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Irresistible: The Art of Lingerie 1920-1980

Irresistible: The Art of Lingerie 1920-1980


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Article code: 7354

 

Irresistible: The Art of Lingerie 1920-1980
176 pages
color photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
29 x 22 cm
1,244 kg
English

Slip into something more comfortable as you peruse this comprehensive overview celebrating the art of women's underwear and lingerie. In this elegant display of vintage, collectible lingerie in satin, lace, silk, and chiffon, experience the evolving designs of modern lingerie from 1920 to 1980. From sweeping changes of a woman's role in society to the technological advances that produced a spectrum of new colors and range of textiles, the form and style of lingerie has undergone a significant transformation. Photos, sketches, and vintage ads tell the story behind the designs for bodices, negligees, pajamas, nightgowns, bed jackets, girdles, garters, and more. Ideal for collectors, costume designers, fashion designers, and fashionistas.