Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe

Editor: Blanco, Jose F.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $415.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $622.50
ISBN: 978-1-61069-309-7
Category: Arts & Leisure - Fashion
Image Count: 236
Book Status: Available
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This work delves into what people wore in various periods in America's past and why--from hand-crafted family garments in the 1600s to the sophisticated textile designs of the 21st century.

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  • Guide to Entries by Time Periods, Volume 1
  • Preface
  • VOLUME ONE: PRE-COLONIAL TIMES THROUGH THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
  • Chronology, 1585–1785
  • Historical Overview, 1600–1785
  • A
  • Accessories, 1715–1785
  • African American Clothing, 1715–1785
  • American Revolution Impact on Clothing, 1715–1785
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1715–1785
  • Aprons, 1715–1785
  • Archaeological Evidence, 1715–1785
  • B
  • Banyan Dressing Gown, 1600–1714
  • Banyan Dressing Gown, 1715–1785
  • Bodice, 1600–1714
  • Breeches and Hose, 1600–1714
  • Breeches and Hose, 1715–1785
  • Brunswick Jacket, 1715–1785
  • Buckles, 1715–1785
  • Buff Coats, 1600–1714
  • Bum Roll, 1715–1785
  • Busks, 1715–1785
  • C
  • Caraco Jacket, 1715–1785
  • Caribbean Trade, 1715–1785
  • Cavaliers, 1600–1714
  • Chemise Gown, 1715–1785
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1715–1785
  • Chinese Silks, 1715–1785
  • Christening and Infant Apparel, 1600–1714
  • Christening Clothing, 1715–1785
  • Closed Robe, 1715–1785
  • Clothing Care, 1600–1785
  • Coats and Frocks, 1715–1785
  • Colonies, Chesapeake, 1600–1714
  • Colonies, Middle, 1600–1714
  • Colonies, New England, 1600–1714
  • Colonies, the South and the Low Country, 1600–1714
  • D
  • Doublets, 1600–1714
  • E
  • Embroidered Clothing and Needlework, 1600–1714
  • Embroidered Clothing and Needlework, 1715–1785
  • English Civil War and the Commonwealth, 1600–1714
  • English Silks, 1715–1785
  • European Settlement Influences, 1600–1714
  • F
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1600–1714
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1715–1785
  • Fans, 1600–1714
  • Fans, 1715–1785
  • Farthingale Hoop, 1600–1714
  • Fashion Doll, 1715–1785
  • Fashion Illustration, 1600–1714
  • Fashion Illustration, 1715–1785
  • Footwear, 1600–1714
  • Footwear, Men's, 1715–1785
  • Footwear, Women's, 1715–1785
  • Footwear from Great Britain, 1715–1785
  • Footwear Industry in Early America, 1715–1785
  • French Silks, 1715–1785
  • G
  • Garters, Men's and Women's, 1600–1785
  • Global Trade, 1600–1714
  • Global Trade, 1715–1785
  • Gloves and Mittens, 1600–1714
  • Gloves and Mittens, 1715–1785
  • H
  • Hairstyles, 1600–1714
  • Hairstyles, 1715–1785
  • Handkerchiefs, 1715–1785
  • Head Wear, Men's, 1600–1714
  • Head Wear, Women's, 1600–1714
  • Head Wear, Men's and Women's, 1715–1785
  • Health and Hygiene, 1715–1785
  • Household Inventories, 1600–1714
  • Household Inventories, 1715–1785
  • I
  • Indian Chintz, 1715–1785
  • J
  • Jackets, Women's, 1600–1714
  • Jerkin, 1600–1714
  • L
  • Lace, 1715–1785
  • M
  • Makeup and Beauty, 1600–1714
  • Makeup and Beauty, 1715–1785
  • Mantua Dress, 1600–1714
  • Mantua Maker, 1715–1785
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1600–1714
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1715–1785
  • Millinery Trade, 1715–1785
  • N
  • Native American Body Decoration, 1715–1785
  • Native American Clothing, 1715–1785
  • Native Americans, 1600–1714
  • Neckerchiefs, 1715–1785
  • Neckwear, Men's, 1600–1714
  • Neckwear, Men's, 1715–1785
  • Newspaper Advertisements, 1715–1785
  • Nightcaps, Men's Embroidered, 1600–1714
  • Nightcaps, Men's Embroidered, 1715–1785
  • O
  • Outerwear, 1600–1714
