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
A powerful and inspired collection of essays and real-world advice on style, beauty, and motherhood from the popular blogger LaTonya Yvette
LaTonya Yvette, the blogger and stylist behind the eponymous site, is unapologetically candid about life’s trials, including motherhood, love, death, and racism.$24.95ISBN: 9781419723919Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Abrams - April 11th, 2017The Designer’s Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at 30 colors key to art and graphic design. Organized by spectrum, in color-by-color sections for easy navigation, this book documents each hue with charts showing color range and palette variations.$28.00ISBN: 9780374275792Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: MCD - June 25th, 2019
The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself$28.00ISBN: 9780525510512Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.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.$40.00ISBN: 9780500022009Published: 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.$40.00ISBN: 9781786274236Published: 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.$45.00ISBN: 9780847863396Published: Rizzoli Ex Libris - March 19th, 2019
This definitive portrait of the creative genius who transformed fashion is the first major English-language biography of Yves Saint Laurent since his death in 2008, featuring exclusive interviews of those who knew him best, by one of the most respected names in French fashion.$50.00ISBN: 9781588396686Published: Metropolitan Museum of Art - May 28th, 2019Drawing 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.$50.00ISBN: 9783836572231Published: Taschen - August 7th, 2019
Back in 2002, Simon "Woody" Wood was dreaming up schemes to get free sneakers. Two weeks later, he was the proud owner of Sneaker Freaker and his life was never the same.