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+0086 Beijing Cool Edited by Peng Hongwu. A sort of Fruits of China's best dressed kids, this volume defines the new Chinese cool through the eyes of its hippest generation, in 300 pages of photos and illustrations from the ultracool Beijing-based magazine >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881803429
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 280 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2009 Active/Awaiting stock
An ABC of Hermès Crafts By Olivier Saillard. For the better part of the last two centuries, the name Hermès has been synonymous with the world’s highest quality luxury goods--from the Paris company’s original saddlery items of the 1800s to its famous silk >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330002756
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Pbk, 4 x 7.5 in. / 155 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 Active/In stock
Contemporary Indian Fashion Edited by Federico Rocca. Indian haute couture is conquering catwalks worldwide. For many, Indian fashion conjures multi-colored saris and gold embroidery, but the designers featured in this volume are turning that cliché on its head by creating global styles >>more
ISBN 9788862081009
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Active/In stock
Embroidery Introduction by Guisy Ferra. Texts by Valentino, Gianfranco Ferre, Etro, Anna Molinari, Blumarine, Marras Alessandro, Dell'Acqua, Kenzo (By Marras), Marni, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Riccardo Tisci, Maurizio Pecoraro, Emilio Pucci, et. Al. The absolute dedication required by embroidery's sophisticated, precious handiwork has rendered it increasingly rare: as a craft, it calls for mental discipline even more than physical, and for infinite patience, virtues so far from contemporary, >>more
ISBN 9788889431238
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Clothbound, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color and 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Active/In stock
Fashion at the Time of Fascism Edited by Mario Lupano, Alessandra Vaccari. The first visual history of Modernist Italian fashion during Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime, and the product of immense research, Fashion at the Time of Fascism charts the fashion industry's ambivalent negotiation of international couture and >>more
ISBN 9788862080514
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Active/In stock
Fashioning the Object: Bless, Boudicca, and Sandra Backlund The newest volume in the Art Institute of Chicago's successful A+D series, Fashioning the Object invites readers to visit three of the most visionary design studios at work today: Bless, Boudicca, and Sandra Backlund. Fiercely >>more
Yale/Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN 9780300179743
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Hippie Chic Text by Lauren D. Whitley. The 1960s saw a revolution in fashion that was born, like most things new and hip in that era, of youth rebellion in the streets. For the first time, designers didn’t dictate the trends. Instead, >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467952
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Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 152 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Jitesh Patel: Tote Bag Mini This book showcases some of the most striking, inventive and subversive examples of the ubiquitous tote. From eco chic to style icon, the featured totes come from a wide range of illustrators and graphic designers >>more
Laurence King Pub
ISBN 9781856697309
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Joaquín Sorolla and the Glory of Spanish Dress Edited by Molly Sorkin and Jennifer Park. Preface by Ángeles Gonzáles-Sinde. Introduction by André Leon Talley. Foreword by Oscar de la Renta, Harold Koda. Text by Mitchell A. Codding, Covadonga Pitarch Angulo, Irene Seco Serra, Maria Antonia Herradón Figueroa. This handsomely produced catalogue is published to accompany an exhibition at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute that analyzes the rich history of Spain’s regional clothing styles through the monumental paintings of Valencian artist Joaquín Sorolla y >>more
Queen Sofía Spanish Institute
ISBN 9780615548180
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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 151 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Paris Haute Couture A comprehensive history of high fashion in Paris from Madame Grès and Balenciaga to Yves Saint Laurent and Yohji Yamamoto, spanning all aspects from clothing and accessories to perfume. Ever since Charles Frederick Worth dressed >>more
ISBN 9782080201386
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Punk: Chaos to Couture Since its origins in the 1970s, punk has had an explosive influence on fashion. With its eclectic mixing of stylistic references, punk effectively introduced the postmodern concept of bricolage to the elevated precincts of haute >>more
Metropolitan Mus Of Art
ISBN 9780300191851
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Sixties Fashion Edited by Adelheid Rasche. Miniskirts, jeans, flares, pantsuits and Asian clothing--the fashion revolution of the 1960s has not yet ceased to reverberate, returning year after year to reinvent the discoveries of that decade. It was in the 1960s that >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865607980
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Pbk, 8.5 x 7.75 in. / 112 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 Active/In stock
Style Feed: The World's Top Fashion Blogs This book takes a look at the most engaging, noted, and innovative fashion blogs from across the globe as selected by style blogging icon Susie Bubble.

