Out of the turbulence of the 1930s emerged a fashion revolution. Framed by two world-changing events, the economic crash of 1929 and the outbreak of the Second World War, unparalleled ingenuity and in..
Elaborating the history, variety, pervasiveness, and function of the adornments and ornaments with which we beautify ourselves, this book takes in human prehistory, ancient civilizations, hunter-forag..
From the runway in Lagos and the Afropunk festival in Johannesburg, to the "image makers" of Marrakech and the influencers of Dakar or Accra, a new generation of African fashion designers, photographe..
'You become what you see. What you see determines what you believe - and the most powerful way of inspiring people is with images. My goal with AndBloom is to motivate women to embrace life without f..
Part of a new series of beautiful gift art books, 'Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art' highlights artworks from fashion illustrators of the era that was characterised by the allure of modernity, pr..
The first-ever, comprehensive and authorized showcase of legendary fashion designer Bob Mackie's fabulous life and work, featuring hundreds of photos and dozens of never-before-seen sketches from his ..
Creatures from the animal kingdom represented in exquisite jewelry by renowned masters Cartier, Bulgari, Tiffany & Co., JAR, Belperron, David Webb, Schlumberger, Boucheron, and many other brilliant je..
The styling compendium for the modern gentleman! Whether as stylish accessory or sartorial statement piece, men's hats are back in fashion and more varied than ever before. Offering some 200 pages of ..
A special enlarged edition of the international bestseller Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon celebrating 50 years since Coco's death, 100 years of Chanel No.5 and five years since t..
An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that pushes novel fashion designers and students to create their own collection. Creating a collection is a process that requires much thought and or..
Christian Dior discovered gardening at his childhood home in Granville, France. Roses profoundly influenced the designer, especially with his famous New Look aesthetic, where they were placed beneath ..
Since she was first thrust into the global spotlight, Kate has become the Duchess of Cambridge, a future Queen and a mother of three, she has worn more than 500 outfits, spanning high street to haute ..
From Azzedine Alaia, Cristobal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, and Vivienne Westwood, more than a century's worth of fashion greats from the permanent collection ..
From the turn-of-the-century S-bend silhouette to celebrity couture of the new millennium and the evolution of streetwear, this comprehensive survey explores significant developments in fashion from 1..
This book gives readers an overview of fashion history from the first civilizations to today's most recent trends, through in-depth text, photographs, artworks and explanatory drawings. Fashion is on..
In the first book to address the critical role of the (un)dressed body in the formation of the modern Middle East, these essays unveil contemporary struggles over nation, gender, modernity and post-mo..
'Fashion never seemed more relevant than in this engrossing and unputdownable history of the Queen of them all...the story of Vogue's war years in France is extraordinary . . . wonderful.' Miranda Sey..
In a culture inundated by personal branding, a fashion stylist and creative consultant offers invaluable lessons, tips, and advice, to help you define your personal style in a whole new way, by enhanc..
Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to year that are not always easily identifiable. With overviews of ea..
Hundreds of hours, many expert hands and unimaginable metres of fabric: couture is truly wearable art, where creativity and craftsmanship collide. Megan Hess has spent her career documenting fashion's..
The artist Patrick Hourcade met Karl Lagerfeld in 1976, sparking a friendship that would last more than twenty years, strengthened by their shared passion for eighteenth-century art. Following his edu..
For the last decade, Giuseppe Santamaria has observed and recorded the men of big cities while they cross streets, sit at cafes, and pose, momentarily, on busy sidewalks. Traveling the continents, Giu..
A stunning, stylish, and authoritative A-Z celebration of the 500 greatest names in men's fashion - an unprecedented guideThe Men's Fashion Book is an unparalleled A;Z deep-dive into the designers, ph..
Picardie's journey to uncover the secret life of Christian Dior's beloved sister Catherine takes the reader to the heart of Occupied Paris, where he mastered the art of couture while Catherine dedicat..
This publication brings together more than four hundred contemporary bracelet designs of very different origins and styles, and it provides a fresh and topical look at what is happening in the world o..
This is the first book to gather leading designers, creators and industry insiders to reflect on sneaker design and its ground-breaking impact on popular culture. Contributors provide insights into th..
One of the most thought-provoking and influential designers in the world - she once declared 'the only reason I'm in fashion is to destroy the word "conformity"' - Vivienne Westwood has been reinventi..
Vogue Paris has always been so much more than a fashion magazine. It has assumed a central and vital role on the international cultural stage, with a history that spans the most inventive decades in f..
Discover the life, work and legacy of Coco Chanel in bite-sized, highly visual lessons concentrating on her artistic spirit, influences and attitude. Chanel's ethos captured the imagination of post-wa..
French couturiere Coco Chanel has achieved legendary status across the world and continues to captivate young generations of fashion fans who eagerly collect and share her quotes, creations and insigh..