Fashion (47)

Virgil Abloh Figures of Speech

ISBN: 9783791358574

Author: Michael Darling    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

From street fashion to high culture the work of Virgil Abloh, a celebrated young multihyphenate artist, is showcased in this lavishly illustrated book. Virgil A...


From street fashion to high culture the work of Virgil Abloh, a celebrated young multihyphenate artist, is showcased in this lavishly illustrated book. Virgil Abloh’s story is both quintessentially and subversively American. Born to Ghanaian parents in Rockford, Illinois, he launched his career as a member of Kanye West’s creative team in 2002. Ever since, his diverse professional and artistic endeavors have spanned work at Fendi, art directing musical albums, launching a sports-inspired fashion label, developing a multi-platform brand, starting a furniture collection, launching a collaborative exhibition with Takashi Murakami, publishing a song, and forming a partnership with Nike. Most recently he was named artistic director at Louis Vuitton and performed at Lollapalooza. This multi-faceted and vibrant book accompanies the first retrospective of his work, which is being presented in his hometown of Chicago in 2019. Images of his creations in the world of fashion, furniture, graphic arts, architecture, and collaborations with other artists are accompanied by essays that view his work through the lens of the African diaspora and explore his remarkable fluidity between high and low culture. At the core of this book is Abloh’s deep interest in empowering young people, an optimistic stance that reflects his generous energy and willingness to turn the status quo on its head.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 496


Dimensions: 230 x 305 mm


Publication Date: 04-06-2019


$150.00
DUE > 31st Aug 2019
True Fit

ISBN: 9789198137514

Author: Viktor Fredback    Publisher: Gingko Press

Denim jeans, perhaps the most ubiquitous article of clothing to be found in the world today did not always enjoy such widespread appeal. Prior to the 1950’s, ...


Denim jeans, perhaps the most ubiquitous article of clothing to be found in the world today did not always enjoy such widespread appeal. Prior to the 1950’s, denim was largely worn by the working class, be it farmers, construction or factory workers as a durable, utilitarian fabric that held up well against the elements. The earliest proponents were likely the miners of the American West, who in the 1800’s toiled away underground, occasionally leaving some remnants behind for posterity. For some, this history holds a deep fascination bordering on fanaticism as these archaeologists of denim risk life and limb to explore abandoned mines in search of these elusive treasures. Piecing together their finds from all eras and brands to stitch together a picture not only of the history of denim, but also often the histories of their wearers. With beautiful fashion photography and details, vintage ads and photos, this is a must for any serious jean collector or afficianado.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 268


Dimensions: 240 x 305 mm


Publication Date: 16-02-2018


Tags: March 2018   Fashion   History
$90.00
This is Not a Fcking Street Style Book

ISBN: 9783961710782

Author: Mendo    Publisher: TeNeues

This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book is the first monograph of cult photographer and influencer, Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème), an astute documentarian...


This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book is the first monograph of cult photographer and influencer, Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème), an astute documentarian of major fashion events, top brands, tastemakers, and trendsetters since 2003. For a long time, streetwear was nothing more than the rebel kid brother of high fashion. With his candid, fashion forward-scouting photos, Katz Sinding shows how streetwear has transformed into a leading style reference pioneering trends, championing creativity, and inspiring high fashion designers the world over. Today, the flair of streetwear is as likely to be seen on the runways of Milan, New York, and London as on the streets themselves. This bold fashion book brings together Katz Sinding’s most striking streetwear images, both on the streets and backstage at more than 20 fashion shows around the globe. With his unique backstage access, Katz Sinding captures such top designers, supermodels, and stylists as Kris van Assche (Christian Dior), Lucas Ossendrijver (Lanvin) and Grace Coddington (Vogue), as well as contemporary fashion icons such as Virgil Abloh, Imaan Hammam, and Luka Sabbat. The book also features a fascinating conversational piece on the streetwear phenomenon between Adam Katz Sinding, Virgil Abloh (founder of Off-White), and MENDO.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 220 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2018


$115.00
Jil Sander: Present Tense

ISBN: 9783791357515

Author: Matthias Wagner    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Jil Sander is known for designing well sculptured, high quality clothes in subdued colours. This comprehensive book presents her work from the late 1960s to 201...


