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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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Fashion Underground
The World of Susanne Bartsch
 



Fashion Plates
150 Years of Style
 



On Display
Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence
 



China
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
 



Exposed
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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