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Bettina Guy Schoeller Fashion Memoir Series. Concise well illustrated survey of the career of this exrtraordinary model. £9.50 Add
Balenciaga Marie Andree Jouve Fashion Memoir Series. Concise survey of the work of one of the most creative designers. Fully Illustrated throughout. £25.00 Add
Patrick Cox Wit Irony and Footwear Tamasin Doe A profile of this amazing shoe designer with over 150 colour photographs. 61pp £6.00 Add
Red or Dead The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tamsin Kingswell A unique profile of these contemporary designers with 150 colour photographs. 64pp. £6.00 Add
Mary McFadden High Priestess of High Fashion Mary McFadden and Ruta Saliklis A Life in Haute Couture, Decor and Design. The first complete portrait of the artist behind the legendary dresses published to coincide with the first museum retrospective by this American Fashion Icon. Very well illustrated, mainly in colour. 83pp. First Edition. £15.00 Add
Looking For Jackie American Fashion Icons Kathleen Craughwell-Varda A unique and engaging book revealing American Women from 1800 to 1999 who were, like Jacqueline Kennedy, fashion icons of their day. Illustrated with a dazzling variety of images, over 200 full colour illustrations. 208pp £15.00 Add
It Isn't All Mink Ginette Spanier A unique and fascinating autobiography by the Directrice of the House of Balmain. £8.00 Add
Fortuny Delphine Desveaux Fashion Memoir. Concise well illustrated survey. 80pp. £20.00 Add
Poiret Palmer White Unique survey of this masterful couturier's life and work. Many black and white, and some colour, photographs. 192pp. £30.00 Add
The Last Shall be First Brian Dobbs The Colourful Story of John Lobb the Bootmakers of St. James's. Fascinating biography. Some illustrations. 147pp. £18.00 Add
Fortuny Nella Belle Epoque Nuzzi, De Osma etc Superb catalogue of the exhibition of his work in 1984 in Firenzi, Palazzo Strozzi. Many photographs of his costumes, including some in colour. 217pp. £45.00 Add
Paul Poiret Alice Mackrell Fashion Designers Series. Well illustrated survey of this innovative designer. 96pp. £25.00 Add
Madame Clapham Jayne Tyler and Clare Parsons The concise and unique story of Hull's celebrated dressmaker. Very well illustrated. 26pp. £45.00 Add
A Lifelong Love Affair with Textiles Zandra Rhodes A stunning book celebrating the work of the British Fashion Icon Zandra Rhodes. Details her creative process, the textile printing process and the fantastic finished product. 160pp. £20.00 Add
Halston Steven Bluttal Editor A visual anthology of Halston's life and legacy with many previously unpublished photographs. 560pp. £20.00 Add
Ralph Lauren The man, the vision, the style Colin McDowell A detailed survey of one of America's most influential fashion designers. Superbly illustrated in colour throughout. 203pp. £15.00 Add
Vivienne Westwood An Unfashionable Life Jane Mulvagh Fascinating biography of an original outrageous and controversial designer. 402pp. £10.00 Add
Silver and Gold Norman Hartnell Unique autobiography of the courturier to British Royalty. Many attractive illustrations in colour and black and white.135pp. £30.00 Add
Quant by Quant Paperback Edition Mary Quant Unique autobiography. Some black and white photographs. 205pp. £10.00 Add
The Glamour of Bellville Sassoon David Sassoon and Sinty Stemp A study of the Belville Sassoon fashion label and their designs for the Royal family. High quality illustration throughout. 303pp. £20.00 Add
COTY Orla Healy With wit, spirit and luminous images the author tells the inspiring story of Coty, both the man and the company. £28.00 Add
Versace: The Naked & The Dressed Richard Avedon This book is almost completely full-bleed photographs taken by Richard Avedon of the Versace collections. £50.00 Add
Paul Poiret Yvonne Deslandres A magnificent volume paying tribute to a fascinating man who was in many ways ahead of his time - Poiret. 330pp. £250.00 Add
Bakst - The art of Theatre and Dance Elisabeth Ingles This book illustrates the wealth of Bakst's contribution to the world of theatre and dance. 184pp. £40.00 Add
Leon Bakst Charles Spencer A fascinating and authoritative study of one of the most interesting artists of the century - Bakst. 248pp. £22.00 Add
Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes Charles Spencer A re-write of the authors biography of Leon Bakst incorporating new material and giving further context to his work and the Ballet Russes. 228pp. £110.00 Add
Divinely Elegant - The World of Ernst Dryden Anthony Lipmann A biography and study of Ernst Dryden and his works. High quality illustration throughout. 192pp. £10.00 Add
