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Style Me Vintage 1940s

Author : Liz Tregenza
ISBN : 9781910496831
Genre : Self-Help
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The next book in the successful 'Style Me Vintage' series is designed to inspire re-enactors and all those vintage aficionados who admire the classic looks of the 1940s. This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together 1940s outfits - from how to create the elaborate hairstyles and how to apply the correct make-up to sourcing the right accessories and authentic clothing, even undergarments. Featuring beautiful original photography, as well as inspirational vintage images, this beautiful book offers plenty of tips on getting the details right. Whether you are a fan of the make-do-and-mend looks of the wartime years, or a latter-day glamourpuss wishing to emulate the New Look styles of the post-war era, this book will inspire.

Style Me Vintage Weddings

Author : Annabel Beeforth
ISBN : 9781909815209
Genre : Reference
File Size : 41. 28 MB
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The fifth book in the successful 'Style Me Vintage' series is designed to inspire brides-to-be to create their own vintage-themed wedding. Harking back to styles of previous decades is often the basis for a truly stylish wedding, but it can be difficult to get all the details right, without a little bit of guidance. This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together bridal outfits and event styling for a themed occasion, from the Edwardian era, through the decades to the 1970s. From the dress itself, through to accessories, flowers, make-up and hair, even extra details such as how to style the attendants, venue, cake, stationery, photography, and entertainment are covered. Featuring beautiful photography from weddings photographer Joanna Brown. An ideal gift book for brides-to-be.

Style Me Vintage Home

Author : Keeley Harris
ISBN : 9781910496671
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 73. 37 MB
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Celebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, Style Me Vintage: Home is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identify and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your favoured decade, whether it be the 1920s or the 1970s. Without being restrictive, there's also plenty of advice on how to mix eras and incorporate vintage into contemporary schemes. This is a sourcebook of inspiration to all those hungry for nostalgic design. From ideas for display (fab sixties artwork, kitsch figurines, retro plates and crockery) to larger furniture finds (fifties sideboards, classic fabrics, reupholstered armchairs) see how vintage design can be made to work today.

Style Me Vintage Accessories

Author : Naomi Thompson
ISBN : 9781910496107
Genre : Self-Help
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This essential addition to the hugely popular Style Me Vintage series will help you finish off your vintage look to perfection. It's the accessories and smaller details that help create the final polished look, whether it's a homage to the 1920s or the 1980s or everything in between, and it's oh so easy to get those details wrong and ruin the effect. Here to help you through the minefield are vintage experts Naomi Thompson and Liz Tregenza, offering invaluable advice on how to correctly identify, source and wear vintage jewellery, sunglasses, hats, gloves, scarves, bags and shoes. With informative and beautiful photography and no-nonsense tips, this is every vintage fan's ideal go-to guide.

Secrets Of The Lavender Girls

Author : Kate Thompson
ISBN : 9781473698154
Genre : Fiction
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Stratford, 1943. World War Two is still raging across Europe. But for the Lavender Girls, the workers at the Yardley cosmetics factory in East London, there are even more challenges on the home front. Esther, newly married, is learning to juggle life as a working woman with her duties as a wife and homemaker. And she must find a way to help her adopted family on the Shoot, who are battling their own hidden demons . . . Headstrong Patsy, a new recruit at the Yardley factory, has a double life that takes her from the East End lipstick belt by day to the stage in the West End at night. But will she be able to keep her secrets hidden from her controlling mother, Queenie? For bubbly Lou, a forbidden love forces her to choose between family loyalty and a chance at true happiness. Can she be brave enough to forge her own path in the chaos of a war? One thing is certain: the Lavender Girls need one another more than ever if they are going to survive . . .

Style Me Vintage Tea Parties

Author : Betty Blythe,
ISBN : 186205973X
Genre : Cooking
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In a melding of the fun style of the 'Style Me Vintage' series with a traditional cookery book, Style Me Vintage: Tea Parties is a vintage and thematic take on a traditional afternoon tea book. The current trend for retro styled events and afternoon tea parties is as much about styling as it is about food and drink and this book will show you just how to achieve your own perfect event. Split into themed tea parties, it will show how to create your tea party: dress your table, decorate your room, do your invitations, costume suggestions, and offer key recipes for food and drink within each theme. Themes include: a Victorian Tea Party (lace aplenty and dainty cakes), an Edwardian Breakfast (country house pastries and breakfast cocktails), a 1920's Speakeasy (cocktails in tea cups and recipes for jazz babies), a 1930's Cocktail Party (silk, tweed, champagne with elegance), a 1940's Picnic (fiery ginger beer anyone?), a 1950's Street Party (bunting and finger food). With advice on scaling up into a tea party for many – or down to an intimate tea for two, you can't go wrong.

Complex Magazine And Guide

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ISBN : UOM:39015079684703
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Vintage Pin Up Girl

Author : Better Me
ISBN : 1794374671
Genre : Art
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Classic sexy pinup girl red heart brunette Valentine Americana 40's and 50's style WWII era erotic woman art USA.

