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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. As new in D/J. £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. Cloth cover and edges aged. £30.00 Add
The Last Shall be First The Colourful Story of John Lobb the Bootmakers of St. James's Brian Dobbs Fascinating biography. Some illustrations. 147pp. Price clipped and small tear on D/J. £12.00 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. £10.00 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
Bus Stop and the influence of the 70s on fashion today Lee Bender A unique showcase of the designs of the 70s set out in scrapbook form by the founder and moving force in the Bus Stop chain of fashion shops. 144pp. Superbly illustrated in colour throughout. £10.00 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
Sonia Delaunay Stanley Baron The Life of an Artist. A personal biography based on unpublished private journals. Collaborator Jacques Damase. 203 illustrations, 115 in colour. As new, sl. wear to DJ from shelf. 208pp £28.00 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. Price clipped. £15.00 Add
Vivienne Westwood An Unfashionable Life Jane Mulvagh Fascinating biography of an original outrageous and controversial designer. 402pp. All edges sl. aged and in loose D/J. £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. Boards warped. Edges aged in sl. scruffy D/J. Contents clean to good. £30.00 Add
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Unique autobiography. Some black and white photographs. 205pp. All edges browned and cover sl. scruffy. Small printed label on FEP. Good reading copy. £10.00 Add
Paul Poiret and his Rosine Perfumes Christie Mayer Lefkowith A biography and in-depth study of Paul Poiret and his creations for Rosine Perfumes representing almost 20 years of meticulous research. Illustrated. DJ sl. grubby from shelf. 224pp. £60.00 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. DJ sl. grubby from shelf. 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. New, tiny tear in DJ from shelf £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. As New but missing DJ. £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. DJ v. sl. grubby from shelf. 184pp. £40.00 Add
Leon Bakst Charles Spencer A fascinating and authoritative study of one of the most interesting artists of the century - Bakst. Price clipped, DJ sl. faded and edges grubby but contents clean. 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. DJ grubby from shelf. 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. DJ sl. tatty and edges grubby. 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: Karl Lagerfeld's Illustrated Fashion Journal of Anna Piaggi 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. Signed by the authors. Price clipped. 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. Slightly yellowed with age, but a lovely copy overall. 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. New, may have sl. shelf wear. 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. DJ sl. tatty and grubby. 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. Price clipped and DJ grubby. 143pp. £50.00 Add
Erte - My Life / My Art Erte An autobiography of Erte with high quality illustrations throughout. Price clipped and DJ sl. grubby/shelf worn. 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. DJ sl. tatty. 277pp. Large item. Extra postage will be added. £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. DJ sl. grubby. 273pp. Large item. Extra postage will be added. £47.00 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. DJ sl. grubby. 191pp. £40.00 Add
Louis Feraud Gilles Neret French Text. A study of the life and work of Louis Feraud. High quality illustration throughout. Edges and DJ sl. grubby but contents clean. 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. As New £70.00 Add
ViewGalliano 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. Price clipped and DJ grubby. 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. New but price clipped and DJ has sl. shelf wear. 192pp. £85.00 Add
Madame Gres - Sphinx of Fashion Patricia Mears This detailed book carefully analyzes Madame Grès's innovative construction techniques and connects her designs to the art styles that inspired her aesthetic. 172pp. £86.00 Add
Yves Saint Laurent Yves Saint Laurent An autobiographical study of the life and work of Yves Saint Laurent. Over 250 Illustrations. Cover sl. grubby. 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. DJ tatty and edges and end papers sl. grubby but contents clean. 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. DJ v. sl. grubby. 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. DJ sl. grubby & price and front end paper clipped. 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. £25.00 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. Price clipped. 159pp. £12.00 Add
Fashion Designers - Christian Dior Diana de Marly A study of the history of Christian Dior the man and the company. Cover and edges sl. grubby and marking to title page but contents clean. 96pp. £20.00 Add
Fashion Designers - Cristobal Balenciaga Lesley Miller A study of the history of Cristobal Balenciaga the man and the designs. Cover and edges v. sl. grubby but contents clean. 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. Cover & edges sl. grubby. 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. Price clipped and small tear on DJ. 405pp. £30.00 Add