Jil Sander is known for designing well sculptured, high quality clothes in subdued colours. This comprehensive book presents her work from the late 1960s to 2014. Challenging the styles of flamboyant femininity, her collections delighted the fashion world with their purity. She proposed a modernity which did away with senseless ornaments, while dynamizing the individual. This lavishly illustrated book will showcase the ingenuity and creative power of a designer who aimed at underlining a person's personality. More than 150 illustrations present the Jil Sander vision which had a huge impact not only on fashion, but on product design, advertising campaigns, and store architecture as well.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 30-11-2017


$140.00
Fashion Patternmaking Techniques for Childrens Clothing

ISBN: 9788416851140

Author: Antonio Donnanno    Publisher: Promo Press

Antonio Donnanno returns to children’s clothing patterns, expanding on previous work and including numerous new garments to dress kids for any occasion. Once ...


Antonio Donnanno returns to children’s clothing patterns, expanding on previous work and including numerous new garments to dress kids for any occasion. Once again, this text is the result of attentive studies and ongoing updates to measurements and the changing needs that this industry is known for. The author wanted to create a method similar to that for adults, simple yet precise and clear. All categories of garments which are currently made and sold were the object of close study: from gowns to rompers, skirts to trousers and jumpsuits, casual clothes to carnival costumes. In the words of the author: “Each age range comes with models which combine comfort, beauty and style. I hope this text will help simplify the work of those in this industry or of those who just wish to make garments for their family members.”


Bind: paperback


Pages: 232


Dimensions: 210 x 295 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2018


$95.00
A Gentleman's Look Book

ISBN: 9783848011407

Author: Bernhard Roetzel    Publisher: h f Ullmann

You’ve often heard the proverb „You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” And why? Because it’s true. Appearance counts! And the appea...


You’ve often heard the proverb „You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” And why? Because it’s true. Appearance counts! And the appearance of a gentleman is his stage. In A Gentleman’s Look Book, menswear and style expert Bernhard Roetzel presents stylish combinations fit for every occasion – from elegant to casual chic. For this book, the author has summoned the best dressed men from the fashion scene to share their favorite looks. What does a man wear to a business-lunch, over the weekend, or on special occasions? From the tie to the shoe, from the shirt to the tuxedo – everything a man needs for a stylish appearance is shown in exquisite color photos and diverse, elegant outfits. In the business look, the gentleman appears in a classic and formal outfit, which has many advantages. Bernhard Roetzel: “The classic look is timeless, independent of fashions and trends so to say. It is however timeless in the sense that you can wear classic clothing at any age.” The look of the “casual gentleman” is well suited for day-to-day life. On the one hand, the wearer demonstrates timeless taste; on the other, he shows himself to be finely dressed, despite a certain casualness. The wardrobe for festive occasions shows the gentleman in striking, yet discreet elegance. Bernhard Roetzel, born 1966, is a book author, journalist and one of the best experts of classical gentleman’s style in Germany. He has written several books on the subject and regularly writes for German and international magazines. In the textile industry, he is a sought-after speaker, trainer and consultant


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 15-08-2017


Tags: September 2017   Fashion
$45.00 $19.99
Elements : The art of make-up by Yasmin Heinz

ISBN: 9783791383439

Author: Yasmin Heinz    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

One of the world’s most renowned make-up artists, Yasmin Heinz works at the cutting edge of fashion. From photo shoots to runway shows and from music videos t...


One of the world’s most renowned make-up artists, Yasmin Heinz works at the cutting edge of fashion. From photo shoots to runway shows and from music videos to advertising, Yasmin's expertise is in demand by photographers, designers, and celebrities alike. This sumptuous volume of her most striking creations is divided into sections that echo the universe’s four elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Chosen from Yasmin's vast archive, and featuring renowned illustrators and artists, the images in this book reveal her extraordinary skills—whether adding contour to a beautiful face, or completely transforming another. Weaving together the best of fashion, beauty, and photography, this irresistible volume shows that make-up can be an exciting form of art.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 15-09-2017


$140.00
50 Years of Marc O'Polo

ISBN: 9783961710256

Author: teNeues    Publisher: TeNeues

A wonderful journey through five decades of corporate history of one of the world’s leading modern casual brands. A book that makes fashion fun—a treasure ...


