“an almost encyclopedic history of fashion . . .”
“. . . definitely has a very different story to tell about the world it captures so uniquely.”
“Informative, interesting, and just plain fun . . .”
Every woman who loves her shoes should read this book—hell—every man who loves women’s shoes should read this book.
“. . . methinks Ms. Prada doth protesteth too much, for she does make pretty clothes and does use tactilely and visually pleasing shapes and fabrics like Ms.
“. . . most definitely skewed toward the kids . . .”
“This particular rendering of the life of one of fashion’s most enduring icons is hugely appealing on many levels.”
“How many other magazines of any kind of during that era that included articles about Zen Buddhism, diamond shopping, and art appreciation—all with a masculine slant?”
“. . . not about brands; he is about style, make, quality, fabric, as well as type of manufacture including machine made, hand finish, handmade, and bespoke.
“There are very few designers who can claim this much of a lasting influence in a business where change is worshiped.”
Let’s talk “Schaip!”
“Serpentina: Snake Jewellery from Around the World will repeatedly enlighten and educate with each reading.
“Make no mistake: This book is a paean both to the brand and its creative director.
“Fashion Futures will provide much material for contemplation in the way it travels far beyond the frontiers of the processes and trends in designing clothes and getting them to re
“Beaton in Vogue is a perfect book for the uninitiated or those of us who need to be reminded of the photographic genius that was Cecil Beaton.”
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“This reviewer certainly left its pages with an entirely different opinion about someone whom I had previously dismissed as the ‘Johnny one note’ who was only known for creating the queen’s
“This is a paean to one of the world’s lesser-known fashion designers, and Dream the World Awake is a book that should find itself in every supposedly au courant fashion library, f
“Fashions in Eyeglasses: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present Day is a surprisingly informative book, a comprehensive study into this category of what has become a staple fas
“. . . if there’s anything that Autobiography of a Fashion Designer: Ralph Rucci proves, it is that Mr. Rucci should never cease designing, creating—journeying.”
“Culture to Catwalk stands out for providing information on the history and contemporary politics of each country and for discussing the ways in which fashion, like the arts more g
“Daphne Guinness is a book for those who believe in free spirits and for those who can see past celebrity.
“If there is anyone on your holiday list who is a devotee of Chanel or a card-carrying fashion maniac, then receiving this book will thrill them to no end.
First off, let’s discuss the book from the point of view of its sublime physical presence.
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.