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1950s American Fashion by Jonathan Walford

By Jonathan Walford

The Fifties used to be the 1st decade while American type grew to become really American. the USA had consistently depended on Europe for its variety leads, yet in the course of global battle II, while necessity turned the mummy of invention, the rustic needed to locate its personal manner. American designers seemed to what American ladies wanted and located new inspirations for American style layout. sports clothing turned a power, yet no longer on the fee of beauty. effortless put on fabrics have been borrowed for generating extra formal outfits, and flexible separates and adaptable gown and jacket matches grew to become hallmarks of yankee kind. This booklet follows the yank style undefined, from New York's seventh road to the seashores of California looking for the garments that designed Fifties American model.

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Botte de cavalier Talon ferré pied de biche Perse, XVIIe siècle Musée international de la Chaussure, Romans 42 43 Elle est adoptée par le royaume d’Akkad. Puis, elle se répand en Asie Mineure où les Hittites en font un élément de leur costume national. -C. Les Phéniciens, grands navigateurs, contribuent à la diffusion de ce soulier pointu à Chypre, à Mycènes et en Crête. Soulier ayant appartenu à Henri II de Montmorency Cuir orné d’une fleur de lys sur l’empeigne, initiales du duc sur le rabat, France, XVIIe siècle Musée international de la Chaussure, Romans (dépôt du Musée national du Moyen Âge, Thermes de Cluny, Paris) 44 45 Il est représenté sur les fresques des palais crétois.

Souliers de femme Damas brodé de fils d’or et d’argent France, époque Louis XIV, XVIIe siècle Musée international de la Chaussure, Romans (dépôt du Musée national du Moyen Âge, Thermes de Cluny, Paris) 40 41 En 1938, une mission archéologique découvre en Syrie, dans un temple de la ville de Tell Brak, un soulier en argile à bout relevé. -C. La forme à bout relevé, apportée par des conquérants montagnards, se justifie par le relief du sol. Botte de cavalier Talon ferré pied de biche Perse, XVIIe siècle Musée international de la Chaussure, Romans 42 43 Elle est adoptée par le royaume d’Akkad.

Elle a été utilisée, du haut en bas de l’échelle sociale, par tous les individus du groupe considéré et, de groupe en groupe, par le monde entier. Souliers de femme Peau bleue avec des ornements brodés d’argent Italie, XVIIe siècle Musée international de la Chaussure, Romans (dépôt du Musée national du Moyen Âge, Thermes de Cluny, Paris) 36 37 Ainsi, si nous ne disposons d’aucune preuve concrète, il semble que l’homme a toujours, d’instinct, protégé ses pieds pour se déplacer. Ces chaussures, à l’état d’ébauche, n’ont alors sans doute qu’une fonction utilitaire Le choix de la matière était largement déterminé par la capacité des matériaux utilisés à protéger les pieds contre la rudesse des conditions.

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