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Horrockses

Christine Boydell

Horrockses

off-the-peg fashion in the 40s and 50s

by Christine Boydell

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Published by Victoria & Albert Museum in London ; New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristine Boydell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTT504.6.G7 B69 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478168M
ISBN 109781851776016
LC Control Number2009932297

  Horrockses-Inspired Rose Stripe Dress Another finished dress in a new fabric from my new book! I've been making it my mission lately to sew as many of these new fabrics as possible and to use as many different combinations of patterns from Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book as I can think of. Horrockses Fashions'; Off-the-Peg style in the ‘40s and ‘50s was published by V&A Publishing in to coincide with an exhibition she curated at the Fashion & Textile Museum, London. Christine is book reviews’ editor for the journal of the Pasold Research Fund Textile History. Future projects include the curation of an exhibition on.


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Book Horrockses book Horrockses Fashions I was beyond excited when this book landed on my desk courtesy of the Allen and Unwin fairy (thanks Jess!). A history of the hugely influential British ready-to-wear label Horrockses, I must confess that as an Aussie I knew little of this brand until this lavishly illustrated hardback crossed my path.

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Although my mother never had a Horrockses dress as far as I know (they would be too expensive) the dresses in the exhibition did remind me of the ones she wore in the s.

As it happens, my sister gave me a book on Horrockses Fashions a while ago by Christine Boydell, who subsequently curated the exhibition - so for once I had the book before.

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The advent of ready-to-wear in Britain. Horrockses Fashion: Off-the-Peg Styles in the ’40s and ’50s details the extraordinary history of a famed women’s ready-to-wear label that made its name in postwar Britain by providng up-to-the-minute dresses at a reasonable price.

Heather Horrocks’s books Heather Horrocks Average rating: 14, ratings 2, reviews 69 distinct works • Similar authors/5. People. Amy Elsie Horrocks (–ca. ), English music educator, pianist and composer; Brian Horrocks (–), British Army lieutenant-general in the Second World War; Chris Horrocks (soccer) (born ), Canadian former international and North American Soccer League player Chris Horrocks (writer), associate professor of art history and author.

Horrockses was a household name in the s and 50s, producing off-the-peg summer dresses for the then not inconsiderable price of £4-£7.

The firm's history, though, goes back to the 18th. Horrockses Fashion | This lavisly illustrated book tells the history of Horrockses Fashions, one the most famous postwar British ready-to-wear labels.

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Books Go Search Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Help Author: Margaret Burscough. Drawing together a wide range of archival material, ranging from magazine spreads to interviews with former employees and consumers, "Horrockses: Off-the-Peg Fashion" tells the story /5(15). Crewdson, Crosses and Co Ltd merged with Horrockses in Regrettably, Crewdson’s detached late C19 weaving mill to E of site was demolished in without consent.

An impressive example of C20 mill architecture, which uses lavish embellishment and strong architectural forms to create a.

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The book is situated in and follows the transition from Horrockses as a fabric manufacturer with a small output of finished goods to the development of Horrockses the brand; the producer of what was to become the iconic style of the direct post-war : Joanne Turney.

John Horrocks died at the age of 36 having been previously joined in partnership by John Whitehead and Thomas Miller trading as Horrockses, Miller and Co.

His brother Samuel Horrocks took his place in the firm. Horrockses, Crewdson and Co was established. The Queen would famously wear Horrockses dresses on her first Commonwealth is why the original designs are still much coveted today. Then & Now the prices: Back in the s and s, a Horrockses dress was the absolute epitome of style and sophistication.

Summary: Horrockses was one of most respected ready-to-wear labels of the late 40s and 50s. This title tells the story of this iconic label and its role in the history of the British high street, while also exploring the connections between couture and ready-to-wear fashions in the post-war decades.

Horrockses Fashions had the advantage of the Horrocks name which had a strong reputation with the fabric industry. Additionally, "Horrockses Fashion collections were predominantly made from cotton cloth that had been woven at the Preston factory, with fabrics designed exclusively for them".

Horrockses Fashions was a huge success for the company. An important book for all Prestonians and anyone interested in the cotton industry.

All Prestonians know Horrockses. In their heyday, these giants of the cotton industry employed thousands, and were responsible in large part for the town's prosperity and incredible growth during the nineteenth century, and, indeed, for putting it on the world map.

Horrockses Fashions. Object history note. Dress was made for the wedding of Daphne Patten to Arthur Razzell in The donor of this dress, Daphne Razzell, née Platten, worked for Horrockses as a fashion design assistant until her marriage in Horrockses Fashions.

likes 1 talking about this. This is the official Horrockses Fashions page Twitter - @HorrocksesFFollowers: K. Weight g Measures over 6 1/2" in length at widest point /2".and I would think probably dates to early 's Horrockses - Company established by John Horrocks, then a small spinner of Bolton, who built a mill in that year at Preston, and became one of the pioneers of the Lancashire "factory system" by which the cotton.

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Discover all the extraordinary items our community of craftspeople have to offer and find the perfect gift for your loved one (or yourself!) today. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This volume gives the history of one of the most famous mill-owning families in the UK - the Horrockses of Preston - who had a huge impact on cotton manufacture in the 19th century.

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Horrockses’ cotton dresses, with their brightly coloured prints and full gathered skirts, were a fashion success story in the period after the Second World War. Horrockses was a large cotton manufacturing firm, founded in Preston, Lancashire, inknown for. I ordered the V&A Horrockses book today even though I really can't afford it until payday - but I just couldn't wait.

I've been collecting Horrockses ads in old magazines to use with an article we're putting in the magazine I design and I've got such an itch to buy an actual dress now. Here's another one in the V&A collection. 22 Oct - Explore princesspincurl's board "Horrockses" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Vintage fashion, Vintage outfits and s fashion pins. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. Vintage pdf label Horrockses, famed for its sophisticated dresses made in Manchester in the s and 50s, is being revived for the new century.

Dianne Bourne met the team behind the ambitious.Pattern Book samples, download pdf (DDHS 29) Established in by John Horrocks in Preston, the company became one of the pioneers of the Lancashire "factory system" by which the cotton industry was revolutionized.

Within ten years Horrocks owned seven large mills and in the company, which became Horrockses, Miller and Co, also employed Horrockses covered a ebook area of Preston and employed thousands of local residents. At one time, it was famous as the largest cotton factory in the world.