Read e-book online Edwardian Ladies' Hat Fashions: Where Did You Get That Hat? PDF

By Peter Kimpton

Based upon the author’s huge own selection of attractive model postcards from Edwardian occasions, this booklet takes the reader on a trip via that period – masking the hat models and social alterations of the day. Delve extra into the carnage that came about all over the world, during which unscrupulous and funds grabbing members from the Northumbrian coast in England to the Everglades in the United States, could callously slaughter entire colonies of birds (leaving their younger to die) only to supply the millinery alternate with ornate feathers to accessorize trendy hats in the course of that era.

The booklet additionally takes the reader into the area of millinery sweatshops of poverty troubled manhattan and describes the stipulations and deprivations below which the poorly paid employees, lots of them immigrants, labored. it's also possible to find out about the history, historical past and awesome lifetime of one of many world’s maximum model designers, Coco Chanel, as she set out on her life of model in Edwardian Paris.

With terrific type color plates of the day, including photos of amazingly artistic and vibrant hat pins from either the united kingdom and the US, the writer stocks the culmination of his forty years of postcard gathering and the highs and lows of his look for the 'Hats' postcards, as worn via his Edwardian 'girlfriends' from over a hundred yr ago.

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