Style Me Vintage: 1940s: A practical and inspirational guide to the hair, make-up and fashions of the 40s

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Pavilion #ad - Whether you are a fan of the make-do-and-mend looks of the wartime years, or a latter-day glamourpuss wishing to emulate the New Look styles of the post-war era, this book will inspire. The next book in the successful 'style Me Vintage' series is designed to inspire re-enactors and all those vintage aficionados who admire the classic looks of the 1940s.

This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together 1940s outfits - from how to create the elaborate hairstyles and how to apply the correct make-up to sourcing the right accessories and authentic clothing, even undergarments. Featuring beautiful original photography, as well as inspirational vintage images, this beautiful book offers plenty of tips on getting the details right.

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Style Me Vintage: Accessories: A guide to collectable hats, gloves, bags, shoes, costume jewellery & more

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Pavilion #ad - Here to help you through the minefield are vintage experts Naomi Thompson and Liz Tregenza, gloves, hats, source and wear vintage jewellery, offering invaluable advice on how to correctly identify, sunglasses, scarves, bags and shoes. It's the accessories and smaller details that help create the final polished look, whether it's a homage to the 1920s or the 1980s or everything in between, and it's oh so easy to get those details wrong and ruin the effect.

With informative and beautiful photography and no-nonsense tips, this is every vintage fan's ideal go-to guide. This essential addition to the hugely popular Style Me Vintage series will help you finish off your vintage look to perfection.

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Everyday Fashions of the Forties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs Dover Fashion and Costumes

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Dover Publications #ad - Few publications illustrate so comprehensively what American men, and children wore in the 1940s than the Sears catalogs of those years, women, when the company's fashions typified the tastes of the American mainstream. This book is a compilation of 122 fully illustrated and captioned pages selected and reproduced from rare copies of Sears catalogs of the World War II era.

Over 120 large-format pages have been carefully reprinted on high-quality glossy stock. Joanne olian, curator of the costume collection at the Museum of the City of New York, has written an introduction that appraises the fashions of the 1940s and the many ways in which they reflected the times. Styles for children range from play clothes to "Sunday best.

Everyday Fashions of the Forties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs Dover Fashion and Costumes #ad - Men's clothing reflects the conservativism in male fashions during the period. They reveal in sharp detail the broad range of clothing fashions available during a period when wartime gasoline rationing made mail-order shopping reach new heights of popularity. Hundreds of accurately detailed drawings depict articles of clothing and personal accessories, sportswear, overcoats, including hats, shoes, dresses, neckties, undergarments, and more.

Women's wear ranges from slacks, newly popular with women in the workforce, to dresses with plenty of "Oomph. Here is a richly revealing document that historians of costume and readers interested in fashion, social history, and Americana will find endlessly fascinating.

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Vintage Hairstyles: Simple Steps for Retro Hair with a Modern Twist

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Chronicle Books LLC #ad - Vintage hairstyles presents all the tools, techniques, and step-by-step instructions needed to achieve eye-catching looks for every occasion. From the finger waves of the romantic 1910s to the beehive of the rebellious 1960s, retro hair has made a comeback. Trendsetters, hairstylists, and fashionistas will love creating elegant updos for special events or playful curls for everyday excursions.

Featuring a history of beauty trends by the decades, and projects for making chic hair accessories, a list of must-have hair products, Vintage Hairstyles showcases classic beauty with a fresh twist.

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Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour

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Dey Street Books #ad - Whether she’s dazzling audiences swirling in a towering martini glass in Swarovski-covered pasties and stilettos or sparking camera flashes on the red carpet, one reality is constant: for this self-styled star, beauty is an art. Among the hundreds of lavish color photographs, this inspiring resource shares the skills, history, instructive step-by-step images and original illustrations by Adele Mildred, and lessons you need to enhance your individual gifts and realize your own beauty mark.

This 400-page book is packed with sound nutrition and exercise guidance, skincare and scent insight, as well as accessible techniques for creating bombshell hairstyles and makeup looks. Now, for the first time in her technicolor career, Dita divulges the beauty wisdom that keeps her on international best-dressed lists and high-profile fashion show rosters in this illustration and photography-filled opus.

Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour #ad - In your beauty mark: the ultimate guide to eccentric glamour, and includes friends—masters in makeup, hair, medicine, Dita and co-writer Rose Apodaca take you through every step of Dita’s glamour arsenal, and exercise as well as some of the world’s most eccentric beauties—for authoritative advice.

