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vintage fashions: 1930–1980, Men's clothing
Irene: A Designer from the Golden Age
of Hollywood – The MGM Years 1942-49.
Frank Billecci & Lauranne Fisher. An insider’s
look tells the story of Irene’s years at MGM
studios based on unprecedented access to the
records and remembrances of Irene’s personal
artist. Marvelously illustrated with more than
150 original sketches and photography from the
time period, Irene’s exhilarating story comes to
life in this thoroughly researched resource on
her career and legacy.
Vintage Fashions for Women: 1920s-1940s.
Kristina Harris. Over 400 photographs of fun,
sophisticated, frivolous, and glamorous fashions
on live models. Evening gowns, beaded dresses,
classic suits, knickered and skirted bathing suits,
distinctive cloche hats, beaded bags, elaborate
shoes, and a host of accessory items are included
with anecdotes and historical details. A great
book for collectors and designers alike.
Value Guide • 192 pp.
vintage fashions: c. 1930-c. 1980
California Couture.
Maureen Reilly. Clothing
designers fromCalifornia produced trend-setting
styles in the mid-20th century. Adrian, Irene,
Helen Rose, Jean Louis, William Travilla, James
Galanos, Rudi Gernreich, and Lilli Ann fashions
are shown in hundreds of color photos that
display the originality and diversity of these
American styles that spread around the world.
Price Guide/Index • 208 pp.
California Casual: Fashions, 1930s-1970s.
the development of the casual clothing industry
in California from the 1930s through the 1970s.
most western of fabrics, blue denim. Also includes
profilesofCaliforniaartisansandtheir influenceon
fabric technology,values,andaglossary.
Swing Style: Fashions of the 1930s-1950s.
Maureen Reilly. Dozens of original color photos
make this book a fun and exciting way to explore
the vintage clothing scene. Sunny cotton prints,
jewel-tone satins, and groovy garments for
dancing to swing tunes are all included, plus a
valuation guide, a resource directory, a glossary
of music and fashion terms, and even tips on
creating your own vintage swing-era look.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Vintage Style: 1920-1960.
Desire Smith. Four
decades of style from the mid-twentieth century
beautifully illustrated with nearly 400 color photos
that demonstrate the quality fabrics, dynamic
designs, and careful workmanship that made the
clothing last, both in condition and popularity.
The text places the clothing in its cultural context,
showing how the styles evolved with the times.
Price Guide • 256 pp.
Fashion Plates: 1950-1970.
Korosec & Leslie Piña. Typical and extraordi-
nary clothing of mid-century from recognized
and anonymous designers alike are displayed
in nearly 500 photographs. Close-ups of fabrics
and labels, detailed captions, a fashion timeline
with historic context, and a value guide make
this book an exciting addition to any library,
private or public.
Price Guide/Index • 224 pp.
Clothing & Accessories from the ’40s, ’50s, &
’60s: AHandbook and Price Guide.
Vintage fashions that can be worn and enjoyed every
day. Ranging from the formal to the whimsical, the chic
tailored suits of the 1940s to the free-style fashions
of the late-1960s, there is something for every taste.
With concise descriptions, color photos and a current
price guide, this will be a welcome guide for collectors.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
A Century of Fashion: Dress Pat-
tern Illustrations, 1898-1997.
I. Duff. An essential fashion industry
resource, here is a century of fashion
illustrations from dress pattern covers
ranging from the 1890s to the 1990s.
References the popular shapes, silhou-
ettes, and fashions chronicled through
nearly 350 patterns for evening wear,
lingerie, sportswear, and more.
Size:11"x81/2"•345+colorandb/w images•160pp.
Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing
Patterns of the 1940s.
2nd Edition
. Wade
Laboissonniere. The most popular 1940s styles-
from couture to everyday workclothes, ensembles,
sportswear, lingerie, and evening dresses, plus
toys, needlework, and gifts-presented from
companies like Advance, McCall, Simplicity, and
Vogue. Pattern-related items, publications and
advertising, display dolls, tools, and packaging.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 550 color photos • Price Guide
Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing
Patterns of the 1950s.
Wade Laboissonniere.
In the 1950s, high fashion designers’ styles
became readily available in pattern catalogs.
