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100 Dresses

What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? Here, for the first time ever, are 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is

Koda, Harold

100 Ideas That Changed Street Style
300 colour illustrations 216

100 Ideas that Changed Street Style is a look-by-look dissection of the key ideas that changed the way we dress - from the middle of the 20th century to the present day - explaining the most iconic items of cloth

Sims, Josh

1000 Fashion Details: Close Up

'1000 Fashion Details' is a complete compilation of international fashion collections where you'll find a selection of the finest details, categorised into eight different chapters: collars, necklines, sleeves, waistbands, etc. Details convert


101 Things I Learned in Fashion School
Hardback , 178 x 127mm. 224

The world of the fashionista is brought to vivid life with 101 introductory lessons on such topics as how a designer anticipates cultural trends and 'sees' the fashion consumer, the workings of the fashion calendar, t

Cabrera, Alfonso; Frederi

120 Great Fashion Designs 1900-1950
120 colour illustrations 48

Fashions by Lanvin, Poiret, Worth, Adrian, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga, Balmain, and other prominent designers have been carefully researched and re-created for either computer or traditional cut-and-paste use. An invalu

Tierney, Tom

20th-Century Fashion

The way we wore: The story of modern fashion from couture to mass market The 20th century saw fashion evolve from an exclusive Parisian salon business catering to a wealthy elite into a global industry employing millions, with new trends whi

Nieder, Alison A, Heimann, Jim

30-Second Fashion
230(Ht mm) 180(Wdt mm) 160

The 50 key modes, garments, and designers, each explained in half a minute! Even if you're not a regular follower of Suzy Bubble, Le Happy, or The Sartorialist, you probably have some feeling for fashion. Most people h

Arnold, Rebecca

50 Ways to Wear a Scarf
illustrations 128

This charming little book shows 50 different ways to wear a scarf. From the Capri to the Paris, the Top Down, the Necklace and the Clutch, there are creative scarf styles here for any occasion and mood. Jaunty illustrations fro

Friedman, Lauren

Advanced Style Older and Wiser

This follow up to bestselling Advanced Style (Powerhouse, 2012, also available) features more senior street style and inspiration from all over the globe. In this new edition Ari Seth Cohen shares his work from the past few years, which now

Cohen, Ari Seth, Doonan, Simon

African Prints
231 color photos 112

This pictorial survey is arranged visually with a focus on design, particularly color and pattern. The fabric is contemporary, most made of cotton primarily in Africa commercially, and many designs are printed adaptations of

Friedland, Shirley, Pina, Leslie

Alexander McQueen
125 stunning fashion photographs 128

Packed with breathtaking photographs, this tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the incredible creations of an iconic, imaginative, and inspirational fashion designer whose work turned heads

Knox, Kristin

Alexander McQueen
380 colour illustrations 352

Fairer, Robert, Wilcox, Claire

American Fashion Designers Paper Dolls
illustrations 32

A pictorial tribute to American designers! Two dolls with a stunning wardrobe of casual clothes, cocktail dresses, and elegant evening gowns model the creations of 32 designers, among them Mainbocher, Adele Simpson, Oscar de la

Tierney, Tom

American Style and Spirit
425 320

Brought to life for the first time outside the attic in which they were stored for generations, here are more than 300 garments and accessories, beautifully preserved and complemented by archival objects, family photographs, and letters.

Bradbury, Jane, Maeder, Edward, Steele, Valerie

Asian Street Fashion
286 colour illustrations 272

This is an inspiring visual journey through the fashions to be found on the streets of Asia, where young fashionistas are pushing the boundaries to make bold statements that scream individuality and yet are born out

Bent, James

Australian Women's Weekly Fashion
275(Ht mm) 220(Wdt mm) 152

From the elegant outfits of the 1930s to the Hollywood-inspired evening gowns of the 1950s, from the psychedelic patterns and micro-minis of the 1960s to the bold and bohemian styles of the 1970s, this book charts the

Thomas, Deborah, Clements, Kirstie

70 colour illustrations 128

Now in paperback, Ballgowns presents interpretative photographs by David Hughes of 60 years of British ballgowns, including designs by Alexander McQueen, Bellville Sassoon, Erdem, Gareth Pugh, Stella McCartney and Zan

Cullen, Oriole, Stanfill, Sonnet, Hughes, David

illustrations 307

From the twilight of the Romanov dynasty through les années folles of Art Deco Paris to the jet-set seventies, Bals explores the nine most exceptional private costume parties of the twentieth century. The most lavish, beautiful

Foulkes, Nicholas

Barber Book
illustrations 200

A fun and instructive guide to the most popular men's hairstyles of the 20th century The Barber Book is a fun guide to the most popular men's hairstyles of the 20th century, including quirky line drawings to achieve the 'total

Phaidon Press

Battle of Versailles
two 8 page colour photograph inserts 320

On November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time the curtain came down on the evening's spectacle, history had been made a

Givhan, Robin

Bearded Gentleman

For centuries, men have been growing and styling their facial hair, whether for the sake of vanity, religion, or cultural considerations, but most of us don't give it a second thought. "The Bearded Gentleman" is an authoritative yet lighthea

Peterkin, Allan, Burns, Nick

Berlin Street Style
200 colour images 240

In Berlin Street Style, noted design expert Angelika Taschen explains the unique style of this hip city. Where Parisians may covet a Hermes bag, a Chanel little black dress or chic ballet flats, Berliners don military parka

