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One Hundred Years of Menswear

3 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Cally Blackman

A rich, comprehensive collection of images covering the revolution in menswear over the last 100 years with text by fashion historian Cally Blackman.    Rare photography and illustrations reveal the elegant tailoring of Savile Row … see full wiki

Author: Cally Blackman
Publisher: Laurence King Publishers
3 reviews about One Hundred Years of Menswear
review by . January 03, 2010
As I was reading this remarkable book, I felt at times like a kid reading an illustrated storybook. Every page seemed to bring some new wonder or intriguing development. Unfortunately, that sensation sort of faded toward the end of the book, when the emphasis shifted from what you might call both celebrity and popular style to the antics of professional fashion designers. That part wasn't nearly as interesting to me. But that's hardly author Cally Blackman's fault. She has done an astonishing amount …
review by . November 05, 2009
I thought the book was a great pictorial history of men's fashion. It would be a great gift for any fashion-loving friend. While the book seems comprehensive, it isn't all-inclusive. I agree with another reviewer; the material on the current and more recent trends isn't as good as the historical info. Perhaps this is because we can obviously remember and see the recent and current trends for ourselves, so we know what we're missing.    I'm not in the fashion industry, so I can't …
review by . October 22, 2009
Blackman, Cally. "One Hundred Years of Menswear", Lawrence King Publishers, 2009.    Beautifully Done    Amos Lassen      I just finished looking through my copy of Cally Blackman's "One Hundred Years of Menswear" and I found it to be a beautiful book. The photography is excellent, the nostalgia is great and the text is extremely readable. It is great fun looking at how we have changed dress-wise over the last century. The book …
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