Arts, Design & Photography

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Cost to see the Beatles during their first North American tour in Vancouver, Canada on August 22, 1964: $3.50.

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Albrechtsen and Solanke have compiled what should have been a gloriously illustrated volume on the 20th century history of scarves.

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Mr. Walford affords the reader great insight with regard to one of the most highly influential fashion decades of the past century.

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In 1970, a young boy rifled through a large trash container in Springfield, Missouri. He reached in his hand and pulled out a handmade album knit together with fabric and leather.

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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

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What Ms. Karbo has done is quite simply taken the much written about life of one of the world’s most famous and successful designers and has given a new “spin” to it.

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To anyone with a comprehensive knowledge of the fashion industry, the name Emilio Cavallini is immediately associated with hosiery and leg wear.

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Conductors are people, too.

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Before television and movies, long before the Internet, there was magic.

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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.

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One often approaches a sequel or second edition with a certain amount of trepidation.

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It odd when the subject of the “biography” or paean is a co-author of his own book, but it becomes even stranger when this person never speaks in the first person.

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“To be well loved is to be free of the evil lurking around the next darkened corner. Every child should know that feeling.”

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A short, novella-style book with no words, Images You Should Not Masturbate To uses random photographic images of common objects that, when viewed on their own merit, contain no hint of se

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Like, OMG, Tiffy. Did you, like, totally see what happened last night on “The Big Payback”?

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Unlike most “fashion designer driven” volumes, this book actually speaks in the designer’s voice as well as from the perspectives of other celebrated figures from within the fashion community.

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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

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You are cordially invited to the 40th anniversary party for Kenzo—the brand, the designer, the start of a new era in fashion—even though it began 40 years ago.

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In order to celebrate its 100 years in business, the Zegna family commissioned this book.

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While the subject matter might seem bland—the history of some shoe designer?—rest assured that The Naked Shoe is much more than a textbook recounting of the many accomplishments of this de

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So how does music work? In this age of instant gratification, most of us do not care how music works, so long as it does.

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Mr. Gerval is moderately more successful in this volume than he was with Fashion: Concept to Catwalk due to the fact that, quite simply, this book is not about clothing per se.

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Described as “an insider’s guide to the fascinating and fast moving world of the fashion trade,” this scholarly endeavor reads far more like a textbook or how-to manual rather than any sort of guid

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The compilation of notes, written in their own handwriting, from some of the fashion industry’s leaders, legends and unknowns renders an extraordinary portrait of a much loved and much missed fashi

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