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1927 The Return to Italy
Edited by Stefania Ricci, Carlo Sisi.

In 1927, after more than a decade in the US, the great Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo took an ocean liner back to his native land. Published on the 90th anniversary of his homecoming, this book >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235691
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 512 pgs / 574 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Anni Albers: Notebook 1970–1980
Text by Brenda Danilowitz.

A superb facsimile of the only known notebook of legendary modernist polymath Anni Albers

Beginning in 1970, Albers filled her graph-paper notebook regularly for ten years. This rare and previously unpublished document of her working process >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701744
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 152 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


Bruno Munari: Total Artist
Edited by Claudio Cerritelli.

From drawings, designs, collages, paintings, sculptures, readable and not-so-readable books to new image reproduction techniques, industrial design, editorial graphics, architecture and new pedagogical ideas, the scope of Bruno Munari's (1907–98) activities is dauntingly vast. This >>more

Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875706333
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.25 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Christian Dior: The Spirit of Perfumes
Text by Olivier Quiquempois, Grègory Couderc, Cindy Levinspuhl, Vincent Leret, Elisabeth De Feydeau, Frederic Bourdelier, Edomond Roudnitska, Jean-Baptiste Pisano. Interviews by Lucienne Rostagno, Fracois Demachy.

This volume showcases the perfumes of Christian Dior against the backdrop of his life—the Belle Epoque of his youth, the “Roaring Twenties” of his young adulthood and the postwar period of his success as a >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836635825
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


David Casavant Archive

With this book, David Casavant (born 1990), stylist and founder of the eponymous clothing archive in New York, expands beyond his fashion and celebrity collaborations to produce a book of encounters between artists and the >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862086073
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 Awaiting stock


Francesca Liberatore
Text by Mario Boselli, Daniela Fedi, Alberto Nobis, Howard Tangye.

Italian designer Francesca Liberatore (born 1983) worked for some of the world’s greatest fashion houses, including Viktor&Rolf in Amsterdam, Jean-Paul Gaultier in Paris and Brioni Womenswear in Italy, before launching her own label around 2009. >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836639175
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Clth, 11.75 x 14.25 in. / 256 pgs / 340 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Awaiting stock


Gianfranco Ferré: Under Another Light
Edited by Francesca Alfano Miglietti.

With more than 100 photographs, Gianfranco Ferré: Under Another Light looks at the costume jewelry of Italian designer Gianfranco Ferré (1944–2007). Ferré himself said of this somewhat neglected side of his oeuvre: “intended as a >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236698
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 12 in. / 276 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Hermès Pop Up

Gorgeous paper constructions expand on Hermès' scarf designs in this luxury pop-up book

Every year, the iconic luxury brand Hermès chooses a new theme to celebrate its creative direction for the upcoming year. This practice began >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330106485
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 SDNR50
Hbk, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 26 pgs / 26 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Leïla Menchari: The Queen of Enchantment

For more than 30 years, Leïla Menchari (born 1928) was responsible for designing the traffic-stopping window displays at Hermès’ prestigious flagship store at 24 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré in Paris. Menchari’s aesthetic vision and her sense >>more

Hermès/Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330084158
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 432 pgs / 147 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Mario Valentino: A History of Fashion, Design and Art
Text by Ornella Cirillo.

“One of the marvels of the fashion world.” —Bernadine Morris, The New York Times

Established in 1952 in Naples (where its headquarters are still located), Mario Valentino is a leading brand in the leather sector and >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235851
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 206 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design and Fashion
Text by Marta Ruiz del Árbol, Cécile Godefroy, Matteo de Leeuw-de Monti.

The many talents of the Parisian avant-garde’s Renaissance woman

Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design, Fashion provides a unified vision of the modernist pioneer’s work in painting, theatrical sets, advertising, interiors, fashion and textiles. Published for a landmark >>more

Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173012
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 236 pgs / 184 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock


Viktor & Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years
Edited by Thierry-Maxime Loriot.