Taschen, Angelika, Semburg, Sandra, Von Heyden, Alexa

Blue Blooded: Denim Hunters and Jeans Culture

No other garment has the iconic status of jeans. Almost everyone has at least one pair in their closet, and many can even remember the first ones they wore. Jeans are never out of fashion, and they will continue to outlive other sartorial tr

Bojer, Thomas Stege

Bottega Veneta
220 Colour and Black and White Illustrations 304

The first monograph on the luxury house Bottega Veneta, renowned for its superb craftsmanship and understated, no-logo elegance. Bottega Veneta's illustrious history reaches back to a time when th

Maier, Tomas

Boucheron: The Secret Archives
100 b&w, 200 Colour 304

The House of Boucheron represents one of the great Parisian jewellers of the last 150 years. Founder, Frederic Boucheron opened his first shop in 1858. Many of his clients were not women of society, but femmes fatales of

Maylan, Vincent

Braids, Bunches & Pigtails for Girls
288(Ht mm) 179(Wdt mm) 128

Braids, Bunches & Pigtails For Girls is an essential resource for girls and their parents, with 50 fun styles for all occasions. Each style is accompanied by attractive, easy-to- follow illustrations and information ab

Strebe, Jenny

C.Z. Guest
200 Colour Illustrations 304

A treasure trove of extraordinary images celebrating the elegance and flair of style icon C.Z. Guest--a true tastemaker known for her classic, understated American look who continues to influence fashion today. Celeb

Salk, Susanna

Capsule Wardrobe: 1001 Outfits from 30 Pieces The

Cluttered closets create cluttered lives. Too often we are left rummaging around an overflowing wardrobe, ironically at a loss for what to wear. However, owning a capsule wardrobe, which consists of a limited amount of clothing, will set you

Mak, Wendy

Cartier in the Twentieth Century

Created with the full co-operation of Cartier, this exquisite book showcases the rich holdings of the Cartier Collection and archive. It features not only a sumptuous array of rings, bracelets, necklaces, and tiaras, but also cocktail and sm

Rainero, Pierre and Young-Sanchez, Margaret

The Vocabulary of Style 304

Gabrielle Coco Chanel was, without doubt, the most influential designer of the 20th century. This book honours her influence by celebrating the key elements that defined and still define her style through inspired pai

Gautier, Jerome

Choupette: Private Life of a High-Flying Fashion Cat

There is no marriage, yet, for human beings and animals...I never thought I would fall in love like this with a cat Karl Lagerfeld Choupette is the constant feline companion of designer Karl Lagerfeld, creative director at Chanel. She has he

Mauries, Patrick

Christian Dior: Private Collection Parfums

A showcase for the expertise of Dior perfumer-creator Francois Demachy, the Christian Dior Private Collection is a portfolio of refined fragrances reflecting the exceptional heritage of the founding couturier. Allowed unprecedented liberty o

De Feydeau, Elisabeth

Chronology of Fashion : From Empire Dress to Ethical Design

The Chronology of Fashion traces the history of fashion from the late 18th century up to the present. Following a strict chronology, it pinpoints the times when a distinctive style of suit or dress, hat or handbag, cut or style of hair o

Stevenson, N. J.

Contemporary Menswear
500 colour illustrations 288

Contemporary Menswear presents in-depth profiles of more than 50 of the designers, labels, brands, stores, websites and blogs that have shaped and continue to shape menswear in the 21st century. From classic heritage

Vogel, Steven and Schonberger, Nicholas and Gordon, Calum

Couture in the 21st Century
280(Ht mm) 250(Wdt mm) 160

Over the last decade, designers have been delving into the archives of the old masters such as Paul Poiret, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Elsa Schiaparelli, Coco Chanel and Madeline Vionnet and discovering a new

Bee, Deborah

Craft, The: 25 Edgy Hair and Makeup Projects to do at Home
Full colour throughout 96

An edgy and fashionable hair and make-up book, featuring 25 cool projects to do at home, written by the hair and make-up artist to One Direction. In The Craft, pop, rock and roll hair and make-up artist Lou Teasdale sho

Teasdale, Louise

Creating the Illusion
Color photos throughout, color illustrations throughout, B&W photos throughout 416

Marilyn Monroe made history by standing over a subway grating in a white pleated halter dress designed by William Travilla. Hubert de Givenchy immortalized the Li

Jorgensen, Jay, Scoggins, Donald L., MacGraw, Ali

Custom Knits
Hardback , 241 x 216mm. 168

Bernard, Wendy

Dannii: My Style

Appearing on numerous 'Best Dressed' lists in 2010 - in Marie Claire, The Guardian, Company and Heat among others - style icon Dannii Minogue is a role model to women everywhere. In Dannii: My Style she shares her fashion wisdom and personal

Minogue, Dannii

Design Museum Fifty Fashion Looks That Changed the 1980s
60 colour and black and white photographs 112

This beautiful reference work showcases 50 iconic outfits from one of fashion's most influential and exciting decades. Featured designers and style icons will include Katherine Hamnett, Manolo Blahni

Reed, Paula

Diana Vreeland: the Modern Woman
250 colour and black and white illustrations 256

