Fashion and Design Picks!

A selection of our favorite books on Fashion and Design!

 

 

Design as Art Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780141035819
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 8th, 2019

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


Woman of Color Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419732942
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019

The Designer's Dictionary of Color Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419723919
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 11th, 2017

This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374275792
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Published: MCD - June 25th, 2019

The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself


Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525510512
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Published: Random House - July 9th, 2019

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.


Supreme Glamour Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780500022009
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 17th, 2019

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: The Complete Story (A Look at the History and Culture of Drag) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781786274236
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 17th, 2019

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.


CAMP: Notes on Fashion Cover Image
By Andrew Bolton, Fabio Cleto (Contributions by), Karen van Godtsenhoven (Contributions by), Amanda Garfinkel (Contributions by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781588396686
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Published: Metropolitan Museum of Art - May 28th, 2019

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.


Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735224018
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Published: Penguin Press - September 3rd, 2019

*NYTBR Paperback Row Selection*

An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it
 


The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780810994614
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 1st, 2007

Women in Clothes Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780399166563
Availability: 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.


Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780300204704
Availability: Backordered--delivery time uncertain
Published: Yale University Press - April 17th, 2018

An 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?


Fashion Climbing: A Memoir Cover Image
By Bill Cunningham, Hilton Als (Preface by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525558729
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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


Legendary Children: The First Decade of RuPaul's Drag Race and the Last Century of Queer Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134626
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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"