- Model: Motown/Kitsch/Revolution/Couture
Step into the '60s with this fabulous set of books representing the decade's dramatic trends, from tailored suits to micro minis to flower power frocks. Each book includes informative commentary. We're offering a limited number of bargain bundles, so be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity to get 4 terrific books for just $24!
'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 shaking the world and a fashion revolution was happening. It was a time like no other, a time when fashion was new, really new. Daring designers like Mary Quant and Rudi Gernreich were cutting crazy clothes for dollie birds and guys grooved to the styles strolling on London's Carnaby Street. Artist Charlotte Whatley covers all the terrific trends: Surf's Up, It's A Mod Mod Mod Mod World, Pop Art Pow!, Psychedelic, Flower Children and Micro Mini Madness. All the fab fun of fashion's most revolutionary years, the swinging '60s, is here again in this nostalgic, collectible paper doll book.
The Paper Dolls Motown Girl Group by David Wolfe and Julie Allen Matthews
What better name for a Motown girl group than “The Paper Dolls”! This homage to girl groups of the sizzling 1960s comes from co-creators David Wolfe and Julie Allen Matthews. Dress a trio of dolls in a fun wardrobe of glamorous gowns, trendy separates and great big wigs. This exciting collection spotlights cool trends of the '60s including the flower power of roses in bloom, sunny sparkles, rainbow tiers, many mini dresses, and fringe and faux fur. An entertaining and informative essay by David Wolfe recalls the momentous success of the Girl Groups musical phenomenon. Play paper dolls and spin records by your favorite girl groups of the '60s!
Kitchen Kitsch by Julie Allen Matthews
It's time for a retro paper doll party! Put on your cat-eye glasses and pick an outfit from one of eight kitschy wardrobes: Rockin' Rockets, Country Chicks, Cool Cats, Polynesian Party, Western Cook-Out, An Apple a Day, Pretty Picnic and Ice Cream Social. We can't have a party without food and drinks, so we're including eight retro fun recipes like Rockin' Rockets Mini Moon Pies, Cool Cats Tuna Salad, Ice Cream Social Lemon Clouds and Polynesian Party Punch. And then challenge your guests with a pop trivia quiz about retro food, chefs, film and TV. Illustrated by Julie Allen Matthews, there are 104 fashions in all to cut out, dress up, display and share! Makes a perfect hostess gift!
COUTURE of the 1960s by Jim Howard
Tailored suits, glorious gowns and sleek styles... these are the fashions of "The Other 1960s." Before fashion went Mod, Pop and Psychedelic, the 1960s offered sophisticated styles by designers such as Givenchy, Helen Rose, Valentino, Norell, Geoffrey Beene and Chanel. Referencing his own career as a fashion illustrator, Jim Howard curated this classy collection of fashions for three fashion models. Setting the mood of the era, the clothing pages are enhanced by Jim's original fashion illustrations. Also included is an insightful essay on '60s fashion by industry expert, David Wolfe.