Fashion (46)

Freestyle

ISBN: 9781584236702

Author: Sandu Cultural Media    Publisher: Gingko Press

Graphic tees have been around for decades now, representing as-pects of our lives we are not afraid to share in public, from social and political affiliations t...


Graphic tees have been around for decades now, representing as-pects of our lives we are not afraid to share in public, from social and political affiliations to artistic and musical preferences, life-style pursuits or sense of humor. Freestyle focuses on one distinct style of this artwork on ap-parel: the simple line illustration. Whether representational or ab-stract, there is a looseness there, a studied playfulness which ap-peals to our sense of whimsy. Brands respond by commissioning some of the world’s best artists to create graphics that speak to their consumers while exemplifying their graphic identities. Not limited to t-shirts, this survey includes sneakers, hats, glasses and accessories, all displaying this casualness of form.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 185 x 247 mm


Publication Date: 24-04-2017


$75.00
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
Hats & Caps

ISBN: 9788416851690

Author: Gianni Pucci    Publisher: Promo Press

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.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 230 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 30-05-2018


Tags: June 2018   Fashion
$65.00
Playing The Game The History of Adidas

ISBN: 9783791358307

Author: Rainer Karlsch    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Founded in a small town in Bavaria, Germany, the adidas brand has, for nearly a century, been outfitting international sports stars and pop culture icons such a...


Founded in a small town in Bavaria, Germany, the adidas brand has, for nearly a century, been outfitting international sports stars and pop culture icons such as David Beckham, Zinédine Zidane, and Run-DMC as well as everyday men, women, and children across the globe. The story of this evolution—illustrated with numerous historic photographs—is entwined with history, corporate trends, and the emergence of sports as a major factor in the world economy. Starting with the beginnings of the original Dassler brothers’ company in the time of the Weimar Republic and National Socialism, this book reveals the first academically-based look at the history of the family and the adidas company which was officially founded in 1949 after the brothers' separation. Using a worldwide range of sources, the authors also examine brand strategies and globalization since the 1960s. Since its beginnings, the name 'adidas' has been shrouded in legend and, in this special look at the rise of a global company, readers will learn the true story behind the brand.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 400


Dimensions: 230 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 20-12-2018


$125.00
The Watch Book Compendium

ISBN: 9783961711857

Author: Gisbert Brunner    Publisher: TeNeues

The Watch Book I and II in one volume: Expansive knowledge from renowned watch expert and historian Gisbert L. Brunner alongside almost 1,000 high-quality color...


The Watch Book I and II in one volume: Expansive knowledge from renowned watch expert and historian Gisbert L. Brunner alongside almost 1,000 high-quality color photographs brings together the latest innovations and most important names in top-end timekeeping under one roof. Few objects combine function, elegance, and status as well as a wristwatch. A blend of precise mechanics, craftsmanship, fine materials, and innovation distinguishes the truly superlative examples. With so-called smart watches playing a larger role, the world of watches is in transition. However, classic timepieces with mechanical movement will not disappear from people’s wrists, because the ticking of a mechanical watch has been and will continue to be the heartbeat of human culture. After their individual success, the bestsellers The Watch Book I and The Watch Book II are finally available together in one comprehensive volume. Readers can feast their eyes and minds on a magnificently-illustrated and well-documented chronicle of the world's best timepieces. Portraits of more than 40 watch brands, from premium manufacturers Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Cartier to watches from the “affordable luxury” segment, right up to timepieces from the chronometric crème de la crème. We explore their unique features and quirks and learn about the remarkable breakthroughs and exclusive technical developments that have contributed to the history of the watch. This volume also includes a helpful glossary of important terms, making it an absolute must for both timepiece experts and collectors and those new to the world of watch artistry.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 504


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 25-01-2019


$115.00
We Are Dandy

ISBN: 9783899556674

Publisher: Gestalten

Around the world, dandies embrace style while respecting their local cultural traditions. Dandyism transcends fashion--it is a committed way of life. An interna...


