Vintage Details: A Fashion Sourcebook (Hardcover)

A Fashion Sourcebook

By Jeffrey Mayer, Basia Szkutnicka, Stephen Sartori (Photographer)

Laurence King, 9781780677422, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 2016

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Description

Vintage Details is a stunning collection of over 550 beautifully photographed details from previously unseen 20th-century vintage clothing.

The images are arranged by detail: necklines, collars, sleeves, cuffs, pockets, hems, darts and fitting devices, stitching, fastenings and buttonholes, pleats, frills and flounces, embellishment, texture, and print. Inner construction shots will also be included, along with images of the full garments providing context for the details shown.

Easy to navigate and packed full of inspirational images, this book will become an indispensable reference to vintage detailing for fashion design students and professionals.


About the Author

Basia Szkutnicka works as a creativity consultant, fashion lecturer and educator. She has lectured at universities worldwide and is an avid vintage collector. Jeffrey Mayer is curator of the Sue Ann Genet Costume Collection and Associate Professor of Fashion, Fashion History, and Textiles at Syracuse University, New York.
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