Most popular Fashion & textiles: design books
The most popular Fashion & textiles: design books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Chanel's combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive of brands. This title reveal its private archives, a galaxy of brilliant designs created by Coco Chanel from 1920 onwards.
A concise and illustrated biography on one of the world's most influential couturiers and founder of a global fashion brand.
Louis Vuitton Catwalk<br>Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1854, Louis Vuitton was for many decades one of the world<br>
In this illustrated fashion story, 400 fashion advertisements from the Jim Heimann Collection trace not only the changing trends and silhouettes of the 20th century but also the evolution in their marketing, as fashion developed from an exclusive Parisian salon business into today's global mega-industry.
Differing from ordinary shoe design books, this is a complete handbook geared towards practical usage by footwear designers. It includes three main sections: Shoe Style Library, Shoe Encyclopaedia, and Shoe Templates for Tracing. The first section features more than 300 styles of shoes, ranging from historical archetypes to the most signature styles in today's footwear industry. The second focuses on essential and practical information on shoe design, from materials and construction to labels and international fairs. The templates section includes both basic templates and templates for 60 styles of common footwear, from flats and boots to high heels.
FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is so easy to read. Whether you're an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you'll ever need to navigate the fashion scene.
A complete catalogue of Ford's design work for both Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent from 1994 to 2004.
The inspirational story of Mary Quant's stellar career
The first comprehensive overview of Yves Saint Laurent's haute couture collections, presented through original catwalk photography.
Scott Schuman, a.k.a. The Sartorialist, has been traveling to India for over a decade to capture its wildly original beauty in markets, music festivals, city streets, and cricket fields, and across cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Chennai, and Mumbai. The result gathers all the unique qualities that have brought him worldwide renown: a...
Profiles more than forty iconic artists in relationship to their sartorial choices via a mix of anecdotes, portraits of the subjects in their studios, art and runway imagery, and commentary by critics, designers, and the artists.
Discover four decades of unique fashion storytelling from Peter Lindbergh. This stunning photographic collection includes more than 400 Lindbergh pictures, many previously unpublished, to showcase his seductive, cinematic aesthetics and the new narrative vision he brought to art and fashion. The images are accompanied by personal tributes from...
This is a completely fresh look at the fashion designer, Coco Chanel, who is arguably 'the most influential female designer of the twentieth century'. One of the first in a new series of branded fashion books with British Vogue the most authoritative and prestigious source of reference on fashion.
An illustrated guide to the moquette fabric patterns used on London Transport Tubes, buses, trains and trams from the Thirties to the present day, published in association with the London Transport Museum, and by the acclaimed author of Underground, Overground.
The first comprehensive overview of the legendary house of Dior, from its founding in 1947 to today, published in collaboration with Dior to mark its 70th anniversary.
Reveals the history of the house of Chanel, from the days of Coco Chanel to today. With an overview of Karl Lagerfeld, this title showcases hundreds of clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs - and more. It is suitable for all fashion professionals and Chanel obsessives.
Take an excursion through the last three centuries of trend. This spectacular collection from the Kyoto Costume Institute, one of the world's most extensive clothing collections, features the outerwear, underwear, footwear, and accessories that have defined self across time and geography.
The first and only publication of its kind, Sneaker Freaker has been at the forefront of the global sneaker scene for nearly two decades. With over 650 redesigned pages, fresh photography, insane historical detail, and otaku-level minutiae, this monster anthology combines the magazine's finest and content created exclusively for TASCHEN into...
The first book to document Los Angeles's remarkable explosion onto the global fashion scene
Based on Linda O'Keefe's bestselling novel, the ever popular Shoes Gallery desk calendar features 365 days of Manolo Blahniks, Jimmy Choos, Louboutins and more. Each loose leaf - one for every day of the year - is displayed in a sturdy yet attractive clear plastic stand making this calendar the perfect gift for any fashionista's desk or studio in 2019!
Paris is the epitome of style, an epicentre of elegance - a must-see on every fashion-lover's list. But where to visit, and what to do? With her inimitable fashion eye, internationally acclaimed illustrator Megan Hess takes you on a personal tour of her favourite places to play, shop, sleep and eat in the City of Lights. From people-watching on rue Saint-Honore to cocktails at the Ritz, this is Paris at its most chic., Filled with Megan's stunning, detailed illustrations, Paris: Through A Fashion Eye reveals the city as you've never seen it before.
A journey through the unique creative mind of one of the world's leading photographers, this book includes over 100 new photographs by Tim Walker, inspired by the V&A's enormous and eclectic collection, from Renaissance stained glass to an Alexander McQueen gown.
This is a guidebook for beginners, including the step-by-step introduction of how to draw the stylized body and fabric textures and the basiccoloring knowledge, there's quite abit of text to go through but they're all useful. More than 70 step-by-step tutorials included,every one with practical tips on painting.
A miniature edition of one of Running Press's most successful titles of the past few years, So Audrey is a collection of fashion and beauty tips inspired by the most enduring of style icons for women young and old, Audrey Hepburn.
Subtitle in pre-publication: Power, passion, and impact.
A reduced edition of this cornucopia of Karl Lagerfeld's legendary maxims.
Drag celebrates the fabulous current and historical influence of drag, and its talented and inspiring performers.
Clear thematic structure offering an extensive overview on the subject.
"I never conformed to any sort of fashion ideal. My idea was always to show reality, even though I started at Savile Row and ended up at Givenchy in Paris; to depict the times I live in." -Alexander McQueen, Harper's Bazaar, September 2008
Self-inventor extraordinaire, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel revolutionized the lifestyle of her time by inventing a modern concept of luxury. She set her stamp on the 20th century, promoting a new feminine silhouette both sophisticated and discreet. This modern attitude of understated luxe thrives today thanks to the creative talents of Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director since 1983, who has reinvigorated the house by reinventing its famous signatures season after season., Assouline's completely updated trilogy unfolds the spirit and heritage of the house of Chanel, from Coco's revolutionary designs to Karl Lagerfeld's present innovations. This elegant slipcase set includes three Memoire volumes celebrating Mademoiselle's revolutionary style: Chanel Fashion, Chanel Jewelry, and Chanel Perfume.
An accessible introduction to the 50 most important designers who have moved fashion forward over the past century.
Issued with an attached, hard, folded cover over the front cover which has a pop-up illustration on its inside.
A chronicle of Grace Coddington's formative years at Vogue, now available as a jacketed paperback
No item of clothing has endured for longer than the dress. Yet the last century alone has seen the most radical changes of style - hemlines swinging from ankle to thigh; outlines alternating between the body-hugging and the bell - and our fascination with 'the frock' has not gone away.
The first full and comprehensive biography of Norman Hartnell. A portrait of the often troubled life of the Queen's dress designer who came from humble origins and dazzled Royalty, aristocracy and film stars alike.
Tartan creates passion, generates belonging, adds fashion flair. This book is cut on the bias to give a different slant to the most celebrated of cloths.
This book is an essential and practical tool for designing and creating fashion accessories for men and women. Intended for fashion students and professionals, the book includes different pattern techniques for each type of accessory and explains the production processes for each piece.