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Famous Movie Wedding Gowns Paper Dolls
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486458007, isbn: 0486458008,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Tom Tierney has done it again with this exquisitely rendered collection of favorite wedding dresses straight from the scenes of cinematic history! The lovely faces of fifteen unforgettable brides are accompanied by the fabulous gowns they wore for their famous motion picture nuptials. Paper doll fans and movie buffs can dress two figures in bridal costumes worn by Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night), Elsa Lanchester (The Bride of Frankenstein), Julia Roberts (Runaway Bride), Meg Ryan

Marriage a la Mode: Three Centuries of Wedding Dress Tradition
By Brand: National Trust
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ean: 9780707803586, isbn: 0707803586,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
This book traces the development of dress from the silver and white brocades of eighteenth-century formal, aristocratic weddings, to the elegant crinoline revivals of the 1960s and '70s. The wearing of a white dress with a veil gradually gained ground during the nineteenth century, and the tradition as we know it seems to have been well established by the 1880s, probably influenced by the marriages of Queen Victoria, her children and grandchildren. Even then, fashionable white weddings were the

Reconstruction Era Fashions: 350 Sewing, Needlework, and Millinery Patterns 1867-1868
By Lavolta Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780963651747, isbn: 0963651749,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Reconstruction Era Fashions contains a comprehensive selection of women's styles from the years immediately following the American Civil War. The 350 patterns and 609 illustrations are drawn from a rare complete bound volume of the first issues of Harper's Bazar, from November 1867 through December 1868. This book provides sewing patterns for day dresses, evening dresses, accessories, outerwear, lingerie, corsets, crinolines, bridal wear, and clothes for riding and bathing. Instructions for

Twinkle Sews: 25 Handmade Fashions from the Runway to Your Wardrobe
By Chia, Wenlan
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mpn: POT-9355, ean: 9780307409355, isbn: 030740935X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Many Twinkle fans were first introduced to Wenlan Chia’s signature fresh, young, whimsical style through her knitting books. But before Wenlan knitted, she sewed. And the pieces in her fashion line, Twinkle by Wenlan, are seen not just on the fashion runways and in the pages of InStyle, Lucky, and Vogue, but in high-end stores with high-end prices such as Barneys and Saks Fifth Avenue. Now, with the easy-to-follow instructions, keen advice, and 25 full-size patterns in Twinkle Sews, you can

Dress Your Best: The Complete Guide to Finding the Style That's Right for Your Body
By imusti
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mpn: 9780307236715, ean: 9780307236715, isbn: 0307236714,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The 8 million fans of TLC’s hottest show, What Not to Wear, know it as the place to go for real-life fashion advice. Now the show’s hosts, Clinton Kelly and Stacy London, offer spot-on fashion wisdom—with an attitude—in this fully illustrated, authoritative, and irreverent fashion guide to dressing your best for every occasion. Clinton and Stacy’s surefire method for boosting appearance rests on their belief that we can all win admiring glances by selecting clothes that play up our

The Wedding Dress: Newly Revised and Updated Collector's Edition
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847841820, isbn: 0847841820,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
The quintessential book on the wedding dress, newly revised and updated in a collector’s edition, is an exciting look at the variety of luxurious wedding dresses, which both celebrates and reveals their beauty, sophistication, and romance. From Jacqueline Kennedy to Grace Kelly, Oleg Cassini’s designs are synonymous with the world’s most glamorous women. The same electrifying elegance resonates with his magnificently crafted bridal gowns. This informative presentation discusses every

The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget
By Sourcebooks Casablanca
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ean: 9781402213458, isbn: 140221345X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
A beautiful and sustainable wedding for the environmentally conscious couple!For an original and actionable guide to creating your dream green wedding, The Green Bride Guide has everything eco-conscious couples need to make their big day a wonderful, and eco-friendly, celebration. Emphasizing elegance and individual taste on every budget, this has the essential environmental tips that cover all aspects of the big day and beyond because...every choice, at every stage of wedding planning, can

Yesterday's Bride: Gowns, Weddings, & Traditions 1850 to 1930 (Yesterday's World) (Volume 1)
By Anthony Jude Cavo
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780996176002, isbn: 0996176004,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Yesterday’s Bride is the ultimate wedding theme book for any bride who is planning a wedding, choosing or designing her gown, selecting flowers with special meanings, writing her own vows, and deciding on which wedding practices, customs, and traditions she may wish to include in her ceremony and reception; this book has it all. The 80 full-page photographs in Yesterday’s Bride will give you a glimpse of bridal gowns from 1858 through the 1930’s. Each photo is accompanied by detailed

Wedding Dress across Cultures (Dress, Body, Culture)
By Helen Bradley Foster
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mpn: 40 b&w illustrations, bibliography, inde, ean: 9781859737422, isbn: 1859737420,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Although the Victorian white wedding dominates western bridal dress and large portions of former colonial empires, marriage rituals vary significantly throughout the world. The Japanese, for instance, combine both traditional ceremonies with receptions utilizing western approaches to dress. In the Andes the bride will personally create a multi-layered dress to showcase her weaving skills. Berber brides in Morocco wear binding clothing that covers their faces, a notable contrast to Canadian

Victorian Wedding Dress in the United States: A History through Paper Dolls
By Texas Tech University Press
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mpn: 12 colour pages, ean: 9780896726611, isbn: 0896726614,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The American obsession with weddings and wedding gowns is evident at least as early as 1850, when the March issue of Godey’s Lady’s Book included a colored plate in its feature on bridal dress. Yet brides who feed the nation’s current obsession to the tune of more than $160 billion annually may be astonished to learn how much things have changed. Fashion illustrator Norma Lu Meehan and costume curator Mei Campbell draw upon collections at the Northern Indiana Center for History and the

