Books
Jonathan Walford

1950s American Fashion

Nina Kononovahas quoted3 years ago
The media made light of the movement in 1957 by coining the term “​​​​​​​Beatnik,”​​​​​​​ adding the Russian suffix from Sputnik to Beat. Sprouting from a group of New York writers in the late 1940s, the Beat generation swelled into an international movement that embraced atonal jazz, black coffee, free love, existentialism, scruffy beards, dark glasses, berets, and sandals.
b0488342159has quoted4 years ago
The film industry also needed designers who could anticipate where fashion was headed in order to avoid outmoded looks in films when they were released a year after production.
b0488342159has quoted4 years ago
designers, equating the two as equally important
b0488342159has quoted4 years ago
The first awards, in 1938, were given to American and European designers, equating the two as equally important for the American market
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