Designers and Collections



Candela Cort
Introduction by Anatxu Zabalbeascoa.

Spanish designer and artist Candela Cort (born 1959) is celebrated for her dramatic hat designs, necklaces, headdresses, collages, bracelets and collars that she builds from x-rays, corrugated cardboard, brass wire, ribbons, rubber and plastic. Her >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417769598
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 158 pgs / 200 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/11/2021 In stock

Carré: A Vintage Scarf Collection
By Benoit Pierre Emery.

For nearly 20 years now, French art director and scarf designer Benoit Pierre Emery has been collecting silk scarves—perhaps the ultimate fashion accessory—exploring boutiques and flea markets to amass an astounding assortment of 10,000 pieces >>more

ISBN 9783958298859
US $175.00 CAN $245.00 TRADE
Slip, clth, 12 x 12.25 in. / 752 pgs / 6500 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 Awaiting stock

Edited by Sereina Rothenberger, David Schatz, Catherine Morand, Flurina Rothenberger. Text by Chayet Chiénin, Denise Epote, Anne Grossfilley, Genevieve Hill-Thomas, Saidi Mamadou Ouédraogo, Victoria Rovine. Interview by Catherine Morand. Photographs by Flurina Rothenberger, Kader Diaby, Ben Idriss, Nuits Balnéaires.

This book traces, for the very first time, the extraordinary life and brand of Côte d'Ivoire–based fashion designer Pathé’O (born 1950). Known for his connection to former South African president Nelson Mandela, for whom he >>more

Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783907236239
US $65.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.25 x 11 in. / 420 pgs / 260 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/07/2021 Awaiting stock



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

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

A Short Novel on Men’s Fashion
Edited with text by Olivier Saillard.

Since the 1980s, men’s fashion has left behind the staid predictability of earlier years and undergone a fundamental mutation. Men are now acknowledged to have the same desires as women in deriving pleasure from appearance >>more

ISBN 9788829703135
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 253 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 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

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 Out of 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

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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting
Text by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Pamela Golbin, Estrella de Diego, Hamish Bowles, Juan Gutiérrez.

This book surveys the significant influence that the painters of the so-called Spanish School had on the creative process of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the great master couturier of the 20th century.

Balenciaga was born in the >>more

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173302
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 268 pgs / 155 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 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 Out of stock

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

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

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 Out of stock

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

Charles James: The Couture Secrets of Shape
Edited by Homer Layne, Dorothea Mink. Preface by Rick Owens. Text by Valerie Steele, R. Couri Hay, Paul Caranicas, Carolin Roider, Charles James.

British-American designer Charles James (1906–78), “America’s First Couturier,” is famed for the extraordinarily elegant evening gowns he created in the 1930s through the 1950s for society ladies on both sides of the Atlantic. From the >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052382
US $85.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 398 pgs / 406 color / 63 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 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 Editoriale
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

ISBN 9788862086073
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

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

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

Fashion Work
Edited by Jeppe Ugelvig.

In this unprecedented volume, the New York– and London-based critic and curator Jeppe Ugelvig recounts a little-explored history of art/fashion hybridity through the genre-defying practices of Bernadette Corporation, Susan Cianciolo, BLESS and DIS, exploring their >>more

ISBN 9788862087094
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 05/05/2020 In stock

Fashion, Art & Nature chez Oscar Carvallo
Edited by Hélène Farnault.

Venezuelan haute couture fashion designer Oscar Carvallo, who maintains ateliers in Paris and Miami, is perhaps best known for his work with Carlos Cruz-Diez, a key op artist and color theorist. Carvallo worked with Cruz-Diez >>more

ISBN 9788857242415
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 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

Female Chic
Edited by Gina Bucher.

The fashion label Thema Selection and its outlet in Oberdorf, a Zurich neighborhood, made quite a splash back in the 1970s in the placid city along the Limmat River. The label attracted notice with its >>more

Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783906803111
US $65.00 CAN $82.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 624 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2016 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 In stock

Fluence: The Continuance of Yohji Yamamoto
Text by Terry Jones, Yoichi Ochiai.

This volume celebrates the creative power and style of the great Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Shot in sensuous black and white, primarily in Tokyo, these previously unpublished images—by photographer Takay—respond to the iconic black designs >>more

ISBN 9788862087070
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 13.5 in. / 208 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 In 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 Editoriale
ISBN 9788836639175
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Clth, 11.75 x 14.25 in. / 256 pgs / 340 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In 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

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

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

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

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

Giorgio Armani
Text by Giusi Ferre.

Giorgio Armani is an important new monograph on the Italian designer who changed fashion history. The androgynous look that characterizes many of Armani's collections reflects an exchange between different identities and cultures, resulting in his >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831720755
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 11.8 x 7.8 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2016 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

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 Out of stock

Hermès Pop Up
Text by Stéphane Foenkinos.

Every year, the iconic luxury brand Hermès chooses a new theme to celebrate its creative direction for the upcoming year. This practice began in 1987, marking the brand's 150th anniversary, and has since become a >>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: 11/27/2018 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

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

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

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

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 Out of stock

Lily Samii: A Journey through Life and Fashion
Text by Teresa Rodriguez.

This book invites readers to step inside the mesmerizing world of San Francisco–based Iranian fashion designer Lily Samii. From her upbringing in Iran to the runways of Paris, Lily Samii:A Journey through Life and Fashion >>more

ISBN 9781646570034
US $130.00 CAN $185.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 376 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 11/10/2020 In stock

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

Established in 1952 in Naples (where its headquarters are still located), Mario Valentino is a leading brand in the leather sector and a legendary manufacturer of shoes, accessories and clothing. Its history dates back to >>more

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

Maurizio Galimberti: Around Enrico Coveri
Edited by Federco Mininni. Text by Bea Marsano.

Italian photographer Maurizio Galimberti (born 1956) never had a chance to meet Enrico Coveri (1952–1990), the fashion designer renowned for his exuberant, eccentric collections festooned with sequins and fantastical prints. But Enrico Coveri’s nephew, Francesco >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836639991
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 12 x 15 in. / 104 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 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

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

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa, Judith Cark, Vittoria C. Caratozzolo.

Simonetta, a living legend as beautiful as any of her models, is an aristocrat by birth and has spent her youth amidst the international celebrities for whom she designed her sophisticated clothes; among them: Lauren >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831793995
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 6.5 in. / 192 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 09/02/2008 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

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

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

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

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.

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 features garments designed by Christian Dior Couture between >>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 Out of 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

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

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

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

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

Since forming their creative partnership in 1992, Dutch fashion designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren—working together as Viktor&Rolf—have gained critical acclaim for their cerebral, witty and rebellious approach to design, their technical virtuosity and deep >>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

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

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

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



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

Amanda Harlech & Karl Lagerfeld: Palazzo
Lady Amanda Harlech is known as designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld's "eye outside Paris," and has been his personal and professional muse and collaborator for a decade. Her sensibility, which presently informs the Chanel aesthetic, >>more

ISBN 9783865214508
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 9.75 x 12 in. / 48 pgs / 18 tritone.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 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

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
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
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

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

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

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

Yohji Yamamoto: My Dear Bomb
Coauthored by Ai Mitsuda. Yohji Yamamoto led the Japanese fashion wave of the 1980s and 1990s into the new millennium. In October 2009, after a series of bad investments, Yamamoto Inc. went bankrupt; by the end of that year >>more

ISBN 9789055449798
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


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