The Ivy Look: Classic American Clothing - an Illustrated Pocket Guide

October 28, 2015|
The Ivy Look: Classic American Clothing - an Illustrated Pocket Guide by Graham Marsh
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A pictorial celebration of the clothing and accessories that dominated the American male dress code from 1955 to 1965.



Democratic, stylish and comfortable, the Ivy Look was the height of cool, worn by presidents and hipsters alike, and its impact and influence can be seen to this day in the clothes of designers such as Ralph Lauren, and in the continuing popularity of classics like the Harrington jacket and Levi’s 501s.



Digging deep into the vaults, the book combines new illustrations and still life shots of original clothing and accessories with contemporary magazine advertisements, key movie posters and album cover art, and photographs of icons like Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Miles Davis to bring the Ivy Look into sharp focus.
GRAHAM MARSH is an art director, illustrator and author. He has written and art directed many groundbreaking visual books including The Cover Art of Blue Note Records Volumes 1 and 2, East Coasting and California Cool (Collis & Brown). He co-authored and art directed a series of ten movie poster books and Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalk...
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Title:The Ivy Look: Classic American Clothing - an Illustrated Pocket Guide
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 6.75 X 4.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 6.75 X 4.5 X 0.75 in
Published:October 28, 2015
Publisher:Frances Lincoln
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780711231382

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