"With exquisite craftsmanship and dreamy silhouettes, sometimes made from tinkling bells or red carpet, the fashion artists Viktor & Rolf—a real Dutch national treasure—have been creating wearable art for the past 25 years in the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462084384
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 10.5 x 15.25 in. / 208 pgs / 117 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


                                                                                                                                         

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

Alexander McQueen: Working Process
Edited by Alexander McQueen, Nick Waplington. Text by Susannah Frankel. In 2008 Alexander McQueen commissioned photographer Nick Waplington to document the creation of his Fall 2009 collection--all the way from inception to runway showing. Unfortunately, it was to be the last Fall/Winter collection that McQueen >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862082952
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 304 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 In stock


Alexander van Slobbe: And... And... And...
Text by Guus Beumer, Takeji Hirakawa, et al. Contributions by Blommers & Schumm, Joke Robaard, et al. The austere fashion and interdisciplinary designs of Alexander van Slobbe epitomize contemporary Dutch style. Drawn to modernist abstraction, simple, rudimentary structures, innovative materials and a variety of production styles (including traditional methods), Van Slobbe has >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789078088318
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 400 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 In stock


Antonio Marras: Nulla Dies Sine Linea
By Francesca Alfano Miglietti.

The visionary world of the international stylist, highlighting the emotion-driven and intellectual signs that marked important stages in his life. Antonio Marras, known as “the most intellectual of Italian stylists,” is renowned above all for creating >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857234823
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 274 pgs / 360 color.
Pub Date: 11/07/2017 In stock


Arnold Scaasi: American Couturier
Text by Pamela A. Parmal. Barbra Streisand, Natalie Wood, Arlene Francis, Diahann Carroll, Joan Rivers, Mamie Eisenhower, Barbara Bush, Louise Nevelson... What these women have in common is that all were dressed by Scaasi. From his meteoric rise on Seventh >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467587
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Clth, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 In stock


Benoît Peverelli: Chanel — Final Fittings and Backstage

The romance and whirling energy backstage at the house of Chanel

If you’re ever lucky enough to make it backstage at one of Chanel’s fashion shows, at Paris’ Grand Palais or another exotic location, you >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293434
US $95.00 CAN $127.50 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 4 vols, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 800 pgs / 780 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


Bernhard Willhelm & Jutta Kraus
Text by Mark Wilson, Sue-an van der Zijpp, Ingeborg Harms, Francesca Granata. Drawing inspiration directly from the nursery, Pippi Longstocking, Southern German lederhosen and “Bratwurst culture,” the fashion design duo Bernhard Willhelm (born 1972) and Jutta Kraus (born 1972) make clothing that radically intermingles popular culture and >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627164
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 488 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 In stock


Bless: Celebrating 10 years of Themelessness
Edited by Nicolas Trembley. This 90-minute DVD features 10 years worth of video documentation of the experimental fashion and object designs by the avant-garde collaborators Bless. Heralded as one of fashion's most innovative teams, the Paris- and Berlin-based duo >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770131
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
DVD video, NTSC, 5.5 x 7.5 in.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of stock


Braccialini
By Fabiana Giacomotti.

Published for the sixtieth anniversary of the Italian bag company, this publication tells the story of the Florentine maison’s innovation. In this book, Carla Braccialini and her three sons– Riccardo, Massimo, and Lorenzo–celebrate their first >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857224510
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 184 pgs / 191 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2015 In stock


Camper
Edited by Anniina Koivu.

What is a “walking society”? A society that is in motion, that is setting out forsomewhere. And what connects the individuals in this society with the groundthey stand on? It’s their shoes, of course. The >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784624
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 408 pgs / 500 images.
Pub Date: 08/08/2015 In stock


Cartier 1899-1949
By Nuno Vassallo e Silva, Maria Fernanda Passos Leite, Judy Rudoe, Come Remy.

The glory of classic Cartier jewelry is exhibited through fifty years worth of designs shown in this exhibition catalog. It shows how surprising the First Cartiers were, in two clear ways: first, art nouveau elements >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788861300262
US $29.95 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 224 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2007 Out of stock


Equilibrium
By Stefania Ricci.

A journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity. This beautiful catalog is a journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity and his ability to assimilate the spirit of the >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857222295
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 312 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2015 In stock


Fashion Independent: The Original Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor
Edited by Dennita Sewell. Ann Bonfoey Taylor (1910-2007) was a pioneering female flight instructor during World War II, was a member of the US Olympic Ski Squad in 1939, competed in tennis at Wimbledon and was accomplished at riding >>more

Phoenix Art Museum
ISBN 9780984408115
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 140 pgs / 130 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 In stock


Father + Son
By Harold Smith and Paul Smith. Father & Son is a collection of photographs by British fashion designer Paul Smith and his father, Harold Smith. Pocketsize and unusually bound as a two-volume paperback, this series of photographs sums up the humor >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828147
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Slipcased, 4 x 6 in. / 96 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2001 In stock


Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet
Text by Alan Rabinowitz, Dominique Baqué, Nadine Coleno. In keeping with Hermès’ theme for 2016, "Nature at a Gallop," this album is devoted to the work of Robert Dallet (1923–2006). Dallet, a French painter and illustrator, devoted his life to the representation of >>more

Actes Sud/Hermès
ISBN 9782330057602
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 13.75 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 Out of stock


Freitag - Out of the Bag
Edited by Renate Menzi.

Back in 1993, graphic designer brothers Markus and Daniel Freitag were on the lookout for a messenger bag. Inspired by the cheerfully colored trucks rumbling along the highway that crossed the city of Zurich just >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782781
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 280 pgs / 310 images.
Pub Date: 07/09/2012 In stock


French Design
By Alain Lardet, Anne Bony.

A tribute to excellence in the know-how of leading French firms. This book is a tribute to the excellence of twenty-five leading French firms, such as Baccarat, Christofle, Hermès, and S.T. Dupont, which have succeeded >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857214092
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 280 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2012 In stock


Gianfranco Ferre Drawings
Text by Guisy Ferre. Designed By Luca Stoppini.

An extensive monograph surveying the career of the Italian designer known as “the architect of fashion.” Gianfranco Ferré (August 15, 1944-June 17, 2007) received a degree in architecture in 1969 at the Politecnico University in >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857206417
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 11.5 in. / 456 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 03/08/2011 In stock


Hanna Hedman & Sanna Lindberg: Murmuring
Edited by Hanna Hedman, Sanna Lindberg, Edith Söderström. Text by Per Johansson, Emily King. Murmuring invites us on a journey to mythical places of shamanistic rites, death symbolism and elusive gender role-play, exploring the work of Swedish artist Hanna Hedman (born 1980), who merges art and jewelry. Through the >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735601698
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 104 pgs / 63 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Hogan: Future Roots
Edited by Donata Sartorio.

Fifty-six international designers and architects celebrate the Hogan label’s most recent collections. The Future Roots project portrays famous designers and architects wearing the most recent Hogan collections, including Richard Meier, Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel, Santiago >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857212579
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 16.25 in. / 144 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/18/2012 In stock


Hubert de Givenchy
Text by Hubert de Givenchy, Philippe Venet, Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Igor Uría, Lourdes Fernández, Paula Luengo. Published on the occasion of the first major retrospective of the work of the great French fashion designer, this volume celebrates a key twentieth-century creator and a living legend in the history of haute couture. >>more

Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788415113591
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 160 pgs / 85 color / 23 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Out of stock


Jan Jansen’s Shoe
Text by Lisa Goudsmit. Dutch designer Jan Jansen (born 1941) has been turning heads with his baroque and experimental footwear for more than 40 years, and his work has been dubbed “Dutch haute chaussure.” Jansen made his international breakthrough >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080485
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


Jesús del Pozo
Text by Vicente Verdú, Juan Gatti, Toni Miró, Sofía Torga, Isabel Yanguas, et al. In this homage to Spanish fashion designer Jesús del Pozo (1946–2011), del Pozo's employees, loyal customers, friends and peers in the fashion world contribute reflections on the man and his influence on fashion and design. >>more

Turner
ISBN 9788416142682
US $90.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.20 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock


Juergen Teller and Nicolas Ghesquière: Season Three
This, the third book in the celebrated series by renowned German fashion photographer Juergen Teller (born 1964) and Nicolas Ghesquière (born 1971), artistic director of Louis Vuitton, proves that their audacious collaboration is as alive >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958290877
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 118 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock


Kanye West: YEEZY Season 3–4 Zine
Photographs by Jackie Nickerson.

