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Fashion: Women in World War One

Lucy Adlington

Pitkin

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Price: £6.00

Publication date: 7 April 2014

Category: Military History

World War One had catastrophic impact on the lives of millions, both on the battlefield and on the Home Front too. It was also a time of tremendous social upheaval, bringing new opportunities and freedoms. Whatever their wartime role – as nurses, naval officers, factory workers or footballers – women needed the right clothes for the job.

From the luxurious silks of High Society, to the boots and breeches of the Women’s Land Army, Fashion: Women in World War One explores the impact of war on fashion 1914-1918 with unique images and beautiful original garments.

ABOUT THE Author

Lucy Adlington is a fashion historian and author of both historical young adult fiction and social history non-fiction. A keen collector of vintage and antique fashion herself, as well as costume historian with the History Wardrobe, Lucy Adlington is also author of Fashion: Women in World War One with Pitkin.

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