Elizabeth: Reigning in Style PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Elizabeth: Reigning in Style free pdf The wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth II, as befits any monarch, is one of exquisite and sumptuous occasion frocks, dignified hats and coats for state visits and national walkabouts and practical clothes for off-duty pursuits. At every appearance, her public watch her closely and her outfits always come in for scrutiny and comment. Published to coincide with her Diamond Jubilee year, this remarkable book takes a fond look back at the days when her Majesty led the way in terms of fashion, showcasing the best of the worlda (TM)s designers. From the coronation to the present day the Queen has attracted comment, but in the fifties and sixties particularly she was a style icon, copied and adored. In the 1950s her wardrobe was characterized by romantic, glamorous, yet practical dresses, with fashionable nipped-in waists and full skirts. A more tailored silhouette took over in the 1960s. While in the 1970s she embraced a more floaty, relaxed style to match the feel of the decade. Looking at the fabulous vintage wardrobe of our Queen tells us much about the times she has lived in as well as a glimpse into the archives of fashion. From the feminine, intricately embroidered New Look dresses of Norman Hartnell through the more tailored simplicity of Hardy Amies to the more flowing style of Ian Thomas in the 1970s, the Queena (TM)s wardrobe has been inspirational in terms of vintage fashion. This sartorial biography charts a womana (TM)s move from wasp-waisted princess to stately national icon and is a must-buy for the vintage clothes enthusiast as much as for dedicated followers of her Majesty the Queen.

About Jane Eastoe

Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years. She has been writing for the National Trust Books list for the last 3 years and was the chief contributor to the National Trust Book of the Countryside, including the regional features. Her other books include Wild Food, Home Grown Fruit and Allotments. She is a softie cyclist, enjoying the Kent countryside, where she lives, on two wheels.

Details Book

Author : Jane Eastoe
Publisher : Pavilion Books
Data Published : 19 April 2012
ISBN : 1862059489
EAN : 9781862059481
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 112 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Elizabeth: Reigning in Style

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • Practical Princess Perfect Wardrobe free pdfPractical Princess Perfect Wardrobe

    Bring order to your wardrobe. love your clothes again. and get dressed in an instant with the help of the Practical Princess. In Practical Princess Perfect Wardrobe. organizational whizz and wardrobe expert Elika Gibbs shares the secrets of her unique three-step process..

  • The Vintage Pattern Selector free pdfThe Vintage Pattern Selector

    Style-conscious women who sew their own dresses. as well as design students. fashion designers. and enthusiasts for vintage clothing styles will welcome this practical new book. It presents advice and instruction on sewing techniques..

  • Dollys and Friends Lindy Hop Style Paper Dolls free pdfDollys and Friends Lindy Hop Style Paper Dolls

    New Paper Dolls with vintage inspired outfits. Dollys and Friends. a new series of fashion paper dolls are now available with their Lindy Hop style inspired fashion wardrobe. Wardrobe no:4 includes more than 25 outfits and 2 paper dolls..

  • Work Your Wardrobe free pdfWork Your Wardrobe

    Style supremo Gok Wan is back to help you build up your perfect capsule wardrobe. The best news is that most of it can come from the clothes you already own. Gok shows you how not to be a slave to your credit card by creating fabulous new looks from the classics you already have..

  • The Wardrobe Wakeup free pdfThe Wardrobe Wakeup

    In a fashion world that constantly speaks to youth. The Wardrobe Wakeup. is an essential look book for every woman 40 . Leading fashion and beauty editor Lois Joy Johnson shares style-boosting..

  • Elizabeth: Reigning in Style free pdfElizabeth: Reigning in Style

    Free Audio Books To Download. The wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth II, as befits any monarch, is one of exquisite and sumptuous occasion frocks, dignified hats and coats for state visits and national walka