Everyday Fashions of the Fifties As Pictured in Sears Catalogs

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JoAnne Olian
Dover Publications, Sep 5, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
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One hundred twenty pages of illustrations, accompanied by descriptive captions, depict one-piece strapless bathing suits and dresses with plunging necklines for women; business suits with wide lapels for men; bluejeans, plaid shirts, and full, knee-length swing skirts for girls; fringed cowboy suits for youngsters of both genders; more. Over 300 black-and-white illustrations.

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excellent reading material

User Review  - geegee331 - Overstock.com

this book is on my coffee table it is a wonderful conversation piece. brings back memories i was only 310 years old but some of the things i remember my older sister wearing Read full review

Great series

User Review  - vintagefashionista - Borders

this and all the books in this series are fantastic. They really provide good examples from each year to help you date vintage clothing or if you want to create a vintage look with modern day clothing. Read full review


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JoAnne Olian is a former curator of the costume collection at the Museum of the City of New York and the author of numerous books on the history of fashion.

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