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The Book Club

Fashion Textiles Now

Do you know whether your underwear is made of crab shells? Could you be wearing milk and coffee? Can your T-shirt stop you from getting skin cancer? These are just a few of the intriguing questions the author addresses in her book. With information on where each fabric comes from, how it is made and its properties, Fashion Textiles Now provides a complete guide to fashion textiles…

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History of Fashion: New Look to Now

History of Fashion: New Look to Now traces the history of fashion design with its intriguing personalities and its international cast of players and puts them into the context of what was happening in the world outside fashion. Covering haute couture to the emergence of deluxe, boutique and ready-to-wear, this book illustrates the trends in fashion over the decades and the well worn truth that what goes around comes around…

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Affordable Couture

This practical guide book gives collectors and enthusiasts a better understanding of the high end designer fashion market, specifically how and where to look for affordable couture, resale couture and high end vintage pieces. The authors offer practical advice about key pieces every wardrobe should have, how to take care of your couture garments and an international directory of where to find couture at a discount in major cities around the world…

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Contemporary Fashion Stylists

Contemporary Fashion Stylists profiles some of the top international fashion stylists working today. Starting with an introduction that explains what a stylist does and a short history covering some of the legendary fashion stylists, the book then focuses on people currently working in the field…

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Russian Film Posters: 1900-1930

This beautiful volume with full-page reproductions traces the history of the silent film poster in Russia. Works featured in this book range from lubok-like posters for the first Russian feature film “Stenka Razin”, 1908, to masterpieces by Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko and the Stenberg brothers…

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Wearable Vintage Fashion

Covering the looks of the twentieth century from the 20s to the 80s, this insider’s guide will feature the clothing, accessories and styling to recreate the looks of each decade…

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Daphne Guinness

This book is the result of Daphne Guinness’s extended interview with the curator and fashion historian Valerie Steele. Daphne explains the origins and characteristics of her style, remembers her past and discusses her relationships with other creative personalities such as Isabella Blow and Alexander McQueen…

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Russian Elegance

Russian Elegance, written by renowned experts in the field, provides an extensive overview of clothing and accessories worn by various social classes in Russia from the 15th to the early 20th century. The reader will find out when, where and how each item was meant to be worn…