1930s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook

$39.99
In Stock


This sourcebook is a season-by-season appraisal of the fashions of the 193s, with over 6 photos and illustrations. Includes analysis of the significance of the fashions, and the key designers and fashion houses." 9781524720513," This sweet rhyming story,

This sourcebook is a season-by-season appraisal of the fashions of the 1930s, with over 600 photos and illustrations. Includes analysis of the significance of the fashions, and the key designers and fashion houses.

Out of the turbulence of the 1930s emerged a fashion revolution. Framed by two world-changing events, the economic crash of 1929 and the outbreak of the Second World War, unparalleled ingenuity and inventiveness from haute couture to the home-seamstress saw new trends emerge and thrive.

Despite economic and material constraints, many of the silhouettes that emerged from this decade still inform how we dress today. This is decade of the skirt suit, sportswear-as-daywear, jersey fabrics and trousers. In Hollywood, the silver screen was filled with icons with slinky satin gowns, marking a new and overtly sensual direction within women's fashion design.

Many of these original, never-seen-before images in this fabulous collection have been selected from popular fashion publications of the day, mail-order catalogues, and Hollywood studio press shots, including material from Chic ParisienHarper's Bazaar, Sears, La Femme Chic and top film studios Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, RKO and Paramount.

Fashion Sourcebook 1930s is an essential guide for any vintage enthusiast.

(9781787398894)

SKU 9781787398894
Barcode # 9781787398894
Brand Welbeck Publishing Group
Artist / Author Charlotte Fiell; Emmanuelle Dirix
Shipping Weight 0.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.020m
Shipping Height 0.237m
Shipping Length 0.185m
Unit Of Measure each
Number of pages 512

Be The First To Review This Product!

Help other Phoenix Distribution users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.

Write a product review


Others Also Bought



More From This Category


Power Age

Power Age

$39.99

Little Book of Chanel

Little Book of Chanel

$24.99

Audrey in Paris

Audrey in Paris

$32.99

Alexander McQueen: Unseen

Alexander McQueen: Unseen

$120.00

Chanel in 55 Objects

Chanel in 55 Objects

$29.99