Broadway & Hollywood Costumes Designed by Irene Sharaff Irene Sharaff A study of the costmes Irene Sharaff has created for the stage and screen, including; Cleopatra and The King and I. DJ grubby and price clipped but contents clean. 136pp. £20.00 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. DJ is worn, price clipped, inscription on front end paper and one page has a tiny tear at its extreme edge. All this said, the main body of contents are in excellent condition. 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. Price clipped, DJ marked, edges v. grubby and foxing to prelims. 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. DJ sl. grubby and inscription on front end paper. 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
Moschino Mariuccua Casadio A study of the life and work of Franco Moschino the famed Italian designer. High quality illustration throughout. V. sl. wear to edges of DJ. £10.00 Add
Andy Warhol Fashion Simon Doonan Before he found fame as the father of Pop Art, Andy Warhol was an accomplished advertising illustrator and commercial artist for fashion tastemakers.This book is a study of that work. 255pp. £28.00 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. New. 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. New but DJ sl. grubby from shelf. £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. DJ sl. grubby but contents excellent. 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. Cover sl. grubby. 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. As new, boxed. 176pp. £42.00 Add
The Man Who Was Vogue Caroline Seebohm The life and times of Conde Nast - a sparkling and revealing biography of one of the most successful magazine publishers of all time. Cover sl. grubby and price clipped. 390pp £24.00 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. DJ in poor condition but contents excellent. 203pp £45.00 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. Cover sl. grubby from storage. 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. Cover has small marks from storage. 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. DJ has sl. marks from storage. 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. Cover has minor marks from storage. £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. DJ has sl. marks from storage. 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. Cover and edges sl. grubby. 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. DJ has v. minor marks from storage. 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. Cover sl. tatty and grubby and private inscription inside cover but contents clean. 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. DJ sl. grubby. 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. Edges and DJ sl. discoloured. 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
ViewWorth Father of Haute Couture Diana de Marly Detailed survey. New & Sealed. 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
ViewA New look at Dior DIOR and the Edingburgh Festival
50 Years on - Catalogue from the Exhbition exploring the cultural differences of Dior's New Look and the First Edinburgh Festival. Fully illustrated throughout. 40pp. £45.00 Add
ViewChristian 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
ViewMariano Fortuny 1871-1949
Catalogue from the exhibition held at the Brighton Museum October, 1980. Well Illustrated. 108pp. Paper covers sl. worn. £20.00 Add
ViewYohji Yamamoto Ligaya Salazar Superbly illustrated survey of the man and his work. 192pp. £20.00 Add
ViewSalvatore 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
ViewIssey 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
ViewGeoffrey 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. New copy, unfortunately DJ has sl. yellowing and some very minor damage. 141pp £20.00 Add
ViewKarl 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. DJ has minor signs of wear, contents as new. £12.00 Add
ViewAmerican 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. New. 182pp £20.00 Add
ViewValentina: 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. New. 280pp £25.00 Add
ViewVivienne 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. New, some shelf marks on plastic DJ. 190pp £20.00 Add
ViewRalph 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
ViewMatthew Williamson Colin McDowell A unique insight into one of the most exciting fashion designers working today, revealing the imagination fueling his exuberant creations. New, 1 tiny mark on cover from shelf. 255pp £20.00 Add
View10 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. Plastic DJ has a tear and edges sl. grubby. 214pp £20.00 Add
ViewThierry 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. Brand new and sealed. £150.00 Add
ViewGiorgio Armani: Images of Man Richard Martin & Harold Koda An unprecedented document of the Milanese designer's style, this book contains more than 300 sumptuous photographs commissioned by Armani himself between 1975 and 1990. DJ is tatty around the edges. 224pp £25.00 Add
ViewCouture: The Great Fashion Designers Caroline Rennolds Milbank History of great fashion designers of the 20th century. Inc; Chanel, Dior, Ralph Lauren, Givenchy. A private inscription on front end paper otherwise as new. 431pp £40.00 Add
