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In keeping in the reference style of the first edition, this new edition reflects a comprehensive view of the fashion industry today. We can take a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired this 200-year-old industry.
With the candidness and charm that made him a household name, Tim Gunn reveals the captivating story behind each article of clothing dating back to ancient times, in a book that reads like a walking tour from, museum to closet with Tim at your side.
The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically and artistically. Showcasing selections from the Institute's archives, 'Fashion' is a tour through a century of clothing trends.
The authors explore the history of fashion as a lively and dynamic indicator of 20th-century culture. This read includes insights into icons of fashion and the clothes worn by 'real people' and offers a valuable reference for the reader.
Joe Zee, the editor-in-chief of Yahoo Style takes readers behind the scenes of the crazy and wonderful world of fashion in this book, packed with never-before-seen colour photographs from Joe's personal collection.
This stylish visual guide tells the stories behind trends such as the most iconic fabrics and prints, glasses as the ultimate fashion accessory, the ubiquitous Little Black Dress, and the rise of the metrosexual.
Chronicling the most influential fashion ideas that changed womenswear in the West, from 1900 to the present day; this book is an inspiring fashion bible. Rather than just detailing the changes in fashion, it also explains why these changes happened.
Here is the fabric and textile directory that dressmakers and fashion designers everywhere have been waiting for. This book is like having your own personal shopper.
In this book, Jessica Pile explores the intricate techniques used in fashion embroidery. This book is perfect for all those looking to personalise their own clothes no matter the skill level.
This book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most admired catwalk shows. This read grants us exclusive access to the backstage chaos, panic, glamour and fun that occurs before 'First Look' is called.
New York Fashion Week has always remained at the centre of the American fashion world. This book is packed with designer interviews, backstage ephemera, and exclusive photographs culled from all 75 years of this iconic event.
Paris has been the international capital of fashion for more than 300 years. Elegantly written and lavishly illustrated, this read explores, with brilliance and flair, why Paris remains the capital of fashion.
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