A wonderful journey through five decades of corporate history of one of the world’s leading modern casual brands. A book that makes fashion fun—a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration for designers and fans of modern casual fashion. An exclusive coffee table book of the highest quality!   The Marc O’Polo success story started in 1967 with two Swedes, an American, a strawberry on an advertising poster, and an O’. When Rolf Lind, Göte Huss, and Jerry O. Sheets started Marc O’Polo 50 years ago, they wanted to conquer the fashion world with natural fabrics and products that came from Asia to Europe. While the fashion industry was still very big on synthetic fabrics in the 1960s, the three co-founders laid the foundation for an emphasis on the natural materials that shape the brand to this day, not letting anything derail their philosophy. And success proved them right, especially under the leadership of today’s owner Werner Böck—their friend, business partner, and loyal companion from the very first days on. In 50 Years of Marc O’Polo – The Book, witness the exciting milestones of Marc O’Polo’s 50-year history–the fashion, creativity, and lifestyle–and discover how the brand became one of the most successful and recognized fashion houses in Germany. The company’s unique history is shown using never-before-seen fashion photographs, smart products, and courageous advertising campaigns. Inspiring quotes and charming anecdotes from those who put their blood, sweat, and tears into establishing and strengthening a label that is the epitome of casual fashion, as well as the committed founders, employees, and competitors, give this account an emotional and personal side. It’s a story about what makes a brand great, marked by an unconditional love for materials, fabrics, and details. 50 Years of Marc O’Polo – The Book is a remarkable history of one of the world’s leading brands. Discover 50 years of O’.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2017


$115.00
101 Essential Rock Records

ISBN: 9781584236405

Author: Jeff Gold    Publisher: Gingko Press

A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock’s most influential records — from The Beatles’ 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols’ Ne...


A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock’s most influential records — from The Beatles’ 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols’ Never Mind the Bollocks (1977) — 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the “Golden Age.” A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. Also included are provocative interviews with musicians discussing the albums and artists who changed their lives. David Bowie speaks eloquently about the Velvet Underground’s influence, noting his band, Buzz, performed “I’m Waiting For The Man” at their last gig, and that “it was the first time a Velvet song had been covered by anyone, anywhere in the world. Lucky me.” Susanne Vega, Peter Buck (REM), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Nels Cline (Wilco), Devendra Banhart, Robyn Hitchcock and more contribute original texts. Pictorial explorations of Jimi Hendrix’s personal record collection, and a survey of censored album covers from throughout the rock era are also featured. The sales of vinyl LPs have been growing rapidly while other physical mediums continue to wither, a trend driven in no small part by classic re-issues and the advent of record store day in 2008. 101 Essential is the perfect accompaniment and guide to digging in the bins for that quintessential vinyl experience.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 260


Dimensions: 250 x 300 x 30 mm


$69.99
Viviane Sassen: In & Out of Fashion

ISBN: 9783791348285

Authors: Charlotte Cotton, Nanda van den Berg    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Bringing together seventeen years of work in the fashion world, this eye-catching volume features selections from Sassen's award-winning series and campaigns fo...


Bringing together seventeen years of work in the fashion world, this eye-catching volume features selections from Sassen's award-winning series and campaigns for Stella McCartney, Adidas, Carven, Bergdorf Goodman, MiuMiu, and M Missoni, along with editorials for magazines such as The New York Times Magazine, i-D, Numero, Purple, AnOther Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Fantastic Man, and POP. Sassen's intuitive and imaginative style can be flamboyant, contemplative, erotic, and surreal, often simultaneously. This volume includes essays that offer a context for Sassen's work in the history of fashion photography as well as a bibliography of nearly all her fashion series. The book will be a delight for Sassen's many fans and those eager for inspiration or just beautiful escape.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 250


Dimensions: 230 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 25-02-2013


Tag: Fashion
$110.00
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