The Vintage Fashion Bible: The Complete Guide to Buying and Styling Vintage Fashion from the 1920s to 1990s

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The Vintage Fashion Bible is the go-to resource for all dedicated followers of vintage fashion. Written by the vintage fashion expert and Red or Dead co-founder, Wayne Hemingway,it is the only complete chronological look at 20th century fashion for men and women, as well as a practical guide to buying, styling and restoring vintage clothing.

The book looks into the development of fashion from the 1920s to the 1990s, using clothing catalogues, film posters, magazine articles and other contemporary advertising to create a fully authentic feel for each decade plus through original visuals shows how fashion evolved. Each decade includes an introduction to the period, social influences on fashion, key designers and style icons of the day (think Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean...).

Over 500 previously unpublished images sourced from Wayne's Land of Lost Content picture library, a unique collection of material covering 8 decades of fashion will also be featured.

The "Get the Look" feature runs throughout the book offering tips and insider advice from sizing and caring, to where to buy to help you to pull off the vintage look today.

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With over 30 years' experience in the fashion industry, Wayne Hemingway is the expert when it comes to vintage styling. He established the global fashion label, Red or Dead which won the prestigious British Fashion Council Streetstyle Designer of the Year Award for 3 consecutive years. He sold the company in 1999 in a multi-million pound deal and turned his attention to setting up Hemingway Design, specializing in affordable, everyday design, making home and fashion styling accessible to all. In 2010, Wayne launched The Vintage Festival which has become a mecca for all vintage enthusiasts, attracting 150,000 visitors annually.

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