Where the runway meets the street

Taschen’s latest book profiles the history of apparel ads over the last century. “20th Century Fashion offers a stylish retrospective of the last hundred years, via 400 fashion advertisements from the Jim Heimann Collection.Using imagery culled from a century of advertising, this book documents the unrelenting pace of fashion as it was adopted into the mass culture, decade by decade. An in-depth introduction, chapter text, and illustrated timeline detail the style-makers and trend-setters.” Available from Amazon.
More pages from the 20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads after the jump.

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