  • Outerwear, 1715–1785
  • P
  • Parasols and Umbrellas, 1715–1785
  • Passementerie and Trimming, 1715–1785
  • Pet en L'air, 1715–1785
  • Petticoat, 1715–1785
  • Petticoat Hoops and Side Hoops, 1715–1785
  • Pilgrims and Puritans, 1600–1714
  • Pockets, Women's, 1715–1785
  • Printed Textiles, 1715–1785
  • Purses, Bags, and Wallets, 1600–1714
  • Purses, Bags, and Wallets, 1715–1785
  • Q
  • Quilted Garments, 1715–1785
  • R
  • Restoration of the English Monarchy, 1600–1714
  • Riding Clothing, 1715–1785
  • Robe à la Française
  • Robe à l'Anglaise
  • Robe à la Polonaise
  • Robe Volante
  • S
  • Secondhand Clothes Trade, 1715–1785
  • Sericulture, 1715–1785
  • Shifts and Nightshifts, 1715–1785
  • Shirts, 1715–1785
  • Shirts and Nightshirts, 1600–1714
  • Silk Trade, 1715–1785
  • Slashing, Panes, Pinking, and Stamping, 1600–1714
  • Slaves and Servants, Runaway Notices for, 1715–1785
  • Sleeve Ruffles, 1715–1785
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1600–1714
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1715–1785
  • Spangles, 1600–1714
  • Stays, 1600–1714
  • Stays, 1715–1785
  • Stockings, 1600–1785
  • Stomacher, 1600–1714
  • Stomacher, 1715–1785
  • Suits, Men's, 1600–1714
  • Suits, Men's, 1715–1785
  • T
  • Tailors, 1600–1714
  • Tailors, 1715–1785
  • U
  • Underwear, 1715–1785
  • W
  • Waistcoats, 1600–1714
  • Waistcoats, 1715–1785
  • Wedding Dress, 1715–1785
  • Wigs, 1715–1785
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1600–1714
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1715–1785
  • Work Apparel, 1715–1785
  • Wrapping Gown, 1715–1785
  • Z
  • Zone Gown, 1715–1785
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • VOLUME TWO: THE FEDERAL ERA THROUGH THE 19TH CENTURY
  • Guide to Entries by Time Periods, Volume 2
  • Chronology, 1776–1899
  • Historical Overview, 1776–1819
  • Historical Overview, Antebellum Period, 1820–1859
  • Historical Overview, Civil War and Postbellum Period, 1860–1899
  • A
  • Accessories, 1776–1819
  • Accessories, 1820–1859
  • Accessories, 1860–1899
  • Adams, Abigail (1744–1818)
  • Aesthetic Dress Movement, 1860–1899
  • African American Clothing, 1776–1819
  • African American Clothing, 1820–1859
  • African American Clothing, 1860–1899
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1776–1819
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1820–1859
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1860–1899
  • Art Nouveau
  • Asian Influence
  • B
  • Ball Gowns, 1820–1859
  • Ball Gowns, 1860–1899
  • Banyan
  • Bathing and Swimming Costumes
  • Bicycle Dress
  • Birds and Feathers Used in Millinery
  • Bloomer, Amelia (1818–1894)
  • Blouse and Shirtwaist
  • Brassieres and Bust Improvers
  • Burnside, Ambrose (1824–1881)
  • Bustle
  • Butterick, Ebenezer (1826–1903)
  • C
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1776–1819
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1820–1859
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1860–1899
  • China Shawls, 1820–1859
  • Civil War Impact on Fashion
  • Civil War Uniforms
  • Classical Influence, 1776–1819
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Clothing Maintenance
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1776–1819
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1820–1859
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1860–1899
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1860–1899
  • Color in Clothing, 1776–1819
  • Color in Clothing, 1820–1859
  • Color in Clothing, 1860–1899
  • Corset, 1820–1859
  • Corset, 1860–1899
  • Cosmetics, 1776–1819
  • Cosmetics, 1860–1899
  • Cowboy Dress, 1860–1899
  • Crinolines, 1860–1899
  • D
  • Daguerreotypes, 1820–1859
  • Dance Fashions, 1820–1859
  • Dance Fashions, 1860–1899
  • Dandies, 1776–1819
  • Décolletage, 1820–1859
  • Décolletage, 1860–1899
  • Demorest's Monthly Magazine
