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Fashion under the occupation (edition 2002)

by Dominique Veillon

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Title:Fashion under the occupation
Authors:Dominique Veillon
Info:Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2002.
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Tags:WWII, fashion, dress, Germany, 20th century, history

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Fashion Under the Occupation by Dominique Veillon

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Definitely an academic book, not the most readable. (And I read the translation, not the original French.) I tracked this book down after watching the miniseries "The Collection" on PBS, which is about fashion right after World War 2. An interesting perspective on occupied France, and on fashion. I learned a lot about rationing. The change in designs, and the development of synthetic and wood-based fabrics were revelations to me. I wish "The Collection" had been a better series, and illustrated the conditions described in this book better. ( )
  Beth3511 | Apr 9, 2018 |
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