. From burlesque show to fashion runway, bursts of hair spray, fashion icon and “burlesque superheroine” Vanity Fair Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, magazine cover to Internet video, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than a drag queen could dream of in a lifetime.

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Vintage Makeup: A Style Guide to the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s and 1950s

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Jane Harding #ad - Includes:- introductions to each of the decades that discuss the social, technological and artistic factors that influenced the changing make-up trends. Black and white illustrations of each of the decades' make-up looks. Color variation guides to suit different complexions. A photograph from the era that shows how makeup was applied in everyday practice.

Please note that illustrations are in black and white to help maintain picture quality across a wide range of E-readers. This quick guide looks at the defining make-up looks of the 1920s, 1940s and 1950s, 1930s, serving as a practical guide to those who wish to recreate the looks at home.

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Everyday Fashions of the Fifties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs Dover Fashion and Costumes

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Dover Publications #ad - This scrupulously researched, meticulously rendered collection spotlights multiple generations of a family for each decade of the twentieth century. Apparel includes everything from ankle-length tennis outfits and men's formal wear of the 1910s to military outfits from both World Wars, high-fashion suits and dresses in the post WWI years, and wedding finery spanning several decades.

These immediately useable illustrations have a host of applications for fashion and costume designers, fashion historians, and anyone looking for fashion images to use in art and craft projects. Informative notes on the costumes complete an outstanding collection documenting nearly 100 years of costume history.

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Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s: A Practical Guide

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Crowood #ad - For vintage enthusiasts, students of hair and fashion, theatre designers and those looking to re-create the styles of the era. With further information on modern and traditional methods, troubleshooting, tips and tricks and a hair accessories guide this is the complete guide to recreating authentic hair styles of the 1940s.

Superbly illustrated with over 1000 colour phtoographs and diagrams. It takes a step-by-step approach to demonstrate how to achieve the styles for yourself or for your clients at home, in a salon or in the studio. The 1940s were exciting times for women, crucially, heralding new looks and, new hair styles.

Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s: A Practical Guide #ad - More than thirty of the most common styles of the decade are illustrated with over 1, 000 colour photographs and diagrams. Includes thirty step-by-step hair tutorials, and covers heat setting and wet setting with twenty pin-curl patterns. Vintage hair styles of the 1940s provides a complete guide to those hair styles.

It also charts the history of 1940s hair fashion and provides guidance on how best to achieve vintage looks for those wishing to re-enact, model or wear the classic styles of the era.

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Fashion in the 1940s Shire Library Book 784

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Shire Publications #ad - Fashion in the 1940s also shows how the second World War shifted the centre of the international couture scene away from Paris, allowing British designers to influence Home Front style. Many home dressmakers copied the high-end looks, and women involved in war work created a whole new aesthetic of less formal street wear.

Afterwards paris fashion was re-born with Dior's extravagant New Look, while casual American trends were widely adopted by young British women and men. This book reveals the impact of wartime and austerity on British fashion and tells the story of how a spirit of patriotism and make-do-and-mend unleashed a wave of new creativity among women who were starved of high fashion by shortages and rationing.

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Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses: A Modern Guide to Stitch-and-Wear Vintage Patterns You Can Make in a Day Gertie's Sewing

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Abrams #ad - And the best part? readers will end up with a sparkling wardrobe of easy-to-wear, fun-to-style dresses that will fill busy modern lives with retro charm.  . In the ’50s and ’60s, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers.

This approach appeals now more than ever as stylish women are continuously looking for ways to fit their love of sewing into busy lives filled with family, school, work, and countless other obligations. Gertie sews jiffy dresses is gretchen Hirsch’s modern reinvention of this simple idea, focusing on easily mastered sewing skills, minimal pattern pieces, and fabulous designs.

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How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing

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Ten Speed Press #ad - Costume designer alison freer’s styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. In how to get dressed, alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what’s in your closet work for you.

She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:   • making every garment you own fit better    • mastering closet organization    • The undergarments you actually need    • The scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it    • Shopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar Instead of repeating boring style “rules, ” Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters.

How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing #ad - Tv and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, How to Get Dressed has hundreds of insider tips from Alison’s arsenal of tools and expertise.

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