This survey of the online fashion scene is the first >>more
ISBN 9783791347189
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The Concise Dictionary of Dress Photographs by Norbert Schoerner. Edited by Robert Violette. A brilliant amalgam of psychoanalysis, literature, art and couture, The Concise Dictionary of Dress is bestselling author and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and fashion curator Judith Clark's inventive recasting of dress in terms of anxiety and >>more
Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828352
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Clth, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 136 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2010 Active/In stock



Art/Fashion Edited by Ingrid Sischy, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector. >>more
D.A.P./Skira Editore
ISBN 9781881616856
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Paperback, 9.5 x 11 in. / 350 pgs / 300 color / 90 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
Artenergie Artwork by Gilbert & George. Photographs by Nan Goldin. Contributions by Gianluca Lo Vetro, Vichy Hassan Ludovico Pratesi. >>more
ISBN 9788881581504
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 152 pgs / 78 color
Pub Date: 09/02/1998 Out of print/Not available
Belgian Fashion Design Contributions by Thimo Teduits, San Van de Veire. Text by Luc Derycke. >>more
ISBN 9789055442447
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Paperback, 8.25 x 13.5 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color / 100 b&w
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
Beyond Desire Essays by Philippe Pirotte, Filip De Boeck, Carol Tulloch and Zoe Whitley. Introduction by Kaat Debo. During an era in which the cultural world is obsessed with issues of globalization, postcolonialism and reparations of historical guilt, the implicit aspect of desire is almost never assessed--until now. Beyond Desire focuses on a >>more
ISBN 9789055445585
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 10 in. / 136 pgs / 80 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Chloë Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Now anybody can raid Chloë Sevigny's wardrobe! Re-inventing the looks of 1989 for 2008, Sevigny has designed her first collection for the discerning New York/Los Angeles boutique Opening Ceremony. It's a concise and carefully assembled >>more
Opening Ceremony
ISBN 9780615197081
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Paperback, 6.75 x 10 in. / 50 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Double Face: The Story about Fashion and Art from Mohammed to Warhol Edited by Christoph Doswald. Text by Peter Gross, Barbara Vinken, Diedrich Diederichsen, Michelle Nicol. At just under 350 pages, this lavishly illustrated reader addresses the crossover between fashion and art. Featuring work by Daniele Buetti, Sylvie Fleury, Yoko Ono, Pipilotti Rist, Erwin Wurm and others, it includes a photographic >>more
ISBN 9783905770247
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Clothbound, 8 x 11.5 in. / 344 pgs / 100 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Out of print/Not available
Dressing for Pleasure in Rubber, Vinyl & Leather Edited by Jonny Trunk, Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. For early devotees of leather, rubber and vinyl fetish wear, Atomage magazine was the underground bible of the 1970s. Founded, designed and published by the English designer John Sutcliffe as a platform for his extraordinary >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780956356239
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Out of print/Not available
Excess: Fashion And The Underground In The 80S Edited by Maria Luisa Frisa and Stefano Tonchi. Producing a book on fashion in the 1980s is not merely a question of immortalizing one of the most feverish periods of invention, creativity and variety in our recent history. It also means providing a >>more
Charta/Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery
ISBN 9788881584659
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 446 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2004 Out of print/Not available
Fashion Show Essays by Didier Grumbach, Pamela A. Parmal and Susan Ward. Paris, the undisputed capital of the fashion world, is rich in talented designers, skilled craftsmen and native chic. It has been a magnet for stylish men and women since the seventeenth century. While fashion and >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467075
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Clothbound, 8 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
Mode 2001: Landed-Geland Part I Edited, introduction and interviews by Walter Van Beirendonck & Luc Derycke. Interviews by Steven Jones, Rei Kawakubo, Mr. Pearl and Takeji Hirakawa. Antwerp=Fashion=Culture=Mode 2001=Landed-Geland. This equation stands for the cosmopolitan, idiosyncratic, fascinating and stimulating event that was Landed-Geland, a six-month, citywide, multimedia extravaganza that recently colored and clothed t >>more
