Written by the vintage fashion expert and Red or Dead co-founder, Wayne Hemingway, MBE, it is the only complete chronological look at 20th century fashion for men and women, as well as a practical guide to buying, styling and restoring vintage clothing.
The book looks at the development of fashion from the 1920s to the 1990s, using clothing catalogues, film posters, magazine articles and other contemporary advertising to create a fully authentic feel for each decade and to show through original visuals how fashion evolved.
Each decade includes an introduction to the period, social influences on fashion, key designers and style icons of the day (think Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean...).
Special features take a look at swimwear, underwear, accessories and fabulous vintage wedding outfits for a complete and comprehensive overview of how fashion has shaped us. Get the Look features throughout the book give tips and insider advice on how to pull off the vintage look today.
Complete with stunning original photography and illustration from Hemingway s personal archive, expert advice on everything from sizing and caring to where to buy and mixing vintage with new, as well as interviews with style icons and collectors, The Vintage Fashion Bible is essential reading for all fashion-lovers, from students and vintage virtuosos, to those who just want something a little different from their modern wardrobe.
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