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Vintage Shoes: Fashionable Women’s Footwear from the 20th Century

Follow along with the footwear fashions of the 20th century! On the pages inside, you’ll see how the most popular women’s shoes transformed from being simply utilitarian into truly stylish statements.

We have compiled a fabulous collection of some of the gorgeous boots, booties, heels, pumps, sandals, wedges and loafers that have adorned women’s feet over the course of seven decades.

The drawings are arranged by year, first moving from prim high boots to bootie-type heels during the first half of the twentieth century. Then you will see how sleek, pointy-toed stiletto heels became all the rage in the fifties, before eventually giving way to styles like the wide loafers, platform shoes and Bohemian sandals that were so popular in the sixties and seventies.

Each of the images on the 48 pages inside was chosen from thousands of fashion illustrations — the simple, the ornate, and the many looks in between — published between 1907 and 1976. Some drawings are more basic, while others revisit fanciful ad displays of fashion footwear. They’re all printed on just one side of the paper, while page numbering and other image information appears on the reverse, ensuring the coloring side is distraction-free and suitable for framing.

Now, put your best foot forward and color this set of 150 different vintage and retro shoes in your very own style!

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Vintage Women Coloring Book #11: Top Fashions of the ’60s

The sixties was one of the most diverse fashion eras on record. It started out very much in the tradition of the fifties — staid and tailored and proper — and ended up loose and flowing and flowery.

“The decade began with Balenciaga and Givenchy — kings of a fashion that emphasized ladylike elegance,” the Camden, New Jersey Courier-Post recapped late in 1969. By the end of the sixties, the paper noted, camp had dethroned elegance. “The fashion was being set by unknown kids in London streets, hippies, and the weirdly costumed members of rock and roll groups.”

Each of the 48 full-page images inside was chosen from thousands of fashion illustrations — the elegant, the camp, and the many looks in between — published between 1960 and 1969. The drawings are arranged by year, moving from the start of the decade to the end.

Now, a half century after these clothes were designed, you get to grab your pencils or pens and dive into this set of vintage art to make it all your own! Hopefully some of them will light your fire.

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Vintage Women Coloring Book #10: Groovy Fashion of the ’70s

Clothing in the seventies was often created from some of the most fantastic and funky patterns and materials. Fabric with floral prints, geometric patterns, stripes, checks and paisleys were made into flared pants, flowing skirts, short shorts and halter tops.

As the decade dawned, the only thing clear about style trends was the lack of any specific trends. “Fashion designers finally have agreed on one point — the fashion world is in a state of confusion.”

Jumpsuits and tracksuits made their mark, and the peasant look — similar to the hippie look from the sixties — was seen across the country. Even capes and ponchos enjoyed a brief heyday.

Each of the 48 full-page images inside was carefully chosen from thousands of fashion illustrations published between 1970 and 1977.

Now, 40 years after these clothes were designed, you get to grab your pencils or pens and dive into this set of vintage art to make it all your own! Can you dig it?

This book offers authentic restored images of clothing fashions from the seventies — styles including miniskirts, hotpants, flares/bell-bottoms, maxi skirts and pantsuits.

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Pantsuits: Scrapbook of a Style Revolution

Pantsuits: Scrapbook of a Style Revolution: How Women Stood Up and Shocked the World by Daring to Wear Pants

Decades before Hillary Clinton became the modern world’s most famous pantsuit-wearer, women across the United States and around the world were making their own political statements by slipping on the humble pants-and-jacket combo.

See the sample pages on this page for a preview of what’s inside this book!

In Great Britain? Click here for the amazon.co.uk link

Paperback: 110 pages

Published: December 4, 2016

ISBN-10: 1944633561

ISBN-13: 978-1944633561

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.2 x 11 inches

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