Scaasi: A Cut Above Bernadine Morris This gloriously illustrated retrospective of his highly successful career offers an inside look at American fashion. £20.00 Add
Lagerfeld's Sketchbook Anna Piaggi Karl Lagerfeld's Illustrated Fashion Journal of Anna Piaggi. A personal illustrative tribute to Anna Piaggi with never before published watercolours and pen and ink sketches. 224pp. £75.00 Add
Style for All Seasons David & Elizabeth Emanuel For the first time the talented design partnership of David and Elizabeth Emanuel present their outlook and opinionson style. 160pp. £18.00 Add
Dior in Vogue Brigid Keenan An account of the remarkable achievements of Christian Dior. The Collections 1947-1957 are illustrated with over 200 stunning photographs. 192pp £20.00 Add
Zelda: An Illustrated Life Elanor Lanahan A study of F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife Zelda, her history and creative achievements. Fully Illustrated. 127pp. £120.00 Add
Mariano Fortuny: His Life and Work Guillermo De Osma A study of the life and work of the 'Magician of Venice' Mariano Fortuny. Fully illustrated. 224pp. £55.00 Add
A Thousand Days of Magic Oleg Cassini Dressing Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House. High quality illustration throughout. 224pp. £42.00 Add
A Touch of Class Berry Ritchie An informative and witty history about an ambitious entrepreneur with an exceptional talent for marketing called Austin Reed. Fully illustrated. 144pp. £12.00 Add
Patou Meredith Etherinton-Smith A biography and study of Jean Patou the famous 20's and 30's fashion designer. 143pp. £50.00 Add
Erte - My Life / My Art Erte An autobiography of Erte with high quality illustrations throughout. 240pp. £58.00 Add
Rock and Royalty Gianni Versace The ever-changing look of Versace's couture as seen--and modelled--by the kings, queens, and jokers of Rock and Roll. 280 illustrations, 220 in full color. 277pp. £60.00 Add
Do Not Disturb Gianni Versace Do Not Disturb provides a playful peek behind the closed doors of Versace's homes. 650 illustrations, 500 in color. 273pp. £55.00 Add
Pierre Cardin - Past, Present, Future Valerie Mendes A visual examination of Cardin fashion, from the 1950s through to the 1990s complemented by an article tracing his development. 191pp. £40.00 Add
Louis Feraud Gilles Neret French Text. A study of the life and work of Louis Feraud. High quality illustration throughout. 159pp. First Edition Hardback. £45.00 Add
Yves Saint Laurent: Forty Years of Creation Hady Sy & Beatrice Dupire This book focuses on the models and the photographic styles of Yves Saint Laurent, often radical and always creative. High quality illustration throughout. £70.00 Add
Galliano Colin McDowell A uniquely personal book about Galliano being an intimate history of the designers career since he first burst onto the fashion world in 1984. 200pp. £25.00 Add
Sonia Delaunay Fashon and Fabrics Jacques Damase A study of the life and work of Russian artist and designer Sonia Delaunay. Fully illustrated.176pp. £25.00 Add
Thierry Mugler - Fashion, Fetish, Fantasy Marylou Luther This volume celebrates Mugler's fashion, imagination and style, combining his own sketches with images from some of the world's top photographers. 192pp. £85.00 Add
Yves Saint Laurent Yves Saint Laurent An autobiographical study of the life and work of Yves Saint Laurent. Over 250 Illustrations. 192pp. £40.00 Add
Coco - the life and loves of Gabrielle Chanel Frances Kennett A biography of 'Coco' Chanel which includes photographs and illustrations of her creations. 160pp. £15.00 Add
Chanel - Key Collections Melissa Richards A focus on the clothes that have made Chanel the most innovative and influential of all fashion designers. Fully illustrated. 176pp. £40.00 Add
Adrian - Silver Screen to Custom Label Christian Esquevin This book highlights and showcases many of Adrians great costume and fashion designs from the 1920s through the 1950s. Fully illustrated. 224pp £75.00 Add
Pierre Cardin - Fifty Years of Fashion and Design Elisabeth Langle This sumptuously illustrated volume is the first complete retrospective of Pierre Cardin, the veteran French designer who has beeen at the forefront of fashion for over fifty years. £35.00 Add
Nudie - The Rodeo Tailor Jamie Lee Nudie & Mary Lynn Cabrall A pictorial study of the life and times of the original rhinestone cowboy - Nudie Cohn. Fully illustrated. 159pp. £70.00 Add
Jean Paul Gaultier Colin McDowell In this authorized, in-depth biography the author explores how JP Gaultier never once has he followed the fashion & never been anything less than revolutionary. 144pp. £20.00 Add