Kanye West's lusciously produced zine for his YEEZY fashion creations

Kanye West: YEEZY Season 3–4 Zine showcases the third and fourth collections of Kanye West’s YEEZY footwear, apparel and accessories line, both presented in 2016. >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293304
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10.75 x 16.5 in. / 128 pgs / 87 color.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 Out of stock


Maripol: Little Red Riding Hood
Conversation with Marc Jacobs. Text by Maripol. When Madonna's Like a Virgin came out in 1984, it wasn't just the songs that made a splash, it was her look. That crucifix jewelry! Those earrings! Those black rubber bracelets! The accessories that gave >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862081368
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 In stock


Ralph Pucci: Art of the Mannequin
Text by Emily M. Orr, Barbara Paris Gifford. Interview by Jake Yuzna. Ralph Pucci is the most innovative designer in mannequin fabrication today. This volume puts Pucci in a broader context, tracking the mannequin's origin to fifteenth-century sample dolls and dress forms, while highlighting the materials, techniques >>more

Museum of Arts and Design
ISBN 9781890385309
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 88 pgs / 65 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Out of stock


Rodarte, Catherine Opie, Alec Soth
By Kate and Laura Mulleavy. Photographs by Catherine Opie, Alec Soth. Edited by Brian Phillips. Text by John Kelsey. California Condors, Boris Karloff as Frankenstein, Japanese horror films and Gordon Matta-Clark are among the many influences that make up the world of Rodarte. In just five short years, Rodarte has upended the fashion scene, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641224
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 141 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


School Projects
By Alberto Lattuada.

A selection of themes Alberto Lattuada proposed to his students during his fourteen years at Polimoda in Florence, accompanied by beautiful drawings. Alberto Lattuada is a fashion illustrator and a stylist. His projects are a >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857218465
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 13 in. / 184 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2013 In stock


Stephen Sprouse: Xerox/Rock/Art
Edited by Carol McCranie, Javier Magri. Introduction by Debbie Harry. Text by Carol McCranie. Designed by Nick Vogelson. Drawn from an archive comprised of 1,500 separate pieces, including 600 original drawings, color Xeroxes, swatch references and inspiration materials, Stephen Sprouse: Xerox/Rock/Art presents a revelatory look at Sprouse’s design work from the mid-1970s through the late >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862083706
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock


Tamy Tazi: Caftans
By Nadia Mezian, Daniel Rey. Photographs by Graziano Villa. Introduction by Pierre Berger.

This book of brilliant colors and striking images takes us on an extraordinary journey through an outstanding, never-before-seen collection. The fashion designer Tamy Tazi has set her own special mark of distinction on contemporary Moroccan >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857203232
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 09/06/2011 In stock


The Amazing Shoemaker
Edited by Stefania Ricci.

Salvatore Ferragamo's amazing life in the context of an extraordinary journey into the world of fairy tales with shoes and shoemakers as their main characters. In the course of time, myths and legends from around >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857219288
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 320 pgs / 517 color.
Pub Date: 03/04/2014 In stock


The Fabric
Edited by Bruce Boyer. Photographs by Fredi Marcarini.

A fresh take on the luxury brand Vitale Barberis Canonico, renowned for its magnificent craftsmanship, by the longtime fashion writer and editor Bruce Boyer. Who's the designer behind the designer? How does a fabric pattern >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857220321
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Pbk, 12 x 20 in. / 60 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture
Text by Katie Somerville, Lydia Kamitsis, Danielle Whitfield.

Milestones of the Dior look from 1947 to now

In celebration of Dior’s 70th anniversary and produced in close collaboration with the House of Dior, one of the world’s most prestigious couture houses, this beautiful publication >>more

National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN 9781925432336
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 13 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


The Isaac Mizrahi Pictures: New York City 1989–1993
From 1989 to 1993, New York fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi granted the British photographer Nick Waplington rare backstage access to photograph every detail of the designer’s fitting sessions in the weeks before his twice-yearly fashion >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862084512
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 168 pgs / 119 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock


The Lotus Flower: A Textile Hidden in the Water
By Sergio Loro Piana, Pier Luigi Loro Piana. Photographs by Bruna Rotunno.

