From tail fins and Tupperware parties to Barbie dolls and fallout shelters, America revelled in a kind of innocent hedonism, buying objects in vibrant two-tone combinations of coral and charcoal, turquoise and lime green. Black-and-white illustrations.
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Review: Populuxe: The Look and Life of America in the '50s and '60s, from Tailfins and TV Dinners to Barbie Dolls and Fallout SheltersUser Review - Goodreads
It was interesting to note that Hines spends much more time on things that don't interest me (cars) and little to no time on the things that do. There was little here on fashion or food (and I don't ...
Review: Populuxe: The Look and Life of America in the '50s and '60s, from Tailfins and TV Dinners to Barbie Dolls and Fallout SheltersUser Review - John - Goodreads
Lots of people would enjoy this one, not just historians. This is almost a memoir/history; Hine coined the term "populuxe" to describe the artifacts of suburban America in the 50s and early 60s, and a ... Read full review