Author(s): Emma Baxter-Wright
A visual journey through the fashion of the decades, Vintage Fashion enables the reader to identify key designers, shapes, textiles, stitching, and other details and characteristics that define the most influential pieces of the twentieth century. Each decade ends with a 'key looks' spread showing an at-a-glance view of the important shapes, colours and looks that defined the era.The book concludes with a shopping guide, which offers pointers on sourcing and caring for original vintage pieces, along with a glossary of fashion terms and the century's most collectable designers.
"This book is a goldmine of artful archive pics and to-die-for dresses" The Sunday Express
Emma Baxter-Wright studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and history of art at Bristol University. 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 contributed to Interview, i-D and V. Karen is the fashion director for FKA Twigs and co-founder of vintage archive Found and Vision. 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. 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.