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Author Shubert, Betty Kreisel.

Title Out-of-style : a modern perspective of how, why, and when vintage fashions evolved : men, women, and children, 19th through 20th centuries and beyond : for genealogists, costume designers, theatre companies, social historians, vintage collectors, and fashionistas / illustrations by the author Betty Kreisel Shubert.

Publication Info. Mission Viejo, CA : Flashback Publishing, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  391.009 Sh91o 2013    ---  Available
Description xx, 350 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. 19th century, 1830-1900 -- Evolution in a thimble 1830-1900 -- Why hoop skirts were born -- The nine sequential phases of the rise and fall and rise (again!) of the bustle -- The out-of-style fashion show -- When proportions change -- How undergarments affected the posture and shape of women's bodies (corsets, brassieres) -- Special occasion clothes (reform dress, weddings, maternity clothes, mourning dress, bathing suits) -- Modern improvements (photography, sewing machines, washing machines, hairstyles) -- How to trace your ancestors ... literally! -- Overview -- women's clothes 1840-1900 -- Overview -- men's clothes 1840-1900 -- Children's clothes 19th century -- boys' clothes 1840-1900 -- Girls' clothes 1840-1900. pt. 2, 20th century, 1900-1960. Overview -- The first two decades 1900-1920 -- America on the road -- Fashion changes 1920-1960 -- The psychology of clothes -- Overview, men's clothes -- 20th century -- Overview, boys' and girls' clothes.
Summary Over 700 sequential, authoritative black and white line drawings of clothes worn by men, women and children from the 19th into the 21st century, including variations of styles that were worn simultaneously and the popular hair styles of each era. Succinct descriptive text accompanies each drawing.--Publisher.
Subject Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Clothing and dress -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Fashion -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Fashion -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
ISBN 9780983576198 (paperback)
098357619X (paperback)
9780983576167 (hardcover)
0983576165 (hardcover)

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