Vreeland, Alexander

200 colour illustrations 304

Christian Dior achieved immortality with his first collection in 1947. His 'New Look' amazed the world as it emerged after wartime austerity, and reset the boundaries of modern elegance. Dior's search for the perfect

Gautier, Jerome

Dressing Table

Glamour. Flair. Style. Panache. Call it what you will, the women who feature in this collection of interviews and essays on style from Clare Press, have it in spades. Clare, one of Australia's most accomplished fashion writers, has collected

Press, Clare

Dressing the Queen

In this unique publication Angela Kelly tells the story of the creation of Her Majestys Diamond Jubilee wardrobe. The reader is taken behind the scenes to explore how The Queens concern to be seen by as many people as possible on public enga

Kelly, Angela

En Brogue: Love Fashion. Love Shoes. Hate Heels

Do you know the difference between a derby and an Oxford? Tassel loafers or penny loafers? Do you know why brogues have holes in them? From brogues to boots, pumps to penny loafers, slippers to sandals, En Brogue honours forty styles of shoe

Rochell, Hannah

Fab Gear - The Beatles and Fashion
300 colour 240

The Beatles knew how much image mattered in the 1960s, and whether it was Nehru jackets, skinny ties, granny glasses, or the Cuban heel boot-if John, Paul, George, or Ringo wore it, the rest of their millions of fans followed. Ren

Hewitt, Paolo

Fabric for Fashion
50 colour illustrations 70

This easily navigable resource provides over 100 swatches of the most recognised and widely used varieties of fabric, including cottons, silks, wools and linens, to encourage consideration of not just the aesthetic app

Hallett, Clive, Johnston, Amanda

Fabric for Fashion - A Comprehensive Guide to Natural Fibres
Paperback 208

Hallett C & Johnston A


Fashion takes the reader on a journey along the ever-changing road of what we wore, from the turn of the 20th century to the 1980s. Packed with over 400 images, the volume charts the contrasts and rapid evolution of style across the decades

Gosling, Lucinda

Fashion 150: 150 Years, 150 Designers
700 colour illustrations 536

Covering everyone from Azzedine Alaia to Yohji Yamamoto, and everything from Boho Chic to Space Age style, this is an indispensible and delightful guide to the creative world of fashion. This encyclopedic volume cont

Piazza, Arianna

Fashion : The Definitive History of Costume and Style

3,000 years of fashion history in one stylish visual guide "Fashion" is the definitive guide to the evolution of costume and style. Tracing 3,000 years from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to today's catwalk sensations, this is you

Dorling Kindersley

Fashion and Flemington

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of Myer Fashions on the Field, this beautiful book celebrates the unique and long established link between the Melbourne Cup Carnival and style, exploring the fun and flamboyancy of fashion at Flemington ov

Power, Emily

Fashion Book

The Fashion Book takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired it. Spanning almost 200 years, the entire industry is represented; from clothing and footwear designers, to photographers, stylists, icons and r

Kinneberg, Caroline, Gardner, Laura, Phaidon Editors

Fashion careers Guidebook

Yates, Julia

Fashion Design Reference and Specification Book
colour illustrations 288

An essential primer for students and first-stop reference for professionals, The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book takes the fashion designer through the entire design process, from conceiving a garment to ma

Calderin, Jay, Volpintesta, Laura

Fashion Design Workbook
colour illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour line drawings 128

Learn how to draw and design awesome fashion looks in the hottest styles from Gothic to Romantic and everything in between. With style inspiration on the seminal looks o

Benilan, Annabel

Fashion History, the Kyoto Costume Institute
Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports. 320

Clothes define people. A fashion history from the 18th to the 20th century. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, perso

Kyoto Costume Institute

Fashion Illustration Art
illustrations 128

From the clothes to the pose, here's everything you need to create fierce fashion illustrations. Create fabulous fashion moments! Drawing on 20+ years of fashion illustrating experience, Jennifer Lilya uses acrylic paint and bl

Lilya, Jennifer

Fashion in Film
281 colour illustrations 224

Fashion designers have been involved in movies since the early days of cinema. The result is some of the most eye-catching and influential costumes ever committed to film, from Ralph Lauren's trend-setting masculine

Laverty, Christopher

Fashion is Freedom

Raassi, Tala

Fashion Made Fair
200 illustrations 192

Sustainability is in fashion right now and designers are taking note. With an ever-growing number of environmentally conscious consumers at hand, the fashion industry is responding to demands for products that are both beau

Kohrer, Ellen, Schaffrin, Magdalena

Fashion Notecards Artwork by Maite Lafuente
black & white illustrations, colour illustrations 16

The art of letter writing is not lost! Inspire your friends and family with these notecards featuring beautiful fashion illustrations from Essential Fashion Illustration artist, Maite Lafuente

Lafuente, Maite

Fashion Plates
225 color illus. 440

A sumptuously illustrated, encyclopedic chronicle of fashion and its trends, from the 18th to the early 20th century Prior to the invention of photography, European and American magazines used colorful prints to depict the l

Calahan, April, Cannell, Karen Trivette, Sui, Anna

Fashion Quotes
50 colour illustrations 160

The fashion world has long been celebrated for its scintillating salon wit. The sharpest tongues and quickest repartee have always sprung from the lips of fashion royalty. From Oscar Wilde to Miuccia Prada, fashion's

Mauries, Patrick, Napias, J. C.

