Decades of Beauty: The Changing Image of Women - 1890s to 1990s

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A look at the history of female beauty and how it has been perceived since the end of the Vctorian era. The text highligts the major changes in the female image over the years. Each chapter covers one decade outlining the current look at the time. Within each decade, the particular reasons for that look are then examined, such as the developments in corsetry and underwear, make-up, fabrics, hair styling and accessories. The social issues and political events that affected the way women were perceived, and the key personalities and innovators of feminine style are also outlined.

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Kate Mulvey is a freelance journalist specialising in fashion and beauty writing. She was health and beauty editor on 'Don't Tell It' and 'Scene' magazine, and general beauty editor for 'Fresh'. Researcher/writer Melissa Briggs has specialised in health and beauty for magazines including 'Scene' magazine and 'Don't Tell It'.

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Decades of Beauty: The Changing Image of Women, 1890s to 1990s Mulvey, Kate and Richards, Melissa
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