  • Department Stores, 1860–1899
  • Directory Dress and Fashion
  • Dolman Coat
  • Dress Codes, 1776–1819
  • Dressmakers, Tailors, and Clothing Renovators, 1860–1899
  • Dress Reform
  • Dyestuffs, 1776–1819
  • E
  • Egyptian-Inspired Clothing
  • Empire Dress and Fashion
  • Eugénie, Empress (1826–1920)
  • Evening Dress
  • F
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1776–1819
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1820–1859
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1860–1899
  • Fans, 1820–1859
  • Fashion Doll, 1776–1819
  • Fashion Extremists, 1776–1819
  • Footwear, 1776–1819
  • Footwear, 1820–1859
  • Footwear, 1860–1899
  • Formal Wear
  • Forty-Niners Dress
  • French Influence on American Fashion
  • Frontier Fashion
  • G
  • Gibson, Charles Dana (1867–1944), and the Gibson Girl
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1776–1819
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1820–1859
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1860–1899
  • Godey's Lady's Book and Peterson's Magazine
  • Grooming, 1776–1819
  • Grooming, 1820–1859
  • Grooming, 1860–1899
  • Gym Suit, 1860–1899
  • H
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1776–1819
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1820–1859
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1860–1899
  • Harper's Bazar, The Delineator, and Vogue
  • Harris Tweed
  • Haute Couture in America, 1860–1899
  • Historical Revival in Dress, 1820–1859
  • Holoku
  • Hourglass Figure
  • Howe, Elias (1819–1867)
  • Hunting Shirt
  • J
  • Jewelry, 1776–1819
  • Jewelry, 1820–1859
  • Jewelry, 1860–1899
  • K
  • Keckley, Elizabeth (1818–1907)
  • L
  • Lace, 1820–1859
  • Lace, 1860–1899
  • Liberty and Company
  • Livery
  • M
  • Macy's Department Store
  • Mail-Order Catalogs
  • Marshall Field & Co.
  • Maternity Apparel, 1776–1819
  • Maternity Apparel, 1820–1859
  • Maternity Apparel, 1860–1899
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1776–1819
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1820–1859
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1860–1899
  • Mercerization
  • Mermaid Dress
  • Military Influence on Fashion, 1860–1899
  • Moccasin, 1820–1859
  • Mother Hubbard Dress
  • Mourning Dress, 1820–1859
  • Mourning Dress, 1860–1899
  • N
  • Native American Clothing, 1776–1819
  • Native American Clothing, 1820–1859
  • Native American Clothing, 1860–1899
  • Neckwear, 1776–1819
  • Neckwear, 1820–1859
  • Neckwear, 1860–1899
  • O
  • Outerwear, 1776–1819
  • Outerwear, 1820–1859
  • Outerwear, 1860–1899
  • Overalls, 1860–1899
  • P
  • Pantaloons and Trousers, 1820–1859
  • Piña Cloth, 1776–1819
  • Princess Dress
  • Q
  • Quaker Dress
  • Quilted Garments and Petticoats
  • R
  • Rainwear, 1860–1899
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson (1772–1836)
  • Ready-to-Wear Clothing, 1820–1859
  • Ready-to-Wear Clothing, 1860–1899
  • Riding Habits, 1820–1859
  • Romanticism
  • S
  • Sack Suit, 1860–1899
  • Savile Row
  • Sears, Roebuck and Company
  • Sewing Machine
  • Shaker Dress
  • Shawls
  • Shirts, 1860–1899
  • Short Gown
  • Silhouette, 1776–1819
  • Silhouette, 1820–1859
  • Silhouette, 1860–1899
  • Slater, Samuel (1768–1835)
  • Sleepwear and Pajamas
  • Smoking Caps
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1776–1819
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1820–1859
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1860–1899
  • Southern Blockade and Impact on Fashion
  • Sports and Recreational Dress, 1820–1859
  • Sports and Recreational Dress, 1860–1899
  • Stetson Hat
  • Strauss, Levi (1829–1902)
  • Summer Dress
  • Sweaters
  • Synthetic Dyes
  • T
  • Tailor-Made Suit
  • Tea Gowns, 1860–1899
  • Turban and Tignon
  • Turkish Trousers
  • Tuxedo, 1860–1899
  • U
  • Underwaistcoat
  • Underwear, 1776–1819
  • Underwear, 1820–1859
  • Underwear, 1860–1899