Fashion Stylist's Handbook
150 colour illustrations 208

This book is designed for anyone wanting to become a fashion stylist. In Fashion Stylist's Handbook, Danielle Griffiths presents a no-nonsense, practical guide on how to succeed, from landing your first job as an ass

Griffiths, Danielle

Fashion That Changed the World
160 colour 192

What did Vogue's first cover look like? When did film stars become part of the fashion industry? What led to the development of ready-to-wear clothing? How did the paintings of Mondrian, Dali and Warhol end up on the runway? These

Croll, Jennifer

Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Clothes define people. A person's attire, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even their faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance

Kyoto Costume Institute

Fashion: 150 Years Couturiers, Designers, Labels
illustrations 512

Fashion - that means glamour, creativity and always the expression of a certain attitude toward life. This book is devoted to the legendary world of fashion from its origins in the nineteenth century until our own time. Which s

Seeling, Charlotte

Fashionable Selby
500 348

This third installment in the Selby series focuses on the world of fashion, featuring photographs and illustrations of clothing designers, stylists, haberdashers, editors, models, shoemakers, photographers and more. The subjects will inc

Selby, Todd, Doonan, Simon

fasOn the Button
40 bw integrated illustrations, 8pp colour plates 272

What do you use every day that is small and large, worthless and beyond price? It's easily found in the gutter, yet you may never be able to replace it. You are always losing it but it faithf

Edwards, Nina

Fifty Dresses that Changed the World

Fashion design is both an industrial and cultural phenomenon. It stretches from the glamorous catwalks of fashion epicentres, to the industrial factories in far-flung countries. It is ever-changing, and reflects the desires and aspirations o

Design Museum

Fifty Men's Fashion Icons that Changed the World
60 photographs 112

Painfully cool and instantly recognisable, the 50 style trailblazers in this collection used fashion to attract attention, gain influence, express themselves and make powerful statements. From Fred Astaire to Prince, Marlon Br

Jones, Dan

Fifty Women's Fashion Icons That Changed the World
60 photographs 112

Fashion is a powerful thing. It can be used for self-expression, to make a political statement, or simply to attract attention. Through this stunning collection, discover how these 50 trendsetters - from Twiggy to Wallis Simps

Cochrane, Lauren

For the Love of Style
c. 200 colour & b/w photographs 220

"Fashion changes, but style endures." Coco Chanel knew what she was talking about: she used the transience of fashion to her advantage, revolutionizing traditional women's fashion styles at the dawn of the 20t

Williams, Corinna, Zywietz, Nina

Forever Chic

Where are the style guides for glamorous older women? Where are the guides for the woman who wants to age with cocktail in hand, surrounded by admirers, rather than stretched out at a clinic with her face being stitched into a desperate rict

Cox, Baroness Caroline

Gentleman's Handbook
Full colour throughout 160

There's never been a tougher time to be a gentleman. In addition to the general vulgarity of the modern world, he has to contend with all manner of things: the dramas of social media, the practicalities of being metros

Tong, Alfred

Get Gorgeous please because you're so ugly

Two fashion industry experts share tips honed over years of turning newly discovered talent into the unforgettable faces we admire on runways and in the fashion press. With humor and verve, the authors lead the reader through twenty-one days

Vatasso, Christel, Loperena, Pascal

Giambattista Valli
300 Illustrations 400

The first book on one of today's most acclaimed fashion designers, exploring the process and imagination that drive his work. When the Roman born designer Giambattista Valli launched his eponymous label in Paris in 2005,

Valli, Giambattista

Givenchy Paper Dolls
colour illustrations 32

Designer Hubert de Givenchy remains best known for the on- and off-screen haute couture fashions sported by Audrey Hepburn. Three paper dolls model 30 of Givenchy's elegant dresses, suits, gowns, and other garments from t

Tierney, Tom

Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

In Gods and Kings Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe, tells the story of how John Galliano and Alexander McQueen changed the face of fashion. In the first decade of the 21st century the fashion world was dominated by two different but equally suc

Thomas, Dana

227 colour, 332 black and white 560

As the creator of Jackie Kennedy's signature pillbox hat and the designer of choice for Liza Minelli in the 1970s, Halston (1932-90) was synonymous with American style: a modern, minimal yet glamorous look tha

Bluttal, Steven, Mears, Patricia

Harry Winston
200 Colour and Black and White Illustrations 240

A look through the sparkling history of Harry Winston, "King of Diamonds." From the legacy of the Hope Diamond to "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend," and from runways and red carpets to president

Talley, Andre Leon

High Jewelry Precious Objects Cartier
250 colour illustrations 248

Some gemstones are so beautiful, vibrant, and luminous that they evoke a celestial creation, miraculously tumbled down from the heavens. Cartier craftsmen work with such stones including a spectacular 30.21 carat pea

Chaille, Francois

How to Draw & Paint Fashion & Costume Design
180 colour illustrations 128

How to Draw & Paint Fashion & Costume Design, the third book in the Walter Foster Collectibles series, contains yet another extraordinary collection of vintage Walter Foster titles from the 1940s through the 1960s, i

Walter Foster Creative Team

How to Look Beatiful FOREVER
ill 224

Following on from her first book for the younger woman, How to Look Pretty not Plastered, this book is for all make-up lovers. Whatever your age, Emily Rose aims to show how you can recreate new looks for yourself, and look beautiful for

