Packed with breathtaking photographs, this tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the incredible creations of an iconic, imaginative, and inspirational fashion designer whose work turned heads and hearts all over the world. He was a major fashion figure, famous throughout the world, especially the US (where he is... read more
"Recycled Chic is for those who aren't content to look like everyone else. It both inspires and instructs on ways of recycling, renewing, and reinventing pre-loved fashion and fabrics. Featuring 30 simple and accessible projects, for even a novice seamstress, Recycled Chic will arm you with the techniques, inspiration and con... read more
From the Sack to the Sari, each dress makes a powerful statement about the woman who wears it. Inspired by the Eleanor Estes' children's classic The Hundred Dresses, Erin McKean's classic-to-be by the same title, with chic illustrations by Donna Mehalko, is a definitive and witty look at what one hundred iconic dress styles,... read more
|Author:||Jennifer L. Scott|
Have you ever wondered what everyday life is like inside a modern, aristocratic Parisian household - or how the women of Paris always looks so impossibly and seemingly effortlessly chic? The French are notoriously secretive when it comes to their private lives but Lessons from Madame Chic at last reveals some insider secrets ... read more
New York, London, Milan and Tokyo may be some of the most fashionable cities in the world, but one country seems to have won the award of the most wanted style: France, where women mix trendy and chic in way that appears effortless. Fashion writers Isabelle Thomas and Frederique Veysett explain the je nais se quoi of French s... read more
|Series:||Vogue on Designers|
Shocking, witty and eccentric, the designs of Elsa Schiaparelli are among the most innovative and influential in the history of fashion. Black gloves with golden fingernails, buttons shaped like lips, trompe l'oeil images, brightly coloured zips and perfume bottles in the shape of a torso would not be out of place in fashion ... read more
|Series:||Collier Campbell Collection|
For the five decades of their partnership, sisters Susan Collier and Sarah Campbell were at the forefront of textile design, with their vibrant hand-painted patterns. They first made their names with stunning collections for Liberty of London Prints and, endlessly inventive, their work has been taken up by fashion leaders inc... read more
The first sticker book to really reflect contemporary fashion, Sticker Fashionista gives fashion sticker books a makeover. With gorgeous illustrations of amazing clothes, style capitals around the world, and fashion themes from denim to red-carpet glamour, the book will be irresistible to fashion lovers of all ages.
"A Year in Fashion" gives fashion sticker books a makeover. Following the fashionistas through a year of stylish events, this book is a covetable follow-up to "Sticker Fashionista". With gorgeous illustrations of amazing clothes, it should appeal to fashion lovers of all ages.
|Author:||Peter W. Czernich|
"Vogue "magazine named her the queen of the burlesque revival, and "Vanity Fair" calls her a burlesque superheroine. She's integral to the underground fetish scene, yet she's front and center at every buzzed-about fashion show. Today's Bettie Page has transcended such cultural barriers with her astonishing grace, class, and a... read more
This slipcase presents the history of Chanel, from its beginning through the creative trilogy which made this brand famous: Fashion, Jewellery and Perfuume.
|Series:||100 Ideas That Changed...|
100 Ideas that Changed Fashion chronicles the most influential fashion ideas through which womenswear has evolved. Charting the movements, developments and ideas that transformed the way women dress, the book gives a unique perspective on the history of twentieth-century fashion. But rather than just documenting these changes... read more
|Series:||Vogue on Designers|
Alexander (Lee) McQueen was - for the 15 years that he stood at its helm - British fashion's most significant figure. His extraordinary career, which took him from humble beginnings as an apprentice on Savile Row to the creative directorship of his own global brand, is a story of hard work, ambition and visionary brillian... read more
|Series:||Vogue on Designers|
In 1947, Christian Dior stunned the fashion world with his first collection; his 'New Look' featured designs that transformed the way women dressed. Dior continued to send shockwaves with his later shows, significantly altering the fashion landscape during the ten years of his career as a couturier. This book recounts Dior's ... read more
This publication provides an overview, probably for the first time, of the wide range of the work of the goldsmith - from antiquity to the present day. This most precious of metals, so imbued with historical, cultural and social significance has been worked with great skill and creative expression for at least the past 5,000 ... read more
Many of us first learned the naked truth about vanity from the classic story of "The Emperor's New Clothes", and now comes a new look for the next generation to serve as a cautionary tale for fashionistas. Crafted from the heart of this time - honored fairytale comes an empowering new memoir celebrating the life of fashion de... read more
From the Royal Wedding to the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan to the latest "Fashion Week" debuts, "Couture Hats: From the Outrageous to the Refined" celebrates the sublime hats created by today's most famous haute couture milliners and designers the world over.
Success, wealth and privilege have many ways of manifesting themselves, not least through the purchase and display of beautiful jewels. Some of the greatest and most iconic pieces from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are included in 'Celebrating Jewellery', by David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti. Every example is synony... read more
Within the four walls of Kate Spade New York, personal style is applauded and cultural curiosity is encouraged. Long before the days of pinboards and social sharing, the brand's in-house creative team began amassing a collection of things we love: a crayon ring, a cocktail doodle, a particularly dreamy photograph. People bega... read more
This new edition has been redesigned and features a new cover and 25 all-new recipes. The pressure cooker is indispensable for the busy home cook simply because most foods cook in 1/3 the time of conventional cooking methods, saving time and energy without compromising the quality of the food. Many food writers and other food... read more