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Making Waves is the revealing story of how skin went public in America. The swimsuit -- more than any other type of clothing -- is an item of fantasy and a challenge to daring fashion designers. Making Waves explores every aspect of the design and manufacture of swimwear and delves into the psychological and social roots of swimsuit styles and their appeal. Lavishly illustMaking Waves is the revealing story of how skin went public in America. The swimsuit -- more than any other type of clothing -- is an item of fantasy and a challenge to daring fashion designers. Making Waves explores every aspect of the design and manufacture of swimwear and delves into the psychological and social roots of swimsuit styles and their appeal. Lavishly illustrated with over a hundred photographs, lithographs, and drawings, this delightful book chronicles the evolution of swimsuits from the nineteenth century to the present day.Making Waves offers an important insight into American culture and is a must for anyone interested in American fashion and design....

Title : Making Waves: Swimsuits and the Undressing of America
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ISBN : 9780877013983
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 160 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Making Waves: Swimsuits and the Undressing of America Reviews

  • Alessandra
    2018-11-24 06:24

    Skewed towards the psychological, but still a fun history of the development of bathing suits from about the 1880s to the 1980s. Lots of color photos of actual garments and historical source material.