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Yves Saint Laurent + Halston
Fashioning the ’70s

Patricia Mears and Emma McClendon

This fascinating publication is the first to examine side by side the careers and work of two of the biggest names in 20th-century fashion, Yves Saint Laurent (1936–2008) and Halston (1932–1990). Their designs—chic, sexy, and glamorous—came to exemplify the 1970s, a singular and dynamic era in fashion history. Inspired by menswear, foreign cultures, and wide-ranging historical periods, and employing new fabrics, YSL and Halston together crafted a new and distinctly modern way of dressing.
Moreover, although their output differed and they were based on different continents, the two designers shared many career parallels. A visual timeline of the designers’ lives illustrates how their rise...

2015   184 pp.  120 color + 10 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300211511  $50.00

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The World of Susanne Bartsch

Fashion Plates
150 Years of Style

On Display
Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence

Through the Looking Glass

Fashioning the Body
An Intimate History of the Silhouette

Dressing Up
Fashion Week NYC

Fashion Victims
Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

High Style
Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dance and Fashion

Silent Partners
Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish

A History of Lingerie

Charles James
Beyond Fashion

Elegance in an Age of Crisis
Fashions of the 1930s

Exhibiting Fashion
Before and After 1971

Art and Music in Venice
From the Renaissance to Baroque

Dressing Dangerously
Dysfunctional Fashion in Film

The Essential Art of African Textiles
Design Without End

A Queer History of Fashion
From the Closet to the Catwalk

An American Style
Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915–1928

American Ingenuity
Sportswear, 1930s–1970s

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