Fashion Designers - Coco Chanel Alice Mackrell Examines the designs and career of Coco Chanel - a name associated with romantic evening wear during the 20s/30s and costume jewellery and perfumes today. 96pp. £55.00 Add
Henry Poole - Founders of Saville Row Stephen Howarth A study of the history of Henry Poole, one of the founders of Saville Row and how they became a legendary company. 159pp. £12.00 Add
Fashion Designers - Christian Dior Diana de Marly A study of the history of Christian Dior the man and the company. 96pp. £20.00 Add
Fashion Designers - Cristobal Balenciaga Lesley Miller A study of the history of Cristobal Balenciaga the man and the designs. 96pp. £20.00 Add
Norman Hartnell 1901 - 1979 Norman Hartnell In this volume a group of specialists discusses Norman Hartnell's role and how he dominated the world of British couture for half a century. 144pp. £15.00 Add
Yves Saint Laurent - A Biography Alice Rawsthorn An in-depth analysis of the business empire set up by Yves Saint Laurent's lover Pierre Berge and an insight into the life of a tragic 20th-century genius. 405pp. £30.00 Add
The Age of Worth - Couturier to the Empress Eugenie Edith Saunders A study of the life and work of Worth, the first British couturier to conquer a domain so long held by the French. 218pp. £45.00 Add
Dior by Dior - The Autobiography of Christian Dior Christian Dior Translated By Antonia Fraser. This is Dior's autobiography written with charm and modesty imbued with a passionate love of his profession. 218pp. £40.00 Add
Fashion Memoir - Vionnet Lydia Kamitsis A study of the elegant and fluid dresses of Madeleine Vionnnet - the mistress of the bias cut. 80pp. £30.00 Add
Alaia Francois Baudot A study of the life and work of one of the most exciting names in fashion Azzedine Alaia. High quality illustration throughout. 80pp. £15.00 Add
The Master Touch of Lesage: Embroidery for French Fashion Palmer White A study of the role of the Lesage family, raising embroidery from a French traditional craft to an incomparable international art. From the founding to their designs for Vionnet, Dior and many others. Beautiful illustration throughout. 171pp. £135.00 Add
Gianni Versace Richard Martin Published in conjunctiion with the exhibition at the Museum and they commemorate Versace's unique achievements in the world of fashion. Fantastic illustration throughout. 191pp. £35.00 Add
Christian Dior Richard Martin and Harold Koda This publication was prepared in conjunction with the Museum's Dior exhibition and celebrated the 50th anniversary of his 'New Look'. Stunning photographs throughout. £70.00 Add
Eiko By Eiko Eiko Ishioka Eiko Ishioka is Japan's greatest art director and designer and this is her biography, includes essays about Eiko by 15 other Japanese artists. Stunning Illustration throughout. £150.00 Add
Krizia Umberto Eco & Enrico Baj Italian Text. This book reveals the designs, fabrics and quirky attitude of the Krizia fashion house. Stunning illustration throughout. 295pp. £100.00 Add
Erte Jean Tibbetts A luxuriously illustrated volume with a rich selection of art from throughout Erte's long career and a detailed introduction to the artists life and work. 128pp. £75.00 Add
The Art of Zandra Rhodes Zandra Rhodes and Anne Knight Zandra Rhodes has taken everyday images from around the world and interpreted them through her own intensely personal vision to produce fabrics and garments which have made their way into the highest realms of fashion. This is an illustrated record of her earlier years. 240pp. £18.00 Add
Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla - A Celebration of Style Sharada Dwivedi Text in English. Offering a rare glimpse at famed Indian designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's adventures and experiments in the world of fashion. V. high quality illustration throughout. 176pp. £42.00 Add
Shoemaker of Dreams Salvatore Ferragamo Text in English. A fasincating autobiography detailing the life and works of master shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo. Some illustration. 239pp £35.00 Add
Sorry I Kept You Waiting, Madam Vidal Sassoon A fascinating autobiography by celebrity stylist Vidal Sassoon with indepth detail of his life and work. 203pp £120.00 Add
Christian Dior: The Magic of Fashion Terry Measham, Bernard Arnault & Pierre Berge Presented in conjunction with the Dior exhibit at the Powerhouse Museum , Sydney. A study of his life, his work and the development of the fashion label to its position today. High quality illustration. 64pp £30.00 Add
