What We Wore: An Offbeat Social History of Women's Clothing, 1950-1980

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W. Morrow, 1984 - Clothing and dress - 203 pages
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This is a very informal history of women's clothing in postwar, baby boom America that I loved for two reasons: first of all, it's about actual clothes regular, everyday women and girls wore from the ... Read full review


What We Wore
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