Part of the mission of Loro Piana, the Italian luxury clothing and textile company, is to source its materials in the most sustainable and responsible ways, while still remaining innovative and producing goods of the >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857208879
US $95.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 12 in. / 146 pgs / 116 color.
Pub Date: 10/11/2011 In stock


Tirelli 50
By Masolino d'Amico, Silvia d'Amico, Caterina d'Amico.

The activity of the most glorious Italian costume tailoring company of our time, founded by Umberto Tirelli in 1964. The book presents a portrait of Tirelli with the history of his apprenticeship and his passion >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857226880
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 354 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 06/09/2015 In stock


Trading Style
Edited and with text by Clémentine Deliss, Teimaz Shahverdi. Taking as its starting point the extensive ethnographic collections of the Weltkulturen Museum, Trading Style constitutes an unprecedented dialogue between the past and future worlds of fashion. It juxtaposes archive photos, historic artifacts and objects >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866787742
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 264 pgs / 175 color / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Out of stock


Vivienne Westwood: 100 Days of Active Resistance
In 2010 Vivienne Westwood and Lee Jeans launched an online manifesto-installation titled 100 Days of Active Resistance. The website invited people to submit an artwork, slogan or photograph responding to Westwood's conception of “Active Resistance >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862081887
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 9 in. / 184 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 In stock


Vivienne Westwood: Shoes
Edited by Luca Beatrice, Matteo Guarnaccia. Dame of the British Empire Vivienne Westwood is best known for her provocative SEX/Seditionaries boutique on Kings Road, and then perhaps her runway shows. Her shoes recently got a hit of mass-market retail power when >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431849
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of stock


Waist Down: Skirts by Miuccia Prada
Waist Down: Skirts by Miuccia Prada delves into Prada's extensive collection of creations, dating back to 1988, and pays homage to the simple skirt, the often overlooked and underappreciated stepsister of those more glamorous figures, >>more

Progetto Prada Arte
ISBN 9788887029352
US $120.00 CAN $160.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 284 pgs / 230 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Out of stock


Yves Saint Laurent's Studio: Mirror and Secrets
Text by Jérômine Savignon. The name of Yves Saint Laurent, one of the great fashion designers of the twentieth century, evokes the now-iconic looks he helped popularize as part of the modern woman's wardrobe: the Le Smoking tuxedo jacket, >>more

Actes Sud/Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent
ISBN 9782330034115
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Hbk, 4 x 7.75 in. / 142 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 In stock


destefashioncollection: Atlas
Edited with text by M/M (Paris). Text by Germano Celant, Dennis Freedman, Dakis Joannou, Mark Wasiuta. For eight years, fueled by Dakis Joannou’s belief that “although art is considered eternal and fashion ephemeral, both are contemporary creative processes,” creators from art, design, literature, film, architecture and fashion selected items from each >>more

DESTE Foundation for contemporary art
ISBN 9786185039196
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11 in. / 428 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock



                                               

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

22 Ways To Say Black
Until Coco Chanel came along, black was usually only worn by women on occasions of mourning; in the late nineteenth century, when worn outside such occasions, black clothing was even considered indecent (as instanced by >>more

Swarovski AG
ISBN 9783033023734
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 144 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Not available


Albert Kriemler: Akris
Edited by Christoph Doswald. Fashion designer Albert Kriemler once said of taking over his family's business--a conservative Swiss clothing company descended from his grandmother's apron-making operation--"My big ambition was to get into New York's Bergdorf Goodman store." Done. Ditto >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770230
US $53.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 124 pgs 45 color/ 33 b&w
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Bob Recine: Alchemy of Beauty
Text by René Ricard. Photographs by Mario Sorrenti, Robbie Fimmano, Bob Recine. The man behind some of the most avant-garde hairdos and head dresses worn by Lady Gaga, Recine has taken hair styling to incredibly creative heights-often literally, as he propels the braids and locks of his >>more