Berluti: History of a family of artists Eric Fouquier Text in English. A Study of the history of the famed shoemaking family, the Berlutis. High quality images of designs from various members of the family as well as a brief look at the origins of the company. 63pp £50.00 Add
Hanae Mori Style Hanae Mori Text in English. A pictorial celebration of Hanae Mori's work, with 80 examples of her best creations from the 60s to the present day, chosen personally by the artist to be featured in this book. High quality imagery throughout. 118pp £90.00 Add
Armando Pollini - Design e affinita elettive Samuele Mazza Text in Italian/English. A comprehensive study of the life and work of famed Italian shoemaker Armando Pollini. High quality photography throughout. £25.00 Add
The Naked Shoe Jane Julianelli This book is far more than just a photography catalogue, in the sense that it will depict, both in pictures and biographical text, the life and work of Mabel Julianelli. High quality imagery throughout. 239pp £10.00 Add
Salvatore Ferragamo Roy Strong Text in English. This catalogue was published to coincide with the retrospective of famed Italian shoemaker Ferragamo held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1987. High quality imagery throughout. 263pp £15.00 Add
Lucien Lelong Jacqueline Demornex This wonderfully illustrated history of Lelong and his house chronicles the period 1920s-50s and considers its leading personalities, artists and desiners. 143pp £14.00 Add
Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garcons Deyan Sudjic Going behind the scenes of Rei Kawakubo's Paris collections and tracing the rise of a self taught designer who has become and international fashion leader. Illust. 160pp £110.00 Add
Madame Gres: La Couture A L'oeuvre Olivier Saillard Text in French. 'Madame Gres: Couture at Work' A fascinating study of the life and work of Madame Gres. Illust. 205pp £235.00 Add
Fashion Memoir: Charles James Richard Martin Exploring the career of designer Charles James, this work looks at the way in which he revolutionized the fashions of the 1940s and 1950s with his designs, and above all his sculpted dresses. Illust. 80pp £12.00 Add
Irving Penn regards the work of Issey Miyake
Photographs 1975-1998. Introduction by Mark Holborn. £100.00 Add
Costumes by Karinska Toni Bentley Foreword by Edward Gorey. Superb survey. 191pp. £60.00 Add
HALSTON An American Original Elaine Gross and Fred Rottman Superb survey. Fully illustrated throughout. 236pp. £70.00 Add
Worth Father of Haute Couture Diana de Marly Detailed survey. 238pp. £100.00 Add
Sonia Delaunay Colour Moves: Art and Fashion Matteo de Leeuw-de Monti and Petra Timmer Superb survey with over 250 illustrations of her art and fashion designs. 200pp. £50.00 Add
Christian Dior and Germany 1947-1957 Adelheid Rasch (editor) Superb survey of his life and work during these crucial years. Beautifully illustrated throughout. 270pp. £65.00 Add
Mariano Fortuny 1871-1949
Catalogue from the exhibition held at the Brighton Museum October, 1980. Well Illustrated. 108pp. £20.00 Add
Yohji Yamamoto Ligaya Salazar Superbly illustrated survey of the man and his work. 192pp. £20.00 Add
Salvatore Ferragamo: Evolving Legend 1928-2008 Salvatore Ferragamo Outstanding tribute to the man and his stunning work. Superbly illustrated throughout, mainly in colour. £20.00 Add
Issey Miyake Mark Holborn A survey of this innovative designer's work and his inspirations. Superbly illustrated in colour. 159pp.Text in English, Japanese and French. £45.00 Add
Geoffrey Beene Brenda Cullerton This bright, witty biography brings a new level of understanding and meaning to Beene's life and career. 120 photos, 70 in color. 141pp £20.00 Add
Karl Lagerfeld: Off the Record Karl Lagerfeld This is Karl Lagerfeld's own album of the photographic stories and sequences that he has created over the last eight years. £12.00 Add
American Beauty: Aesthetics and Innovation in Fashion Patricia Mears This beautifully illustrated book is the first to examine the relationship between innovation and aesthetics as expressed by American couturiers and fashion designers from the late 1910s to the present day. 182pp £20.00 Add
Valentina: American Couture and the Cult of Celebrity Patricia Kohle Yohannan Valentina was the twentieth century's first American fashion designer celebrity, this book includes photographs, never-before-seen personal ephemera, sketches, and original platinum prints from master photographers. 280pp £44.00 Add
