Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now

Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now

by Valerie Steele
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300087381

ISBN-13: 9780300087383

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

From haute couture to hot pants, from glamour to grunge, the past fifty years have witnessed some startling revolutions in fashion. This lively survey of postwar fashion not only describes the great designers and their creations but also places trends in clothing within their social and cultural contexts.

Author Biography: Valerie Steele, chief curator of the

Overview

From haute couture to hot pants, from glamour to grunge, the past fifty years have witnessed some startling revolutions in fashion. This lively survey of postwar fashion not only describes the great designers and their creations but also places trends in clothing within their social and cultural contexts.

Author Biography: Valerie Steele, chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and editor of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body, and Culture, is also the author of China Chic: East Meets West, published by Yale University Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300087383
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.07(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vi
Acknowledgments vii
The New Look: Fashion after the War
1(16)
Couture and Conformity: The 1950s
17(32)
Youthquake: The 1960s
49(30)
Anti-Fashion: The 1970s
79(30)
Excess: The 1980s
109(34)
Fin de siecle: The 1990s
143(21)
Select Bibliography 164(2)
Index 166

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