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
Steve Heller is an astute cultural observer and historian. He sees and hears the icons of culture and uses a flowing narrative style to pin them down for the rest of us to examine.
Many things come to mind at the mention of Gianni Versace—over-the-top glamour; his sister, Donatella; sexiness; and his untimely death—but Deborah Ball has given us deep background into much more
The subtitle to Ms.
Music, music everywhere. But is anyone making any money?
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.
Author John Caird is an impressively credentialed theater man.
In the history of fashion, there is little space devoted to designers who accessorized or augmented the much-ballyhooed fashions of the twentieth century. In this instance, Miriam Haskell is a st
Monologues are important items in an actor’s tool kit. Most audition situations require an actor to deliver a monologue as part of the casting process.
“When I’m bored I feel very old, and since I’m extremely bored with you, I’m going to be a thousand years old in five minutes. . . .”
Author Rush, a college playwrighting teacher and the author of several produced plays, has created a masterful textbook for playwrights. He gives the basics of the craft in clear, simple language.
The New York Times recently had an article entitled “For Photographers, the Image of a Shrinking Path” (March 29, 2010) that detailed how digital photography has changed the world of professional p
The latest edition of the Legal Guide for the Visual Artist is more than just the fifth edition of the venerable tome; it is also the fifth edition of the book that author Tad Crawford fir
(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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Suze Rotolo, the daughter of Italian communists who immigrated to New York, grew up in Queens but soon found herself in the bohemian milieu of Greenwich Village.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a weekend with Coco Chanel?
Cecil B. DeMille was one of the first true giants of the American film industry. His bigger than life persona has inspired author Eyman to attempt a bigger than life portrait.
Rather than a biography, this volume is about Walter Albini, the seer, the prescient man who foresaw the future of fashion way before his untimely demise.
BlueBridge Books, November 2009
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.
The title sets the stage for this closely documented telling of the case of Cynthia Stewart who boldly or innocently took nude photos of her eight-year-old daughter Nora one afternoon and sent them