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1920s Style

1920s Style

Author Kate Mulvey, Marnie Fogg, Caroline Cox

Regular Price: £18.99

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144 pages
243 x 191mm
Published Oct 2013
ISBN 9781780974446
Book Summary

The Roaring Twenties was a time of emancipation for women and clothing fashions developed with women's changing roles in society. For the first time, the corset was discarded, women's legs were shown, bare arms were exposed and the hair was cut into an easy-to-manage bob. 1920s Style documents this amazing turning point in fashion with historical information on the designers and developments that shaped the decade's design style.

An invaluable reference as well as a visual cornucopia of times past, the book explores the designers and couture houses, technical achievements in textiles and cultural influences. Whether you are a vintage clothing fan, a fashion student or just interested in retro styles, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about fashion in the 1920s.

Author Bio

Kate Mulvey is a journalist specializing in fashion, beauty and lifestyle subjects. She is the author of Decades of Beauty: The Changing Image of Women 1890s-1990s.

Marnie Fogg is a fashion expert and media consultant on all aspects of the fashion industry. She has taught fashion at the University of Nottingham and has been a senior lecturer in fashion and textiles at the University of Wales. Marnie is the author Vintage Handbags and Print in Fashion.

Caroline Cox is a leading fashion authority whose work explores the relationship between fashion, beauty and culture. A lecturer and broadcaster, she is he author of Bags: An Illustrated History and Vintage Jewellery.

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