Rose, Emily

How to Tie a Scarf
Colour Photography Throughout 128

From designer silk squares to chunky homemade knits, this guide is filled with inspired ways to style your scarves. Inside you'll find: - Step-by-step tutorials for square, oblong, and embellished scarves - St

Potter Style

How To Tie A Tie
colour throughout 128

"A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life," quipped Oscar Wilde, a fashion genius who could knot an ascot as well as he could turn a phrase. For the rest of us, there's "How to Tie a Tie." Whether you have always w

Potter Style

How to Wear Jewelry: 55 Styles
165(Ht mm) 120(Wdt mm) 128

From donning a classic strand of pearls to stacking on an eclectic set of bangles, How to Wear Jewelry offers 55 creative ways to accessorise and style your bijoux. Covering a variety of materials, iconic designs, and


How To Win At Shopping

A book worth its weight in gold--or what one charges on a gold card. Written by two fashion experts with deep experience in fashion shopping and styling, "How to Win at Shopping" is perfect for the woman who loves to shop--there is priceless

Zyla, David, Mell, Eila

Icons of Men's Style

"Women are into fashion, men are into style, style is forever". (Domenico Dolce). Womenswear progresses in leaps and bounds, fuelled by the readiness of women to wear what may at the time be perceived as the radical or outrageous. Not so men

Sims, Josh

Inge Morath: On Style
250 black-and-white and colour photographs 288

Witty, playful, and effortlessly chic, Inge Morath: On Style reveals the vital forms of fashion and self-expression that blossomed into existence in England, France and the United States in the post

Picardie, Justine, Jacob, John

Inside Haute Couture
200 colour photographs 208

From Maison Chanel on the rue Cambon to Jean Paul Gaultier on rue Saint-Martin, the history of French fashion is often closely tied to those of a Parisian addresses. With exclusive photographs by Guillaume de Laubier a

Sadek, Desiree, Laubier, Guillaume de

Inside Vogue

Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman kept a diary of British Vogue's Centenary year. And what a year. She reveals the emotional and logistical minefield of producing the 100th anniversary issue (that Duchess of Cambridge cover surprise), organi

Shulman, Alexandra

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!
150 colour and black and white 168

A beautifully photographed insider's look at the highly influential personal style and wardrobe of Isabella Blow, one of fashion's most courageous, outrageous, and imaginative muses. Isabella Blow was said to h

O'Neill, Alistair

It's All About the Dress
colour illus 240

Every bride wants to be beautiful and to dress to express who she is. Randy provides insight into how to choose the perfect dress for your story, your body, your budget, and your personal style. He explains every aspect of the d

Fenoli, Randy


Celebrate the most dazzling jewels on Earth with Jewel, the most glamorous guide to jewellery, gems, and minerals. Jewel is a lavish look at precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals. Discover gemstones from agate to zoisite, take


Liberty Style
Over 200 colour photographs and illustrations 216

The story of Liberty's is the story of design. The brand has been an international byword for style and innovation since May 1875, when Arthur Lasenby Liberty opened the doors of his Regent Steet

Wood, Martin

Little Black Jacket : Chanel's Classic Revisited Karl Lagerfeld

This book is Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld's reinterpretation of Chanel's iconic little black jacket. Lagerfeld has redesigned the jacket, transforming it into a modern, adaptable garment to be worn by both sexes of all ages. The Little

Lagerfeld, Karl, Roitfeld, Carine

Louis Vuitton: The Spirit of Travel

From Second French Empire pageantry to the brand's Far East launch; from the classic LV travel chest to Nicolas Ghesquieres' trunk-inspired collection; and from the house's emblematic monogram, to recent creations merging it with daring desi

Mauries, Patrick, Leonforte, Pierre

Love x Style x Life
Integrated throughout 272

Garance Dore - 'the best thing to happen to style since Grace Coddington' (the Guardian)- is an ambassador of French taste and fashion, whose knack for making fashion accessible and fun has captivated millions of fans w

Dore, Garance

Makeup Makeovers
Expert Secrets for Stunning Transformations 288

Forget extreme makeovers! Robert Jones, makeup artist extraordinaire, outlines step-by-step how even the ugliest duckling can become a swan - with makeup alone! In hundreds of awe-inspiring before-

Jones, Robert

Marilyn in Fashion
colour & b/w throughout 224

50 years after her death, "Marilyn in Fashion" offers a fascinating new spin on Monroe history, and a feast for fashionistas. She was an incandescent movie star, legendary sex symbol and a woman whose private life fas

Nickens, Christopher, Zeno, George

Master of Us All
8 pages of full colour illustrations 240

A sparkling life of the monumental fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga

When Cristobal Balenciaga died in 1972, the news hit the front page of "The New York Times." One of the most innovative an

Blume, Mary

Masterpieces of Ancient Jewelry
Hardback 144

Price, Judith

Maticevski: the Elegant Rebel

Smith, Mitchell Oakley

Men of Style
300 colour illustrations 192

A style guide with heft. Men of Style profiles the best-dressed men of recent centuries: from actors to statesman, playboys to painters, the iconic and the more unexpected. Comprising profiles of their colourful, dap

Sims, Josh

Military Style Invades Fashion

A virtual pageantry of the many ways in which military styles inspire and influence contemporary fashion The transformation of military clothing into popular retail fashion has a long history. In fact, the designs of some of today's most pop

