Books Covering The Latest In Fashion
Excellent source of inspiration and creative information for fashion enthusiasts who are still looking for their style. Fashion Design #Clothing Styles
A Tour of Oprah's library A selection of books on fashion designers and photographers. Oprah's collection has grown to include scores of gorgeous coffee-table books. "There are a lot of fun books in there, which makes it a functioning library for everyday reading," says Oprah's book dealer Kinsey Marable.
Read Patricia Toht's book - Dress Like a Girl - published by HarperCollins | Category: #Fashion | A playful and fashionable slumber party takes an empowering turn in this gorgeous picture book, perfect for fans of Princesses Wear Pants and Rosie Revere, Engineer!In these beautifully illustrated pages, a diverse cast of slumber party participants considers the most time-honored traditions for how to dress. If a lady should wear white in summertime, then how about donning a spacesuit? If team colo
Read Debbie Shore's book - Build a Bag Book & Templates: Occasion Bags: Sew 15 Stunning Projects and Endless Variations - published by Search Press | Category: #Fashion | Create 15 stunning occasion bag designs using the two reusable plastic templatesNew from Debbie Shore, this is a brand new series with a difference!The components of each of the 15 occasion bag designs are created using the rigid plastic templates contained within the book; these two easy-to-use templates are durable, reusable,
Read Yuniya Kawamura's book - Doing Research in Fashion and Dress: An Introduction to Qualitative Methods - published by Bloomsbury Visual Arts | Category: #Fashion | Whether you're investigating fashion as a material object, an abstract idea, a social phenomenon, or a commercial system, qualitative techniques can further your understanding of almost any research topic. Doing Research in Fashion and Dress begins by guiding you through a brief history of fashion studies, and the debates surroundi
Read Robert D. Friedel's book - Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty (Reprint) - published by W. W. Norton & Company | Category: #Fashion | The zipper was invented 100 years ago by Whitcomb Judson, a frustrated man with a penchant for complexity. This book tells the fascinating story of how a useless technological novelty worked its way into daily life and took its place as one of the defining artifacts of the 20th century.
Read Gerry Cooklin's book - Pattern Cutting for Women's Outerwear - published by Wiley-Blackwell | Category: #Fashion | This new and innovative book on pattern cutting emphasises the technological aspects of pattern development for women's mass-produced clothing. The opening chapters deal with sizes and measurements and examine the factors which influence pattern construction in a simple and integrative method of drafting block patterns. The second main section develops a wide ranging tool-box o
Read Fiona Goble's book - Knitted Animal Hats: 35 wild and wonderful hats for babies, kids and the young at heart - published by CICO Books | Category: #Fashion | By combining simple knitting techniques with soft and colorful yarns, Fiona Goble has created a brilliant collection of 35 animal hats and more, ranging from cute and cuddly, to wild and woolly.Choose from hats for tiny babies such as Buzzy Bee, Tweet the Robin, or Rudy the Rabbit, or make something to keep bigger kids cozy, from Blizz
Read 's book - Tim Walker Pictures (Alternative edition) (PHOTOGRAPHY) - published by teNeues | Category: #Fashion | This is an alternative edition - slightly reduced in trim size but absolutely unabridged - of the 2008 classic, now out of print. This stunning new edition offers us a privileged glimpse into Walker's artistic process. It is a comprehensive overview that features a wide array of sketches, contact sheets, Polaroids, and source materials normally hidden within the photographer's stu
Read Doris Chan's book - Random House Crochet Lace Innovations: 20 Dazzling Designs in Broomstick, Hairpin, Tunisian, and Exploded Lace - published by Potter Craft | Category: #Fashion | Everything crochet is new again!Doris Chan is not just a crochet designer she is a self-described fiberazza, tinkerer, and crochet advocate. And yet, when it came to exploring a few of the more traditional crochet techniques, such as Broomstick, Hairpin, and Tunisian crochet, she resisted. Why would anyone be
Read Pedro Gonzalez's book - Manual del estilista (Spanish Edition) - published by Almuzara | Category: #Fashion | El estilismo, que engloba o participa en las labores del disenador, del personal shopper, del asesor de imagen hasta el maquillador o el peluquero, carece de cauces habituales de formacion pero cada vez es mas demandada esta profesion basicamente dedicada al cuidado de la imagen. / Styling, which includes or participates in the work of designers, the personal shoppers, the image con
Read 's book - Cloth that Changed the World: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz - published by Other Distribution | Category: #Fashion | The story of India�s exuberantly colored textiles that made their mark on design, technology, and trade around the world Chintz, a type of multicolored printed or painted cotton cloth, originated in India yet exerted influence far beyond its home shores: it became a driving force of the spice trade in the East Indies, and it attracted European merchants, who
Read Ian Malcolm Taplin's book - The Evolution of Luxury - published by Routledge | Category: #Fashion | This book offers a unique analysis of how our definitions of luxury have changed over the ages, and with that the role and actions of both suppliers and buyers of luxury products. It traces the way luxury was seen as avarice and emblematic of morally corrosive behavior in past societies, to being viewed in more virtuous terms as the inevitable outcome of structural changes that legitimize the
