Fashion Survey

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DRESSING UP: THE WOMEN WHO INFLUENCED FRENCH FASHION

Written by Block, Elizabeth L
How wealthy American women--as consumers and as influencers--helped shape French couture of the late nineteenth century; lavishly illustrated. French fashion of the late nineteenth century is known for its allure, its ineffable chic--think of John Singer Sargent's Madame X and her scandalously slipping strap.
October 19, 2021 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 280 Pages |
$29.95
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SCARVES

Written by Solanke, Fola
Indispensable accessories and sought-after collectors' items, scarves were an important innovation in twentieth-century fashion. From art deco through 1950s Hollywood, the Swinging Sixties and beyond, scarves have been represented in every major decorative arts movement over the past century and into the present one.
June 8, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 304 Pages |
$40.00
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AUTHENTIC: A MEMOIR BY THE FOUNDER OF VANS

Written by Van Doren, Paul
In the tradition of bestsellers such as Shoe Dog, Authentic is a surprisingly candid, compelling memoir by a high school dropout who went on to establish one of the world's most iconic brands. You may not know their creator, but you certainly know the shoes: for more than a generation, Vans shoes have been synonymous with cool.
April 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Vertel Publishing | 336 Pages |
$29.99
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PAINTED FACES: A COLOURFUL HISTORY OF COSMETICS

Written by Stewart, Susan
Throughout history, women (and men) have applied make-up to enhance, alter, conceal, and even to disguise their appearance. Also, to a greater or lesser degree over time, cosmetics have been used as a visible marker of social status, gender, wealth, and well-being.
March 15, 2021 | Paperback | Amberley Publishing | 288 Pages |
$16.95
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101 THINGS I LEARNED(R) IN FASHION SCHOOL

Written by Frederick, Matthew
A guide to surviving and thriving in fashion school, from an award-winning fashion designer and illustrator Success in fashion school requires more than a passion for fashion. It calls for the student to understand the cultural forces that shape what we wear and why we wear it; to develop a wide range of practical, aesthetic, and intellectual skills; and to work hands-on.
August 31, 2021 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 216 Pages |
$18.99
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FASHION ILLUSTRATION BOOK: THE ART OF TANAKA

Written by Tanaka
Cute and cool fashion illustrations showcased in the artist's first art collection book.
June 1, 2021 | PB | Pie International |
$29.99
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HOW TO BE A TASTEMAKER

How does Bumble-founder Whitney Wolf keep her cool while managing her tech empire? How did renowned Michelin-starred chef Skye Gyngell establish a sustainable kitchen? What inspired Luke Edward Hall's singular approach to decoration? What's Paris Hilton's view on climate change?
July 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 288 Pages |
$60.00
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NEW BEAUTY

In recent years, the beauty industry has shifted the conversation towards the individual in a way it hasn't done before. While people, and women in particular, have historically been enticed into this industry to achieve rather rigid ideals set by society, the current conversations brands and consumers are establishing embrace individuality and celebrate identity.
July 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 256 Pages |
$60.00
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NIKE: BETTER IS TEMPORARY

Written by Grawe, Sam
At Nike, the desire to be the best is a journey, not a destination--better is always temporary.Phaidon commemorates the company's influence with Nike: Better is Temporary, a landmark publication that charts Nike's transformation from rebellious upstart to global phenomenon.
April 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 320 Pages |
$89.95
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COUTURE TAILORING: A CONSTRUCTION GUIDE FOR WOMEN'S JACKETS

Written by Shaeffer, Claire
Bestselling author Claire Shaeffer teaches you everything you need to know to plan and sew the perfect jacket. Based on couture techniques learnt from master tailors, this book begins with the equipment, materials, design elements, and sewing and construction techniques used in all types of tailoring.
January 12, 2021 | PB | Laurence King |
$95.00

New Arrivals

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