Item description for 60s Fashion: Vintage Fashion and Beauty Ads (Taschen Icon Series) by Jim Heimann & Laura Schooling...
Overview A compendium of clothing advertisements, which brings back the prevalent looks from the Swinging Sixties. The ubiquitous miniskirt is here in all its glory, along with mod fashions, Gidget/Beach Boys surfer looks, Correges space age clothing and iconic items such as the Rudi Gernreich topless bathing suit and Yves Saint-Laurent's Mondrian dress.
This compendium of clothing advertisements brings back the most prevalent looks from the Swinging Sixties. The ubiquitous miniskirt is here in all its glory, along with mod fashions, Gidget/Beach Boys surfer looks, Correges space age clothing and such iconic items as the Rudi Gernreich topless bathing suit and Yves Saint-Laurent's Mondrian dress.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2007
ISBN 3822849359 ISBN13 9783822849354
Availability 0 units.
More About Jim Heimann & Laura Schooling
Jim Heimann is a cultural anthropologist, graphic design historian, and the executive editor for Taschen America. He is the author of numerous books on architecture, pop culture, and the history of the West Coast, Los Angeles, and Hollywood. His unrivaled private collection of ephemera has been featured in museum exhibitions around the world and dozens of books.
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Great review of 60's cultural history Jul 18, 2008
I love this book! It's a great review of the culture of the 60's from the early portion of the decade which still had influences of the 50's to the mod and psychadelic fashions and fads of the latter end of the decade.
Fun even if you weren't around in the 60s Aug 29, 2007
Except for a few pages in front giving a brief overview of the era, this book is full of bright, gorgeous ads from the 60s with no additional text. Mostly makeup, hair care, and other products for women, but with a decent amount of men's and children's ads as well. It was amazing to see all the models who don't look like they were sculpted out of plastic (wrinkles! stray hairs! thick, clumped on mascara!) who still managed to look fabulous. And going through the ads and counting the companies that are still around today was fun. Some of the ads are just odd- Pond's Angel Face, tint your face to match your fashions! Centaur Cologne, massage it into your loins! The best thing about this book was sharing it with older relatives and coworkers- they all LOVED it. It would be an excellent gift for a woman who remembers the 60s. I'm buying the one featuring ads from the 70s next, and hoping for a future book with ads from the 80s.
My only complaint is that the binding is coming loose after quite a bit of handling.