This book illustrates and interprets the many
home-sewn fashions that everyday women
required for a complete wardrobe. Accessories,
needlework, gifts, toys, and ephemera are
included in this invaluable guide for designers
and fashion historians.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
50s Popular Fashions: For Men, Women,
Boys & Girls.
Roseann Ettinger. Those swinging
Fifties are fondly remembered in this bright,
eye-catching book of everyday fashions for men,
women, boys and girls. Color photos illustrate
hundreds of examples, most of them never worn
and retaining their original colors and freshness.
A glossary, index and price guide make this a
very useful book for collectors.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Fifties Forever! Popular Fashions for
Men, Women, Boys, and Girls.
Ettinger. 1950s clothing for the entire family,
including formal and casual styles, is shown in
over 450 color photographs with descriptions
and current values. An excellent reference for
the “Fifties Look”.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Vintage Fashions for Women: The 1950s
& 60s.
Kristina Harris. Bebop back to post-war
America, to crinoline, snug-bodiced, full-skirted
dresses, sheath gowns, clear plastic evening
shoes, and much more. This colorful book illus-
trates hundreds of examples of this exciting era
of design. Over 500 photos will make it useful
to collectors and designers alike. Plus, to help
with the hunt, there’s an up-to-date value guide.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
Hollywood Costume Design by Travilla.
Maureen Reilly. Bill Travilla’s legendary costume
designs lit up the silver screen for MarilynMonroe,
TomMix, Ann Sheridan, Errol Flynn, Joan Craw-
ford, Jane Russell, Paul Newman, and Joanne
Woodward, among others. Original sketches
and photos chronicle his work.
ISBN:0-7643-1569-2 • hardcover•$59.95
Fashions in the Groove, 1960s.
Joe Poltorak,
with an Introduction by Patricia McLaughlin.
Fashions from elephant bells to tube tops, this
book is a visually unforgettable, cross-country
tour of styles that faded, and colors that will
never dull. Printed polyester shirts, the sock
of psychedelic paisleys, and a parade of pop
T-shirt icons in 450 photos create a reference
for collectors.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Psychedelic Chic: Artistic Fashions of
the Late 1960s & Early 1970s.
Ettinger. More than 425 beautiful color photos
showcase the luxurious assortment of clothes
and accessories worn by psychedelic era men and
women. The designs of Emilio Pucci are joined by
fashions influenced by Op Art, “flower power,”
the East, and native-inspired prints. Values, a
bibliography, and an index all are provided.
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
Signature Prints: Jet-set Glamour of the
‘60s & ‘70s.
Roseann Ettinger. Non-wrinkling, silk
by the most distinguished fashion designers of the
mid-1950s, including Italy’s Emilio Pucci, Mr. Dino,
Paganne, Eduardo, and more. Over 350 gorgeous
Women for Victory: American Service-
women in World War II History and Uni-
forms Series - Volume 1.
Katy Endruschat
Goebel. The
Women for Victory
series pro-
vides a thorough and authoritative reference for
American servicewomen’s history and uniforms
of WWII. Vol.1 examines the Army Nurse Corps,
and Navy Nurse Corps, as well as the lesser
known the Army Hospital Dietitians and Army
Physical Therapists. Size:9"x12"•over1200color/
bw images•360pp.•ISBN:978-0-7643-3959-2•
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Tomorrow’s Heirlooms: Women’s Fash-
ions of the ’60s & ’70s.
Trina Robbins. The
interesting, sometimes chaotic decades of the
60s and 70s were reflected in the verve and
variety of their fashions. Hundreds of cheerful
dresses, jumpsuits, bellbottoms, hotpants, and
disco clothes are illustrated with full color photos.
Set in the context of the social issues of the era,
the appreciation of both is enhanced.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
vintage fashions: men's clothing
Field Grey Uniforms of the Imperial Ger-
man Army 1907-1918.
Michael Baldwin &
of highly detailed color studio photos of tunics
drawn from one of the world’s greatest private
collections, make this an absolute must for any
collectorofWWIuniformsormemorabilia.It lays
out all the variations of tunic, their origins and
usage. This reader-friendly book will help guide
theoftendifficultandconfusing informationon
the subject. • Size:11 3/4"x16" • 400 color/bw
Schiffer LTD
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