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Product Description: A brilliant look at how modernizing technical and stylistic changes of the 1930s gave rise to international trends in fashion Despite the dire financial environment of the 1930s, this decade gave rise to great technical and aesthetic innovations in fashion...read more
By G. Bruce Boyer (editor) and Patricia Mears (editor)

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9780300204209 | Yale Univ Pr, April 8, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A brilliant look at how modernizing technical and stylistic changes of the 1930s gave rise to international trends in fashion Despite the dire financial environment of the 1930s, this decade gave rise to great technical and aesthetic innovations in fashion.

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Product Description: Many of the most familiar sartorial images of the 20th century can be traced to the prestigious college campuses of America. The "Ivy League Look," or "Ivy Style," was once a cutting-edge look that for decades led the evolution of menswear...read more

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9780300170559 | Yale Univ Pr, October 16, 2012, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Many of the most familiar sartorial images of the 20th century can be traced to the prestigious college campuses of America.

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Product Description: IMPACT is the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, exploring the influence of the careers of America’s most influential designers over the last five decades. Anchored by Patricia Mears’s illuminating essay on the history of the CFDA, this book incorporates over 300 personal Impact statements from the most important names in American fashion, including Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Ralph Lauren, Proenza Schouler, and Donna Karan...read more
By Cathy Horyn (introduced by), Patricia Mears and Diane Von Furstenberg (foreword by)

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9781419702310 | Harry N Abrams Inc, February 1, 2012, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: IMPACT is the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, exploring the influence of the careers of America’s most influential designers over the last five decades.

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Product Description: This beautifully illustrated book is the first to examine the relationship between innovation and aesthetics as expressed by American couturiers and fashion designers from the late 1910s to the present day. The book, which accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, reveals that great design and great style were consistent elements in the work of American’s best fashion designers...read more

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9780300155358 | Yale Univ Pr, December 15, 2009, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This beautifully illustrated book is the first to examine the relationship between innovation and aesthetics as expressed by American couturiers and fashion designers from the late 1910s to the present day.

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Product Description: As the creator of Jackie Kennedy's signature pillbox hat and the designer of choice for Liza Minelli in the 1970s, Halston (1932-90) was synonymous with American style: a modern, minimal yet glamorous look that encompassed everything from flowing caftans to ultrasuede dresses, to uniforms that lent panache to airline attendants and the girl scouts of America alike...read more
By Steven Bluttal (editor) and Patricia Mears (editor)

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9780714841069 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, May 10, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: As the creator of Jackie Kennedy's signature pillbox hat and the designer of choice for Liza Minelli in the 1970s, Halston (1932-90) was synonymous with American style: a modern, minimal yet glamorous look that encompassed everything from flowing caftans to ultrasuede dresses, to uniforms that lent panache to airline attendants and the girl scouts of America alike.

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