Godbold, Timothy

Mode in Hats and Headdress
A Historical Survey with 190 Plates 368

Wilcox, R.Turner

Modern Man Guide: A Cheat's Guide to Being the Ultimate Gentleman
50 colour illlustrations 128

This sleek guide combines the wit of Glenn O'Brien's How to be Man, with the style and tone of cult fashion magazine Fantastic Man. With tips on everything from dating to careers, it will appeal equally to the tw

Millar, Jake

Monocle Guide to Better Living
Illustrationsstrations 400

Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better living is original, informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and id

The Monocle

Mr Porter Paperback V.2

The first volume of The Mr Porter Paperback: The Manual for a Stylish Life is a witty compendium of life and style advice for the modern man. Compiled by Mr Porters Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Langmead, it covers everything from the essential (ho

Langmead, Jeremy

Mr Porter Paperback Vol.3

Mr Porter, the global online retail destination for mens style, continues to provide essential, male-friendly guidance with the release of the third volume in the series. Mr Porter proves that, when it comes to shopping for fashion, men no l

Langmead and Jeremy

Nancy Gonzalez

The handbag designer and exotic skin innovator Nancy Gonzalez has defined luxury as a constant quest for excellence, exclusivity, and elegance. Her philosophy of good design is based on the fundamental virtues of quality, craftsmanship, and val


New Kimono
96 Four-Colour Photographs, 32 in Black and White 128

Recently, young women in Japan have taken to the idea of wearing kimono as everyday fashion, delighting in scouring secondhand kimono stores and their mothers' closets for vintage pieces to b

Editors of Nanao Magazine

New Rings
600 colour illustrations 272

This marvellously illustrated book is a blend of the avant-garde, the unconventional and the delightful. It showcases nearly 600 contemporary rings by some 300 international designers who stimulate the imagination by

Estrada, Nicolas

New York
Full colour illustrations throughout 208

New York: Through a Fashion Eye is an illustrated guide to one of the world's most-loved fashion cities by one of the world's most-loved fashion illustrators. Let Megan Hess take you on an adventure throu

Hess, Megan

No Patterns Needed: DIY Couture from Simple Shapes
850 colour illustrations 208

If you want to sew your own clothes but are put off by the idea of cutting out pattern pieces covered with dotted lines and symbols, this is the book for you. Using Rosie Martin's innovative method, you begin with no

Martin, Rosie

One Savile Row: History of the English Gentleman

Savile Row is the worlds iconic address for the best in bespoke tailoring, and home to legendary Gieves & Hawkes, suppliers to the British military for more than two centuries and furnishers to elegant gentlemen today. The company began by d

Binney, Marcus and Crompton, Simon and McDowell, Colin and Tilley, Peter and Ehrs, Bruno

Oscar de la Renta
100 color and black and white illustrations 176

A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta. In October 2014 one of the fashion world's champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightene

Talley, Andre Leon, Wintour, Anna


Other rules apply to the fashion of the future. New technologies and materials make things possible today that couldn't have even been imagined in the past. Hightech fabrics and melting forms are no longer science fiction but reality. Fashio

Lexileictous, Theo-Mass

Paris by Laduree: A Chic City Guides
illustrations 144

Laduree, the very symbol of French sophistication and lifestyle, are delighted to share their favorite Parisian addresses, secret spaces and advice for discovering the best of the most elegant city in the world: gastronomy, tab

Gleizes, Serge, Signe, Pierre-Olivier

Paris Street Style
180 illustrations 192

New York, London, Milan and Tokyo may be some of the most fashionable cities in the world, but one country seems to have won the award of the most wanted style: France, where women mix trendy and chic in way that appears ef

Thomas, Isabelle, Veysset, Frederique

Paris Street Style: Shoes
180 photographs and colour illustrations 192

The authors of the Paris Street Style, explore the significance of the shoe, providing expert advice on the selection and upkeep of footwear and outfit inspiration.

Thomas, Isabelle, Veysset, Frederique

Parisian Chic

Celebrity model Ines de La Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and timeless allure. Ines de La Fressange Frances icon of chic shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, glea

Fressange, Ines de la, Gachet, Sophie

Perfect Gentleman
294 illustrations, 238 in colour 224

This lavish publication celebrates the gentlemans search for the perfect sartorial detail, the ideal accessory, or beautiful gift for a loved one. Presented through the eyes of a connoisseur looking for quali

Sherwood, James B., Stamp, Terence

Pride and Prejudice Paper Dolls
8 dolls and 48 costumes on 14 plates 32

8 skillfully rendered dolls and their 48 period costumes recall Jane Austen's classic tale of romance set in the early 19th-century English countryside. The engaging Bennet sisters, Mr. Darcy, and others a

Mattox, Brenda Sneathen

Pursuit of Style
50 4-colour illustrations 224

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Style culls the best pieces of advice and wisdom from the Council of Fashion Designers of America's 400 designers. From tips and tricks for breaking into a fashion career, to must-have

Council of Fashion Designers of America, Donovan, Bil, Von Furstenberg, Diane, Alba, Jessica

Queer History of Fashion
100 colour illustrations 192

From Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, many of the greatest fashion designers of the past century have been gay. Fashion and style have played an important role within the LGBTQ community, a

Steele, Valerie

Roberto Capucci
22 black-&-white illustrations + 182 colour images 220

Italian couturier Roberto Capucci (born 1930) is revered by contemporary fashion designers for his innovative silhouettes and masterful use of colour and materials. Capucci refers to his cre

Blum, Dilys E.

