Fashion (75)

The Incomplete : Highsnobiety Guide To Fashion and Street Culture

ISBN: 9783899555806

Author: Highsnobiety    Publisher: Gestalten

Lifestyle publication Highsnobiety has covered the intersection between high-end fashion and street-smart casual style for over 12 years. In The Incomplete, it ...


Lifestyle publication Highsnobiety has covered the intersection between high-end fashion and street-smart casual style for over 12 years. In The Incomplete, it highlights the pieces and brands that have stood the test of time and which aren’t just foolproof, they’re trend-proof. The new men’s classics couldn’t be further removed from the oft-touted tailored silhouettes commonplace in other menswear tomes―this book seeks to define a more modern wardrobe canon. Part visual reference guide, part snapshot of street culture, this compendium includes quotes from some of the era's most influential designers and brands speaking more specifically about the continued relevance of certain garments.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 225 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2018


Tags: September 2018   Fashion
$120.00
The New Luxury

ISBN: 9783899559835

Author: Highsnobiety    Publisher: Gestalten

The New Luxury provides the foundational knowledge for brands, consumers, and curious minds to learn about the changing face of the luxury market. This is the s...


The New Luxury provides the foundational knowledge for brands, consumers, and curious minds to learn about the changing face of the luxury market. This is the story of how culture and commodity intertwined to redefine consumer values in the 21st century. This book isn't just about what you wear, but also what you know. It provides the foundational knowledge of how youth-driven culture and fashion trends start from the ground up. Featuring new interviews with industry leaders including Kim Jones, Hiroshi Fujiwara, and Yoon, case studies of the most important brands of the new luxury era, and a preface by Alexandre Arnault of RIMOWA and LVMH scion.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 225 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 18-10-2019


Tags: October 2019   Fashion
$120.00
Made For Skate : 10th Anniversary Edition

ISBN: 9783943330496

Author: Jurgen Blumlein    Publisher: Gingko Press

In celebration of the book’s anniversary in 2019, this 10-Year Anniversary Edition adds new pieces to the puzzle. On over 140 new pages of content, this bigge...


In celebration of the book’s anniversary in 2019, this 10-Year Anniversary Edition adds new pieces to the puzzle. On over 140 new pages of content, this bigger and better edition of MADE FOR SKATE - The Illustrated History of Skateboard Footwear shines a light on previously untold chapters of skate shoe history. Highlights include the true history of legendary skate foot-wear brand Airwalk, the secrets of the longest-running professional skateboard shoe franchise – the Vans Caballero Pro series – and the genesis of the world’s best-selling skateboard shoe, the Nike SB Janoski. The anniversary edition places special emphasis on the role of signature pro model shoes, which started 30 years ago with several iconic releases as we explore the controversial question: Which signature skate shoe was first?


Bind: hardback


Pages: 634


Dimensions: 235 x 247 mm


Publication Date: 08-11-2019


Tags: November 2019   Fashion
$140.00
50 Fashion Designers You Should Know

ISBN: 9783791385891

Author: Simone Werle    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Fifty major fashion designers are profiled in this book with fullcolor spreads that showcase their most memorable creations. Red carpet regulars such as Armani,...


Fifty major fashion designers are profiled in this book with fullcolor spreads that showcase their most memorable creations. Red carpet regulars such as Armani, Prada, Calvin Klein, and Dolce & Gabbana are included, as well as the classic clothiers Christian Dior, Karl Lagerfield, and Oscar de la Renta. While some of these designers have designed for the masses--Ralph Lauren and Diane von Furstenberg--others prefer the avant-garde over function; Vivienne Westwood, for instance. Readers will learn how the early 20th-century designers such as Coco Chanel and André Courrèges made fashion history, and discover who's making it now: Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, and Tom Ford, to name a few. A celebration of diversity and innovation and an essential handbook to a century of fashion, this exciting and informative look into the world of style will delight readers of every taste and age.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 193 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2019


$45.00
Motorbikes and Counter Culture

ISBN: 9783943330274

Author: Jean-Marc Thevenet    Publisher: Gingko Press

This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (J...


This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (Jack Kerouac, Herman Hesse etc.), fashion (Perfecto jackets), movies (Easy Rider, The Wild Angels etc.), celebrities (Marlon Brando, Lee Marvin, Steve McQueen to name a few). Motorbikes are a symbol of freedom, of emancipation, of another way of living, of imagining another kind of life, close to counterculture. Discover the greatest figures of motorbikes and dive into the famous Continental Circuses with pilots such as Giacomo Agostini, Phil Read, Mike Hailwood and Bill Ivy thanks to exceptional photography from different photo archives.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 230 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 31-12-2019


Tags: March 2020   Fashion   Transport
$100.00
Fashion Patternmaking Techniques Haute Couture Vol 2

ISBN: 9788417412388

Author: Antonio Donnanno    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

High fashion unquestionably goes hand-in-hand with sarto- rial and stylistic perfection. A driving force behind the entire fashion and garment industry, it repr...


