In 1977, at the height of the disco craze, a club opened at 254 West 54th Street in New York City. Studio 54 was-and, arguably, remains-the world's most renowned and legendary disco. Regularly attended by celebrities such as Andy Warhol, Elizabeth Taylor, Mick Jagger, Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, Debbie... read more
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Fashion and Costume
Charismatic, compelling and trendsetting, 69 of the world's most influential and creative men presented by cult style-bible Fantastic Man.
Twice a year for the last 10 years Fantastic Man has chronicled the world's most stylish and influential men through insightful interviews and the lenses of ... read more
This lavish volume is the first to celebrate the designs of duo Mark Badgley and James Mischka, the authorities on the evening dress. After meeting at Parsons School of Design in New York and embarking on separate apprenticeships at major fashion houses, Mark Badgley and James Mischka joined forces to... read more
Christian Dior achieved immortality with his first collection in 1947. His 'New Look' amazed the world as it emerged after wartime austerity, and reset the boundaries of modern elegance. Dior's search for the perfect line and the ideal silhouette has been celebrated by couturiers of the first rank: Yv... read more
Multicultural, adjacent to London's wealthy financial district, home to artists and designers of all stripes, funky boutiques and a vibrant night-life, the East End is alive with creative possibility, and its inhabitants are stylishly individual and self-fashioned to the extreme. Photographer Anthony ... read more
The Details identifies the authentic classics amongst men's accessories and explains how each item has developed. The book tells the stories of their design; the brand, company, or iconic figure that started it all; and how each item has shaped the way ... read more
Craftsmanship is an expression of quality, passion, and mindset. This book is a showcase of crafted products created by small manufacturers. Craftsmanship is in more demand than ever and small manufacturers are experiencing an overwhelming renaissance. We are increasingly looking for products that las... read more
Fashion and Costume
From four stunning and accomplished French women -- at last -- a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves. In short, frisky sections, these Parisian women give you their very original views on style, beauty... read more
This comprehensive guide explores the fundamental sewing methods fashion designers need and teaches professional garment construction. Chapter One introduces sewing tools and machinery (including industrial machines). It discusses how to work with patterns and explains cutting-out methods. Chapter Two... read more
With specially commissioned photography, this unprecedented volume celebrates a legacy of accessories design by the legendary couture house of Valentino.
The dandy is back! Today more men are discovering dandyism and giving it their own contemporary look. Callahan and Adams capture the styles, attitudes and philosophy of dandyism in all its nuances.
Written by Halston’s niece and confidante, this is the first monograph to chronicle the designer’s life and his glamorous, minimalist aesthetic that personified American fashion in the electric 1970s. After rising in the fashion world from his beginnings as a milliner for Bergdorf Goodman,... read more