1920s Fashions from B. Altman & Company
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1920s Fashions from B. Altman & Company

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Svelte flappers in smart frocks and chic hats personify the style of the jazz Age, and this outstanding resource features hundreds of such deliciously distinctive images. Featuring selections from hard-to-find fashion catalogs published by the well-known but now-defunct B. Altman & Company, this volume offers a sumptuously authentic record of the delectable

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Svelte flappers in smart frocks and chic hats personify the style of the jazz Age, and this outstanding resource features hundreds of such deliciously distinctive images. Featuring selections from hard-to-find fashion catalogs published by the well-known but now-defunct B. Altman & Company, this volume offers a sumptuously authentic record of the delectable fashions of the 1920s.
Over 700 illustrations, detailed descriptions, and prices for a vast array of upscale women’s clothing and accessories include knitted sportswear, sophisticated satin evening dresses, one-piece bathing suits of wool jersey with parasols and rubber bathing caps, cloche hats of straw, felt, and silk, and elegant shoes, ranging from sporty buckskin oxfords to satin slippers and pumps. A selection of dress and casual attire for children appears as well.
Profusely illustrated and brimming with detailed information, this volume represents not only a first-rate record of the everyday fashions of the late 1920s but also an intriguing look at the mail-order advertising of the era. Fashion enthusiasts, historians, and all lovers of nostalgia will rejoice in the perennial appeal of these stylish images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486136684
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
48 MB
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1920s Fashions from B. Altman and Company 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What photos? There are no photos in this!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are a ton of really good references in here for drawing, writing, sewing, or if you just like looking at pictures of old fashion. It says there are only 11 pages on the nook version but i think thats because its mostly filled with pictures. Very good book for 20s reference