Color Your Style: How to Wear Your True Colors
By imusti
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ean: 9780452296831, isbn: 0452296838,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Move over Color Me Beautiful, an Emmy Award-winning costume designer shows women how to find their authentic style archetype. David Zyla has made women look sensational on the runway, television, and Broadway for twenty years. In Color Your Style ,David shows how every woman can unlock her authentic style based on a combination of her personality, her eight true colors, and one of twenty-four color-palette archetypes-from the Wholesome Flirt to the Romantic Poetess to The Maverick. Through

The Grace of Four Moons: Dress, Adornment, and the Art of the Body in Modern India (Material Culture)
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253349118, isbn: 0253349117,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Because clothing, food, and shelter are basic human needs, they provide excellent entries to cultural values and individual aesthetics. Everyone gets dressed every day, but body art has not received the attention it deserves as the most common and universal of material expressions of culture. The Grace of Four Moons aims to document the clothing decisions made by ordinary people in their everyday lives. Based on fieldwork conducted primarily in the city of Banaras, India, Pravina Shukla

Wedding Dress across Cultures (Dress, Body, Culture)
By Brand: Bloomsbury Academic
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mpn: 40 b&w illustrations, bibliography, inde, ean: 9781859737477, isbn: 1859737471,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Although the Victorian white wedding dominates western bridal dress and large portions of former colonial empires, marriage rituals vary significantly throughout the world. The Japanese, for instance, combine both traditional ceremonies with receptions utilizing western approaches to dress. In the Andes the bride will personally create a multi-layered dress to showcase her weaving skills. Berber brides in Morocco wear binding clothing that covers their faces, a notable contrast to Canadian

Bustling For The Wedding Gown: A Guide for The Bride and Her Seamstress
By Brand: BookSurge Publishing
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ean: 9781439262139, isbn: 1439262136,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
This book is packed with sewing illustrations and techniques to provide bustles on the wedding gown trains. Don't be caught with dragging around your wedding gown train on your wedding day! Use one or a combination of these techniques to pull up the train so it doesn't drag on the floor.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Fowler Family Celebrates Statehood and a Wedding: An Illustrated History with Paper Dolls
By Brand: Texas Tech University Press
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ean: 9780896725027, isbn: 0896725022,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
In 1803, Ohio symbolized the American Dream. Though it had just joined the Union, it was sparsely populated and still very much the Western Frontier. Statehood was the most exciting event of many young settlers' lives. Americans young and old caught ''Ohio Fever.''The rich Ohio Country offered everything settlers could hope for—inexpensive, abundant land and countless opportunities to better themselves and provide for families. State law prohibited slavery. Those who stayed longer than the

The Best Friend's Guide to Planning a Wedding: How to Find a Dress, Return the Shoes, Hire a Caterer, Fire the Photographer, Choose a Florist, Book a Still Wind Up Married at the End of It All
By William Morrow Paperbacks
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ean: 9780060393021, isbn: 0060393025,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Everyone knows your wedding day is the most important day of your life. But did you know it could also be the wackiest? Part family reunion, part ceremony, part dinner party, part get-down-and boogie dance party, weddings have a tendency to spin out of control-especially when You start considering all the important questions: Do I invite all of my relatives or just the ones I know? What does a wed'' ding budget look like-and how do I stay on one? Where do I find a Dj who won't play the

Fashions of the Gilded Age, Volume 1: Undergarments, Bodices, Skirts, Overskirts, Polonaises, and Day Dresses 1877-1882
By Brand: Lavolta Press
SKU: #9780963651754
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sku: 9780963651754, mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780963651754, isbn: 0963651757,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Contains 160 authentic sewing patterns and instructions for women's garments. Includes special rulers that enable drafting to custom sizes. Quotes from period fashion magazines and other sources give additional information on construction, materials, and wardrobe planning. For theatrical and reenactment costumers, vintage clothing collectors, brides, and doll artists.Used Book in Good Condition.

It's All About the Dress: Savvy Secrets, Priceless Advice, and Inspiring Stories to Help you Find "The One"
By Grand Central Life & Style
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Every bride wants to feel beautiful and wants to have her dress express the essence of who she is. Now choosing the perfect thing to wear on that special day is easier than ever! Drawing on his experience as fashion director at Kleinfeld Bridal, Randy Fenoli has written a guidebook bursting with insights and inspiration for helping brides-to-be determine what story they want their dress to tell. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE DRESS covers:-Suggestions on flattering cuts, fabrics, and styles for every body

Amanda 1844 Wedding Dress Pattern: Amanda Series Doll Clothing Patterns
By Texas Tech University Press
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ean: 9780896722200, isbn: 0896722201,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Doll enthusiasts can re-create the fashions worn by Amanda, her family, and friends. These authentic, detailed patterns from the three-volume Amanda series are scaled to fit 15-inch and fashion dolls. Patterns may be ordered in sets of three (please specify), $13.50 per set..

You Can Wear It Again: A Celebration of Bridesmaids' Dresses
By Chronicle Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Being a bridesmaid is one of the greatest honors a dear friend can bestow. But actually wearing the dress the bride picks out? That's the true test of friendship. You Can Wear It Again pays loving tribute to fifty years of bridesmaids' dresses, as featured in real-life weddings. The product of both fashion trends and the bride's whims, bridesmaids' dresses may take the form of medieval costume, complete with wimple; slip dresses with real feathered wings to transform maids into true angels; or

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