This lavish volume invites the reader into the glamorous fashions of the 1920s, scaling the heights of Jazz Age fashion with chapters on sequined dresses, cocktail wear, bridge coats, opera coats, evening jackets, and house coats. With sumptuous still-life photographs of rare and precious beaded dresses, feathered capes, and silky kimonos, highlighting the craftsmanship and ornamentation of each piece, this is a must-have book for collectors, connoisseurs, and those who believe in evening style.
Written by Virginia Bates and Daisy Bates, foreword by Suzy Menkes, introduction by John Galliano. Published by Rizzoli in 2013. Hardcover, measures 12.7 x 9.6 x 1.3 inches, 288 pages. ISBN 9780847841875