Freedman|Damiani
ISBN 9788862082129
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 164 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Not available


Chloë Sevigny for Opening Ceremony: Reds
Actress-designer Chloë Sevigny marks the debut of her new line of unisex menswear with this limited-edition hardcover volume. First called on to model her collection of tweedy wools, Fair Isle knits, and animal print jacquard >>more

Opening Ceremony Press
ISBN 9781935202042
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Clth, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 52 pgs / 113 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available


Christian Dior: Man of the Century
Text by Jean-Luc Dufresne. At once Dior scrapbook, survey and autobiography, this magnificent compendium offers a panorama of the life and art of one of the twentieth century's most influential fashion designers. It reprints Dior's 1956 autobiography Christian Dior >>more

Editions Artlys
ISBN 9782854952650
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Not available


François Berthoud: Studio
Edited by Christian Brändle. Constantly in demand from fashion houses across the world, the Swiss-born, Milan- and New York-based artist François Berthoud (born 1961) is one of the most admired fashion illustrators of our time. His Pop/Warholian color schemes >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775730143
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Not available


Giorgio Armani
Edited by Germano Celant and Harold Koda. Essays by Susan Cross and Karole Vail. Armani has been universally credited with both radically changing the rules of contemporary fashion and, by removing excess ornament and translating traditional sportswear looks into business and evening wear, creating a timeless version of modern >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892072798
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 10 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 250 color
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available


Hedi Slimane: Anthology of a Decade 2000-2010
In a 2003 conversation with then-Interview magazine editor Ingrid Sischy, French designer Hedi Slimane (born 1968) described his beginnings as a photographer: "I started taking pictures before I even began in fashion. I didn't start >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641156
US $295.00 CAN $360.00 SDNR30
Boxed, 4 pbk volumes 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 724 pgs / 845 tritone / ltd ed of 1,500.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Not available


Hedi Slimane: Intermission
Text by Francesco Bonami. Brad Pitt was married in one of his suits, John Galliano dressed in one of his jackets to receive a prestigious award, Karl Lagerfeld never wears anything else, and women as dashing and fashionable as >>more

Charta
ISBN 9788881583744
US $70.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 60 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2002 Not available


Hedi Slimane: Rock Diary
Text by Vince Aletti, Jon Savage. This beautifully designed three volume boxed set presents new photographic work by Hedi Slimane, the iconic fashion designer who, during tenures at Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, has infused men's fashion with an androgynous, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829600
US $95.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Slipcased Paperbacks, 3 volumes, 8.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 200 duotone.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 Not available


Hussein Chalayan
Contributions by Hussein Chalayan. Text by Caroline Evans, Suzy Menkes, Ted Polhemus, Bradley Quinn. If mid-1990s British fashion conjurs up images of vicious or tricksy tailoring and sexually-charged power-dressing, Chalayan represents its more gentle, cerebral side. The Turkish-Cypriot-born designer's clothing is highly modern, delicately feminine and about as close >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056624439
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available


Jordi Labanda: Hey Day
Artwork by Jordi Labanda. Contributions by Tyler Brule. Chic restaurants, modernist lobbies, exotic beaches, retro ski wear, stylish underwear, haute couture luxury accessories--Jordi Labanda illustrates it all in his familiar, faux-naïf, super-cool, sophisticated style. Combining the look of comic books (Archie not Superman) >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9789685208192
US $70.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 290 pgs / 140 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available


Juergen Teller: Calves & Thighs
Text by Adrian Searle, Paul Wombell, Helmut Teller, Fabrice Paineau, et al. Foremost among a generation of photographers operating between fashion photography and art photography, Juergen Teller (born 1964) brings his energized, life-loving brashness to family photographs, self-portraits and fashion shoots. Teller often provokes his subjects to >>more

TF Editores/D.A.P.
ISBN 9781935202325
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 172 pgs / 98 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Not available


Leigh Bowery
Artwork by Leigh Bowery. Edited by Robert Violette. Contributions by Hilton Als, Boy George. This is the first monograph by controversial performance artist and model for Lucien Freud, Leigh Bowery. His work and personality cross the lines between the art world, the fashion world and the underground club scene >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828048
US $59.95 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 11.25 in. in. / 176 pgs / 100 color / 100 duotone
Pub Date: 09/02/1998 Not available


