The Fashion File
Advice, Tips, and Inspiration from the Costume Designer of Mad Men
Hardcover ISBN: 0446572713
The Emmy-Award winning costume designer for Mad Men offers readers a peek into the dressing room of the hit show, revealing the design process behind the various characters' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it's vintage, modern or bohemian.
The Fairchild Encyclopedia of Menswear
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1563674653
Men's makeovers are a staple of reality television, and male celebrities retain stables of stylists. Magazine publishers are busy beefing up their coverage of men's fashion and grooming. There is more interest over menswear then there's been in decades, yet there has been no comprehensive resource or reference until now. Witty and exhaustively researched, The Fairchild Encyclopedia of Menswear remedies that need for students, retailers, customers, journalists, would-be dandies, and anyone else who is interested in what men wear and why they wear it. - More than 2,200 entries comprising biographies, industry slang, and technical jargon - 250 images and a color section showing traditional menswear patterns and fabrics - Portraits of male style setters ranging from Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley to Beau Brummell and Yves Saint Laurent - Step-by-step diagrams illustrating the "how to" of necktie knots, plus how to tie a bow tie, an ascot, or a stock tie, and how to fold a pocket square - Consumer intelligence on fiber and fabric care, including why a sweater pills and why super 100s cost more
Fashion Communications Across the Media
Paperback ISBN: 156367615x
"The term "fashion communications" refers not only to monthly fashion magazines, but also to every facet of information relating to fashion--from the names of colors at the dye factory, to the latest runway reviews posted on fashion Web sites. Focusing on four key areas--manufacturing; business; sales and advertising; and representation in the media, Wolbers uses a who-what-when-where-why and how approach to engage critical thinking, inspire creativity, and explore all media that serve fashion"--Publisher's web site.
History of Fashion
New Look to Now
Hardcover ISBN: 1908126213
"From the glamour and quiet brilliance of Christian Dior's New Look to the inventiveness of Rei Kawakubo to the uncompromising creativity of Alexander McQueen to the meticulous detail of the Mulleavy sisters (Rodarte), History of Fashion: New Look to Now is a celebration of the life and times of the fashion geniuses whose rare and enduring creations have defined the past sixty years. This book 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, History of Fashion: New Look to Now illustrates the trends in fashion over the decades and the well worn truth that what goes around comes around. It covers not only the designers, but also the other forces in fashion such as the magazine editors, boutique owners, photographers and models. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, illustrations of the time and contemporary magazine campaigns as well as sketches, this book will provide both industry professionals and enthusiasts alike with a clear and precise picture of the ever changing world of fashion and a true insight into the craft of the dedicated designers whose imense talent continues to enrich, entertain and enhance the world in which we live."
Fifty Hats That Changed the World
Hardcover ISBN: 1840915692
FiftyHatsThatChangedtheWorld lists the top 50 hats and headwear that have made a substantial impact in the world of fashion and design today. From Monomakh's Cap, an early fifteenth century Russian crown to Franc Fernandez's modern-day 2010 Helmet Headpiece, the book explores the designs that have turned heads over the years and the impact they've had on the fashion and design world.
1001 Little Fashion Miracles
Paperback ISBN: 1847322336
Whether you need to know what shoes to wear with a mini skirt or how to dress for an interview, this book has it all. Youll learn how to choose fabrics and cuts that flatter your figure, strike that murky balance between underdressing and overdressing, and create a striking silhouette that looks elegant but not contrived. With remedies for any fashion disaster and advice on styles, accessorizing, and shopping, 1001 Little Fashion Miracles offers ideas for looking your best in all circumstances.
Paperback ISBN: 0143116371
Showcases a selection of Sartorialist blog entries as well as previously unpublished writings, in a volume that offer insight into the author's photographic process, perspectives on street fashion, and vision of the fashion capabilities of everyday people. Original.