Books in category Design – Textile & Costume

  • 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 …

  • Textiles

    Bobbie Sumberg

    Textiles explores the cultural meaning and exquisite workmanship found in the Museum of International Folk Art’s vast collection that spans centuries and includes pieces from seventy countries around the world.

  • 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.

  • Scarpe

    Ilaria Danieli, Rosa Chiesa

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen
    Kristin Knox

    This tribute to Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) celebrates the genius of an iconic, imaginative and inspirational fashion designer with a catalog of more than 125 catwalk photographs of his work, commentary from an experienced fashion …

  • The Dressmaking Technique Bible

    The Dressmaking Technique Bible
    Lorna Knight

    Provides a guide for creating basic and couture garments of different shapes and styles, including construction techniques, tips for working from a pattern, and suggestions for fabrics and embellishments.

  • Coptic Christology in Practice

    Coptic Christology in Practice
    Stephen J. Davis

    A pioneering study of ancient and medieval Christology. Employing a range of interdisciplinary methods, Stephen J. Davis shows how Christian identity in Egypt was shaped by a set of replicable 'christological practices'.

  • Traditional Fair Isle Knitting

    Traditional Fair Isle Knitting
    Sheila McGregor

    Unabridged republication of The Complete Book of Traditional Fair Isle Knitting, as published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1982. 31 halftones and 7 color illustrations on covers. Bibliography. Index.

  • Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin

    Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin
    Uta-Christina Hipler, Peter Elsner

    This volume collects information about new trends in the interaction between textiles and the skin, particularly the development of antimicrobial finished textiles.

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