ViewBe 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. New with minor shelf wear. 267pp £70.00 Add
ViewClaire McCardell: Redefining Modernism Kohle Yohannan and Nancy Nolf This is a biography of fashion designer Claire McCardell (1905-1958), the pioneering creator of American sportswear, the wearable, useful and affordable alternative to Paris fashion. Minor marks to DJ and page edges but excellent overall. £30.00 Add
ViewPieces 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
ViewHollywood 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. New, may have sl. shelf wear. 192pp £40.00 Add
ViewVivienne Westwood Claire Wilcox Looking at the career of dynamic designer, Vivienne Westwood including a comprehensive photographic section which charts the development of her ideas and technique, from punk to the present day. DJ sl. grubby from storage, otherwise as new. 225pp £18.00 Add
ViewSo Far So Goude Jean-Paul Goude Jean-Paul Goudes creative talents have been stunning the fashion world for over thirty years. So Far, So Goude is the definitive collection of his extraordinarily innovative and unorthodox work. New & sealed. £24.00 Add
ViewThe 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
ViewErte 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. DJ is tatty but contents clean. 198pp £28.00 Add
ViewRoberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Dilys E. Blum A captivating look at this brilliant designer who transcends the conventional line between fashion and art. Brand new, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 202pp £30.00 Add
ViewRoberto Capucci: Art into Fashion Dilys E. Blum A captivating look at this brilliant designer who transcends the conventional line between fashion and art. Brand new, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 202pp £13.00 Add
ViewHelena Rubinstein: Over the Top - Extraordinary Style - Beauty, Art, Fashion, Design 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. New & Sealed £52.00 Add
ViewChristian Lacroix: Diary of a Collection Patrick Mauries This title shows the entire process through which a fashion show is made by Lacroix. Fantastic condition, small tear on leading edge of DJ. 192pp £22.00 Add
ViewBalenciaga and His Legacy Myra Walker This beautifully illustrated book presents nearly 70 Balenciaga creations for day and evening, along with 25 hats, from the extraordinary archives of the Texas Fashion Collection of the University of North Texas. New, but shelf wear to DJ. 162pp £25.00 Add
ViewKarl 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. DJ is sl. tatty and page edges are tanned, but overall a good copy. 224pp £38.00 Add
ViewYves 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. Clean copy with some fading to DJ. 126pp £20.00 Add
ViewFab 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. Brand new & sealed. £20.00 Add
ViewStephen 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. New, but sl. shelf wear. 239pp £20.00 Add
ViewEmilio 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. New. £28.00 Add
ViewCoats: 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. New with sl. shelf wear. 243pp £35.00 Add
ViewJacqueline 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
ViewJohn Bates: Fashion Designer Richard Lester Richard Lester's text is based on detailed interviews with John Bates, covering his entire career in fashion. New, may have sl.shelf wear and be price clipped. 176pp £15.00 Add
ViewUnmistakably 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
ViewMadame: Intimate Biography of Helena Rubinstein Patrick O'Higgins An intimate biography of Helena Rubinstein. DJ is sl. tatty but general condition is excellent. 296pp £50.00 Add
ViewCaroline 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. New, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 245pp £22.00 Add
ViewHardy 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. New, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 304pp £28.00 Add
ViewTom Ford: Ten Years Graydon Carter & Bridget Foley This giant slice of fashion history celebrates the designer’s phenomenal career, during which he brought the house of Gucci back from the dead and then dethroned the great Yves Saint Laurent. New, outer cover has some sl. marking. 415pp £80.00 Add
ViewPoiret Harold Koda This essential book is the first to explore Poiret's radical modernity from a number of perspectives. Brand new & sealed. £25.00 Add
ViewVersace: Signatures Gianni Versace The first English language monograph of Italy's great couturier, Versace/Signatures presents a kaleidoscopic array of the designer's best clothes for men and women, for dancers and singers and stars. Sl. wear to DJ. 256pp £78.00 Add
ViewMen 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. DJ is tatty but contents v. clean. 273pp £42.00 Add
ViewMen Without Ties 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. V. sl. wear to DJ and end papers. 272pp £68.00 Add
ViewValentino: Themes and Variations Pamela Golbin This landmark book celebrates 45 years of Valentino's remarkable career. New, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 300pp £38.00 Add
ViewPierre 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. New. 264pp £30.00 Add