Vintage Details

A Fashion Sourcebook



ISBN: 9781780677422 Category:

Jeffrey Mayer, Basia Szkutnicka


Vintage Details is a stunning collection of more than 600 beautifully photographed details from previously unseen 20th-century vintage clothing.

The images are arranged by detail: necklines; collars; sleeves; cuffs; pockets; fastenings and buttonholes; hems, darts, stitching and fitting devices; pleats, frills and flounces; embellishment; surface texture and print. Inner construction shots will also be included, along with images of the full garments providing context for the details shown.

Easy to navigate and packed full of inspirational images, this book will become an indispensable reference to vintage detailing for fashion design students and professionals.

Additional information

Weight 1974 g
Dimensions 21.6 x 25.1 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 March 2016
Number of pages 400
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Stephen Sartori
Dimensions 21.6 x 25.1 cm
Weight 1974 g

Jeffrey Mayer is curator of the Sue Ann Genet Costume Collection and Associate Professor of Fashion, Fashion History and Textiles at Syracuse University, New York.

Basia Szkutnicka works as a creativity consultant, fashion lecturer and educator. She has lectured at universities worldwide and is an avid vintage collector.