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The lost art of dress: the women who once made America stylish

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"The Lost Art of Dress explores how, in the first half of the 20th century, a remarkable group of women, whom Przybyszewski calls the Dress Doctors, taught Americans how to dress well and spearheaded a nationwide movement toward beautiful, economical, and egalitarian fashion. By the 1960s, however, the reign of the Dress Doctors was coming to an end. During the 70's and 80's, the rejection of the Dress Doctors went even further, as feminist groups targeted Home Economics classes in schools as examples of society's pervasive sexism"--
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subject_facetFashion -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Women fashion designers -- United States
title_displayThe lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish
title_fullThe Lost Art of Dress The Women Who Once Made America Stylish
The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish / Linda Przybyszewski
title_shortThe lost art of dress
title_subthe women who once made America stylish
topic_facetArt
Biography & Autobiography
Fashion
History
Nonfiction
Social life and customs
Women fashion designers