Vivienne Westwood Shoes Luca Beatrice This is the first book to gather Westwood's shoe designs, every one of them--140 examples, including the infamous platform that felled Naomi Campbell--from 1973 to the present day. 190pp £20.00 Add
Ralph Rucci: The Art of Weightlessness Valerie Steele This sumptuously illustrated book is the first to explore in depth Rucci's life and work, including the inspirations behind the extraordinarily beautiful and very expensive clothes he creates. £20.00 Add
Matthew Williamson Colin McDowell A unique insight into one of the most exciting fashion designers working today, revealing the imagination fueling his exuberant creations. 255pp £20.00 Add
10 Years of Dolce & Gabbana Isabella Rossellini In oversized photos and full color, this lavish volume presents a stunning collection of clothing designs by Dolce & Gabbana, providing a comprehensive view of their best work over the past decade. 214pp £20.00 Add
Thierry Mugler: Fashion, Fetish, Fantasy Thierry Mugler This beautifully designed book brings together more than 250 photographs--some by the man himself, from his diverse ventures. £150.00 Add
Couture: The Great Fashion Designers Caroline Rennolds Milbank History of great fashion designers of the 20th century. Inc; Chanel, Dior, Ralph Lauren, Givenchy. 431pp £40.00 Add
Be Dazzled Sixty Years of Glamour and Fashion Michael Pick In this book royal enthusiasts and fashion connoisseurs will be able to examine in greater detail his drawings, vintage photographs, fabric samples and personal scrapbooks that have never been published before. 267pp £70.00 Add
Pieces of a Pattern: Lacroix by Lacroix Christian Lacroix This is fashion designer Christian Lacroix's own account of his life and career. £25.00 Add
Hollywood Costume Design by Travilla Maureen Reilly Showcased here are many of Travilla's original sketches for the stars, along with fascinating "costume check" and publicity photos. 192pp £40.00 Add
The Art and Craft of Gianni Versace Claire Wilcox, Valerie Mendes and Chiara Buss Published to accompany a major exhibition of the work of Gianni Versace at the Victoria and Albert Museum, this book provides a glittering retrospective of one of the 20th century's most innovative and enigmatic designers. 160pp £10.00 Add
Erte Charles Spencer Erte has been a major influence and trendsetter for feminine beauty in this century. The book includes his art from 1913 to the present. 30 full-color illustrations and 125 black-and-white half-tones. 198pp £28.00 Add
Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Dilys E. Blum A captivating look at this brilliant designer who transcends the conventional line between fashion and art. 202pp £30.00 Add
Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Dilys E. Blum A captivating look at this brilliant designer who transcends the conventional line between fashion and art. 202pp £13.00 Add
Helena Rubinstein: Over the Top Suzanne Slesin This lavishly illustrated volume opens a window into the world of one of the most extravagant and wide-ranging stylemakers of the last century, a pioneer of the cosmetics industry who was also celebrated for the daring and prescience of her art collecting, her decorating, and her personal couture. £52.00 Add
Christian Lacroix: Diary of a Collection Patrick Mauries This title shows the entire process through which a fashion show is made by Lacroix. 192pp £22.00 Add
Karl Lagerfeld: A Fashion Journal Anna Piaggi This ravishing book, intense with colour and flair, is a true and private collaboration between two enormously taleneted people. 224pp £38.00 Add
Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective Yves Saint Laurent The catalogue for Sydney's version of the show which Diana Vreeland curated for the Metropolitan Museum, New York in 1983. 126pp £20.00 Add
Fab Gear: The Beatles and Fashion Paolo Hewitt Renowned music and fashion author Paolo Hewitt takes readers on a fashion tour of the Beatles' career and the trends they co-opted. £20.00 Add
Stephen Jones: and the Accent of Fashion Hamish Bowles The text focuses on varying aspects of his work such as his collaborations with John Galliano and with Thierry Mugler. The book also examines his work with photographers such as Bruce Weber and Nick Knight. 239pp £20.00 Add
Emilio Cavallini Benedetta Barzini A whimsical, fun art book with a silver cover and die-cut pattern black tights as a jacket, sure to appeal to anyone interested in fashion and in innovative, contemporary art. £28.00 Add
Coats: Max Mara, 55 Years of Italian Fashion Adelheid Rasche (Editor) A journey through the history of fashion - includes essays on the history of the company and on design by renowned fashion historians such as Enrica Morini and Colin McDowell. 243pp £35.00 Add
Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years Hamish Bowles A behind-the-scenes look at the clothes and the era that made Jacqueline Kennedy the beacon of style whose enduring legacy lives on. 198pp £22.00 Add
John Bates: Fashion Designer Richard Lester Richard Lester's text is based on detailed interviews with John Bates, covering his entire career in fashion. 176pp £15.00 Add
Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie Frank Decaro Celebrates the elaborate and outrageous fashions of the designer for such stars as Cher, Carol Burnett, Elton John, RuPaul, Diana Ross, and Bette Midler, in a volume that includes gatefolds of specially commissioned photographs. 144pp £60.00 Add
Madame: Intimate Biography of Helena Rubinstein Patrick O'Higgins An intimate biography of Helena Rubinstein. 296pp £50.00 Add
Caroline Charles: 50 Years in Fashion Caroline Charles This history of her work traces the growth of British design and provides an insight into the world of fashion. 245pp £22.00 Add
Hardy Amies Michael Pick This publication is a chronological evolution of first the man, and then his business, it is his life story. Features hundreds of original drawings and sketches. 304pp £28.00 Add
Poiret Harold Koda This essential book is the first to explore Poiret's radical modernity from a number of perspectives. £25.00 Add
Men Without Ties Gianni Versace Top photographers Bruce Weber, Richard Avedon, and Herb Ritts interpret Gianni Versace's kaleidoscopic vision of men's fashion, along with insights from the man himself. 273pp £60.00 Add
Vanitas: Designs Gianni Versace Vanitas focuses on the master craftspeople and the history of the development of their creations based on the skilled handcrafting of each unique creation. 272pp £68.00 Add
Valentino: Themes and Variations Pamela Golbin This landmark book celebrates 45 years of Valentino's remarkable career. 300pp £38.00 Add
Pierre Cardin: The Man Who Became a Label Richard Morais This biography describes Cardin's flair for publicity, his relationships with Jeanne Moreau and with his employers and associates, his management style, his pioneering in countries like the USSR and China and his controversial acquisition of Maxim's. 264pp £30.00 Add
The Enigma of the Age Cynthia Cox In this definitive biography the author explores the ramifications of the strange story of the Chevalier d'Eon. 149pp £16.00 Add
ABC of Men's Fashion Hardy Amies Hardy Amies' skilful eye guides you safely through style decisions on everything from blazers and brogues to skiing and sandals. 128pp £5.00 Add
Kings of Fashion Anny Latour Presenting the couturiers and their clients as well as the practical world behind the scenes. 270pp £10.00 Add
My Years and Seasons Pierre Balmain A collection of some fifty years and seasons by the renowned couturier. 182pp £38.00 Add
Looking Over My Shoulder C. Willet Cunnington Memoirs of Dr. Cunnington, who, with his wife, were known throughout the world as historians of costume. 208pp £20.00 Add
Just So Far Hardy Amies Here for the first time, a dressmaker 'in the heat of battle' pauses to write a fascinating autobiography. 256pp £25.00 Add
Always in Vogue Edna Woolman Chase and Ilka Chase Vogue's famous editor tells her own story, and that of Vogue and fashion, over a period of sixty years. 341pp £18.00 Add
White Ladies Teddy Tinling Stories grave and gay sparkle across the pages as he tells of his association with the great and good stars of women's tennis. 191pp £24.00 Add
Shocking Life: The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli Elsa Schiaparelli Reprint of the original 1954 edition. Schiaparelli's fascinating autobiography charts her rise from resident of a rat-infested apartment to designer to the stars. 211pp £4.50 Add
King of Fashion: The Autobiography of Paul Poiret Paul Poiret Reprint of the original 1931 edition. Paul Poiret's autobiography tells the extraordinary story of the meteoric rise of a draper's son to the 'King of Fashion'. 178pp £8.50 Add
Marilyn Sandra Forty This book is a brief history of Marilyn Monroe's short life, filled with photos throughout. 96pp £5.00 Add
Coco Chanel Isabella Alston & Kathryn Dixon This book is a brief history of Coco Chanel's short life, filled with photos throughout. 94pp £12.00 Add
Mr Lock: Hatter to Lord Nelson and His Norfolk Neighbours Kenneth Cliff A study of the famous Lock & Co Hatters, celebrating 324 years of trading and 200 years from the first visit of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson. 83pp £16.00 Add