Book Review: 100 Years of Fashion

100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman


1600108_10152164384975908_207743490_nThis book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900 to today, covering high society, uniforms, sportswear, streetwear, and couture. It will appeal to everyone with an interest in fashion as well as students Over 400 photographs and illustrations, many published for the first time, tell the stylish story of a fashion revolution.


My inner fashionista went crazy for this book!

It was like shopping, from the comfort of home. Seeing dozens of lovely, lovely clothing and accessories from much adored brands on each page.

What a truly beautiful book. I read this in several different sittings; some days I focused solely on the gorgeous photos, others I focused on the intriguing text accompanying the photos.

I loved learning the history of fashion, where designs originated  and how fashion has evolved. The old Hollywood photos were gorgeous, and the wartime snapshots were fantastic.

Two essays are included in this gorgeous book: one detailing fashion from 1900-1950’s, the second, 1960 to the present.

The addition of the essays was the icing on the cake. The photos themselves told a great story, but the essays sparked emotion in the reader, and it was wonderful to learn about the changing times.

Fantastic book. Every high-end boutique needs to have a copy sitting on their coffee table for shoppers to enjoy.

Thanks, Raincoast Canada for the review copy.

About Maison Moonchild

A Canadian gal that firmly believes words can change the world. An avid reader, writer and Halloween enthusiast. She has a special interest in communications and writes for pleasure and profession. She moonlights as a metaphysical maven with a knack for creating magical crystal jewelry and holiday accessories.
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