  • V
  • Victoria, Queen (1819–1901)
  • W
  • Walker, Mary (1832–1919)
  • Wedding Dress, 1776–1819
  • Wedding Dress, 1820–1859
  • Wedding Dress, 1860–1899
  • Whitney, Eli (1765–1825)
  • Wigs, 1776–1819
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1776–1819
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1820–1859
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1860–1899
  • Work Apparel, 1776–1819
  • Work Apparel, 1820–1859
  • Work Apparel, 1860–1899
  • Worth, Charles Frederick (1825–1895)
  • Z
  • Zouave
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • VOLUME THREE: THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY THROUGH WORLD WAR II
  • Guide to Entries by Time Periods, Volume 3
  • Chronology, 1900–1945
  • Historical Overview, 1900–1945
  • A
  • Adrian, Gilbert (1903–1959)
  • Aesthetic Dress Movement, 1900–1919
  • African Americans, Asian Americans, and Other Ethnic Groups, 1900–1919
  • African Americans, Asian Americans, and Other Ethnic Groups, 1920–1939
  • African Americans, Asian Americans, and Other Ethnic Groups, 1940–1945
  • American Fashion Design, 1900–1919
  • American Fashion Design, 1920–1939
  • American Fashion Design, 1940–1945
  • American Fashion Shows, 1940–1945
  • American Sportswear, 1900–1919
  • American Sportswear, 1920–1939
  • American Sportswear, 1940–1945
  • American Uniforms for World War I
  • American Uniforms for World War II
  • Androgyny, 1920–1939
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1900–1919
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1920–1939
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1940–1945
  • Arden, Elizabeth (1884–1966)
  • Arrow Collars
  • Art Deco
  • Arts and Crafts Movement
  • Ascots
  • B
  • Baker, Josephine (1906–1975)
  • Balenciaga, Cristóbal (1895–1972)
  • Bias Cut
  • Brassiere
  • Brodovitch, Alexey (1898–1971)
  • Brooks Brothers
  • C
  • California Designers and Manufacturers
  • Callot Soeurs
  • Carnegie, Hattie (1880–1956)
  • Cashin, Bonnie (1907–2000)
  • Chanel, Coco (1883–1971), 1900–1919 Period
  • Chanel, Coco (1883–1971), 1920–1939 Period
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1940–1945
  • Christy Girl, 1900–1919
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1900–1919
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1920–1939
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1940–1945
  • Cocktail Dresses, 1920–1939
  • Cocktail Dresses, 1940–1945
  • Cole of California
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1900–1919
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1920–1939
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1940–1945
  • Commissionaires
  • Copyright of Fashion Design
  • Corset, 1900–1919
  • Cosmetics, 1900–1919
  • Cosmetics, 1920–1939
  • Cosmetics, 1940–1945
  • Cosmetic Surgery, 1920–1939
  • Cubism
  • D
  • Daché, Lilly (1893–1989)
  • Dahl-Wolfe, Louise (1895–1989)
  • Dance and Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Dance and Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Dandies, 1900–1910
  • Department Stores, 1900–1919
  • Department Stores, 1920–1939
  • Department Stores, 1940–1945
  • Dinner Suit and Dress Suit, 1940–1945
  • Duncan, Isadora (1877–1927)
  • E
  • Earhart, Amelia (1897–1937), and Aviation Fashion
  • Egyptian Influence
  • Eroticism
  • F
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1900–1919
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1920–1939
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1940–1945
  • Factor, Max (1872–1938)
  • Fads
  • Fashion and Museums, 1900–1919
  • Fashion and Museums, 1920–1939
  • Fashion and Museums, 1940–1945
  • The Fashion Group
  • Fashion Magazines, 1900–1919
  • Fashion Magazines, 1920–1939
  • Fashion Magazines, 1940–1945
  • Fashion Photography and Illustration, 1900–1919
  • Fashion Photography and Illustration, 1920–1939
