Textiles of China and Central Asia
ISBN: HB: 9783791377544, Prestel Publishing, November 2024
352 pp., 31,4x28,0 cm, colour illus.
This stunning exploration of Chinese and Central Asian textiles draws from one of the world's major collections. In private hands, it features objects never before published and of a caliber customarily only seen in museums. A captivating journey th...
70.00 GBP
Jil Sander by Jil Sander
ISBN: HB: 9783791389547, Prestel Publishing, October 2024
320 pp., 27,9x27,9 cm, colour illus.
The iconic fashion designer offers unprecedented access into her career and personal history with this once-in-a-lifetime publishing event. The complete, official retrospective, designed by Irma Boom – one of the world's leading book designers – in...
99.00 GBP
Eye for Couture A Collector's Exploration of 20th Century Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9783791377636, Prestel Publishing, October 2024
252 pp., 34,5x25,5 cm, 200 colour illus.
In this stunning book, one of the world's leading art dealers reveals her passion project – collecting French haute couture from the twentieth century and telling the stories of the women who wore them. Francesca Galloway's collection, unique in con...
75.00 GBP
Kimono Images of Culture 1915-1950 in the Khalili Collections
ISBN: HB: 9783791377278, Prestel Publishing, October 2024
320 pp., 30,5x25,0 cm, 200 colour illus.
Highlighting many examples of previously unseen and unusual garments from one of the preeminent kimono collections, this dazzling volume explores the Khalili Collection of kimono's powerful selection of modernity and propaganda pieces from the first...
50.00 GBP
Prints Among Men A Global History of Patterns in Menswear
ISBN: HB: 9783791388182, Prestel Publishing, September 2024
224 pp., 27,0x21,0 cm, 250 colour illus.
From suits to socks, tuxedos to ties, this is an utterly unique and visually exciting look at how fashionable men have been rocking polka dots, plaids, and paisley at home, at work, and at play throughout history and across the globe. Nothing embrac...
39.99 GBP
Sneakers Art From Inspiration to Customization
ISBN: PB: 9788419220240, Hoaki, September 2024
288 pp., 24,0x16,5 cm, fully illustrated in colour
"Sneakers Art" includes realized customization examples of sneakers and easy to follow step-by-step tutorials. This book is a great way to get started creating your own custom sneakers. Up your creative game as you learn quick and easy ways to turn...
24.99 GBP
Mongol Shamans Shaman Costumes at the National Museum of Denmark
ISBN: HB: 9788772197760, Yale University Press, September 2024
300 pp., 29,0x22,0 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
The costumes and ritual equipment presented in this volume were obtained from shamans in Mongolia and Siberia and represent today a unique cultural world heritage. They were collected in the 1930s by two Danish legendary travelers, Henning Haslund-Ch...
60.00 GBP
Africa's Fashion Diaspora
ISBN: HB: 9780300270730, Yale University Press, September 2024
240 pp., 27,0x21,6 cm, 149 colour illus.
One of the first books to examine the wide breadth of the African Diaspora and its influence on international fashion. Tracing the local and global impact of Black Diasporic designers, "Africa's Fashion Diaspora" is one of the first books to explore...
35.00 GBP
Biba The Fashion Brand that Defined a Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300279023, Yale University Press, September 2024
256 pp., 26,9x21,5 cm, 100 black&white illus., 150 colour illus.
Biba dominated London fashion from the mid-1960s, and, for over a decade, it defined the dress and outlook of a generation. Celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the opening of the first Biba boutique, this book takes a revealing look at Biba throu...
30.00 GBP
Looking at Fashion A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques
ISBN: PB: 9781606068991, Getty Publications, August 2024
144 pp., 23,2x15,8 cm, 94 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
What is an epaulette? What is a keffiyeh? These clothing items – and hundreds more – are entertainingly explained and vividly illustrated in this accessible guide. Whether in art or life, fashion makes a statement. It gives form to the temper of the...
16.99 GBP