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20th Century Fashion from Taschen

Taschen is one of my favorite publishers of 20th century design and architecture themed books. I have a couple in my collection, but there’s room for many more – like this one. 20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads takes us through a stylish 100 years of fashion during the 20th Century via 400 fashion advertisements from the Jim Heimann Collection. This is a...


Imagine the following. Late 1960s, gorgeous models moving in slow motion, cutting edge fashion around various locations in what looks like a racetrack outside Paris. Everything accompanied to a groovy beat with phaser effects and flowing arpeggios. The song is “Indicatif Spatial” by Jean-Jacques Perrey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TcKtxhiyAs Bonus: Sounds Galactic ‎- An Astromusical Odyssey by John Keating from 1971...

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