Author: Charlotte and Peter Fiell
1930s Fashion documents the season-by-season fashions of this remarkable decade with an impressive selection of over 600 original photographs, sketches and prints. A comprehensive guide to Thirties fashion, this is an essential handbook for fashion students, vintage collectors as well as anyone interested in fashion or cultural history. With its elegant silk tea-dresses, tailored suits and draped furs, "1930s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook" reveals the incredible elegance of this era's fashions.
Charlotte Fiell is a leading design historian who has written numerous bestselling books on all aspects of design, from industrial products to graphic communications. She studied at the British Institute in Florence and at Camberwell College of Arts, London, where she received a BA(Hons) in the History of Drawing and Printmaking with Material Science. She later trained at Sotheby's Institute, also in London. Emmanuelle Dirix is a highly regarded fashion historian, who has an MA in Design History from the University of Brighton as well as an MPhil in Critical and Historical Studies from the Royal College of Art, London. She works as a freelance curator specializing in fashion history and theory, and also lectures at various universities including London College of Fashion, Central Saint Martins, The Royal College of Art and the Antwerp Fashion Academy. She has also contributed to various exhibition catalogues and academic volumes on fashion.