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Fashion History


Paper dolls are perfect little mannequins ready to be dressed in fabulous fashions. Paper Studio Press presents fashion shows ready to cut-out, wardrobes from fashion's past and present. There are paper doll books devoted to historic, antique and vintage styles as well as contemporary creations. Period pieces from centuries past. Costumes from Hollywood's Golden Age. Tributes to talented designers. Many of the paper dolls have been created by well-known fashion illustrators. These books are designed to delight paper doll collectors and also to provide interactive studies of fashion history.


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Masquerade Party Paper Dolls

Masquerade Party Paper Dolls

This new paper doll book by talented Sandra Vanderpool invites you to see how much fun it would have been to go to a masquerade party during the Art Deco decade of the Roaring Twenties. That was a period when society went wild with post wartime relief and giddy parties awash with bathtub gin were all the rage. The most popular parties then were fancy dress affairs and this paper doll extravaganza celebrates the...
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Navy Scouts Paper Doll

Navy Scouts Paper Doll

A superb example of the patriotic paper dolls from the 1940s. The cover art features two couples--Jack and Mary, and Susan and Bob. The inside pages have great background designs to set off the military-influenced fashions as well as gowns, daytime clothes, and, of course, uniforms. Four dolls and eight clothing pages. Book size 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches with cardstock covers.
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Polka Dot Paper Dolls by David Wolfe

Polka Dot Paper Dolls by David Wolfe

You'll be seeing spots with this eye-popping fashion history by David Wolfe. Those perennially popular dots are featured in this colorful book that charts the fashion history of polka dots since they first became a rage in the 1830s when the dance craze swept the world. Since then, polka dots have popped up over and over again. This 8 page book spots dozens of dotty styles over the years, including ever popular...
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Pretty Pink Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Pretty Pink Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

From decade to decade, pink never goes out of style. But perhaps the decade that loved pink the most was the 1950s, and that's where this retrospective starts. Expertly researched and rendered, Tom Tierney puts us in the pink with a positively pleasing collection for four fashionable models. Six decades of pink fashions are featured including the poodle skirt of the '50s, hippies and high style of the '60s, funky...
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Rosie the Riveter Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Rosie the Riveter Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Tom Tierney turns back the clock to World War II when women took over the nation's workforce and made history. This book of vintage fashions honors Rosie and her female co-workers with three paper dolls and 26 authentic outfits of the 1940s including work clothes, casual dresses, smart suits, evening gowns and a war-time wedding dress. Included is a story about Rosie the Riveter plus fashion notes. A wonderful...
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Stopover Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Stopover Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Come fly with Tom Tierney's "Stopover" Paper Dolls! The latest paper doll book from famed artist Tom Tierney turns back the calendar to a time when jet set travel was shrinking the globe and careers in the air were the epitome of glamour. A trio of paper doll friends get their wings (and smart uniforms) as stewardesses and a pilot. Then they take off for 8 pages of whirlwind travels with stopovers in New York,...
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The Changing Shape of Fashion

The Changing Shape of Fashion

From farthingales to empire waistlines to hoopskirts to bustles to hobble skirts to streamlined shifts, the fashion silhouette is ever changing. Waistlines wander. Sleeves explode. Bosoms rise and fall. This new paper doll book by antique fashion expert and talented artist, Brenda Sneathen Mattox, explores the shape shifting phenomenon. This fascinating focus on fashion history is illuminating as well as being a...
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The History of Denim Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

The History of Denim Paper Dolls by Tom Tierney

Tom Tierney, the most published paper doll artist of all time, turns his attention to the most popular fashion fabric of all time, denim. In this fascinating new paper doll book, he traces the history of everybody’s favorite fabric, the cotton twill weave named for the French town where it began, Nimes. “De Nimes” (Of Nimes) soon became “Denim.” This brand new eight page doll book starts centuries ago when...
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