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...
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£60.00
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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...
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£39.99
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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...
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£16.99
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Sleeping Beauties
ISBN: HB: 9781588397775, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2024
288 pp., 33,7x24,8 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
A feast for the senses, this book brings fashion to life through touch, smell, sight, and sound What happens when a garment is preserved in a museum's archive and can no longer be worn? What do we lose when we protect fashion for study by future ge...
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£50.00
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Women Dressing Women A Lineage of Female Fashion Design
ISBN: HB: 9781588397201, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2023
192 pp., 29,8x23,1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Exploring the enduring impact of fashions created by and for women, this book traces a historical and conceptual lineage across more than 70 female designers – from unidentified dressmakers in eighteenth-century France, to contemporary makers who are...
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£35.00
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New Fashion Illustrators 50 Essential Contemporary Artists
ISBN: HB: 9788419220202, Hoaki, October 2023
224 pp., 25,6x19,6 cm, fully illustrated in colour
This fashion illustration anthology brings together the work of fifty contemporary artists, fashion designers and fashion illustrators. The book includes works by major figures in the industry such as Bil Donovan, Aurore de la Morinerie, Piet Paris,...
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£28.00
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Jil Sander by Jil Sander
ISBN: HB: 9783791389547, Prestel Publishing, October 2023
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...
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£99.99
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Jane Austen's Wardrobe
ISBN: HB: 9780300263602, Yale University Press, September 2023
240 pp., 25,6x19,2 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Hilary Davidson delves into the clothing of one of the world's great authors, providing unique and intimate insight into her everyday life and material world. What did Jane Austen wear? Acclaimed dress historian and Austen expert Hilary Davidson...
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£25.00
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Mood of the Moment Gaby Aghion and Chloe
ISBN: HB: 9780300271188, Yale University Press, August 2023
256 pp., 30,5x25,4 cm, 211 colour, 71 black&white illus.
An exploration of fashion designer Gaby Aghion's life, career, and legacy at the French fashion house Chloe. As imagined by the company's founder, Gaby Aghion (1921-2014), the sophisticated, romantic, and glamorous designs of Chloe have captured th...
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£50.00
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Fashion at the Edge Spectacle, Modernity, and Deathliness
ISBN: PB: 9780300270952, Yale University Press, May 2023
334 pp., 28,0x23,0 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Experimental fashion has a dark side, a preoccupation with representations of death, trauma, alienation, and decay. This intriguing book looks closely at this strand of fashion design in the 1990s, exploring what its disturbing themes tell us about c...
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£35.00
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