteenth-century S-curve form imposed on women’s bodies in was the result of a straight-fronted corset that started lower on the bustline than the corsets had a few years previously.

Fashion in the 20th century went from strict corseted dresses to the “anything goes” attitude of today. In , most men wore suits and everyone wore a hat when they went out in public. The jazz age flapper of the s got rid of all those restrictions in order to have fun. 19th century silhouettes The influence of national features in dress in Europe had been declining since about and by , fashionable dress design had become international. The character of the feminine wardrobe stemmed from Paris, the masculine from London.   About Fashion Game Changers. Fashion Game Changers traces radical innovations in Western fashion design from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Challenging the traditional silhouettes of their day, fashion designers such as Madeleine Vionnet and Cristóbal Balenciaga began to liberate the female body from the close-fitting hourglass . 20th Century Fashion. Years of Apparel Ads. US$ 20th Century Fashion is a visual feast of a book - if the photographs themselves don't provoke a smile, the archaic captions are sure to." — " a stylish and fun retrospective on the century that redefined and reinterpreted fashion as we know it." Jim Heimann Category: Books > Fashion.

A good general overview of all the Who's Who in fashion history. It doesn't go into much detail into history and biographies of each designer because this is a general overview book. Each major designer gets a small paragraph only. I've read this book for the photographs. A large amount of s+ is covered for over half the book/5.   My Fashion History series is all about hitting the important highlights of 20th century fashion that every fashion professional should know to have a good working vocabulary of visual references. This book was a total charm to read, so much so that I couldn't resist buying my own used copy (rather inexpensive as the book was published in the s). Regardless of how fanciful some of the illustrations are, they really are representative of the styles, colors, and silhouettes of 20th century fashion. A detailed history and sourcebook of 20th-century fashion. From the styles of the early s to those of today, John Peacock charts the development of women's fashion in all its aspects: couture wear, day wear, under-wear, leisure wear, evening wear, bridal wear and accessories/5.