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The New Luxury
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.
Dimensions: 225 x 290 mm
Publication Date: 18-10-2019
DUE > 13th Dec 2019
Under The Skin: Tattoo Culture and Style
An art form unique in the world, tattoos are as varied in style and form as the living bodies they adorn. Under the Skin examines tattoos from three different a...
An art form unique in the world, tattoos are as varied in style and form as the living bodies they adorn. Under the Skin examines tattoos from three different angles, through the work of more than 37 artists. First the book explores cultural history, including tribal, Japanese and American traditional tattoos. Next is a survey of individuals and their tattoos. What is the inspiration behind each design? What does each tattoo mean to the person who chose it? Third, and finally, Under the Skin catalogs the visual language of tattoos, looking at six major artistic styles ideally suited to human skin.With its combination of detailed photographs of ink on skin and lovingly reproduced flash art, Under the Skin makes an excellent introduction to the history and craft of tattoo, and a worthy addition to any ink aficionado s library.
Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm
Publication Date: 26-06-2018
Fashion Sketching : A Complete Guidebook for Beginners
This book aims to showcase the process of drawing fashion sketches in details, which enable readers to learn fashion sketching easily by themselves. This is a g...
This book aims to showcase the process of drawing fashion sketches in details, which enable readers to learn fashion sketching easily by themselves. This is a guidebook for beginners, including the step-by-step introduction of how to draw the stylised body and fabric textures and the basic colouring knowledge. More than 50 step-by-step tutorials included.
Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm
Publication Date: 22-06-2018
Hats & Caps
Hats & Caps offers a stunning collection of more than 1,200 of renowned fashion photographer Gianni Pucci's photographs of the headwear creations designed by so...
Hats & Caps offers a stunning collection of more than 1,200 of renowned fashion photographer Gianni Pucci's photographs of the headwear creations designed by some of the world's most renowned fashion designers. Featuring hats, caps, head scarves, hair structures, turbans, hairbands, and many other items that are used for decorating the head, this volume is a gallery of the array of designs displayed on catwalks. Some of the creations are famous, and some are unusual, but all provide us with a visual understanding of the charm and elegance of headgear. The collection featured here also invites readers to reflect on why and how items of this kind came to be such beloved and celebrated accessories. This rich and profuse work is an inspirational source for fashion designers, students, and professionals, who will enjoy its unique approach to the creation of fashion accessories. The designs of Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg, Sonia Rykiel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Dior, Armani Prive, and Chanel are just some of the incredible creations collected in this volume.
Dimensions: 230 x 240 mm
Publication Date: 30-05-2018
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.
Dimensions: 240 x 305 mm
Publication Date: 16-02-2018
This is Not a Fcking Street Style Book
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.
Dimensions: 220 x 287 mm
Publication Date: 28-02-2018
Jil Sander: Present Tense
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.
Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm
Publication Date: 30-11-2017
Fashion Patternmaking Techniques for Childrens Clothing
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.”
Dimensions: 210 x 295 mm
Publication Date: 20-02-2018
A Gentleman's Look Book
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
Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm
Publication Date: 15-08-2017
Elements : The art of make-up by Yasmin Heinz
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.
Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm
Publication Date: 15-09-2017