Some time back we flagged up the Mad Men dress course run by Lisa Comfort. Since then, she has produced a first book of crafting ideas, with Sew Over It Vintage also on the racks soon.
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There are some great book reissues for kids around right now. Last week we featured the midcentury children's books by Dahlov Ipcar from Flying Eye Books and this week we have spotted the reissue of a 1960s gem, Puff by William Wondriska.
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With that wartime look still a popular one (and having been for a couple of years now), it makes to produce a book all about it. That book is Fashion on the Ration: Style in the Second World War by Julie Summers.
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Here's a great alternative take on 1950s design:
The Art of Classic Comics contains ' 100 Postcards from the Fabulous Fifties'.
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These children's books by
Dahlov Ipcar don't just look midcentury - they are midcentury. They're back to brighten our bookshelves thanks to being reissued by Flying Eye Books.
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Disco, Glam Rock, Punk: the 1970s featured a wide array of fashion. This new book,
Fashion in the 70s, celebrates the style of the decade and proves its far from being 'the decade the taste forgot'.
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