Recycle! In this book you can find many articles taken from original magazines with tips how to make:
a skirt from men's shirt, coat from carpet, dress from curtain and suit from men's trousers.
Read about how to fix destroyed stockings and create raincoat by soaking normal coat in aluminum powder.
It is not surprising if you look at four - year wardrobe plan :
Women's look shown in this book comes originally from 1940s periodicals and presents
There are some hairstyles and to my surprise all are based on permed hair !
It brought me relief because for ages I am trying to recreate vintage hairstyles.
All this sleeping in rollers and bobby pins...chasing permed waves which exist since 1930.
I am also a happy owner of '1950s look' and I am seriously looking forward to find there some splendour.
Accidently I found a link where you can meet Mr. Mike Brown and hear few sentences about his book: Mike Brown about his book
I have to admit though it is precise and detailed daily fashion record from 1940s full of facts, photos, articles. And yes, just because it is published in such a nice and neat way it is worth buying.