Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970's by Paula Reed

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The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s. The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion!



The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, enterain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and carchitecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.



From Bianca Jagger in Halston and Diane Von Furstenberg's first wrap dress to the rise of punk and Biba, this beautiful book outlines and details the most influential looks of the decade. The 1970s have been a key influence on recent high street and catwalk fashion - here you find out why.



With Paula Reed's lively and informative text and a wealth of fabulous photography, it is vital reading for design students, collectors of vintage and everyone who truly loves fashion.

 

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The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain, and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture. It demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. Design is a hugely fertile field of inventive new work, as well as a key component underpinning the modern economy. It provides a means for understanding the contemporary world, and, potentially, for making it a better place.
 
Published October 10, 2012 by Conran. 106 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, History.

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