Floral Frocks: A Celebration of the Floral Printed Dress from 1900 to Today

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Floral prints, motifs and designs are always in fashion, and never more so than when used as the fabric for an English summer dress. From the naturalistic to the painterly, from the graphic to the abstract, every summer almost every woman in Britain in the last 100 years has worn or wanted to wear a floral frock. Floral Frocks explores this unassuming cultural phenomenon from the beginning of the 20th century to the present in a series of broadly themed chronological chapters, each setting floral printed dresses as part of a wider socio-cultural context. Taken together the book will give a general design history, but also raises issues surrounding the zeitgeist of each era through the medium of looking at one specific garment (the dress) rendered in one specific way (floral print). The book discusses in detail over fifty floral printed dresses with over 140 illustrations which will show sumptuous details and full-length shots of the floral frocks with examples of historic and contemporary flor

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Dr Jo Turney has taught at Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton), Goldsmiths College (University of London) as well as the Wimbledon School of Art, the Arts Institute, Bournemouth and the Solent University.Rosemary Harden worked in the Victoria and Albert Museum before moving to the Museum of Costume, Bath where she has curated a number of exhibitions of historic dress including "Fashion in the Fifties" (2001) and "John Bates Fashion Designer" (2005).

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