Around the world, dandies embrace style while respecting their local cultural traditions. Dandyism transcends fashion--it is a committed way of life. An international survey of the global dandy community from the creators of I am Dandy. From America to Africa to Asia, dandyism is a way of life. It is fashion in the best sense, self-esteem through style. And, in every country, it takes a unique form as dandies draw on the local context and fashion culture to shape their looks. We Are Dandy throws open the doors of the wardrobe and explores the dandy as a global phenomenon. With texts as witty as the subjects are stylish, the book pokes between the folds to let us know these exceptional individuals. For them, their dandy fashion is more than a trend or a phase, it is who they are, the outer expression of their inner selves. Photographs and profiles paired with clever histories reveal what it takes to look your best around the world.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 225 x 290 x 33 mm


Tag: Fashion
$120.00
Ultimate Lifestyle Collection for Women

ISBN: 9783961711055

Author: Chloe Fox    Publisher: TeNeues

A Community of Excellence: Ultimate Lifestyle Collection for Women is an opulently-illustrated coffee table book showcasing the world’s most exclusive and lux...


A Community of Excellence: Ultimate Lifestyle Collection for Women is an opulently-illustrated coffee table book showcasing the world’s most exclusive and luxurious products and services for a discerning female audience. What woman is not enthusiastic about all things beautiful and exclusive? From beauty and wellness, fashion, jewelry, and accessories, to cars, technology, leisure, and travel, Ultimate Lifestyle Collection for Women – A Curated Selection of the Best Brands for Women on the Planet features more than 200 of the best products and services from the world’s leading brands. With careful attention to detail, Chloe Fox takes us into an inspiring world full of splendor and glamour, from custom made to indispensable vintage. With brilliant photography, detailed product descriptions, and insightful interviews, step inside a realm filled with sparkling treasures and take a coveted look behind the scenes of the best international brands.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 275 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 12-10-2018


$230.00
Colour In Fashion Illustration

ISBN: 9788416851591

Author: Tiziana Paci    Publisher: Promo Press

This book is a practical manual intended specifically for anyone interested in delving into the technique of granting color to fashion figurine illustrations to...


This book is a practical manual intended specifically for anyone interested in delving into the technique of granting color to fashion figurine illustrations to give them more life and expressiveness. In a clear and educational way, Tiziana Paci, author of the well-known book Figure Drawing for Fashion Design, explains in detail the different themes examined in the work through images and examples along with concise and to-the-point texts ideal for neophytes as well as people who have been working in this field for years. The book is divided into the following chapters: poses, color and color combinations, watercolor technique, tools such as professional markers, colored pencil and water-soluble graphite, digital techniques and mixed techniques. Together, these suggestions allow both beginner and professional illustrators to depict figurines in vivid poses with incredible effects including the imitation of any type of material: leather, jewellery, bright fabrics and transparencies, and many more, following very different styles.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 215 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2018


$95.00
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
A Scented World

ISBN: 9783961711260

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

This extensive volume delves into the world of fragrances—the iconic brands and the creative minds behind the most fabulous perfumes. Fascinating interviews w...


This extensive volume delves into the world of fragrances—the iconic brands and the creative minds behind the most fabulous perfumes. Fascinating interviews with parfumiers reveal their inspiration and explore such topics as how fragrances can be used at home or as signature scent. Try to describe a smell without thinking back to a place and time and it’s impossible not to have all five senses come into play. Scent is immersed in our lives. It conjures up memories of travels and temperatures, feelings about people and things. Fragrance transports you and can make your heart skip a beat. In A Scented World by author and design journalist Claire Bingham, we step inside the cradle of haute parfumerie and meet the talented aesthetes of the industry who are creating the most soothing and tantalizing scents for our olfactories. Where does the future of fragrance lie? How does the creation of a new scent begin? How do you capture the essence of a moment and release it upon a person’s skin? More than just a nose, their philosophy combines art and science. Part designer, cook, visionary, and engineer, their trade is built on a passion for botanicals and intuition. These fragrance heroes have the ability to take something everyday and with a unique blend of ingredients, craft it into something quite exquisite. This book steps into the lives of the modern perfume elite and discovers how to create an atmosphere just like the pros. As important as good food, wine, or music, fragrance brings beauty to daily life. Perfume is food for the soul.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 31-08-2018


$115.00
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