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The Great Tapestry of Scotland

by Alistair Moffat, Susan Mansfield & Alexander Mccall Smith

This remarkable teamwork has made Andrew Crummy's artistic vision a reality, and The Great Tapestry of Scotland is now a gift to the nation' - Edinburgh Life '[T]he most ambitious attempt to capture the past...


Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity

by M. Angela Jansen

Moroccan garment design and consumption have experienced major shifts in recent history, transforming from a traditional craft-based enterprise to a thriving fashion industry. Influenced by western fashion,...


Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles

by Leanne Prain

The art of storytelling through textiles, inviting readers to consider the many ways in which narrative can be expressed through


Fashion and Museums: Theory and Practice

by Marie Riegels Melchior & Birgitta Svensson

Why is fashion "in fashion" in museums today? This timely volume brings together expert scholars and curators to examine the reasons behind fashion's popularity in the twenty-first century museum and the impact...


Dressing the Past

by Margarita Gleba, Cherine Munkholt & Marie-Louise Nosch

Minoan ladies, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian merchants, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood...


Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

by Mark Armstrong

The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,

where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around the world. This book reveals how the 1960s...


Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity

by Cynthia Becker

In southeastern Morocco, around the oasis of Tafilalet, the Ait Khabbash people weave brightly colored carpets, embroider indigo head coverings, paint their faces with saffron, and wear ornate jewelry. Their...


Medieval Clothing and Textiles 10

by Robin Netherton & Gale R. Owen-Crocker

The usual wide range of approaches to garments and fabrics appears in this tenth volume. Three chapters focus on practical matters: a description of the medieval vestments surviving at Castel Sant'Elia in Italy;...


John Robshaw Prints: Textiles, Block Printing, Global Inspiration, and Interiors

by John Robshaw & Elizabeth Garnsey

Design enthusiasts and armchair travelers will love circling the globe with celebrated textile designer John Robshaw. From batiks in Java to ikats in Thailand and indigo printing in India, Robshaw reveals the...


Fashioning Bollywood: The Making and Meaning of Hindi Film Costume

by Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber

An innovative study of the Hindi film industry, this account explores the making and meaning of popular Hindi films, through the lens of their most compelling - and often overlooked -- visual component: costume....


How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Fashion Design Business

by Janet Engle

Opportunities in the fashion design industry are expected to rise about 10 to 12 percent through 2013. You do not need to live in New York City, and you can start out small or even part time. Ralph Lauren's...


Indian Saris: Traditions - Perspectives - Design

by Vijai Singh Katiyar

This book lends a new dimension to the way the traditional Indian sari is looked at, and upholds it as an epitome of holistic design with a unique creative expression. In the backdrop of Indian sociocultural...


Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces

by Judy Bentinck

Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces is an inspiring instructional guide to the art of millinery. It explains how to go about designing a hat, what equipment and materials you will need, and the techniques...


How to Tie a Scarf: 33 Styles

by Potter Style

From designer silk squares to chunky homemade knits, this guide is filled with inspired ways to style your scarves. Inside you'll find:

   • Step-by-step tutorials for square, oblong, and embellished scarves...


The Religious Life of Dress: Global Fashion and Faith

by Lynne Hume

This accessible study of religious dress practices contains case studies on a wide range of religious groups, including: Catholics, Jews, Hindus, Druids, Shamans, and Mystics. Its unique sensory approach will...


Fashion in the Time of the Great Gatsby

by Lalonnie Lehman

The Great Gatsby is that rare classic that inescapably defines the age from which it sprang: the Roaring ‘20s, an era of economic boom, stylish excess and above all an explosion of new and exciting fashions....


The Great Tapestry of Scotland: The Making of a Masterpiece

by Alistair Moffat, Susan Mansfield & Alexander Mccall Smith

The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish...


Art & Sole

by Jane Weitzman

A Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection

When Stuart Weitzman opened its first boutique on Madison Avenue, its displays of specially commissioned fantasy...


African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance

by Karen Tranberg Hansen & D. Soyini Madison

Dress and fashion practices in Africa and the diaspora are dynamic and diverse, whether on the street or on the fashion runway.

Focusing on the dressed body as a performance site, African Dress explores how...


Fashioning Japanese Subcultures

by Yuniya Kawamura

Based on insightful ethnographic fieldwork in Tokyo, is the first theoretical and analytical study on Japan's contemporary youth subcultures and their stylistic expressions. The book covers a range of subcultures...