|Author:||Annmarie Van Haeringen|
"Hurry up You may only go to bed when all the sheets are ironed." Little Coco grew up in the orphanage and had to work hard for a living sewing and embroidering like an angel. Until her eighteenth birthday . . . Coco knew one thing for sure Coco. S... read more
This book is devoted to the legendary world of fashion and couturiers. Informative chapters that introduce each era, coupled with extensive portraits of groundbreaking fashion icons and countless expressive photographs form a comprehensive portrayal of the rapid development that took fashi... read more
This stunning volume embodies the knack of internationally well-known fashion designer Malene Birger for transforming homes into fascinating works of art.
The latest volume in Prestel's most successful series profiles the world's top 50 designers, including Armani, Balenciaga, Dior, Galliano, Givenchy, Lacroix, McCartney, McQueen, Quant, Versace and Westwood. Their careers and creations are explored through colou... read more
This book is the perfect fashion accessory--a sumptuous, exquisitely designed exploration of the most influential fashion icons, ideas, designers, pieces, and trends from throughout history. What did Vogue's first cover look like? When did film stars become part of the f... read more
The Dress of the Year is a deluxe study of exquisite fashion from 1963 to the present, drawn from the renowned collection at the Fashion Museum, Bath. Each year, a fashion-world luminary is invited to capture the definitive moment in an international whirlwind of creative style by... read more
Across Japan, women and men are rediscovering the kimono. Comfortable, versatile and easily adapted to reflect one's personal style, the kimono is the perfect canvas from which to create a head-turning ensemble for any occasion. While exploring the origins and evolution of this tradition... read more
This is a treasure trove of information about the fashion icons who have created modern style for men, with advice on what to wear and how to wear it.
A good study of poses helps to interpret fashion illustrations, explaining above all how an item of clothing will react to any movement. Any professional artist knows that recreating depth and relative position of objects is practically impossible without the basic notions... read more
A fantastic collection of portraits of the most famous masters of the catwalk, in a fascinating journey among the mythical figures of haute couture and pret-a-porter, from their origins to the present day: from the timeless class of Coco Chanel to the aristocratic but innovative ... read more