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This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's women starved of high fashion by rationing. Many of these home dressmakers copied the high-end looks. Women doing war work created new street fashion looks. It also shows how world war shifted the centre of the international fashion from Paris to New York and established a casual American style for British women and men. Finally, we see the re-birth of Paris fashion in Dior's New Look and a new glamour.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's women starved of high fashion by rationing. Many of these home dressmakers copied the high-end looks. Women doing war work created new street fashion looks. It also shows how world war shifted the centre of the international fashion from Paris to New York and established a casual American style for British women and men. Finally, we see the re-birth of Paris fashion in Dior's New Look and a new glamour.
  • Produktdetails
  • Shire Library
  • Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Seitenzahl: 72
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. Oktober 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 211mm x 146mm x 7mm
  • Gewicht: 162g
  • ISBN-13: 9780747813538
  • ISBN-10: 0747813531
  • Artikelnr.: 40455310
Autorenporträt
Jayne Shrimpton
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Dressed for War
Restricted Fashion
Keeping Up Appearances
Bridal Wear
Post-war Style
Further Reading
Places to Visit
Index