Containing page after page of fabulous Twenties fashion, this exhaustive sourcebook documents the season-by-season fashions of the Twenties' Jazz Age with an impressive selection of over 500 original photograph and prints. This is an essential handbook for all fashion historians, students and vintage enthusiasts with its beautifully beaded dresses, cloche hats and strappy shoes. It reveals the daring elegance of the fashionable flappers and "bright young things" who came to define this remarkable era of female emancipation and stylish looks.
An informative introduction written by fashion historian Emmanuelle Dirix highlights the fashion trends of the period and provides a fascinating analysis of the emerging fashion industry from haute couture to ready-to-wear.
About the Author
Charlotte Fiell is a leading design historian who has written numerous bestselling books on all aspects of design. She studied at the British Institute in Florence, Camberwell College of Arts in London, and later trained at Sotheby's Institute, also in London.
Emmanuelle Dirix is a highly regarded fashion historian and curator. She lectures on Critical and Historical studies at Winchester School of Art, Central Saint Martins, the Royal College of Art and the Antwerp Fashion Academy. She regularly contributes to exhibition catalogues and academic volumes.