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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

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"The Lost Art of Dress explores how, in the first half of the 20th century, a remarkable group of women, whom Przybyszewski calls the Dress Doctors, taught Americans how to dress well and spearheaded a nationwide movement toward beautiful, economical, and egalitarian fashion. By the 1960s, however, the reign of the Dress Doctors was coming to an end. During the 70's and 80's, the rejection of the Dress Doctors went even further, as feminist groups targeted Home Economics classes in schools as examples of society's pervasive ...

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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish
2016, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465066865

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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish
2014, Basic Books (AZ), New York

ISBN-13: 9780465036714

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