Fashion & society

    Vogue: The Gown

    By Jo Ellison

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    Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, Vogue: The Gown is the ultimate visual sourcebook for all those who love fashion.

    Creative Sole: Japanese Sneaker Culture

    By Manami Okazaki

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    Beyond Design

    By Sandra J. Keiser

    Paperback £79.14

    This informative, full-color text takes students step-by-step through the decision-making involved in the pre-production processes of apparel product development---planning, forecasting, fabricating, line development, technical design, pricing, sourcing, and distribution. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to market, when consumers want it, and at...

    Silent Selling

    By Kate Ternus

    Paperback £66.41

    Capturing the direction and evolution of today's retail industry, Silent Selling: Best Practices and Effective Strategies in Visual Merchandising, 5th Edition, is a blend of practical and creative problem-solving activities to carry students well beyond the basics of visual merchandising. Readers gain an understanding of experts' recent discoveries and learn...

    Fashion Victims

    By Alison Matthews-David

    Paperback £18.45

    From insidious murder weapons to blaze-igniting crinolines, clothing has been the cause of death, disease and madness throughout history, by accident and design. Clothing is designed to protect, shield and comfort us, yet lurking amongst seemingly innocuous garments we find hats laced with mercury, frocks laden with arsenic and literally...

    Fashion and Popular Print in Early Modern England: Depicting Dress in Black-Letter Ballads

    By Clare Backhouse

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    Fashion featured in black-letter broadside ballads over a hundred years before fashion magazines appeared in England.

    Coal and Velvet

    By Jose Ortiz Echague

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    Celebration of the great 20th-century couturier Cristobal Balenciaga showing eighty of his haute couture creations based on traditional Spanish costume.

    Lolita

    By Giulia Pivetta

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    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

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    The enigmatic Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga has become a legendary figure in the history of twentieth-century fashion. Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion offers a thorough examination of the couturier's fashion philosophy, design and business practices.

    Dressing for Austerity: Aspiration, Leisure and Fashion in Post-war Britain

    By Geraldine Biddle-Perry

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    Fashioning a new Jerusalem in Austerity Britain

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