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80S Mens Fashion

by Alexis Dickinson The 1980s decade intrigues today’s fashion designers, fashion lovers, and partygoers. As nostalgic Baby Boomers approach retirement, their children and grandchildren want to know all about the 80s. Alexis Dickinson captures the full range of fashion styles and themes throughout the decade. The fashion of the 1980s is actually a combination of […]

1980S Fashion

by Marnie Fogg A sourcebook of 1980s fashion print, this edition showcases prints from a design period that is having a major revival. Covering the whole of this decade of excess, the book includes prints that were, for the first time, produced completely by fashion fabric designers (not the interior print designers of earlier eras.) […]

Fashion Searches

by Julia Gaimster The ability to analyze and interpret visual information is essential in fashion. However, students tend to struggle with the concept of visual research, as well as with the application of that research. Visual Research Methods in Fashion provides students with techniques, tools and inspiration to master their visual research skills and make […]

Moschino

by Mariuccia Casadio, Luca Stoppini Designed by Luca Stoppini, art director of the Italian edition of “Vogue,” this book presents the original, multicoloured, extravagant and transgressive fashion universe of Moschino using a decade of scintillating and often provocative shop windows. From the ideal woman (Violeta, 1990; Old? New?, 1991) to the vamp (Stop the Fashion […]

Dior

by Christian Dior Christian Dior (1905-1957) rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the “New Look” took the world by storm. This charming and modest autobiography gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man behind the high-profile establishment. It is also […]

Gucci

by Stefano Tonchi An unprecedented publication showcasing Gucci as never before, including thought-provoking essays, commentaries, and authoritative anecdotes along with previously unpublished contemporary and archival photographs. Published in conjunction with the opening of the new Gucci Museum in Florence, Gucci is the ultimate celebration of the world-renowned fashion house. Told through a loose grouping of […]

Givenchy

by Drusilla Beyfus The fashion aesthetic of handsome, aristocratic Hubert de Givenchy combined the traditions of haute couture—creative, luxurious, and perfectionist—with a modern entrepreneurial sensibility. In a career spanning 40 years, he created the most glamorous of evening dresses, developed the influential “sack” dress, and produced debonair daytime suits that have never gone out of […]

Political Book Cover Design

by Tony Fry Design as Politics confronts the inadequacy of contemporary politics to deal with unsustainability. Current ‘solutions’ to unsustainability are analysed as utterly insufficient for dealing with the problems but, further than this, the book questions the very ability of democracy to deliver a sustainable future. Design as Politics argues that finding solutions to […]