  • Fashion Photography and Illustration, 1940–1945
  • Ferragamo, Salvatore (1898–1960)
  • Flapper
  • Footwear, 1900–1919
  • Footwear, 1920–1939
  • Footwear, 1940–1945
  • Fortuny, Mariano (1871–1949)
  • G
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1900–1919
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1920–1939
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1940–1945
  • Gloves, 1900–1919
  • Gloves, 1920–1939
  • Gloves, 1940–1945
  • Great Depression
  • H
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1900–1919
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1920–1939
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1940–1945
  • Haute Couture in America, 1900–1919
  • Haute Couture in America, 1920–1939
  • Haute Couture in America, 1940–1945
  • Hawes, Elizabeth (1903–1971)
  • Hemlines, 1920–1939
  • Historical Revival in Dress, 1900–1919
  • Historical Revival in Dress, 1920–1939
  • Historical Revival in Dress, 1940–1945
  • Hobble Skirt
  • Hollywood Influence on Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Hollywood Influence on Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Hollywood Influence on Fashion, 1940–1945
  • Home Economics Movement and Education
  • Home Sewing, 1900–1919
  • Home Sewing, 1940–1945
  • Housedress, 1940–1945
  • Hoyningen-Huene, George (1900–1968)
  • I
  • Internment Camps
  • It Girl
  • J
  • James, Charles (1906–1978), 1920–1939 Period
  • Japonism
  • Jazz Age/Roaring Twenties
  • Jewelry, 1900–1919
  • Jewelry, 1920–1939
  • Jewelry, 1940–1945
  • K
  • Khaki
  • Kinetic Dress
  • L
  • Leser, Tina (1910–1986)
  • Letty Lynton
  • Little Black Dress
  • Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon (1863–1935)
  • M
  • Mainbocher (1890–1976), 1920–1939 Period
  • “Make Do and Mend”
  • Maternity Apparel, 1900–1919
  • Maternity Apparel, 1920–1939
  • Maternity Apparel, 1940–1945
  • Maybelline
  • McCardell, Claire (1905–1958), 1940–1945 Period
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1940–1945
  • Military Influence on Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Military Influence on Fashion, 1941–1945
  • Miss America
  • Mother-Daughter Dresses
  • Motoring Apparel
  • Mourning Dress, 1900–1919
  • Mourning Dress, 1920–1939
  • Mourning Dress, 1940–1945
  • Mr. John (ca. 1902–1993)
  • N
  • National Standard Dress
  • Native American Influence
  • Neckwear, 1900–1919
  • Neckwear, 1920–1939
  • Neckwear, 1940–1945
  • Norell, Norman (1900–1972), 1940–1945 Period
  • O
  • Outerwear, 1900–1919
  • Outerwear, 1920–1939
  • Outerwear, 1940–1945
  • P
  • Padded Shoulders
  • Paquin, Jeanne (1869–1936)
  • Paris Exposition and America, 1900
  • Patriotism
  • Penn, Irving (1917–2009)
  • Picture Hat
  • Pinups and Sweater Girls
  • Poiret, Paul (1879–1944)
  • Potter, Clare (1903–1999)
  • R
  • Rationing and the Utility Look
  • Ray, Man (1890–1976)
  • Reid, Rose Marie (1906–1978)
  • Robe de Style
  • Rogers, Millicent (1902–1953)
  • Rubenstein, Helena (1870–1965)
  • Russian Revolution Impact on Fashion
  • S
  • Sack Suit, 1900–1919
  • Schiaparelli, Elsa (1890–1973)
  • S-Curve
  • Shaver, Dorothy (1893–1959)
  • Showgirls
  • Simpson, Wallis (1896–1986), and Edward, Prince of Wales (1894–1972)
  • Siren Suit
  • Sleepwear, 1900–1919
  • Sleepwear, 1920–1939
  • Sleepwear, 1940–1945
  • Smoking Jackets
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1900–1919
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1920–1939
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1940–1945
  • Stockings, 1900–1919
  • Stockings, 1920–1939
  • Stockings, 1940–1945
  • Suburban America, 1900–1919
  • Suburban America, 1920–1939
  • Surrealism
  • Synthetic Fibers
  • T
  • Tango
  • Tea Gowns, 1900–1919
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1940–1945
  • Teenagers
  • Théâtre de la Mode
  • Trench Coat
