Synopses & Reviews
One of three fabulous new titles in the successful Design Museum Fifty... series.
Building on the international success of the Design Museum Fifty... series, including Fifty Dresses/Shoes/Bags/Hats That Changed the World, this new title - curated by fashion guru Paula Reed - takes a look at key pieces in fashion history from the 1970s. From Bianca Jagger in Halston, Diane von Furstenberg's first wrap dress to the rise of punk, this book captures the influential looks of the decade. With more and more people buying vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes of contemporary items, this authoritative and inspiring book will prove an invaluable source of reference.
About the Author
The Design Museum's mission os to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the wolrd's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form, from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. it is working to place design at the center of contemporary culture and demonstrates bnothe the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.
Paula Reed is the style director at Grazia, the bestselling fashion weekly. She is a former columnist for the US edition of InStyle magazine and her career has included fashion or style director positions at several magazines and newspapers, including The Sunday Times and InStyle. Her writing has appeared in the Financial Times, Elle and The Times. She is the author of Style Clinic and lives and works in London.