By Altman & Co.

ISBN-10: 0486402932

ISBN-13: 9780486402932

Svelte flappers in shrewdpermanent frocks and elegant hats personify the fashion of the jazz Age, and this remarkable source gains enormous quantities of such deliciously designated photographs. that includes choices from hard-to-find model catalogs released via 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, distinct descriptions, and costs for an unlimited array of upscale women’s clothes and accessories comprise knitted sports clothing, subtle satin night attire, one-piece bathing matches of wool jersey with parasols and rubber bathing caps, cloche hats of straw, felt, and silk, and chic sneakers, starting from sporty buckskin oxfords to satin slippers and pumps. a range of gown and informal dresses for kids seems as well.
Profusely illustrated and brimming with unique info, this quantity represents not just a primary list of the typical models of the past due Nineteen Twenties but in addition an interesting examine the mail-order ads of the period. type fans, historians, and all enthusiasts of nostalgia will celebrate within the perennial allure of those trendy images.

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