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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100 Years of the Bathing Suit by Sandra Vanderpool
100 Years of the Bathing Suit by Sandra Vanderpool
Trace the history of the bathing suit from 1860 to 1960. 1 doll and 11 costumes on 3 pages. Special collector's edition by Sandra Vanderpool.
$12.00



1912 Fashion by Brenda Sneathen Mattox
1912 Fashion by Brenda Sneathen Mattox
This lovely lady of 1912 models her elegant trousseau for a spring wedding. 1 doll and 7 authentic outfits including a beautiful wedding gown. 3-page...
$12.00



1956 Harper's Bazaar by Jim Howard
1956 Harper's Bazaar by Jim Howard
A gorgeous model wears high fashions by Christian Dior, Jacques Heim, Leslie Morris and Jacques Griffe—as shown in the October 1956 Harper’s...
$12.00



COUTURE: Alluring Feminine Fashions of the 1930s
COUTURE: Alluring Feminine Fashions of the 1930s
The second paper doll book in a series of Couture fashions by acclaimed artist, Jim Howard, this book turns the spotlight on the 1930s, a decade of...
$12.00



COUTURE: Sublime Fashions of the 1950s Paper Dolls
COUTURE: Sublime Fashions of the 1950s Paper Dolls
The Golden Age of Haute Couture fashion peaked in the 1950s and this paper doll book by renowned illustrator Jim Howard captures the glamour and the...
$12.00



Deco Days Paper Dolls to Color 'n Cut
Deco Days Paper Dolls to Color 'n Cut
To color or not to color? The choice is yours for this handsome Art Deco Paper Doll coloring book by Bruce Patrick Jones. The 16 pages of black and...
$12.00



Fashion Icons Princess Diana and Jacqueline Kennedy Paper Dolls
Fashion Icons Princess Diana and Jacqueline Kennedy Paper Dolls
Two fashion icons made history in the 20th century and now Paper Studio Press honors them with a beautiful and important new paper doll book by...
$12.00



Femme Fatales of Film Noir Paper Dolls
Femme Fatales of Film Noir Paper Dolls
Artist and movie buff, David Wolfe, turns back the cinematic clock to the 1940s and 50s for a paper doll book dedicated to the glamorous and often...
$12.00



Gene Marshall and her Friends Paper Dolls
Gene Marshall and her Friends Paper Dolls
Lavishly illustrated in Jim Howard's beautifully artistic style, "Gene and Friends" features 5 dolls and 8 pages of stylish outfits based on the...
$12.00



Girlfriends Paper Dolls
Girlfriends Paper Dolls
This charmingly nostalgic 1944 Whitman reproduction features five young girlfriends—Billie, Betty, Bunny, Susie and Kitty—and over 65 fashion...
$12.00



Good Neighbor Paper Dolls
Good Neighbor Paper Dolls
A fashionable celebration of The Good Neighbor Policy, 6 paper dolls (two guys and four gals) dress in native costumes of Latin America. More than 30...
$12.00



Grown Up Paper Dolls
Grown Up Paper Dolls
Betty, Jean, Dot and Kay wear gorgeous clothes in this 1936 Merrill reproduction. Each gal has 2 pages of stylish ‘30s fashions for sports,...
$12.00



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