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
  • Trousers, Women's, 1920–1939
  • Turner, Jessie Franklin (1881–1956)
  • Tuxedo, 1920–1939
  • U
  • Underwear, 1900–1919
  • Underwear, 1920–1939
  • Underwear, 1940–1945
  • V
  • Valentina (1904–1989)
  • Victor, Sally (1905–1977)
  • W
  • Walker, Madame C. J. (1867–1919)
  • Wedding Dress, 1900–1919
  • Wedding Dress, 1920–1939
  • Wedding Dress, 1940–1945
  • Western Wear
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1900–1919
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1920–1939
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1940–1945
  • Women's Rights Movement
  • Work Apparel, 1900–1919
  • Work Apparel, 1920–1939
  • Work Apparel, 1940–1945
  • Worth, House of
  • Wristwatch
  • Z
  • Zoot Suit
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • VOLUME FOUR: THE POSTWAR PERIOD INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
  • Guide to Entries by Time Periods, Volume 4
  • Chronology, 1946–2014
  • Historical Overview, 1946–Present
  • A
  • Airline Uniforms, 1946–1960
  • Aloha Shirt
  • American Fashion Design, 1946–1960
  • American Fashion Design, 1961–1979
  • American Fashion Design, 1980–Present
  • American Sportswear, 1946–1960
  • American Supermodels
  • Annie Hall
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1946–1960
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1961–1979
  • Apparel Production and Construction, 1980–Present
  • Avedon, Richard (1923–2004)
  • B
  • Baby Doll Dresses
  • Beatniks
  • Beehive Hairdo
  • Beene, Geoffrey (1927–2004)
  • Bell-Bottoms
  • Bikini
  • Black Leather Jacket
  • Black Panther Party
  • Black Pride
  • Blass, Bill (1922–2002)
  • Bobby-Soxers
  • Body Modification
  • Boho Chic
  • Branding
  • Break Dancing
  • British Fashion in the United States, 1966–1972
  • Bullet Bra
  • Burrows, Stephen (1943–)
  • C
  • Capri Pants
  • Carter, Jimmy (1924–), and Rosalynn Carter (1927–)
  • Cassini, Oleg (1913–2006)
  • Celebrity Culture and Fashion
  • Charlie's Angels
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1946–1960
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1961–1979
  • Children's Dress and Fashion, 1980–Present
  • Classic Rock
  • Clothing and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1946–1960
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1961–1979
  • Clothing Merchandising and Promotion, 1980–Present
  • Cocktail Dresses, 1946–1960
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1946–1979
  • Collegiate Apparel, 1980–Present
  • Computer's Impact on the Fashion and Retail Industry
  • The Cosby Show
  • Cosmetics, 1946–1960
  • Cosmetics, 1961–1979
  • Cosmetics, 1980–Present
  • Cosmetic Surgery, 1980–2012
  • Coty Awards
  • Council of Fashion Designers of America
  • D
  • Daisy Dukes
  • Dallas and Dynasty Fashion
  • Denim, Premium
  • Disco
  • E
  • Ellis, Perry (1940–1986)
  • English Drape
  • Environmental Concerns for the U.S. Fashion Industry
  • Environmentalists’ Influence on Fashion Design
  • F
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1946–1960
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1961–1979
  • Fabrics and Materials, 1980–Present
  • Feminism and Fashion
  • Fitness Apparel, 1970s–1980s
  • Flashdance
  • Footwear, 1946–1960
  • Footwear, 1961–1979
  • Footwear, 1980–Present
  • Ford, Tom (1961–)
  • G
  • Galanos, James (1924–)
  • Garage Music
  • Gay Fashion
  • Gernreich, Rudi (1922–1985)
  • Glam Rock
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1946–1960
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1961–1979
  • Global Dress Influence in America, 1980–Present
  • Goth Fashion
  • Granny Dresses
  • Gray Flannel Suit
  • Greasers
  • Grunge
  • Guayabera, 1940–Present
  • H
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1946–1960
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1961–1979