ISBN 9789069170084
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 192 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Mode 2001: Landed-Geland Part Ii Edited by Walter Van Beirendonck and Luc Derycke. Introduction by Chris Dercon. >>more
ISBN 9789069170077
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 250 color
Pub Date: 04/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Modemuseum/The Fashion Museum By Dirk Lauwaert. Edited by Thimo te Duits. Contributions by Hussein Chalayan. Text by Kristiaan Borret, Judith Clarke, Agnes Goyvaerts, Sylvie Richoux, Valerie Steele, Claire Wilcox. Despite a 1997 article in Business Week that stated, "It is difficult to imagine Antwerp, one of Europe's major seaports, as a center of fashion," Antwerp has become just that. Today, the city enjoys a >>more
ISBN 9789055444236
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Hardcover, 7.5 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 170 color / 30 b&w
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Shopping Edited by Christoph Grunenberg and Max Hollein. Essays by Chantal B»ret, Christoph Grunenberg, Max Hollein, Thomas Kellein, and Mark Taylor. Shopping--the word nowadays signifies more than the mere purchasing of goods. From the Paris arcades to the suburban mall, buying has been an essential part of urban life throughout the 20th century. As a ritual, >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775712149
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
The Fashion Generation Edited and with essays by by Susanne Anna, Eva Gronbach and Miriam Matuszkiewicz. Does international fashion design still show the influence of culture and socio-ethnology--that is, elements of local significance--or is it, like so many other spheres, now dominated by global currents? The Fashion Generation seeks answers to >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775716147
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
The Fourth Sex Artwork by Jake Chapman, Dinos Chapman, Gillian Wearing, Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk, Vanessa Beecroft, Richard Billingham, Robert Gober, Dan Graham, Andreas Gursky, Bill Henson, Mike Kelley, Mike Kelley, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Prince, Photographs by Larry Clark, Rineke Dijkstra, Katy Grannan, Justine Kurland, Collier Schorr, Jeff Wall. Edited by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa. Text by Takashi Murakami, Wolfgang Tillmans. Omnivorous and indefatigable, suggestible but independent, adolescents don't want to be balanced. They love extremes of everything from fashion and art to music and the Internet. Observed and studied by experts of all kinds, their >>more
ISBN 9788881584048
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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 416 pgs / 460 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Out of print/Not available
Total Living Edited by Maria Luisa Frisa, Mario Lupano and Stefano Tonchi. Essays by Paola Antonelli, Francesco Bonami, Michele Ciavarella, Emanuela De Cecco, Ricardo Dirindin, Maria Luisa Frisa, Mario Lupano, Roberto Monelli, Herbert Muschamp, Chee Pearlman, Michelle Serenini, Dietmar Steiner, Dejan Sudjic and Stefano Tonchi. Styles and lifestyles are fast becoming uniform under labels and definitions of fashion, and as an industry and a cultural form. Total Living is the point of no return in a project which, step-by-step, develops >>more
ISBN 9788881583713
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Paperback, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 488 pgs / 453 color / 114 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Uniform: Order And Disorder Edited by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, Stefano Tonchi, Essays by Daniele Brolli, Richard Buckley, Patrizia Calefato, Giusi Ferre, Lorenzo Greco, Cristina Lucchini, Stefano Pistolini, James Sherwood, Amy Springler, Nick Sullivan. Do uniforms-- objects of fascination to many--unite or distinguish individuals? Do they create reassuring equality or disturbing balkanization? The uniform, starting point for modern dress, combines functional and formal qualities in a situation of mass >>more
ISBN 9788881583072
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Paperback, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 194 color / 254 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Young Belgian Fashion Design Essay by Veerle Windels. Photographs by Etienne Tordoir. Belgian names are becoming increasingly common on the international catwalk-Belgium has firmly established itself in the fashion world in recent years. Young, fresh talent continues to emerge in the wake of the "Antwerp Six," documented >>more
ISBN 9789055443468
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Paperback, 9.25 x 11.75 in. / 144 pgs / 260 color
Pub Date: 06/02/2001 Out of print/Not available


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