Svelte flappers in shrewdpermanent frocks and stylish hats personify the fashion of the jazz Age, and this striking source positive factors enormous quantities of such deliciously designated photographs. that includes decisions from hard-to-find model catalogs released by way of the well known yet now-defunct B. Altman & corporation, this quantity deals a sumptuously genuine list of the delectable models of the 1920s.
Over seven hundred illustrations, specific descriptions, and costs for an enormous array of upscale women’s clothes and niknaks comprise knitted sports clothing, refined satin night clothes, one-piece bathing matches of wool jersey with parasols and rubber bathing caps, cloche hats of straw, felt, and silk, and stylish footwear, starting from sporty buckskin oxfords to satin slippers and pumps. a variety of costume and informal dresses for kids appears to be like as well.
Profusely illustrated and brimming with distinct info, this quantity represents not just a primary list of the typical models of the past due Nineteen Twenties but additionally an interesting examine the mail-order advertisements of the period. model fans, historians, and all fans of nostalgia will have fun within the perennial allure of those trendy images.
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At Dover guides we’re dedicated to generating books in an earth-friendly demeanour and to aiding our shoppers make greener offerings. production books within the usa guarantees compliance with strict environmental legislation and removes the necessity for overseas freight delivery, an immense contributor to international pollution. And printing on recycled paper is helping reduce our intake of bushes, water and fossil fuels. The textual content of this booklet was once published on paper made with 10% post-consumer waste and the canopy was once revealed on paper made with 10% post-consumer waste. At Dover, we use Environmental Defense’s Paper Calculator to degree the advantages of those offerings, together with: the variety of timber stored, gallons of water conserved in addition to air emissions and stable waste eradicated. Please stopover at the product web page for Nineteen Twenties models from B. Altman & corporation at www. doverpublicatpons. com to work out a certain account of the environmental mark downs we’ve accomplished over the lifetime of this ebook. Copyright Copyright © 1999 through Dover courses, Inc. All rights reserved. Bibliographical notice Twenties models from B. Altman & corporation is a brand new paintings, first released via Dover courses, Inc. , in 1999. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information B. Altman & Co. Nineteen Twenties models from B. Altman & corporation. p. cm. 9780486136684 1. Costume—United States—History—20th century. 2. Fashion—United States—History—20th century. three. B. Altman & Co. I. name. GT615. B2 1999 391’. 009’0402—dc21 98-46318 CIP synthetic within the usa through Courier company 40293205 www. doverpublications. com desk of Contents name web page Copyright web page PUBLISHER’S be aware DOVER BOOKS ON type PUBLISHER’S be aware by way of the start of the Nineteen Twenties, New York’s B. Altman and corporate, based in 1864, occupied a whole urban block from 5th road to Madison road and from Thirty-fourth highway to Thirty-fifth road. sporting every little thing from artwork gadgets and Oriental rugs to fancy needlework, the shop used to be famous for its beauty and elegance and prided itself on its blend of caliber and affordability: The identify of Altman has, from the earliest days of the enterprise, been considered as a synonym for integrity, excellence of caliber and potency of provider. . . . [in addition] the home makes a distinct characteristic of its reasonable costs. . . . offer[ing] their items at costs which are often some distance lower than the particular industry values. leader one of the items provided have been, in fact, the newest models for girls. This selection of pages taken from Altman’s seasonal catalogs chronicles the switch from the put up global struggle I models, with hems soaring simply above the ankle, to the knee-skimming “flapper” costumes of the mid- to late-20s. as well as day and night put on for girls, those pages additionally function undies and components comparable to hats and footwear, in addition to garments for girls and boys. DOVER BOOKS ON style Hats: A heritage of favor in Headwear, Hilda Amphlett. (0-486-42746-3) daily models of the Twenties as Pictured in Sears and different Catalogs, Edited through Stella Blum.
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