Paperback , 187 x 129mm. 512

Scott Schuman just wanted to take photographs of people on the street who looked great. His now famous blog ('the bellwether American site that turned photo blogging into an art form' - "New York Times") was an attem

Schuman Scott

Sartorialist : Closer
col. Illustrations, col. ports. 512

Scott Schuman is back with a completely new collection of beautiful images of the men and women who have caught his attention. From its origins on the streets of New York, his much-loved blog, thesartorialist.

Schuman, Scott

Self Styled
229(Ht mm) 165(Wdt mm) 256

Self-Styled is about the celebration of freedom of expression, diversity and individualism through personal style. Showcasing photographic diptychs of a select group of fabulous urbanites, each double-page spread illus

Lycett, Anthony

Sergio Rossi
Hardback , 215 x 155mm. 80

Clais, Anne-Marie

Shoetopia:Contemporary Footwear

Huey, Sue

Stitched Up

Beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned designs, Stitched Up delves into the alluring world of fashion to reveal what is behind the clothes we wear. Moving between Karl Lagerfeld and Karl Marx, the book explores consumerism, clas

Hoskins, Tansy E.

Stitches in Time

Opening this lavishly illustrated book is like stepping in to a dressing room and riffling through drawers and cupboards to pull out the items within. The reader then discovers what these pieces of clothing reveal about aesthetics, sex, gend

Adlington, Lucy

Stoppers: Photographs from My Life at Vogue
200 full-colour photographs 256

The name Phyllis Posnick is synonymous with Vogue and the extraordinary fashion editorials the magazine's audience loves. Posnick is best known for creating photo editorials to illustrate the magazine's Beauty and

Posnick, Phyllis, Wintour, Anna

Style Clinic - The Insider's Guide to the World's Best-kept Style Secrets.
205 x 165mm. , Paperback , 203 x 165mm. 272

Why is it that simply getting dressed in the morning can be a bewildering experience? Last month's 'must-haves' date you faster than a frizzy perm, and before you've even had a chance to pay your cred

Reed, Paula

Style Tribes
210(Ht mm) 170(Wdt mm) 256

Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures explores the style, fashions and ideology of youth movements of the last 100 years, including flappers, swing kids, mods, rockers, surfers, hippies, punks, disco, hip hop, Haraj

Young, Caroline

Supermodel Tips

"Twist up your hair after you've washed it and let it dry like that. When you let it down, it will have a gorgeous natural wave." (Naomi Campbell). "After applying your lipstick, blot your lips with your fingers and then pat the remaining co

Hobbs, Carly

300 colour illustrations 352

In celebration of Swarovski's 120th anniversary, this is the first significant book on the premier maker of luxury crystals' rich collaborative history with fashion designers, filmmakers, artists, and designers. Swa

Swarovski, Nadja

Tailoring Obsessions

Crompton, Simon

The Glass of Fashion
illustrations (black and white) 400

Gorgeously repackaged, this reissue of the classic book presents the iconic photographer's expert and witty reminiscences of the personalities who inspired fashion's golden eras, and left an indelible mark on

Beaton, Cecil

Things a Woman Should Know About Shoes
Hardback , 145 x 138mm.

Women love shoes. Even women who couldn't care less about fashion can appreciate the line of a finely turned heel. Women whose lifestyles demand nothing but "sensible shoes" have closets full of designer stilettos unworn

Homer, Karen

Timeless Makeup

In Timeless Makeup, leading international makeup artist, Rae Morris, shows you how to create a classic, ageless look that will enhance your best features, regardless of your age. Full of fabulous looks for day and evening, complete with step

Morris, Rae

To Z of Lipstick
100 4-C illustrations throughout 176

From Poppy King, founder of the premier cosmetics brand "Lipstick Queen," comes the perfect guide to lipstick for every woman, from the savvy makeup aficionado to the lippie novice. Beautifully illustrated, T

King, Poppy, Stein, Sadie, Foote, David

Toasthampton: How to Summer in Style
illustrations 128

A delightful and colorful high-fashion romp featuring Toast, the world's first supermodel dog. She's graced the pages of the New York Times and Us Weekly, and has appeared on Good Morning America and the Today show. She's star

Sturino, Katie, Lee, Katie

Tokyo Fashion City
350 colour photos 144

The fashionable, eccentric pedestrians of Tokyo are captured with hundreds of portrait photographs in this fun guide to Tokyo street fashion. Tokyo is considered one of the world's style capitals for its vibrant youth fash

Keet, Philomena, Manabe, Yuri

Twentieth-Century Jewelry and the Icons of Style
300 colour illustrations 224

For many centuries the collecting of precious jewels was the preserve of kings and queens, emperors and maharajahs. But in the aftermath of the First World War, with the fall of several European monarchies, royal gem

Papi, Stefano, Rhodes, Alexandra

350 colour photographs 400

Albert Watson is one of the world's most successful fashion and commercial photographers. His striking images have appeared on more than 250 Vogue covers around the world and have been featured countless other publicat

