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The Art of Fashion Accessories

The Art of Fashion Accessories

Joanne Dubbs Ball & Dorothy Hehl Torem

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This gorgeous work takes a sentimental journey through 100 years of fashion accessories that have added individuality to each “new look.” Hundreds of hats, shoes, gloves, scarves, jewelry, handbags, and more are presented in a decade-by-decade progression of fashion styles.The 478 glorious color photographs, original drawings, and extensive text bring the century to life-for “what” people wore reflects the tenor of the times that tells us “why!” This book is nostalgic, informative and a feast for the eyes. Collectors of vintage clothing will covet the information and outstandingly beautiful illustrations.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 478 color photos | Price Guide | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780887404610 | Binding: hard cover


The authors both have been involved fashion and jewelry world for many years. Joanne Dubbs Ball is the author of Costume Jewelers, The Golden Age of Design (Schiffer, 1990), and Jewelry of the Stars, Creations from Joseff of Hollywood (Schiffer 1991) who lives in the Farmington Valley area of Connecticut.Dorothy Hehl Torem is a fashion consultant, photographer, graphic artist, and jewelry and accessories designer who has residences in New York and Rhode Island. She is a principal in the companies of Fancy Goods, Ltd, D.H.T. Ltd., and Two Faire, Ltd.