This sourcebook documents the season-by-season fashions of the Twenties' Jazz Age with over 500 original photograph and prints. Includes analyses and biographies of the key designers and fashion houses of the period.
'There isn't a more comprehensive source to Twenties fashion that I can think of ... An absolute must for anyone interested in Twenties fashion or art deco' - Style High Club
'A source of all the styles, colours, shapes, and silhouettes of the Golden Twenties' - Vogue Germany
Containing page after page of fabulous Twenties fashions, this exhaustive sourcebook documents the season-by-season fashions of the Twenties' Jazz Age with an impressive selection of over 500 original photograph and prints.
This is an essential handbook for all fashion historians, students and vintage enthusiasts with its beautifully beaded dresses, cloche hats and strappy shoes. It reveals the daring elegance of the fashionable flappers who came to define this remarkable era of female emancipation.
With an informative introduction by fashion historian Emmanuelle Dirix, discover the biographies of the key designers and fashion houses of the period, follow the evolving fashion trends and uncover a fascinating analysis of the emerging fashion industry from haute couture to ready-to-wear.
Charlotte Fiell is a leading design historian who has written numerous bestselling books on all aspects of design. She studied at the British Institute in Florence, Camberwell College of Arts in London, and later trained at Sotheby's Institute, also in London.Emmanuelle Dirix is a highly regarded fashion historian and curator. She lectures on Critical and Historical studies at Winchester School of Art, Central Saint Martins, the Royal College of Art and the Antwerp Fashion Academy. She regularly contributes to exhibition catalogues and academic volumes. Recent projects include the exhibition and bookUnravel: Knitwear in Fashion,Fashion Sourcebook 1920s and1930s Fashion: the Definitive Sourcebook.