Books in category Design – Fashion

  • Style

    Kate Spade, Ruth A. Peltason, Julia E. Leach

    The co-creator of the "Kate Spade Home Collection" draws on her fashion expertise to present a guide to personal style, sharing practical information and modern dress etiquette guidelines in such areas as identifying flattering colors and …

  • Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from La Mode Illustrà e

    Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from “La Mode Illustrée
    JoAnne Olian

    Over 1,000 illustrations document elegant ladies' fashions from 1860 to 1914: evening gowns, wedding ensembles, bathing costumes, cycling outfits, and much more. Accompanied by hundreds of stylish accessories.

  • Accessories to Modernity

    Accessories to Modernity
    Susan Hiner

    Women were not simply passive bystanders but rather were themselves accessories to the work of modernity from which they were ostensibly excluded.

  • Costume and History in Highland Ecuador

    Costume and History in Highland Ecuador
    Lynn A. Meisch

    Costume and History in Highland Ecuador assembles for the first time for any Andean country the evidence for indigenous costume from the entire chronological range of prehistory and history.

  • Ancient Greek Roman Byzantine Costume

    Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Costume
    Mary G. Houston

    Included are elaborate examples of Aegean costume, Doric and Ionic styles of dress for women, Greek and Roman armor, graceful and intricately arranged Roman togas, more.

  • Why Would Anyone Wear That

    Why Would Anyone Wear That?
    Celia Stall-Meadows, Leslie Stall Widener

    Explores extreme fashions throughout history, including leisure suits, bloomers, and hobble skirts.

  • Fashioning Japanese Subcultures

    Fashioning Japanese Subcultures
    Yuniya Kawamura

    Based on insightful ethnographic fieldwork in Tokyo, Fashioning Japanese Subcultures is the first theoretical and analytical study on Japan's contemporary youth subcultures and their stylistic expressions.

  • Full color Victorian Fashions 1870 1893

    Full-color Victorian Fashions, 1870-1893
    JoAnne Olian

    52 extremely rare plates depict the latest in chic apparel for the well-to-do, including elegant day dresses, hunting outfits, ornamented costumes for the theatre, a parade of millinery styles, and more.

  • A Decade of French Fashion 1929 1938

    A Decade of French Fashion, 1929-1938
    Mary Carolyn Waldrep

    A joy to read and savor." — newbooks magazine "This is a book to read and time and time again, each new viewing helping further details —from button placements to hemline shapes — to present themselves to you, the reader, as you soak …

  • Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs

    Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs
    Stella Blum

    Over 130 fully illustrated pages from Sears catalogs record what men, women, children wore throughout 1930s. 133 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Publisher's Note.

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