OUT-of-STYLE: A Modern Perspective of How, Why and When Vintage Fashions Evolved
NEW PHOTO TIME DATING TOOL FOR GENEALOGISTS! ... How to date old family photos MADE EASY!Former columnist/illustrator for Ancestry Magazine, Betty Kreisel Shubert, has published a ground breaking book inspired by the need of genealogists to date old family pictures, as well as the research needs... show more
NEW PHOTO TIME DATING TOOL FOR GENEALOGISTS! ... How to date old family photos MADE EASY!Former columnist/illustrator for Ancestry Magazine, Betty Kreisel Shubert, has published a ground breaking book inspired by the need of genealogists to date old family pictures, as well as the research needs of costume designers, theatre companies, social historians, vintage clothing collectors and fashionistas.Out-of-Style: A Modern Perspective of HOW, WHY & WHEN Vintage Fashions Evolved has over 700 of the author's own sequential illustrations that reveal the style clues that date clothes worn by men, women and children in 19th through 20th centuries and beyond ... which in turn, places people in their own time frame.Fascinating gems of social history culled from countless sources illuminate the life and times of our ancestors, making this a really good read!Out-of-Style has testimonials from famous genealogists, university professors of theatre, and Disneyland designers. See the glowing 5-star reviews it is getting on Amazon.com.In addition, FIDM, the prestigious Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, has bought Out-of-Style for the libraries on all their campuses. This validates its importance as a history of fashion book.Meanwhile, see the author's website: outofstylethebook.com for testimonials, author's Bio, book excerpts, sample illustrations, and the story of "How this Book was Born" (especially for genealogists).outofstylethebook.comEmail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgRelease Date: December 2012 © Copyright 2013 by Betty Kreisel Shubert
Publish date: 2013
Publisher: Flashback Publishing
Pages no: 370
Edition language: English
Although I'm looking at this book from a genealogy perspective - as a reference to help me date old family photos - I've also found it a fascinating look at the fashion fads of years gone by. It's an amazing reference, offering beautifully drawn illustrations combined with a running commentary descr...
This book is WONDERFUL.Whether you're a fasionista, studying history or fashion, looking into your own family history or love reading novels set in Victorian England to the present day this book is for you.The amount of research and work that has gone in to this is astonishing.But it's very accessib...