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"A sumptuous survey of vintage fashion and couture from the 1910s to today. "

"Vintage Fashion and Couture: From Poiret to McQueen" tells the story of fashion through the work of its key design talents and the memorable women who have worn their designs. It explores designers' careers through a dazzling range of clothes and accessories, and explains what makes each item so desirable and why it was so important for the fashion world. It describes the designers' role among their contemporaries, and their influence on the world of fashion.

The author, a world-renowned expert in vintage fashion, organizes the book by decade with each chapter focusing on a number of important designers and the most influential style icons. Fashion pieces are shown in color photographs with descriptive captions that include the current vintage price range, making it a practical resource for vintage shoppers.

The designers and style icons in the book are:
1910s Poiret, Lucille, Fortuny, Gallenga, Paquin, Liberty

About Kerry Taylor

Kerry Taylor was one of the youngest auctioneers in Sotheby's history, and is still Textile Consultant to Sotheby's and regularly assists major museums with valuations. In 2007, the "Guardian" voted her one of their 'women of the year'. She has been profiled in British "Vogue" and "The New York Times."

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Author : Kerry Taylor
Publisher : Firefly Books
Data Published : 20 August 2013
ISBN : 177085262X
EAN : 9781770852624
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    "A sumptuous survey of vintage fashion and couture from the 1910s to today. "

    "Vintage Fashion and Couture: From Poiret to McQueen" tells the story of fashion through the work of its key des