Synopses & Reviews
Five decades of glamorous, royalty-free designs include classic Chanel suits, a trapeze-line wedding dress by St. Laurent, an innovative Courrèges pantsuit, a minidress by Mary Quant, a chic shirtdress by Halston, Laura Ashley’s signature country prints, a gorgeous summer gown by Carolina Herrera, and Galliano’s Scheherazade-inspired kimono and gown, all carefully researched and meticulously rendered for either computer or traditional cut-and-paste use. 140 full-color figures.
Five decades of glamorous, royalty-free designs include classic costumes by top designers, including Chanel, St. Laurent, Courrèges, Mary Quant, Halston, Laura Ashley, Carolina Herrera, Galliano, and many others. All carefully researched and meticulously rendered, the designs are appropriate for either computer or traditional cut-and-paste use. 140 full-color figures.
Royalty-free designs by Chanel, Balenciaga, St. Laurent, Courrèges, Mary Quant, Bill Blass, Halston, Laura Ashley, Carolina Herrera, Galliano, and many others, for computer or cut-and-paste use.
Accurate in every detail, this splendid overview of fashions from the second half of the 20th century features the age's most prominent and influential designers. Each of the 140 outfits is identified with the name of the designer, type of costume, and year of its creation. An additional eight-page supplement describes late-20th-century fashions and offers further details about the era's fashions and designers.
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.