The American Look: Fashion, Sportswear and the Image of Women in 1930s and 1940s New York

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Drawing on a wonderful array of sources, from fashion magazines such as "Harper's Bazaar" and "Vogue" to department store records and surviving garments, "The American Look "presents a rich and multi-faceted exploration of the development of a distinct New York fashion style in the 1930s and 1940s. Tracing the growth of the sportswear fashion industry from its functional origins to its adoption as casual wear for all occasions by career women and housewives alike, author Rebecca Arnold shows how New York's emergent style ...

The American Look: Fashion, Sportswear and the Image of Women in 1930s and 1940s New York 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860647635

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The American Look: Fashion, Sportswear and the Image of Women in 1930s and 1940s New York 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845118969

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