Fashion History

Wouldn’t you like to study fashion history and have your very own comprehensive collection of clothes and accessories plus a lot of beautiful friends to act as models? Paper dolls are perfect little mannequins ready to be dressed in fabulous fashions. There are paper doll books devoted to historic, antique and vintage styles as well as contemporary creations. Period pieces from centuries past. Costumes from Hollywood's Golden Age. Tributes to talented designers. Many of the paper dolls have been created by well-known fashion illustrators. These books are designed to delight paper doll collectors and also to provide interactive studies of fashion history.

For a wealth of information about fashion history, visit The Ultimate Fashion History Youtube Channel.
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Beauty on a Budget
Beauty on a Budget
RKO star Marilyn Maxwell promotes Quadriga Cloth, “the cotton fabric all America knows,” in this marvelous retro paper doll ad from 1948. 1...
$2.50



Judy and Her Dolly
Judy and Her Dolly
From a 1922 Children’s Instructor magazine, Judy and her dolly have cute matching outfits, color added by Judy M Johnson. One 8 1/2 x 11 inch page...
$2.50



Miss Lang Secretary
Miss Lang Secretary
Dress Miss Lang in retro outfits for work, evenings and outings. 1950s paper doll page from Children’s Activities magazine. Art by Davi Botts,...
$2.50



Miss Winters Schoolteacher
Miss Winters Schoolteacher
Dress Miss Winters in retro outfits for her job as a schoolteacher, an evening out and casual wear. 1950s paper doll page from Children’s...
$2.50



School Nurse Paper Doll
School Nurse Paper Doll
Outside of school hours, our nurse likes to shop, go to parties and snuggle into her robe at night. On Saturdays she works at the Red Cross. Play...
$2.50



Suzy Parker Aprons
Suzy Parker Aprons
1950s kitchen classics! McCalls aprons of 1957, adapted as a paper doll page by Judy M Johnson. 1 page.
$2.50



Magical Gowns of the Renaissance
Magical Gowns of the Renaissance
We're delighted to present paper dolls by young artist Evelyn Bradmon, age 10! She has a special fondness for historical fashions and here she nicely...
$4.50



Late Victorian and Edwardian Fashions Coloring Book
Late Victorian and Edwardian Fashions Coloring Book
Learn about Late Victorian fashions the coloring book way! Skillfully illustrated by Tom Tierney, the 29 fashion pages represent fashionable apparel...
$4.99



Harper's Bazar 1896 Paper Doll
Harper's Bazar 1896 Paper Doll
Fancy fashions from the pages of Harper’s Bazar, May 1896. By Judy M Johnson. 2-page set.
$5.00



The Delineator, Spring 1916
The Delineator, Spring 1916
Artist Judy M Johnson focuses on her favorite fashion year, 1916, when skirts were shorter, corsets were a bit less confining and the shape was...
$7.50



'60s Fashion Revolution by Charlotte Whatley
'60s Fashion Revolution by Charlotte Whatley
Mod! Mini! Flower Power! Pop! Never before and never again has fashion been so fab. Turn back the calendar to 1964-1969 when the Youthquake was...
$7.95



Comics Cuties Fashions for All Seasons Paper Dolls
Comics Cuties Fashions for All Seasons Paper Dolls
This fun book brings back the days of the 1930s and '40s when newspapers would include a paper doll as part of a comic strip. Artist Ted Menten,...
$7.95



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