In Cult Eyewear: The World’s Enduring Classics, Neil Handley provides a rich history of eyeglasses starting in the late 18th century right up to the present.
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The premise of the book is wonderful, exploring the world of fashion from a completely different angle.
At the onset of this exquisitely rendered volume, one might start to think that this is one of those over-the-top, over-conceived, and over-intellectualized paeans to a designer, what with the lavi
Mr. Walford affords the reader great insight with regard to one of the most highly influential fashion decades of the past century.
Shoestring Chic should have been a fun and lighthearted look at how to save a buck or how to stretch a buck while keeping your wardrobe up to date, but instead we got a disjointed and almost absurd
To anyone with a comprehensive knowledge of the fashion industry, the name Emilio Cavallini is immediately associated with hosiery and leg wear.
The press release for this book reads “fairy tale and haute couture mix charmingly in this re-imagined story. . . .” Believe it or not, there is not one word of hyperbole in that description.
This immense and impressive 650-page undertaking is subtitled as a “cutting-edge anthology” featuring more than 300 established and emerging fashion designers from around the world—but this could n
The subtitle of this book is “A Glamorous Story of Power, Profits, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Shoe.” A more accurate subtitle would have been the story of how Tamara Yeardye Mellon parlayed be
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a weekend with Coco Chanel?
From the title of the book, one might think that this will be some sappy tale or series of tales about some ladies and what their favorite dresses mean to them. That is certainly not what you get.
Emilio Pucci is not only a limited edition book, but also a comprehensive study of one of the world’s greatest, yet under-appreciated, international designers of the 20th century.
(Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of
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