Synopses & Reviews
PEPIN is a series of thematic titles on various types of textile and dress - including unusual and overlooked styles. Each volume contains introductory text, fashion plates an/or historical images to show the subject in its original context and high-quality photographs and drawings of clothing, patterns, decorative details, etc. A wide selection of these images is saved on the enclosed CDs. 50s FASHION contains a large selection of fabulous textile pattern designs of the 1950s, in particular the second half of the decade, when there was an outburst of innovation and originality in print design. The unconventional treatment of floral and geometric compositions, as well as the layering of patterns, was completely different from preceding styles. In addition, this book contains many photographs of original clothes and fashion plates.
PEPIN 4: 1950s FASHION contains an amazing selection of photographs of original clothes, fashion plates, and typical textile patterns emphasizing fashion of the late 1950s. In this period, revolutionary silhouettes, fabrics and textile patterns were introduced by a new generation of fashion designers and haute couture was translated into ready-to-wear fashion available to the general public. shows some 500 fashion plates of typical 1950s fashion, all very feminine, elegant, unique, and sexy. This publication can be used as a reference for anyone interested in fashion history and design. CD with Designs included.