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GingerNutz Takes Paris
By Michael Roberts. Foreword by Grace Coddington.

In this adorable sequel to the 2017 hit GingerNutz, the eponymous orangutan supermodel hits Paris

She's back! After becoming a breakout star in the fashion world, GingerNutz, the first Bornean-born orangutan supermodel, has landed in Paris >>more

MW Editions
ISBN 9780998701837
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Clth, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 80 pgs / 65 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Italian Tailoring
Text by Yoshimi Hasegawa.

Men's tailoring in Italy is a veritable art tradition, the product of a long legacy of elegance, taste and appreciation. In fact, made-to-measure garments and shoes entail painstaking measuring and a transformation of these measurements >>more

ISBN 9788857238289
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 8.5 in. / 204 pgs / 204 color
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock



A Portrait of Fashion
Text by Aileen Ribeiro, Cally Blackman. Costume, portraiture and the presentation of the individual have been intimately linked throughout the history of art. But while the face of a person in a portrait seems to speak directly across the ages, the >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145566
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 242 color / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In 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
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4 x 7.5 in. / 155 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 Out of 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
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 In stock

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
US $99.00 CAN $132.50 TRADE
Clothbound, 9 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color and 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 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
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Out of stock

From Tapestry to Fiber Art
By Magali Junet, Odile Contamin, Janis Jefferies, Keiko Kawashima, Marta Kowalewska, Jenelle Porter.

The historical and artistic development of the Lausanne Biennials illustrated with more than a hundred works and views of rooms, most of them unpublished. At the end of World War II, the art of tapestry >>more

ISBN 9788857234717
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.8 x 9.8 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/05/2017 Out of stock

By Michael Roberts. Foreword by Grace Coddington.

The perfect gift for fashionistas of all ages

Michael Roberts’ charming text and hand-drawn illustrations tell the story of GingerNutz, an orangutan born in the wilds of Borneo who dreams of making it big in the >>more

MW Editions
ISBN 9780998701806
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Clth, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 80 pgs / 65 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2017 In stock

Haute Couture in the Kitchen
By Paola Caovilla. >>more

ISBN 9788876244346
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 05/09/2006 In stock

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
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 152 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 In stock

Italian Glamour
By Enrico Quinto, Paolo Tinarelli.

The essence of Italian style through fashion and costume in the 20th century in a handsome volume that captures the evolution of Italian fashion’s biggest brands. The fashion archive of Enrico Quinto and Paolo Tinarelli >>more

ISBN 9788857224282
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.25 in. / 320 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2015 In stock

Items: Is Fashion Modern?
Edited with text by Paola Antonelli, Michelle Millar Fisher. Text by Luke Baker, Anna Burckhardt, Stephanie Kramer, Mei Mei Rado, Jennifer Tobias.

Items: Is Fashion Modern? presents 111 items of clothing and accessories that have had a profound impact on the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Arranged A-Z encyclopedia-style, it includes designs as iconic as Levi’s >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450363
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock

Edited by Linda Loppa.

A discussion of the cultural value of fashion through an interdisciplinary dialogue involving the languages of contemporary art and culture.


ISBN 9788857231761
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 512 pgs / 500 illustrations.
Pub Date: 11/15/2016 In stock

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
US $43.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 7.75 in. / 112 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 In stock

The Belgians
Text by Nele Bernheim, Lut Clincke, Laurent Dombrowicz, Agnes Goyvaerts, Siska Lyssens, Veerle Windels, Oscar Van den Boogaard, Karen Van Godtsenhoven. Surreal, avant-garde and explicit are three keywords that are commonly associated with Belgian fashion. This exhibition catalogue gives a unique historic overview of Belgian fashion, starting with the legendary Antwerp Six--including Dries van Noten, Walter >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740319
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 250 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

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
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Clth, 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 136 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2010 In stock

Uman: The Essays, #5
By Joachim Bessing.

Uman – The Essays is a series of commentaries by contemporary connoisseurs, who explore the sources of men’s costume – sports, discovery, passions – to reveal the traditions and ethos at the basis of the ideal >>more

ISBN 9788857207827
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 32 pgs / 5 color.
Pub Date: 09/06/2011 In stock



+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
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 280 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2009 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 Press
ISBN 9780615197081
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 10 in. / 50 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 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

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770247
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 8 x 11.5 in. / 344 pgs / 100 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 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
US $32.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 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
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 8 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2006 Not available

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
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 151 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 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 the city of Antwerp in the name of fashion. >>more

ISBN 9789069170084
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 192 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2002 Not available

Mode 2001: Landed-Geland Part Ii
Edited by Walter Van Beirendonck and Luc Derycke. Introduction by Chris Dercon. >>more

ISBN 9789069170077
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 250 color
Pub Date: 04/02/2002 Not available

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
ISBN 9783775712149
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2003 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
ISBN 9783775716147
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available


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