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OUT-of-STYLE: A Modern Perspective of How, Why and When Vintage Fashions…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0983576165, Hardcover)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).
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Release Date: December 2012 © Copyright 2013 by Betty Kreisel Shubert
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Over 700 sequential, authoritative black and white line drawings of clothes worn by men, women and children from the 19th into the 21st century, including variations of styles that were worn simultaneously and the popular hair styles of each era. Succinct descriptive text accompanies each drawing.--Publisher.
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