Fifty Fashion Looks That Changed the 1970s

Author(s): Paula Reed


Curated by Grazia magazine's Style Director, Paula Reed, this beautifully designed new title takes a fresh look at key pieces in fashion history from the 1970s. From Bianca Jagger in Halston and Diane Von Furstenberg's first wrap dress to the rise of punk and Biba, it outlines and details the most influential looks of the decade. The 1970s have been a key influence on recent high street and catwalk fashion - here you find out why.


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With more and more people buying vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes, these authoritative and inspiring books will prove invaluable sources of reference; Beautifully designed gift book on one of the most fashionable decades in history guaranteed to interest fans of design, fashion and aesthetics; Carries the authority of the Design Museum bringing serious design knowledge to the general reader; Making fashion, print and textile design accessible to anyone; Great value prices make them an entry-level resource to the subject; Fully illustrated, featuring photographs that bring each decade to life; Collectable series of nine titles.

The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. Paula Reed is the style director at Grazia, the bestselling fashion weekly. She is a former columnist for the US edition of InStyle magazine and her career has included fashion or style director positions at several magazines and newspapers, including the Sunday Times and InStyle. Her writing has appeared in the Financial Times, Elle and The Times. She is the author of Style Clinic and lives and works in London.

INTRODUCTION Agnes B Afghan Coat Ali MacGraw in Love Story Biba & Barbara Hulanicki Beverly Johnson Bianca Jagger Bill Gibb Charlie's Angels David & Angie Bowie Debbie Harry Diane Keaton in Annie Hall Disco DVF Wrap Dress Fiorucci Germaine Greer Geoffrey Beane Gloria Vanderbilt Gucci Halston Helmut Newton Hot Pants Jerry Hall & Bryan Ferry Joni Mitchell Kaffe Fassett Kansai Yamamoto Kenzo Jungle Jap Lagerfield for Chloe Laura Ashley Lauren Hutton Margaret Thatcher Marc Bolan Glam Rock Studio 54 - Bianca Jagger on a white horse Parkinson/Pattern Margaux Hemingway Marie Osmond Pat Cleveland Stevie Nicks Sonia Rykiel Bell Bottoms Ziggy Stardust (Bowie & Twiggy) Clogs Deborah Turbeville Kate Bush Platform Shoes Talitha Getty (Moroccan kaftans) Paul & Linda McCartney Zandra Rhodes YSL Russian Collection Wonder Woman Vivienne Westwood INDEX CREDITS

General Fields

  • : 9781840916058
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Conran Octopus Ltd
  • : August 2012
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paula Reed
  • : Hardback
  • : 1112
  • : English
  • : 746.9209047
  • : 112
  • : 60 colour and black and white photographs