Synopses & Reviews
The leading style setter of the post-World War II era, French couturier Christian Dior helped revive Paris as the center of high fashion. For this fabulous collection, famous paper doll illustrator Tom Tierney has meticulously researched and re-created many of Dior's most innovative designs. Extravagant evening gowns with crinoline underskirts. Cocktail dresses with nipped waists. Pillbox hats, elbow-length gloves, and more. This dazzling collection includes 26 costumes in all, plus gorgeous dolls representing two of Dior's best-known models. It's a brand-new way to enjoy the "New Look!"
A fashion parade of 25 ensembles by the innovative style setter who created the "New Look" — ankle-length hemlines, pillbox hats, elbow-length gloves, A-line dresses, and extravagant evening gowns with crinolines — that made him the undisputed fashion leader of the post-World War II era. 2 dolls. Introduction and notes.
25 ensembles by the innovative style setter who created the "New Look," which made him the undisputed fashion leader of the post-World War II era. 2 dolls.
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.