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About the author:
Gina Holdar is a researcher, collector and wearer of vintage clothing. With a Ph.D. in sociology, Gina enjoys the process of research and writing that goes into promoting classic American vintage clothing.
Originally from the State of Georgia, Gina has amassed a researched collection of vintage clothing from her native U.S., as well as folk costumes & textiles from Eurasia, during her many years of travelling and living abroad. She has returned to her American roots and takes great pride in sharing her native land's amazing contribution to the way we look globally.
Gina lives in Sweden where she and her husband Sven have established AMERICANA, a wholesale and retail concept business which offers the most authentic fashion and decor elements of vintage American life.
A - Z of Classic American Clothing
A-Z of Classic American Clothing investigates American clothes and brands along with the cultural ancestry and heritage of iconic American attire and shares this information to entertain, educate and inspire what we wear.
Readers will find the brief histories, facts, heritage, provenance and anecdotes about American clothing and brands contained in this book to be of interest as they learn more about the construction, style and social context of items which have origins dating back decades, even centuries.
This book is also intended to be informative for those wishing to learn more about the pedigree of everyday elements that make up their persona and lifestyle.
What People Are Saying About The Book...
"This book should probably be a must, not only for anyone interested in American culture, but also interested in both vintage and modern clothing, because so much of it has its origin in the USA." - Ina of "Good Rockin' Baby" Blog
"From now on your A-Z will be my primary source of information of American classics! God save American vintage and its great ambassador!" - Miina Karske of Gloria Magazine, Finland
- Publication Date:
- 1453732195 / 9781453732199
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 7" x 10"
- Full Color
- Related Categories:
- Crafts & Hobbies / Fashion