Read Dollys and Friends's book - Dollys and Friends Originals 1980s Paper Dolls: Vintage Fashion Dress Up Paper Doll Collection with Iconic Eighties Retro Looks - published by Independently published | Category: #Fashion | Meet Dolly, Polly, Holly, Lolly, Jolly and Molly, new fashion paper dolls Dollys and Friends. You can begin creating your collection of paper dolls with this book which has 3 paper dolls and more than 40 outfits in 1980s styles of fashion. This book is a perfect gift for fashi
Read Thomas John Bernard's book - Historical Pattern Archive: Women's Clothing 1837-1969 - published by Routledge | Category: #Fashion | Historical Pattern Archive: Women�s Clothing 1837�1969 is the first book of its kind to capture such a wide range of women�s period patterns in one book, featuring 83 patterns spanning over a century of clothing. The book offers an accurate pattern of each garment on a 1/8 graph that can be used to scale the pattern up to its original size, drawings of each pi
Read Brett Bara's book - Sewing in a Straight Line: Quick and Crafty Projects You Can Make by Simply Sewing Straight - published by Potter Craft | Category: #Fashion | Create an entire world of sophisticated projects using one simple skill.Absolutely anyone can sew in a straight line. And with this one skill and some basic guidance, television host and crafty expert Brett Bara demonstrates how you can make custom home decor, stylish fashions, and one-of-a-kind gifts.Sewing in a Straight Line is
Read Lance Derrick's book - Fashion Sketchbook Figure Template: 430 Large Female Figure Template for Easily Sketching Your Fashion Design Styles and Building Your Portfolio - published by Independently published | Category: #Fashion | Want to create your Fashion Styles efficiently but worrying about drawing models?This Fashion Sketchbook with drawn lightly figure templates allows you to sketch your fashion designs right away without worrying about drawing models.430 female figure model (6 Poses)
Read Debbie Bliss's book - Special Knits: 22 Gorgeous Handknits for Babies and Toddlers - published by Trafalgar Square Books | Category: #Fashion | Top knitwear designer Debbie Bliss presents a collection for newborns that will be cherished and handed down for years to come, from blankets and sweaters to hats and bootees, all using soft, snuggly yarns.
Read Winifred Aldrich's book - Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear - published by Wiley | Category: #Fashion | Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form pattern cutting for garments to fit the body shape, and flat pattern cutting for casual garments and jersey wear. This sixth edition remains true to the original concept: it offers a range of good basic blocks, an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting and examp
Read Beth Ingrias's book - Adult Coloring Books: Vintage Dresses - published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform | Category: #Fashion | I love vintage clothing and this coloring book is fantastic! Marty Can't get enough of these vintage dresses. Jane Reminds me of the old dress patterns I used to buy!. Paula Created by best selling illustrator and modern artist Beth Ingrias, Adult Coloring Books: Vintage Dresses gives you the opportunity to color in 30 vintage dress designs using
Read Nancy Riegelman's book - 9 Heads: A Guide to Drawing Fashion - published by Prentice Hall | Category: #Fashion | This new detailed guide to learning the skills and techniques of drawing modern fashion and figure is also a rich reference source for a broad range of modern garments and accessories. Extensively illustrated, this introduction teaches by example, the power of drawing as a means of communication and expression and strives to show students how to perceive things in order to be abl
Read Lance Derrick's book - Fashion Designer Sketchbook Male & Female Figure Template: Large Male & Female Croquis for Easily Sketching Your Fashion Design Styles and Building Your Portfolio, Xmas Gift for Fashionista - published by Independently published | Category: #Fashion | Want to create your Fashion Styles efficiently but worrying about drawing models?This Fashion Sketchbook with drawn lightly figure templates allow you to sketch your fashion designs right away without worrying about draw
Read Jane Davis's book - Knit Ponchos, Wraps & Scarves - published by Jane Davis | Category: #Fashion | Knit scarves are the hottest new fashion accessory! Answering the demand for new scarf, poncho and shawl ideas, this new book provides 35 fun, contemporary projects knitters can create quickly and easily, many featuring popular novelty yarns. Knit Ponchos, Wraps & Scarves explores various techniques for knitting, ranging from cables with color work to embellishing with beads and embroidery. Ea
Read Hamish Bowles's book - Stephen Jones & the Accent of Fashion - published by Acc Art Books | Category: #Fashion | Stephen Jones & the Accent of Fashion is the first monograph on the work of designer Stephen Jones. It is illustrated throughout with incredible photographs from his illustrious career - among them are Jones' famous collaborations with Boy George, along with pictures from private collections and museums. The text focuses on varying aspects of his work such as his collaborations w
Read Horst A. Friedrichs's book - I'm One: 21st Century Mods - published by Prestel Pub | Category: #Fashion | This rare collection of photographs provides a sensitive portrayal of Britain's Mod community from the past decade and a unique insight into the diversity of the contemporary Mod scene. With an introduction by Rob Bailey and an afterword by Paolo Hewitt, these pictures could be right out of 1966 in the way they capture the essence of being Mod.