Beautifully designed gift book on one of the most fashionable decades in history guaranteed to interest fans of design, fashion and aesthetics; Carries the authority of the Design Museum bringing serious design knowledge to the general reader; Making fashion, print and textile design accessible to anyone; Great value prices make them an entry-level resource to the subject; Fully illustrated, f
Building on the international success of the Design Museum Fifty series, including Fifty Shoes that Changed the World, Fifty Bags that Changed the World and Fifty Hats that Changed the World, this new title - curated in the series by fashion guru Paula Reed - takes a look at key pieces in fashion history from the 1960s. From the Courreges 'Moon Girls' to Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell's 'romantic peasants', this book captures the influential looks of the decade. With more and more people buying vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes of contemporary items, this authoritative and inspiring book will prove an invaluable sources of reference.
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.