Relive the nostalgia of 1950s style with this compendium of clothing advertisements from the decade that brought us hoop skirts, sweater sets, cuff jeans, cat’s eye glasses, and the classic James Dean jeans-and-T-shirt look. The era’s most memorable trends are all here.
Laura Schoolingis the Creative Services Manager of STYLE.COM, and was the founding editor of Front Desk Los Angeles magazine. She has written about music, fashion, and art for Black Book, Time Out New York and Angeleno. Her fiction writing has been featured, among others, in Giant magazine.
Cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann is Executive Editor for TASCHEN America, and 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 in dozens of books.
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