A celebration of moms through snapshots of the fashions of decades past. This book speaks to the nostalgic bent in women of any age and shows that our own mothers are the best source of inspiration, in all their fringed, beaded and bellbottomed glory!
Stencil Style 101 presents a whole new take on DIY fashion! Stencil maverick Ed Roth offers 20 stencils perfect for customising clothing and accessories. Patterns like argyle, hound's-tooth, chevron, leopard print and polka dots combined with iconic imagery such as feathers, buttons, records and stars means endless combinatio... read more
The Vintage Pattern Selector is a practical sewing book that arms the reader with all the techniques and information they need in order to mix and match clothing styles from the 20th century. Accompanied by a CD with printable patterns for a range of dress sizes, this book is a comprehensive guide to creating contemporary out... read more
Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes but you still can't find the right thing to wear? Do you find yourself buying the latest season's styles but then never wear them? Do you put off buying clothes until you can shift those last few kilos? Then fashion stylist Anna Caselberg is here to give you expert advice on how to - ... read more
Some call it style, others a matter of taste-that certain A"touchA" some men have that lets them pick out and combine just the right suits, shirts, ties, and shoes. Actually, there is no trick to dressing stylishly as a man. You just have to become familiar with the tried-and-true classics and their history.Peruse this richly... read more
Contrary to popular opinion, New Zealand Fashion didn't begin in the late 1990s when four designers were sent to the London catwalks and created a stir with their stylish dark garments. Its history is in fact a long and rich one, and no one tells it better than the team of Douglas Lloyd Jenkins, Claire Regnault and Lucy Hammo... read more
|Author:||Marta R Hidalgo|
This book contains profiles of 46 young fashion designers with over 3000 of their original drawings, offering a rare perspective of the creative and artistic process.
One of the most interesting cultural phenomena in New Zealand over the past 22 years has been the spectacular success of the World of Wearable Art, an annual competition and award show that explores the intersection of fashion and art, through a genre popularly known as wearable art. This unique event, which draws an audience... read more
Accompanying an exhibition at Te Papa, The Wedding Dress: 300 Years of Bridal Fashions draws on the Victoria and Albert Museum's superb collection of fashionable wedding dresses, as well as photographs, letters, memoirs, newspaper accounts and genealogical research to explore the history of the wedding dress and the tradi... read more
Portrays approx. 70 young top designers Amazing and luxury fashion Accessories Extra feature on Green Fashion designers Up-to-date photographs Shopping tips The designers' favorite locations: caf s, restaurants, galleries, and fashion stores
|Author:||Noor Azlina Yunus|
With its bolder, freer designs--including striking abstracts and energetic floral forms--and its brighter palette, Malaysian batik has brought an exciting new dimension to the ancient art of decorating fabric using molten wax, metal stamp and stylus. Batik making in Malaysia today has become less of a craft and more of an a... read more
|Author:||Marta R. Hidalgo|
Features the work from emerging fashion designers around the world. This title provides examples of every wardrobe piece imaginable - from T-shirts to evening dresses, shoes to handbags, and, hats to jewelry. It includes master couturiers and up-and-coming designers showcasing their work in hundreds of full-color photographs.
This innovative book presents dynamic and interpretive photographs of British ballgowns spanning 60 years and includes designs by Alexander McQueen, Bellville Sassoon, Bill Gibb, Erdem, Gareth Pugh, Stella McCartney and Zandra Rhodes. The specially commissioned photographs, by fashion photographer David Hughes, are supplement... read more
The wedding is a ritual that - in the last 20 years - has taken on a life of its own to become a main area of focus for stylists, event planners and designers alike. Vogue Weddings presents an unprecedented range of high-end wedding dresses and some of the most exotic and glamorous wedding destinations in the world. With care... read more
This title includes five basic patterns for a top, skirt, shirt, dress, trousers and trench coat. It includes step-by-step instructions on how to apply versatile techniques from the 1920s through to the 1980s. The editors of BurdaStyle introduce key fashion looks of the past and deconstructs them so sewers can learn to u... read more