Fashion Survey

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DIVINE THREADS: THE VISUAL AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF CANTONESE OPERA

Written by Liu, April
For more than 100 years, Vancouver has been home to a vibrant and thriving Cantonese opera scene. As a performance art carried out by transient troupes, it is an ephemeral medium that rarely leaves a trace in the historic records.
March 25, 2019 | Hardcover | Figure 1 Publishing | 208 Pages |
$50.00
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DAPPER DAN: MADE IN HARLEM: A MEMOIR

Written by Awake, Mikael
The story of a legendary designer who pioneered high-end streetwear, from a storefront in Harlem to the red carpet in Hollywood, dressing everyone from Salt-N-Pepa and Eric B. & Rakim to Beyoncé and JAY Z along the way. DAPPER DAN IS..."Black fashion's greatest treasure." BET"the original auteur of gangster chic." GQ
July 9, 2019 | Hardcover | Random House | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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LEGENDARY ARTISTS AND THE CLOTHES THEY WORE

Written by Newman, Terry
Whether it's Cecil Beaton's flamboyant, classically tailored suits, Frida Kahlo's love of bright color, or Cindy Sherman's penchant for minimalism, an artist's attire often reflects the creative and spiritual essence of his or her work.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 208 Pages |
$35.00
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BOHO MANIFESTO: AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO POSTCONVENTIONAL LIVING

Written by Chaplin, Julia
The boho approach to life is based more on creativity than on money. It's definitely fun to live vicariously through the lens of these fabulous individuals--learning what they wear, where they travel to, what they do in their leisure time--and with The Boho Manifesto, it's finally all accessible.
June 11, 2019 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers | 192 Pages |
$24.95
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EMPIRE OF STYLE: SILK AND FASHION IN TANG CHINA

Written by Chen, Buyun
Tang dynasty (618-907) China hummed with cosmopolitan trends. Its capital at Chang'an was the most populous city in the world and was connected via the Silk Road with the critical markets and thriving cultures of Central Asia and the Middle East.
June 2, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 272 Pages |
$70.00
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WORK!: A QUEER HISTORY OF MODELING

Written by Brown, Elspeth H
From the haute couture runways of Paris and New York and editorial photo shoots for glossy fashion magazines to reality television, models have been an ubiquitous staple of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American consumer culture. In Work! Elspeth H.
May 10, 2019 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 352 Pages |
$27.95
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FASHION AND MAKE-UP OF EDO BEAUTIES SEEN IN UKIYO-E PRINTS

Written by Pola Research Institute of Beauty and Culture
A visual book of make-up and fashion in the Edo period.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback | Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture | 124 Pages |
$41.00
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SUMMER KIMONO DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTHION TO ITS PATTERNS AND BACKGROUND

Written by Kitanai, Keiko
All of the Japanese aesthetic is encapsulated in a summer kimono. Learn more about these beautiful fashion pieces.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback | Seibundo Shinkosha | 288 Pages |
$53.00
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SCARVES: TIMELESS ELEGANCE

Written by Generali, Stefano
Scarves tells the story of this perrenial accessory, with color images of beautiful scarves throughout history and from luxury houses such as Gucci, Liberty and Hermès. These accompany essays that document the history of the scarf from its humble origins in the Roman military to Beau Brummell, haute couture and the advent of ready-to-wear.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Silvana Editoriale | 232 Pages |
$55.00
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EXHIBITIONISM: 50 YEARS OF THE MUSEUM AT FIT

Written by Steele, Valerie
Celebrating 50 years of "the most fashionable museum in New York," Exhibitionism illustrates through individual garments, installation photos, images and text, the lively and enlightening history of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Skira Editore |
$30.00

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