A selection of our favorite books on Fashion and Design!
An illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design, by the enfant terrible of Italian art and design for most of the twentieth century
A Penguin Classic
The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Dapper Dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. His story isn’t just about fashion.
Sumptuously illustrated, engaging, and insightful, Mary Wilson’s book charts the glittering story of The Supremes, as it showcases their glamorous and iconic ensembles.
Drag is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non–conformity is the plat du jour. Drag: The Complete Story observes this increasingly complex world by exploring drag's journey through the twentieth century.
Drawing from Susan Sontag’s seminal essay, this striking volume explores the meaning of camp and its expression in fashion from its origins to today
Although an elusive concept, “camp” can be found in most forms of artistic expression, revealing itself through an aesthetic of deliberate stylization.$28.00ISBN: 9780735224018Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Penguin Press - September 3rd, 2019
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An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it$19.99ISBN: 9780810994614Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 1st, 2007Not available to orderISBN: 9780399166563Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.Published: Riverhead Books - September 4th, 2014
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives.Not available to orderISBN: 9780300204704Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertainPublished: Yale University Press - April 17th, 2018An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever
Prince once told us not to hate him ’cause he’s fabulous. But what does it mean to be fabulous? Is fabulous style only about labels, narcissism, and selfies—looking good and feeling gorgeous?$17.00ISBN: 9780525558729Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Penguin Books - September 3rd, 2019
The New York Times bestseller
“[An] obscenely enjoyable romp.” —The New York Times Book Review
The untold story of a New York City legend's education in creativity and style$17.00ISBN: 9780143134626Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020
A definitive deep-dive into queer history and culture with hit reality show RuPaul's Drag Race as a touchstone, by the creators of the pop culture blog Tom and Lorenzo
A New York Times New & Noteworthy book
One of Logo/NewNowNext's "11 Queer Books We Can't Wait to Read This Spring"