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Forties fashion : from siren suits to the new look, Jonathan Walford

Label
Forties fashion : from siren suits to the new look
Title
Forties fashion
Title remainder
from siren suits to the new look
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Walford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive look at the fashions and styles that emerged around the world during the 1940s from practical and smart-looking attire for air raids (hooded capes with large pockets and zippered jumpsuits) to street fashion and the creation of Christian Dior's "New Look" collection in 1947
Cataloging source
UKM
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Walford, Jonathan
Dewey number
391.009044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT596
LC item number
.W35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Clothing and dress
Label
Forties fashion : from siren suits to the new look, Jonathan Walford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Dressing the nation : preparing the home front for conflict -- Kangaroo pockets and siren suits: dress, patriotism, and propaganda in the first year of war -- Rationing, utility, and austerity: The British way to winning the war in fashion -- Independence and limitations: the rise of the American designer under wartime restriction -- Zoots and zazous: anti-fashion in a time of crisis -- Beauty on duty: the war effort and the pursuit of novelty and beauty -- Making do: creative solutions for dire shortages -- Pacific fronts: Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada -- Occupation culture: Paris ignores the war -- Pieces of resistance: new regimes and everyday apparel -- Fashion among the ruins: the German home front -- New looks: rebuilding fashion in the post-war world
Control code
ocn227016254
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780500514290
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)227016254
Label
Forties fashion : from siren suits to the new look, Jonathan Walford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Dressing the nation : preparing the home front for conflict -- Kangaroo pockets and siren suits: dress, patriotism, and propaganda in the first year of war -- Rationing, utility, and austerity: The British way to winning the war in fashion -- Independence and limitations: the rise of the American designer under wartime restriction -- Zoots and zazous: anti-fashion in a time of crisis -- Beauty on duty: the war effort and the pursuit of novelty and beauty -- Making do: creative solutions for dire shortages -- Pacific fronts: Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada -- Occupation culture: Paris ignores the war -- Pieces of resistance: new regimes and everyday apparel -- Fashion among the ruins: the German home front -- New looks: rebuilding fashion in the post-war world
Control code
ocn227016254
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780500514290
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)227016254

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