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A Dandy Guide to Dating Vintage Menswear: WWI Through the 1960s

Sue Nightingale


ISBN: 9780764338908
A Dandy Guide to Dating Vintage Menswear: WWI Through the 1960s
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Vintage clothing is a part of our style history, is an acceptable way to individualize the way we dress, and is an increasingly popular way to "go green." This reference book is an easy-to-use compilation of information for dating menswear garments using label information, textiles, styles, and other available information. It is ideal for new converts to vintage and seasoned collectors of men's and women's garments. This liberally illustrated guide, featuring labels, images from catalogs and magazines, and actual garments, is equally helpful for fashion designers, costume designers, and curators. It covers the U.S. Government regulations for manufactured clothing, garment Union information, and menswear clothing by categories and decade. In addition, this unique book presents exclusive data on ACWA Union labels and a never before seen list of denim manufacturers. Anyone with an interest in collecting, dating, and caring for vintage clothing will find this book an indispensable reference. AUTHOR: Sue Nightingale is an avid vintage clothing collector and researcher who has developed vintage clothing dating techniques that are the basis for this guide.

Author Biography

Sue Nightingale is an avid vintage clothing collector and researcher who has developed vintage clothing dating techniques that are the basis for this guide.

Description for Sales People

Detailed guide to dating vintage menswear garments with construction details Covers shirts, sweaters, hats, denim, ties, coats, suits, shoes, and more Systematic approach to dating garments with information from clothing labels

Product Details

Author
Sue Nightingale
Short Title
DANDY GT DATING VINTAGE MENSWE
Pages
272
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Language
English
ISBN-10
0764338900
ISBN-13
9780764338908
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
640 color & b/w images
Subtitle
WWI through the 1960s
Year
2011
Publication Date
2011-12-12
Audience
General/Trade