Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950This unique and groundbreaking book presents dynamic photographs of 60 years of British ballgowns and includes designs by Alexander McQueen, Bellville Sassoon, Erdem, Gareth Pugh, Stella McCartney, and Zandra Rhodes. Britain’s traditional season of debutante part..
Dior: A New Look, a New Enterprie 1947-57 Never in the history of fashion had a single designer made such a revolution in his first showing.” Time In 1947 Christian Dior rocked the fashion world with his New Look, which dominated postwar fashion and firmly secured the name of his house in the m..
Fashion and Armour in Renaissance Europe: Proud Lookes and Brave AttireOf all the riches of the sixteenth-century European nobleman, none spoke more powerfully of his heroism, wealth, and taste than his armor, clothing, and weapons. Drawing on the Victoria and Albert Museum’s popular arms and armor ..
The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990Contemporary furniture design has enjoyed growing popularity in the last fifteen years, both in Britain and internationally. “The Furniture Machine” looks at the furniture industry since 1990 and at design trends in the period to unravel its appeal, from mi..