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Style Me Vintage: 1940s

A practical and inspirational guide to the hair, make-up and fashions of the 40s

Liz Tregenza

Pavilion

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ISBN: 9781909815933

Price: £14.99

Publication date: 2 April 2015

Series: Style Me Vintage

Category: Fashion

The next book in the successful Style Me Vintage series is designed to inspire re-enactors and all those vintage aficionados who admire the classic looks of the 1940s. This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together 1940s outfits – from how to create the elaborate hairstyles and how to apply the correct make-up to sourcing the right accessories and authentic clothing, even undergarments. Featuring beautiful original photography, as well as inspirational vintage images, this beautiful book offers plenty of tips on getting the details right. Whether you are a fan of the make-do-and-mend looks of the wartime years, or a latter-day glamourpuss wishing to emulate the New Look styles of the post-war era, this book will inspire.

ABOUT THE Author

Liz Tregenza is a vintage fashion specialist and historian, and recently grauduated with a Masters in Design History from the RCA. Liz has worked for a number of museums including the V&A and Hampshire museums service. She co-curated her first museum show at the age of 20 and has since contributed to numerous books and research papers. She is an avid collector of all things novelty and blogs about vintage clothing as Advantage in Vintage.

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