Good Housekeeping

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007781136
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Virginia Avenel Henderson

Author : Eleanor Krohn Herrmann
ISBN : UOM:39015056296851
Genre : Biography
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High Fidelity

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ISBN : UVA:X002009432
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ISBN : CORNELL:31924110487364
Genre : Liquors
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Virtual Vintage

Author : Linda Lindroth
ISBN : 9780679647348
Genre : Reference
File Size : 51. 63 MB
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Vintage clothing has never been more chic, with everyone from celebrity trendsetters to style-conscious professionals searching for wearable treasures from the past. Virtual Vintage is the first and only guide that helps both the novice and the fashion connoisseur evaluate and confidently participate in the thriving vintage marketplace that exists online. No other book explains how to get it, sell it, fix it, or wear it with flair. Authors Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello equip readers from head to toe with • more than 100 chic sites—rated and evaluated • instructions on contacting sellers • smart strategies for bidding in online auctions • advice about evaluating the size, quality, and colors of a garment • tips for cleaning and repairing vintage items Whether you’re looking for a 1960s Rudi Gernreich knit, Gucci hipster trousers, a Claire McCardell for Townley shirtwaist, or a Chanel suit in pink wool with black patent-leather trim, Virtual Vintage will help you build a unique and sensational wardrobe.

Franklin S Thrift

Author : David Blankenhorn
ISBN : IND:30000067754840
Genre : Business & Economics
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Americans today often think of thrift as a negative value—a miserly hoarding of resources and a denial of pleasure. Even more telling, many Americans don't even think of thrift at all anymore. Franklin’s Thrift challenges this state of mind by recovering the rich history of thrift as a quintessentially American virtue. The contributors to this volume trace how, from the eighteenth century on, the idea and practice of thrift has been a robust part of the American vision of economic freedom and social abundance. For Benjamin Franklin, who personified and promoted the idea, thrift meant working productively, consuming wisely, saving proportionally, and giving generously. Franklin's thrift became the cornerstone of a new kind of secular faith in the ordinary person's capacity to shape his lot and fortune in life. Later chapters document how in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, thrift moved into new domains. It became the animating idea behind social movements to promote children's school savings, create mutual savings banks and credit unions for working men and women, establish a federal savings bond program, and galvanize the nation to conserve resources during two world wars. Historians, enthusiasts of Americana or traditional American virtues, and anyone interested in resolving our society's current financial woes will find much to treasure in this diverse collection, with topics ranging from the inspirational lessons we can learn from the film It’s a Wonderful Life to a history of the roles played by mutual savings banks, credit unions, and thrift stores in America’s national thrift movement. It also includes actual policy recommendations for our present situation.

The Spectator

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019329397
Genre : English literature
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The Power Of Glamour

Author : Virginia Postrel
ISBN : 9781476718873
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 63. 95 MB
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In provocative detail with more than one hundred illustrations, critically acclaimed author Virginia Postrel separates glamour from glitz, revealing what qualities make a person, an object, a setting, or an experience glamorous. What is it that creates that pleasurable pang of desire—the feeling of “if only”? If only I could wear those clothes, belong to that group, drive that car, live in that house, be (or be with) that person? Postrel identifies the three essential elements in all forms of glamour and explains how they work to create a distinctive sensation of projection and yearning. The Power of Glamour is the very first book to explain what glamour really is—not just style or a personal quality but a phenomenon that reveals our inner lives and shapes our decisions, large and small. By embodying the promise of a different and better self in different and better circumstances, glamour stokes ambition and nurtures hope, even as it fosters sometimes-dangerous illusions. From vacation brochures to military recruiting ads, from the Chrysler Building to the iPad, from political utopias to action heroines, Postrel argues that glamour is a seductive cultural force. Its magic stretches beyond the stereotypical spheres of fashion or film, influencing our decisions about what to buy, where to live, which careers to pursue, where to invest, and how to vote. The result is myth shattering: a revelatory theory that explains how glamour became a powerful form of nonverbal persuasion, one that taps into our most secret dreams and deepest yearnings to influence our everyday choices.

Communication Arts

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ISBN : UVA:X006158779
Genre : Commercial art
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Renovating Restyling Vintage Homes

Author : Lawrence Dworin
ISBN : 1572180293
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Describes techniques that help increase property value in older homes by restoring or fabricating the interior and exterior elements in Victorian and Craftsman houses

Environment Planning A

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ISBN : UCLA:L0104472766
Genre : City planning
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10 Amazing Gangnam Style Tips

Author : Jack Goldstein
ISBN : 9781782343561
Genre : Music
File Size : 77. 7 MB
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So, you want a bit of Gangnam Style do you? You've heard that it's what all the cool kids have and you want a bit of it? It's recently come to your attention that there's this horse dance as well, yes? Right, this is the book for you. Within these (digital) pages are ten amazing tips which will help you get that all-important Gangnam Style. You too can be like PSY! Find out what Gangnam Style is, how to display it in public, and of course what to do once you've got it. Don't take it too seriously though, otherwise you won't have any Gangnam Style.

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