- ISBN 9781844422685 / 1844422682
- Title Vintage Fashion
- Author Harriet Quick and Emma Baxter-Wright
- Category Fashion Design & Theory
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2006
- Pages 224
- Publisher Carlton Books Ltd
- Imprint Carlton Books Ltd
- Language English
- Dimensions 230mm x 280mm x 25mm
A visual journey through the decades, this book is suitable for those interested in collecting and acquiring vintage and also caters for the woman who is 'beyond fashion'. It provides an awareness of the fashion skills and techniques, as well as pointers on what to look for when sourcing original vintage pieces.
A visual journey through the decades, “Vintage Fashion” is a book for those interested in collecting and acquiring vintage but it also caters for the woman who is 'beyond fashion', who will always be looking at past influences for inspiration when developing her individual look. Featuring the work of Coco Chanel, Christian Lacroix and Muccia Prada among others, it will be of interest to fashion students, designers and any fashionista. At a time when everyone is their own stylist, this book provides an awareness of the fashion skills and techniques of the past, as well as pointers on what to look for when sourcing original vintage pieces, allowing the reader to understand and develop their own intrinsic tastes and fashion sensibilities.
Currently fashion features editor of Vogue, Harriet Quick is the author of Catwalking: A History of the Fashion Model (Hamlyn, 1997) and one of ten expert contributors to Sample (Phaidon, 2004). Harriet is joined by a team of contributing fashion journalists and academics.