Fashion History

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This is a book that celebrates the art of branding, American cotton production, and good old American ingenuity and creativity.

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American Runway will disappoint many for a variety of reasons.

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“Fashionphiles, Francophiles, and the historically inclined will fall in love with this lettre d'amour to the palace of Versailles and to the worl

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Consider this epic volume to be the last word in everything you ever wanted to know about The House of Worth and its eponymous founder as well as his descendants.

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For some readers, Switched On will be a trip down memory lane; others will be made aware of just how potently and powerfully these women influenced the international worlds of fashion and

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It is possible that there is an audience of readers for Paris: Through a Fashion Eye but they would have to be rather or hugely uninformed with no Internet access or maybe some starry eyed

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“Dior remains an endless reservoir for subject matter as rarely, if ever, has there been a book about Dior that is a disappointment.”

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Reader beware!

“The emergence of modern fashion (la mode) is closely related to the rise of urban modernity (la modernité).”

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You may be able to speak to the subject of “it” bags from this year’s fashion cycle, but can you speak to the subject of why and which was the “it” bag of the 16th century until the present day?

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Shoes is an amazing and extensively researched volume that speaks only to the subject of shoes.

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Greg Foley and Andrew Luecke have assembled a story that has been told before but never quite like this.

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There are sins of omission as well as sins of commission within this book.

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Anglophiles and fashionphiles unite! Literally.

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Warning: Readers beware!

“There are as many ways to define fashion as there are approaches to understand it . . .”
—Pamela Golbin

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Sharon Schwartz and Laura Sutton have bestowed upon fashion readers a book that few could find fault with; Eisenberg Originals is the story of the Eisenberg family and the legacy that they

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A new year brings still one more book focused on the heritage brand of Dior but the real question is whether or not the main attraction is the brand or the brilliant illustrator whose images inhabi

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Unquestionably the fashion landscape is scattered with heritage brands that have been reinvigorated and reimagined.

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While this book is a visual smorgasbord of all things Barneys, Barneys New York is above all an homage, love letter, visual diary, and celebration of a New York City retail institution tha

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Most often a book is really judged by its cover, which is seconded only by its title. Josh Sims has tackled several titles that all deal with men and their sartorial leanings and proclivities.

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Coach: A History of New York Cool delivers far more than one expects especially if the reader is all about the glories of New York City as well as being a fan of the brand.

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To say that Versace is a history of the brand is a tad misleading as the book is much more about Donatella Versace and the role she has played in the ascension of the brand.

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What stands out above all else is that the authors of Fashion Quotes: Stylish Wit and Catwalk Wisdom have skillfully and seamlessly set their book apart from all others that focus on this

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It is amazing that practically every book devoted to Dior, whether the designer himself or the DNA of the brand, can be consistently as exquisitely produced, informative, and entertaining.

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Unlike its kissing cousin, LEVIS, the name Carhartt is not as ubiquitous, but as the title states it is a work in progress.

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Without question, the cast of characters reads like a who’s who of fashion over the past quarter of a century.

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