Fashion (64)

Under The Skin: Tattoo Culture and Style

ISBN: 9789887849353

Author: Sendpoints    Publisher: Sendpoints

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.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 26-06-2018


$89.99
Fashion Sketching : A Complete Guidebook for Beginners

ISBN: 9789887895343

Publisher: Sendpoints

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.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 22-06-2018


$89.99
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
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
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
Art of the Beard

ISBN: 9780764357732

Author: David and Angie Sacks    Publisher: Schiffer Books

The age of the metrosexual is over. Dead and buried. In places as diverse as Seattle, Los Angeles, Austin, Richmond, Miami, and Charleston, modern American men ...


The age of the metrosexual is over. Dead and buried. In places as diverse as Seattle, Los Angeles, Austin, Richmond, Miami, and Charleston, modern American men are ushering in a new golden age of hirsute pursuits. Denouncing the baby-smooth standard that society has set, men from around the world are reembracing their face in its most natural state. A select group of these well-whiskered men and their faithful Whiskerinas have taken this dedication a step further through the formation of their very own competitive community. Backed by the jackpot of good genetics and a well-oiled care routine, this group of grooming enthusiasts competes all over the world in hopes of recognition in the art of pogonotrophy. Step inside this whimsical, wild, and often-misunderstood world of competitive bearding through the lens of David Sacks. Comb through his collection of over 200 portraits and see for yourself how beautifully weird the beard can be.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 178 x 255 mm


Publication Date: 07-09-2019


$59.99
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
Chapeau

ISBN: 9783961712847

Author: Pierre Toromanoff    Publisher: TeNeues

The styling compendium for the modern gentleman! Whether as stylish accessory or sartorial statement piece, men's hats are back in fashion and more varied than ...


The styling compendium for the modern gentleman! Whether as stylish accessory or sartorial statement piece, men's hats are back in fashion and more varied than ever before. Offering some 200 pages of headwear style, this extensive book of hats is the must-have sourcebook for fashion-forward men. From the trilby to the beanie, the flat cap to the fedora, explore more than 1,000 years of men's hat history, from function to fashion statement to political statement and beyond, and discover the bountiful variety of designs, shapes, and fabrics you can put on your head!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 195 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2020


Tags: Coming Soon   August 2020   Fashion
$59.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
The Ultimate Ski Book

ISBN: 9783961712960

Author: Gabriella Le Breton    Publisher: TeNeues

Beginning with early Alpine pioneers through to the development of modern skiing, author and ski aficionado Gabriella Le Breton presents the evolution of this m...


Beginning with early Alpine pioneers through to the development of modern skiing, author and ski aficionado Gabriella Le Breton presents the evolution of this much-loved mountain sport and all the essentials of contemporary ski culture. Where is the longest run in the Andes? Which is the most spectacular descent in the Alps? Which is the most legendary hut in the Rockies? Hit the slopes with all of this expert insider info, as well as the best in ski fashion, style, accommodations, and after ski entertainment.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 245 x 314 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2020


$115.00
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
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