1970s FASHION: The Definitive Sourcebook

1970s FASHION: The Definitive Sourcebook

EMMANUELLE DIRIX & C. FIELL    Book Number: 85645    Product format: Paperback

British model Twiggy wears a long black sequinned evening gown with pale red tights and high-heeled red shoes by Biba, 1971 in Biba's Art Deco-themed Kensington store. In another photo shoot she wears a heavily sequinned metallic gold dress with matching turban. There is a very plain looking Madonna in 1979 and a sexy Debbie Harry, Vivienne Westwood with girl punks and Joanna Lumley as Purdy with her fashionable hair style, Wrangler jeans, flared trousers, trumpet skirts, bishop sleeves, large pointed collars, two-tone matching jackets, long scarves, wide leather belts, large metal buckles, geometric and floral prints, floaty skirts, the 'mini-maxi-midi confusion' and pant suits, seersucker cotton, knitted and crocheted multi-toned suits trimmed with fur and of course mini dresses and high-rise wide-leg trousers, smocked bodices, gingham, halter necks and Parisian style with the Saint Laurent-style, the double-breasted pea coat and in the shoes section, wedged platforms. Featuring over 450 original photographs in both black and white and illustrations and artists' sketches, from hot pants and wrap dresses to bondage gear, haute couture to ready-to-wear, from hippy chic and peasant fashions to glam rock, slinky disco and Parisian style, it is a gallery of what we wore and what we aspired to wear. With short biographies of designers from Adolfo and Bill Blass, Cacharel and Cardin to Ossie Clark, Oscar de la Renta and Ralph Lauren. 415 glossy pages in heavyweight and glamorous softback, 7½" x 10".
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ISBN 9781783130108
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