Watson, Albert

Unlock Your Style

Concerned that your clothes don't reflect the REAL you? Want every occasion to be wardrobe-worry free?Need help to make sure you always look your best? Australian fashion expert Nikki Parkinson of will help you to UNLOCK YO

Parkinson, Nikki

Untamed Encounters
260 colour illustrations 248

This striking book represents the personal odyssey of antique dealer, collector and jewelry lover Mimi Lipton. Over the years, she has amassed a superb collection of uncut precious and semi-precious stones, along wit

Lipton, Mimi

V&A Gallery of Fashion
170 176

Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivaled collections of dress,accessories, shoes and hats from the 17th century to the present day. This thoroughly revised and redesi

Lister, Jenny, Wilcox, Claire

V&A Gallery of Fashion
265(Ht mm) 200(Wdt mm) 160

Highlights from the V&A's unrivalled Fashion Collection. Spanning four centuries, the V&A's Fashion Collection is the most comprehensive in the world, housing unrivalled collections of dress, accessories, shoes and hat

Claire Wilcox

Vintage Fashion
284(Ht mm) 225(Wdt mm) 256

A visual journey through the fashion of the decades, Vintage Fashion enables the reader to identify key designers, shapes, textiles, stitching, and other details and characteristics that define the most influential pie

Baxter-Wright, Emma

Vintage Fashion Bible
illustrations 224

The Vintage Fashion Bible is the must-have accessory for all dedicated followers of vintage fashion. Written by Red or Dead co-founders, Wayne Hemingway, MBE and Gerardine Hemingway, this is a complete chronological look at 20

Hemingway, Wayne, Hemingway, Gerardine, Wing, Hannah

Vogue 100: A Century of Style

In more than 2,000 issues, British Vogue magazine has acted as cultural barometer, putting fashion in the context of the larger world in which we live - how we dress, how we entertain, what we eat, listen to, watch, who leads us, excites us

Muir, Robin

Vogue on Alexander McQueen
219(Ht mm) 168(Wdt mm) 160

Alexander (Lee) McQueen was - for the 15 years that he stood at its helm - British fashion's most significant figure. His extraordinary career, which took him from humble beginnings as an apprentice on Savile Row t

Fox, Chloe

Vogue on Giorgio Armani
Over 80 photographs 160

Armani's style is elegance and sensual simplicity incarnate. 'Few names in fashion conjure so distinctive a look,' said Vogue. For Armani, design has always been about an easy, timeless grace, not constantly changing tren

Phillips, Kathy

Vogue The Shoe
300 photographs 304

Shoes fascinate women of all ages and have the power to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe, Harriet Quick has curated more than 300 fabulous images from a century of British Vogue, featuring remarkable styles

Quick, Harriet

Vogue/Met: Parties, Exhibitions, People
200 colour illustrations 272

The Metropolitan Museum's annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most prestigious event of its kind--a remarkable, must-see spectacle. With subjects that both reflect the zeitgeist and contribute to its creation,

Bowles, Hamish

Wardrobe 101 for Mums
over 100 Colour & B/W Images 176

Following on from Wardrobe 101: How to Create Your Perfect Core Wardrobe, fashion guru Dijanna Mulhearn is offering style advice to time-poor mothers. Wardrobe 101 for Mums is a go-to guide for women who long to

Mulhearn, Dijanna

Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went From Sunday Best to Fast Fashion

Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer: it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street - or you made them yourself. Today we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The lo

Press, Clare

Well-Dressed Gentleman's Pocket Guide

The essential accessory for every style-conscious man, The Well-Dressed Gentleman's Pocket Guide offers the etiquette and history of classic dress. Covering the entire wardrobe - from shirts and ties to hats and handkerchiefs - it details ea

Lenius, Oscar

Well-Dressed Lady's Pocket Guide

A new 'ladies' version of the best-selling A Well-Dressed Gentleman's Pocket Guide, this book is an exhaustive bible to dressing well for all occasions. Whether you are presented with a black-tie dress code or concerned about what underwear

Homer, Karen

What Shall I Wear?
illustrations 208

The classic guide to looking great and dressing well, by the pioneer of easy American style.
The revolutionary fashion designer credited with originating the "The American Look," Claire McCardell designed for the emerging

McCardell, Claire

Women from the Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes and How They Define Us
203(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 304

What is it about a pair of shoes that so enchants women of all ages, demographics, political affiliations, and style tribes? Part social history, part fashion record, part pop-culture celebration, WOMEN FROM THE ANKLE

Bergstein, Rachelle

Women in Dior
100 colour and black and white illustrations 152

Embraced worldwide from the very first collection, Dior s creations have dressed celebrities, debutantes, and other notable figures for generations. This new exquisite tome from the House

Benaim, Laurence

Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour
400 Four-Colour Illustrations 400

From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to web video, Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month tha

Von Teese, Dita

Yves St Laurent
200 full-colour illustrations 312

One of the most distinctive and influential designers of the second half of the twentieth century, Yves Saint Laurent takes his place in the pantheon of French couturiers, alongside Coco Chanel, Christian Dior,

Chenoune, Farid

Yves St.Laurent Fashion
Ill. 32

Well-researched, scrupulously rendered collection spotlights one of the great innovative couturiers of the 20th century. 3 dolls, including a figure of the noted designer and two models, are accompanied by 28 different costumes -- among

Tierney, Tom