Kathleen York is a living-history specialist who has been researching, writing, illustrating, publishing, and marketing books about historical clothing since 1980 (www.civilwarladies.com). An instructional design consultant, she has worked with such organizations as Kaplan Higher Education, Sears, the University of Illinois, and Walgreens.
Bridal Fashion 1900-1950by Kathleen York
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From homespun to haute couture, the dresses worn by American brides in the first half of the twentieth century had myriad influences. In Bridal Fashion 1900–1950, living-history expert Kathleen York takes readers on an elegant journey back in time, marking the changes thatÂ economics, popular culture, and even politics have made to styleÂ over the years. Both brides-to-be looking for inspiration and nostalgia-seekers will enjoy this lavishly illustrated tour of an era thatÂ saw the average wedding evolve from a simple affair for a few family members into a dazzling, and often expensive, gala for hundreds of guests.
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