- 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 222mm x 282mm 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.
A graduate of Central St Martins and a lecturer in fashion at the London College of Fashion, Emma Baxter-Wright is a former fashion editor. She is the author of The Little Book of Schiaparelli and The Little Book of Chanel. She lives in London. Formerly fashion correspondent at the Daily Mirror, Karen Clarkson is a fashion writer, stylist and broadcaster who has written and styled for publications including Glamour, Grazia, OK! and Elle. Karen lives in London. Sarah Kennedy is a seasoned magazine journalist who has worked for a string of fashion titles, including Grazia, In Style, Glamour and Marie Claire, where she was deputy editor. She is the author of Vintage Swimwear and Vintage Style and lives in New York City. Kate Mulvey is a journalist specializing in fashion, beauty and lifestyle subjects. With regular articles in the Daily Mail, Daily Express, Sunday Times and the Independent, she is also the author of Decades of Beauty: The Changing Image of Women 1890s-1990s. Kate lives in London.