Prague Fashion Houses, 1900–1948 / Pražské módní salony 1900–1948


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In carefully researched articles and splendid photographs, this publication charts out the history of the most important Prague fashion houses, including those of Hanna Podolská, Oldřich Rosenbaum, Arnoštka Roubíčková, and František Bárta, to illustrate and explain the development of the Czech fashion industry from about 1900 to 1948. It traces the development of tailoring and dressmaking, their change from a craft to an applied art, the expansion of international fashion, and the transformation of tailors and dressmakers into artists and merchants. The publication also relates the extraordinary lives of the owners of these fashion houses against the background of historic events.

 

author of the concept: Eva Uchalová

texts: Eva Uchalová, Zora Damová, Viktor Šlajchrt

publishers: UPM and Arbor vitae

edition: Czech-English

format: 29 x 24 cm, hard cover

pages: 312, reproductions: 430

ISBN 978-80-7101-176-7 (UPM)

ISBN 978-80-7467-149-4 (Arbor vitae)