Leigh Bowery Looks: Photographs by Fergus Greer 1988-1994
Edited by Mariuccia Cassadio, Robert Violette. This book is the definitive and indispensable guide to the unique looks designed, and, in these photographs, worn by Leigh Bowery. One of Britain's most heroically ambitious yet underappreciated designers and performance artists, Bowery remains >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828192
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2006 Not available


Paul Smith: You Can Find Inspiration In Everything*
Edited by Robert Violette. Essay by Paul Smith. Interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Richard Wentworth. Fiction by James Flint and Richard Williams. Introduction by William Gibson. Back in print! Unlike any other fashion designer at work today, Paul Smith has managed to combine a flair for eccentric, subversive detail, a dedication to the highest standards of craftsmanship and a business and >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828246
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 10 in. / 272 pgs / 1200 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Not available


Paul Smith: You Can Find Inspiration In Everything*
By James Flint, Richard Williams, Paul Smith. Artwork by Glen Baxter, Mich Brownfield, Paul Slater. Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Robert Violette. Contributions by Richard Wentworth, William Gibson, Alan Aboud, Michael Hodgson, Jonathan Ive. Unlike any other fashion designer at work today, Paul Smith has managed to combine a flair for eccentric, subversive detail, a dedication to the highest standards of craftmanship, and a business and marketing sense that >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828185
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Slipcased, 10 x 8.25 in. / 272 pgs / 500 color
Pub Date: 06/02/2002 Not available


Paul Smith: You Can Find Inspiration in Everything*
Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Robert Violette. Introduction by William Gibson. Text by James Flint, Richard Williams, Paul Smith. New paperback edition! Called, "A ripe blend of master craftsmanship and Monty Pythonesque lunacy" by Monument and, "A treasure trove," by The Bookseller, You Can Find Inspiration in Everything is now in its third printing >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828291
US $59.95 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 10 in. / 296 pgs / 1,000 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2009 Not available


Prague Fashion Houses 1900-1948
Text by Eva Uchalová, Zora Damová, Viktor ?lajchrt. Prague Fashion Houses 1900–1948 presents a thoroughly researched overview of the history of Prague’s leading fashion houses from the late-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. It follows the development of the craft of tailoring in Czechoslovakia, >>more

Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788087164822
US $95.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 312 pgs / 430 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Rei Kawakubo: ReFusing Fashion
Introduction by Marsha Miro. Text by Harold Koda, Sylvia Lavin, Judith Thurman, Michael Stone-Richards. Rei Kawakubo (born 1942) established Comme des Garçons in Tokyo in 1973 and quickly consolidated her stature as one of the three major Japanese designers alongside Issey Miyake and Yohji Yamamoto. Kawakubo's conceptions stem from >>more

Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
ISBN 9780979199141
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 138 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Not available


Richard H. Arbib: 1917-1995 Visionary American Designer
Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Richard Henry Arbib was considered one of the leading industrial designers in the United States in the years following World War II. By the 1950s, he had established himself as one of the true visionaries >>more

Newburyport Press
ISBN 9781882266166
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 10 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available


Viktor & Rolf
Artwork by Viktor Horsting, Rolf Snoeren. >>more

Artimo
ISBN 9789075380163
US $50.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 150 pgs / 70 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/02/1999 Out of print/Not available


Walking Dreams: Salvatore Ferragamo, 1898-1960
Edited by Stefania Ricci. Essays by Glanz Margo, Mercedes Iturbe and Alberto Ruy Sanchez. Foreword by Wanda Miletti. Walking Dreams explores the life and work of the legendary Italian shoe designer, an artist who revolutionized footwear by introducing new styles and innovative materials that called up associations with furniture, domestic objects and radical >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9788493442637
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 83 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available


Walter Van Beirendonck:Believe!
Artwork by Walter van Beirendonck. >>more

nai010 publishers/Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
ISBN 9789056621001
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 74 pgs / 64 color / 60 b&w
Pub Date: 03/02/1999 Not available




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