  • Hairstyles and Head Wear, 1980–Present
  • Halston (1932–1990)
  • Haute Couture in America, 1946–1960
  • Haute Couture in America, 1961–1979
  • Haute Couture in America, 1980–Present
  • Hawaiian Textiles
  • Hepburn, Audrey (1929–1993)
  • High-Tech Apparel, Electronic Textiles, and Smart Textiles
  • Hilfiger, Tommy (1951–)
  • Hip-Hop Fashion
  • Hippies
  • Hipsters
  • Hollywood Fashion
  • Hot Pants
  • Housewives
  • I
  • Ivy League Look
  • J
  • James, Charles (1906–1978), 1946–1960 Period
  • Jeans and Designer Jeans
  • Jewelry, 1946–1960
  • Jewelry, 1961–1979
  • Jewelry, 1980–2013
  • Johnson, Betsey (1942–)
  • K
  • Kamali, Norma (1945–)
  • Karan, Donna (1948–)
  • Kennedy, Jacqueline (1929–1994), and John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)
  • Klein, Calvin (1942–)
  • Kors, Michael (1959–)
  • L
  • Latin Invasion
  • Lauren, Ralph (1939–)
  • Leisure Suit
  • M
  • Mackie, Bob (1940–)
  • Madonna (1958–)
  • Mainbocher (1890–1976), 1945–1960 Period
  • Maternity Apparel
  • Maternity Apparel, 1946–1960
  • Maternity Apparel, 1961–1979
  • Maternity Apparel, 1980–Present
  • Maxiskirt, 1961–1979
  • McCardell, Claire (1905–1958), 1946–1960 Period
  • McFadden, Mary (1938–)
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1946–1960
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1961–1979
  • Men's Dress and Fashion, 1980–Present
  • Merry Widow Underwear
  • Miami Vice
  • Minimalism in Fashion
  • Miniskirt, 1961–1979
  • Mizrahi, Isaac (1961–)
  • Monroe, Marilyn (1926–1962)
  • Motown
  • Mourning Dress, 1946–1960
  • Mourning Dress, 1961–1979
  • Mourning Dress, 1980–Present
  • Mullet
  • Museum Fashion Exhibits, 1980–Present
  • Music and Fashion
  • Musicians as Fashion Figures
  • Muumuu
  • N
  • “New Look” in the United States
  • Norell, Norman (1900–1972), 1946–1972 Period
  • Nylon Stockings
  • O
  • Obama, Michelle (1964–)
  • Op Art
  • Outerwear, 1946–1960
  • Outerwear, 1961–1979
  • Outerwear, 1980–Present
  • P
  • Panty Hose
  • Paper Clothes
  • Patchwork
  • Peacock Revolution
  • Peasant-Inspired Looks, 1961–1979
  • Polyester and Spandex, 1946–1960
  • Poodle Skirts
  • Pop Art in Fashion
  • Postmodernism and Fashion
  • Power Dressing
  • Presley, Elvis (1935–1977)
  • Psychedelic Fashion
  • Punk
  • R
  • Rastafarianism
  • Ravers
  • Reagan, Nancy (1921–)
  • Reality Television
  • Rebel Look
  • Retro Chic
  • Rock and Roll and Fashion
  • S
  • Sex and the City
  • Shape Enhancers
  • Shift Dresses
  • Shopping Centers
  • Skateboard and Surf Fashion
  • Social Media
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1946–1960
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1961–1979
  • Social Rituals and Dress, 1980–Present
  • Space-Age Fashion
  • Space Suits, 1961–1979
  • Spade, Kate (1962–)
  • Sprouse, Stephen (1953–2004)
  • Stiletto Heels
  • Suburban America, 1946–1960
  • Sustainable Style
  • T
  • Tattoos and Piercings
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1946–1960
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1961–1979
  • Teenage Dress and Fashion, 1980–Present
  • T-Shirt, 1946–1960
  • “The Twist”
  • U
  • Underwear, 1946–1960
  • Underwear, 1961–1979
  • Underwear, 1980–Present
  • Underwear as Outerwear
  • Uniforms of the Vietnam War
  • Unisex Styles
  • V
  • Valley Girl Fashion
  • Vintage Clothing
  • von Fürstenberg, Diane (1946–)
  • Vreeland, Diana (1903–1989)
  • W
  • Warhol, Andy (1928–1987)
  • Wedding Dress, 1946–1960
  • Wedding Dress, 1961–1979
  • Wedding Dress, 1980–Present
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1946–1960
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1961–1979
  • Women's Dress and Fashion, 1980–Present
  • Work Apparel, 1946–1960
  • Work Apparel, 1961–1979
  • Work Apparel, 1980–Present
  • Y
  • Young Lords
  • Yuppies and Preppies, 1980–Present
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors