'A number Girlboss is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it.' The first thing Sophia Amoruso sold online wasn't fashion - it was a stolen book. She spent her teen..
This compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN's Fashion Now! series to create a comprehensive overview of fashion design around the world at the start of the 21st century. Edited by i-D cre..
A visual feast of 400 dazzling images, this is a comprehensive survey of the genre over the last century. The book also offers an overview of the development of fashion, as seen through the eyes of th..
This definitive compilation is an encyclopedic celebration of the most popular, style-setting T-shirts from the 1950s to the present. Included in this collection are every type of T-shirt, from counte..
This sumptuously illustrated book reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, voluptuous drapery, strict corseting and slashing and stamping that make up some of the garments in the V&A's superla..
For many centuries the collecting of precious jewels was the preserve of kings and queens, emperors and maharajahs. But in the aftermath of the First World War, with the fall of several European monar..
Today's young designers are savvier and more daring than ever before. Happy to exist within or outside of the established houses of haute couture, their reputations are cemented by savvy consumers who..
On the heels of the breakout hit 50 Ways to Wear a Scarf comes a celebration of a timeless and universally beloved fabric: denim! 50 Ways to Wear Denim is an illustrated guide to styling denim in 50 d..
Up next in our popular 642 series: Fashion! Filled with prompts that cover every aspect of fashion and with plenty of space to scribble, doodle and draw, this sketchbook will stretch creativity and te..
This follow up to bestselling Advanced Style (Powerhouse, 2012, also available) features more senior street style and inspiration from all over the globe. In this new edition Ari Seth Cohen shares his..
Fashion is a big bubble, and sometimes I feel like popping it.' Alexander McQueen, 2009 This definitive publication on Alexander McQueen (1969 - 2010) invites you into the creative mind of one of Brit..
When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, aged just 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of its most visionary fashion designer. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the young..
Alexander McQueen: Evolution is the story of the designer's thirty-five runway shows and the genius behind them. From Jack the Ripper Stalks His Victims, his 1992 graduate collection, to Plato's Atlan..
Magnificently illustrated with some of McQueen s most riveting designs, this book illuminates the struggles of a man who dared to defy accepted fashion norms and give the world a new sense of grandeur..
Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) was one of the most influential, imaginative and inspirational designers at the turn of the millennium. His fashions both challenged and expanded the conventional paramet..
'I love people that make an effort; the old woman in the supermarket with the frilly leopard-print outfit on, that's who I want to look at and follow around.' Alice Hawkins Displaying an uncommon fla..
Fully revised and updated! Over 60 new pages! New longer title! Sometimes a lady just needs to know the most flattering lipstick for her skin tone, or how to correctly use sunscreen, or a very quick h..
Styles come and go, but fashion has an enduring appeal, a rich history, and everyday practical relevance for millions. Launched to coincide with London Fashion Week 2014, this beautifully-packaged boo..
New York Fashion Week has served many purposes throughout its long history, but it has always remained at the centre of the American fashion world. During World War II, Fashion Week challenged the dom..
Art & Makeup is a stunning showcase of work created by award-winning makeup artist, Lan Nguyen-Grealis. The looks created specially for the book are inspired by the worlds of art, sculpture, cinema an..
Stripes are never out of style. From the instant Parisian chic of the Breton top to the sleek menswear-inspired pinstripe, this print is a perennial favourite for a reason. A staple of haute couture c..
White shirts are a classic - they can be dressed up or down, be worn fitted, cropped or tight; with skirts, jeans and trousers, or just on their own, if you're feeling daring! The Art of the White Shi..
Illuminating the evolution of bag designs and uses from the medieval period to today, the author explores early drawstring creations and richly worked ecclesiastical purses, before looking at large wo..
More than four decades after his death, the enigmatic Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972) has become a legendary figure in the history of twentieth-century fashion. His name is a byword..
On November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time the curtain came down on the evening's spectacle, history had been ma..
Angels has been providing costumes for stage and screen since 1840. Behind the Seams is a story of the history of costume for theatre, film & TV, London and a family business now in its seventh genera..
In Berlin Street Style, noted design expert Angelika Taschen explains the unique style of this hip city. Where Parisians may covet a Hermes bag, a Chanel little black dress or chic ballet flats, Berli..
A stunning visual collection of more than fifty different braided hair styles, with detailed instructions and helpful photographs that show how to create them. From the big screen to the runway to th..
Legendary actress Brigitte Bardot led fashion revolutions throughout her career; this retrospective includes BB's comments on her iconic style in a rare, intimate interview. Brigitte Bardot is a style..
A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family - each one with its own tale to tell...Tracing the story of women at home and in work, from the jet buttons of Vict..
Cluttered closets create cluttered lives. Too often we are left rummaging around an overflowing wardrobe, ironically at a loss for what to wear. However, owning a capsule wardrobe, which consists of a..
With 3 million Instagram fans and counting, Aimee Song knows a thing or two about taking the perfect Instagram photo. In Capture Your Style, Song reveals the secrets behind creating the ultimate feed ..
Chris Moore is the undisputed king of catwalk photography. His six-decade career includes images of all the iconic catwalk shows because he was at them all. This is the ultimate and only edit of Moore..
Chanel Perfume follows Chanel's revolution of fragrance when in 1921, she launched No. 5. It's uniquely complex composition, which contrasted with it's sober bottle and simple name, suddenly made all ..
Chanels combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive of brands. Here the House of Chanel opens its private archives, revealing a galaxy of brilliant designs cr..
Ever since his first show for the house in 1983, Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel collections have consistently made headlines and dictated trends the world over. For the first time, every Chanel collection ev..
Have you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever wondered where they end up after you donate them for recycling? Following a pair of jeans, Clothing Poverty..
This beautifully illustrated biography follows Coco Chanel's exceptional life and work, and celebrates the fashion icon's immense legacy. Chanel lived a remarkable life, growing up as an orphan in a F..
Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women s fashion in the twentieth century. "Coc..
The much anticipated and beautifully illustrated Sunday Times Bestselling Biography Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life was first released to great critical acclaim in 2010. Now the paperback edition..
The book begins with a description of the kit you really need, including how to choose your first sewing machine for dressmaking. The second chapter describes how to choose and prepare textiles, and/o..
It s no secret that the youth of the world buck conventional mainstream culture every chance they get, blazing countercultural trails in the process. Driven by their thirst for art and music, young pe..
Vionnet, Chanel, Dior, Saint Laurent, McQueen- these names define haute couture, and long after the designers have passed away, their influence on fashion continues to be profound. In an exceptional c..
Dress and adornment have long played an important role in the visual allure of dance, and fashion designers have often been inspired by the way dancers look. The tutus and pointe shoes of the Romantic..
Daniel Lismore is known for elaborate and extravagant ensembles that brilliantly combine haute couture with charity-shop finds, yards of vintage fabrics and tartans, found objects, ribbons, feathers, ..