Fashion Monographs

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BIANCA E BLU MONICA BOLZONI

Written by Univ of Art & Design Lausanne
Independent fashion brand Bianca e Blu by Monica Bolzoni is celebrated in this extensive visual survey, spanning the best years of Italian fashion design. Described as "one of the greatest artistic personalities of this century" by Vogue Italia, Monica Bolzoni's designs anticipated many of the concepts of today's fashion, such as modularity and tailoring.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | Rizzoli International Publications | 192 Pages |
$75.00
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DIOR BY ROGER VIVIER

A celebration of the collaboration between two design legends, Christian Dior and Roger Vivier, spotlighting vintage shoes of luxurious glamour. This beautifully crafted volume highlights the outstanding shoe designs that sprang from the iconic collaboration between two French fashion legends, Christian Dior and Roger Vivier.
November 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 384 Pages |
$85.00
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BALENCIAGA: WINTER 18

Written by Gvasalia, Demna
This first book from artistic director Demna Gvasalia offers an exclusive look into Balenciaga's Winter 18 ready-to-wear show, from fittings to the runway and beyond. Founded in 1917, Balenciaga has distinguished itself for designs of daring innovation, technical artistry, and pure forms.
February 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 304 Pages |
$95.00
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CHRISTIAN DIOR: HISTORY AND MODERNITY, 1947 - 1957

Written by Palmer, Alexandra
Arguably the most famous fashion designer of the twentieth century, Christian Dior created feminine fashions that were desired, worn, and emulated by women around the world. This lavishly illustrated volume explores the brilliance behind Dior's dramatic creations, which revived the entire Paris haute couture industry after the devastation of World War II.
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$49.95
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MOAM: CONTEMPORARY FASHION IN AMSTERDAM

Written by Nekoui, Martijn
Manifesting the mission of MOAM as a design collective, agency, and platform that supports and cultivates contemporary culture in Amsterdam into an exciting, visually-captivating book, MOAM: Contemporary Fashion in Amsterdam presents the best content of their recent collaborations between emerging talents and established creatives from the global fashion community.
November 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Te Neues Publishing Company | 300 Pages |
$65.00
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LIFE IN PATTERN: AND HOW IT CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY WITHOUT EVEN NOTICING

Written by Kiely, Orla
Orla Kiely has opened her archives to explore a life dedicated to print. From her earliest and most iconic pattern, Stem, to the evolution of her print design encompassing the worlds of fashion, homewares and beyond, Orla shares the full range of patterns and designs that she has produced since establishing her brand in 1995.
September 4, 2018 | Paperback | Conran Octopus | 304 Pages |
$29.99

WHERE DID ISSEY COME FROM? THE WORK OF ISSEY MIYAKE

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake was born in Hiroshima and studied graphic design at the Tama Art University in Tokyo, graduating in 1964. Following that, he spent time in Paris and New York City before returning to Tokyo in 1970, where he founded the Miyake Design Studio, a high-end producer of womens fashion. Today he has become the kind of person who makes one wonder, What kind of place could he possibly come from? His creative energy seems like something from science fiction, perhaps even extraterrestrial. Part biography, part monograph, this volume dives into Miyakes extraordinary world of design, tracing his roots through the years.
Hardcover |
$57.50

RACINET: COMPLETE COSTUME HISTORY XL

Written by Tetart-Vittu, Francoise
From Togas to Top Hats The evolution of style from antiquity to 1888 Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet's Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
November 17, 2018 | Hardcover | Taschen | 636 Pages |
$70.00
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MERT ALAS AND MARCUS PIGGOTT

Written by Cotton, Charlotte
Picture Perfect The photo duo behind some of fashion's glossiest shots Mert Alas, born in Turkey, and Marcus Piggott, born in Wales, met in 1994, at a party on a pier in Hastings, England. Piggott asked Alas for a light, the pair got talking, and rapidly discovered they had plenty in common, not least a love of fashion.
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$80.00
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VIKTOR & ROLF: FASHION ARTISTS 25 YEARS

"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 most unique and singular style."-Thierry-Maxime Loriot, curator of the exhibition Viktor & Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years
August 28, 2018 | Paperback | Nai010 Publishers |
$50.00

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