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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


Fans

by Alexander F. Tcherviakov

Besides its practical uses in regions across the globe, the fan has a long history as a fashion item, with new shapes, materials, and colours constantly being created. This book portrays the most artistic examples...


Shoes

by Klaus Carl

Mega Square Shoes focuses on the history of the shoe and elevates the shoe to the rank of a work of art. The author is a leading expert on the subject and curator of France‘s Shoe Museum, which holds the greatest...


Scottish Tartans in Full Color

by James Grant

The tartans of 72 Highland clans, each presented in a full-page, full-color, large-format illustration. With a new introduction to tartans by noted authority J. Charles Thompson.


Japanese Kimono Designs

by Shojiro Nomura & Tsutomu Ema

This unique design treasury, consisting of lavish full-color pictures of a vibrant array of kimonos, is reproduced directly from two rare and costly original portfolios.


Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

by Thomas Hope

Carefully copied from ancient vases and statuary, these early-19th-century classic line renderings combine unusual clarity of style with unquestioned authenticity. Over 700 illustrations depict all classes and...


Visual Merchandising: Mirror and soul of a point of sale

by Gianfranco Giacoma-caire

Visual Merchandising is a technical manual that has more than 400 photos and 100 drawings. It speaks about the aesthetic aspects to set a window shop and the internal visual in a store. Analyse the psychological...


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...


About Being Able to Look Good in a Burlap Sack

by Ida Tomshinsky

About Being able to Look GOOD in a Burlap Sack

Ida Tomshinsky. In addition, Mrs. Tomshinsky offers set of books in the History of Fashion Accessories Series Socks: History and Present, Gloves: History and Present,...


The Fine Art of Crochet

by Gwen Blakley Kinsler

Fiber artists around the world have embraced crochet as an inventive medium like never before. Expanding on the creative possibilities and using sculpture, immense site-specific installations, performance, and...


Coco Chanel

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Coco Chanel in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the work of the iconic...


Fashion Embroidery

by Jessica Pile

This practical step-by-step guide to haute couture embroidery covers everything from machine and hand stitching, to tambour beading, goldwork and monogramming.

Whether you are interested in adding monogrammed...


Interpreting Themes in Textile Art

by Els van Baarle & Cherilyn Martin

An inspirational and practical book on how to interpret and collaborate on different themes in textile art. With foreword by Marie-Therese Wisniowski, who runs Art Quill Studio.

This stunning collection showcases...


Fashionability

by Regina Lee Blaszczyk

Fashion studies is a burgeoning field that often highlights the contributions of genius designers and high-profile brands with little reference to what goes on behind the scenes in the supply chain. This book...


Modern Quilts

by Modern Quilt Guild

Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting,...


Be a Real-Life Mermaid

by Virginia Hankins

A professional mermaid shows readers how to bring passion into their life through mermaid magic Hasn't everyone wished for a seaside escape at one point or another? Life is better under the sea, and hundreds...


Fancy Dresses Described

by Ardern Holt

The Victorians adored fancy-dress parties: what better way to escape the rigidity of social conventions than to spend a festive evening disguised as Cleopatra, a Swiss milkmaid, or Alice in Wonderland? Well-to-do...


On Weaving

by Anni Albers, T`ai Smith, Manuel Cirauqui & Nicholas Fox Weber

The classic book on the art and history of weaving—now expanded and in full color

Written by one of the twentieth century’s leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation...


Walter Beauchamp

by Terry Beauchamp, Pedro Mendes & Gordon Lightfoot

As one of the Canada's oldest custom tailors, Walter Beauchamp Tailors has nurtured a unique civilian and military tailoring business for over a century. Owned and operated by three generations of the Beauchamp...


The Art of Knitting

by Butterick Publishing Co. & Dover Publications, Inc.

Comprehensive in scope and elegant in presentation, this classic Victorian-era volume was the first complete how-to guide to knitting. Originally published by Butterick, the company that later produced Vogue...