Fashion History 3: The 1930s: Escapism During The Great Depression

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by Zoe Hong

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01.30.2024



NOTE ON HOW I USE BOOKS:
I filmed the books because I wanted to signal to you my research is grounded mainly in respected and published books. I hope they serve like citations in an essay. I left captions in the shot so you could pause and read them if you wish. Listed below are the books I used.

You can buy these books from my Amazon recs page: https://www.amazon.com/shop/zoehong

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
ISBN: 978-0-7566-9835-5
(This book is the one with timelines with dates, edited by the Smithsonian.)

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century
ISBN: 978-0-7607-8202-6
(This book is edited by the Kyoto Costume Institute.)

Couture: The Great Designers
By Caroline Rennolds Milbank
ISBN: 0-941434-51-6

High Style: Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
By Jan Glier Reeder
ISBN: 978-0-300-21231-0

Madeleine Vionnet
By Betty Kirke
ISBN: 0-8118-1997-3
(This is the massive, long book with Vionnet’s patterns.)

Bags: A Selection from the Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam
By Sigrid Ivo
ISBN: ‎ 978-9054961437
(This is the book full of photos of bags.)

Hollywood Costume: Glamour, Glitter, Romance
By Dale McConathy
ISBN: 978-0810910508

American Fashion: The Life and Lines of Adrian, Mainbocher, McCardell, Norell, and Trigere
By Robert Riley, Dale McConathy, Sally Kirkland, Bernadine Morris, Eleni Sakes Epstein, and Sarah Tomerlin Lee
ISBN: 978-0812905243

My Fashion History series is all about hitting the important highlights of 20th century fashion that every fashion professional should know to have a good working vocabulary of visual references. It’s more of a general overview than a deep dive.

MENTIONED/RELATED VIDEOS:
Fashion History playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYgZyP1o7nV-qRJIpyV-JRl

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