Fashion and Design Recommendations

Vivienne Westwood: The Complete Collections (Catwalk) Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9780300258912
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Published: Yale University Press - June 30th, 2021

Forty years of catwalk photography featuring seventy groundbreaking collections from the inimitable Vivienne Westwood—over 1,000 looks as they originally appeared in Westwood’s iconic shows

“The only reason I’m in fashion is to destroy the word ‘conformity,’” Vivienne Westwood (b. 1941) declared early in her career.


The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631499012
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Published: Liveright - July 13th, 2021

A briskly told, 30,000-year history of textiles that “will make you rethink your relationship with fabric” (Elle Decoration).

 


Fashion in Film (Pocket Editions) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786277091
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - March 9th, 2021

A beautiful compendium of famous fashion designers, their gorgeous creations and the film stars that wore them.


Pretty Boys: Legendary Icons Who Redefined Beauty (and How to Glow Up, Too) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780358410683
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Published: Harper Design - June 22nd, 2021

In this inclusive, illustrated history and guide to skin care and beauty, journalist and founder of Very Good Light David Yi teaches us that self-care, wellness, and feeling beautiful transcends time, boundaries, and binaries—and that pretty boys can change the world

Chanel and Goop might have seemed ahead of the curve when they launched their men’s beaut


The Beauty of Everyday Things Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780241366356
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 8th, 2019

The Japanese philosopher and aesthete's definitive, hugely influential exposition of his philosophy of folkcrafts, setting out the hallmarks of Japanese design as we know it today: anonymity, quality, simplicity and honesty—and, of course, wabi-sabi, the beauty of imperfection

A Penguin Classic


The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593129272
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 27th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this “captivating” (Time) memoir by a legendary style icon captures the fashion world from the inside out, in its most glamorous and most cutthroat moments.


Worn Stories Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781648961151
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 30th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller!

Now a Netflix original series


Own It: The Secret to Life Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781838662226
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Published: Phaidon Press - March 8th, 2021

"Own It is a must-have survival guide that you can come back to time and again for immediate inspiration from the heart and soul of the trailblazing business leader and creative genius that is DVF!" —Whitney Wolfe Herd, CEO and Founder of Bumble

"Many books describe paths to success, but only Own It helps us to find our own.


Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501180064
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2021

A “sharp and entertaining” (The Wall Street Journal) exploration of fashion through the ages that asks what our clothing reveals about ourselves and our society.

Dress codes are as old as clothing itself.


Chinatown Pretty: Fashion and Wisdom from Chinatown's Most Stylish Seniors Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452175805
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 22nd, 2020

Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns.

Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and Instagram, Chinatown Pretty, since 2014.


Nike: Better is Temporary Cover Image
$89.95
ISBN: 9781838660512
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Published: Phaidon Press - April 16th, 2021

At Nike, the desire to be the best is a journey, not a destination – better is always temporary.

Phaidon commemorates the company's influence with Nike: Better is Temporary, a landmark publication that charts Nike's transformation from rebellious upstart to global phenomenon.

This immersive visual survey offers an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes exploration into Nike'