Synopses & Reviews
Lanvin, Poiret, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and more — 120 creations from the most famous names in fashion! Well researched and splendidly detailed, this CD-ROM and book set features elegant ball gowns from the turn of the 20th century, dramatic cocktail dresses from the 1940s, and all manner of garments from the decades in between. Each outfit is identified with the name of the designer, type of costume, and year of its creation. An additional eight-page supplement describes early-20th-century fashions and offers further details about the era's fashions and designers.
Elegant ball gowns and opera cloaks from the Belle Epoque, lovely summer frocks and tailored suits from the Roaring Twenties, seductive evening dresses from the 1930s, and dramatic cocktail dresses from the 1940s—including designs from Lanvin, Poiret, Worth, Adrian, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and many more—have been carefully researched and recreated for either computer or traditional cut-and-paste use. An invaluable reference for fashion professionals and a permission-free resource for artists and craftspeople. 120 full-color figures.
Fashions by Lanvin, Poiret, Worth, Adrian, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and other prominent designers have been carefully researched and re-created for either computer or traditional cut-and-paste use. 120 full-color figures.
About the Author
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.