High fashion unquestionably goes hand-in-hand with sarto- rial and stylistic perfection. A driving force behind the entire fashion and garment industry, it represents the search for new solutions concerning fabrics, style or patterns. In this context, the patternmaker is an essential figure who makes the stylist's ideas a reality. In this richly illustrated new volume from the Fashion Patternmaking series, the prolific author Antonio Donnanno describes the methods and techniques used in high-fashion for making drapes, frills and flounces, collars, necklines and sleeves, and trousers and skirts, in a detailed, understandable and step-by-step way. This publication com- pletes the series in high-fashion patternmaking, which started with volume 1 and which focused on draping techniques and decorations.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 295 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2020


$89.99
DUE > 30th Jun 2020
High On Design

ISBN: 9783899558807

Publisher: Gestalten

Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. Whil...


Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. While cannabis is a recreational drug still strongly associated with Western subculture, it has recently become a huge industry. Over the past few years, consuming the herb and using its derivatives have become legal in several countries, and a wave of entrepreneurs has come through, looking to generate and bank on a new generation of consumers. Through insightful texts, High on Design reflects on the novel aesthetics, people, and trends of contemporary cannabis culture, and provides a wider view of the phenomenon. Addiction, crime, science, the marketing of weed as a booster of creativity and a medical aid, and the use of hemp in clothing are all considered.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 28-08-2020


$120.00
New Bracelets : 400 contemporary jewellery designs

ISBN: 9788417412500

Author: Nicolas Estrada    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Bracelets are the focus of this latest instalment of Nicolas Estrada's series on contemporary jewellery. This book confirms that auteur jewellery is currently f...


Bracelets are the focus of this latest instalment of Nicolas Estrada's series on contemporary jewellery. This book confirms that auteur jewellery is currently flourishing. This collection of bracelets that come from all over the world and showcase totally different styles will surprise readers with its freshness, diversity (with plenty of materials and approaches, such as classic gold, silver and precious stones, as well as paper, wood, plastic and resins) and colourfulness. This is a comprehensive selection of what is happening in the world of auteur jewellery right now and is part of our ongoing series which constitutes an overview on contemporary jewellery.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 250


Dimensions: 193 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2020


$65.00
DUE > 31st Jul 2020
Lingerie & Beachwear : 1000 Fashion Designs

ISBN: 9788417412524

Author: Dorina Croci    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

This book presents 1,000 unpublished and original lingerie and beachwear designs by Dorina Croci with the collaboration of Elisabetta Drudi, author of best-sell...


This book presents 1,000 unpublished and original lingerie and beachwear designs by Dorina Croci with the collaboration of Elisabetta Drudi, author of best-selling international books, such as 4,000 Fashion Details (Promopress). Its content is intended to inspire fashion designers working in this field, showing details, colors and materials suitable for creating collections.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 200


Dimensions: 177 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 27-09-2019


Tags: September 2019   Fashion
$75.00
The Watch : A Twentieth Century Style History

ISBN: 9783791385068

Author: Alexander Barter    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Discover the stylistic evolution of the watch in this unparalleled guide to the greatest timepieces of the 20th century. Offering the perfect blend of high-qual...


Discover the stylistic evolution of the watch in this unparalleled guide to the greatest timepieces of the 20th century. Offering the perfect blend of high-quality imagery and impeccable research, this magnificent book takes readers through the 20th century to show how the watch, in all its forms, evolved. It charts the early rise of the wristwatch, shows how the cataclysmic events of the 1929 Wall Street Crash unexpectedly led to a golden age of watch production, and demonstrates how the electronic watch, which almost destroyed the traditional industry, led to a mechanical watch renaissance in the last two decades of the 20th century. Each decade opens with an introduction to the era’s stylistic and design highlights and then examines the development of specific genres of watches within each period. Hundreds of color photographs in this book feature full page close ups that reveal intricate details of form, texture, and design. Author Alexander Barter’s vast knowledge of the 20th-century watch informs his texts which discuss the major technological and design breakthroughs in a chronological format. This book also includes vintage advertisements and other promotional materials, helping to give a sense of the eras in which they were created. The perfect gift for watch aficionados, this beautiful and informative volume presents the world’s finest watches with an elegance and depth befitting its subject.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 27-09-2019


$135.00
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