100 Years Of Fashion
Photographs: 300 photographs
A visual record of the British people?s habits of dress from theVictorians to Britpop, containing around 300 photographs from PAPhotos? huge archives, spanning the whole of the 20th Century.Hand-picked by PA Photos? own archivists, most of these images havelain unseen since they were used as news pictures when first taken.Each image has been scanned especially for this book, many fromglass plates, ensuring the best possible quality of reproduction.This book takes us on a fascinating journey through a hundred yearsof fashion and style, both on the London catwalks and on thestreets of ordinary towns. So much social history can be seenreflected in the clothes of ordinary people: Victorian attitudeswere inseparable from the clothes of the time, the relaxedatmosphere and pleasure-seeking of the 1920s can be seen clearly inits pyjama-clad girls, wartime austerity is acutely visible inration-driven outfits followed by the new couture of the 1950s ?and then from the ?60s to the end of the ?90s we see akaleidoscopic rush through a rapidly changing society. A must forfashion watchers everywhere.ISBN13: 9781906672263
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