1,000 Dresses: The Fashion Design ResourceThe study of the dress can reveal a wealth of information that can epitomize an era and provide insight into the historical, social, and cultural context of the time. Here, in this comprehensive library of 1,000 garments, the authors explore and document all..
50 Fashion Designers You Should KnowFifty major fashion designers are profiled in this book with fullcolor spreads that showcase their most memorable creations. Red carpet regulars such as Armani, Prada, Calvin Klein, and Dolce & Gabbana are included, as well as the classic clothiers Christian D..
A Fine Fleece: Knitting with Handspun YarnsThe pleasure of knitting can be that much greater when you know you’re using the perfect yarn. In A Fine Fleece, designer, knitter, and spinner Lisa Lloyd explores the different qualities of handspun yarn and presents projects that show them to their best a..
Adrian: A Lifetime of Movie Glamour, Art and High FashionThis book is a bright and vivacious look at the fashion, art and homes of one of the most celebrated fashion designers of the twentieth century. Adrian (1903-1959) designed costumes for over 150 Hollywood productions, including fabulous gowns ..
African Costumes and Textiles: From the Berbers to the ZulusThis book is a tribute to the creativity of the peoples of Africa, in particular to its weavers, and presents magnificent textiles and accessories in 300 full-color photographsCelebrating African costumes and textiles, this volume draws on ..
Another Girl Another PlanetCelebrating the unique fashion sensibility of fearless young women and the spirit of girl power. A generation of girls grew up with Valerie Phillips’s work pinned on their bedroom walls. The self-confessed Peter Pan is famous for capturing the essence of female youth—girls..
Artwear: Fashion and Anti-fashionA crocheted wool coat of exuberant textures and glowing colors, a dyed and pleated silk vest of baroque sensuousness, a headdress of ribbon intricately ruched in the shape of a leaping fish, an evening gown made from shredded dollar bills, a kimono that carries art a..
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..
Bikinis, Bell-bottoms and Little Black Dresses: 70 Great Fashion ClassicsIn the fickle world of fashion, little is certain except the sure knowledge that fashions come and go, and today’s unfashionable styles are likely to be back in vogue tomorrow. Bikinis, Bell-Bottoms and Little Black Dresses chr..
Boundless Style: A Mix-and-Match Sewing Pattern WorkbookHave you ever found yourself sifting through sewing patterns, thinking “I wish I could have this top but with that skirt!”? Kristiann Boos of Victory Patterns is here to help. Maybe you’re drawn to the Celine bodice with Bardot sleeves and a Me..
Cat Lady ChicThe term “Cat Lady” can evoke the image of an unfashionable, unkempt, and slightly unhinged spinster hoarding multiple cats. Cat Lady Chic serves as the antidote to this unflattering point of view, celebrating the Cat Lady with a compilation of artful, playful, and sophisticated images ..
CheongsamPEPIN? is a series of thematic titles on various types of textile and dress - including unusual and overlooked styles. Each volume contains introductory text, fashion plates an/or historical images to show the subject in its original context and high-quality photographs and drawings of clot..