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The Resource The American look : fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York, Rebecca Arnold

The American look : fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York, Rebecca Arnold

Label
The American look : fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York
Title
The American look
Title remainder
fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Arnold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on a wonderful array of sources, from fashion magazines to department store records, this book is the rich and absorbing narrative and analysis of how New York sportswear evolved to become the definitive American style and how a modern fashion aesthetic was born
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnold, Rebecca
Dewey number
391.209747109043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT617.N4
LC item number
A75 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fashion
  • Women's clothing
  • Fashion
  • Women
  • Body image
  • Body image
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • Women
  • Women's clothing
  • New York (State)
  • Mode
  • Kvinnokläder
  • Sportkläder
  • Kroppsuppfattning
  • Fashion
Label
The American look : fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York, Rebecca Arnold
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. New York and the evolution of sportswear 1929-39 : New York City ; Sportswear ; The modern sportswear aesthetic I -- 2. American body culture : Body image/body culture ; Health and hygiene ; Exercise and dance ; Sports body -- 3. Sportswear and the New York fashion industry during the Depression : Effects of the Depression ; Career women ; The fashion group -- 4. Sportswear's promotion during the 1930s : New York department stores ; The fashion media ; The monastic dress and sportswear promotion in the late 1930s -- 5. Sportswear and the New York fashion industry during the second world war : Effects of the second world war ; Sportswear design and representation ; The modern sportswear aesthetic II -- 6. The American look and the rise of the designer : The American look ; New York sportswear designers and consumerism ; The women of fashion 1947 -- Conclusion
Control code
232981007
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 237 pages
Isbn
9781860647635
Lccn
2009284135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232981007
Label
The American look : fashion, sportswear and the image of women in 1930s and 1940s New York, Rebecca Arnold
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. New York and the evolution of sportswear 1929-39 : New York City ; Sportswear ; The modern sportswear aesthetic I -- 2. American body culture : Body image/body culture ; Health and hygiene ; Exercise and dance ; Sports body -- 3. Sportswear and the New York fashion industry during the Depression : Effects of the Depression ; Career women ; The fashion group -- 4. Sportswear's promotion during the 1930s : New York department stores ; The fashion media ; The monastic dress and sportswear promotion in the late 1930s -- 5. Sportswear and the New York fashion industry during the second world war : Effects of the second world war ; Sportswear design and representation ; The modern sportswear aesthetic II -- 6. The American look and the rise of the designer : The American look ; New York sportswear designers and consumerism ; The women of fashion 1947 -- Conclusion
Control code
232981007
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 237 pages
Isbn
9781860647635
Lccn
2009284135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)232981007

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