Fashion (55)

Motorbikes and Counter Culture

ISBN: 9783943330274

Author: Jean-Marc Thevenet    Publisher: Gingko Press

This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (J...


This richly illustrated book is dedicated to motorbikes and how they have become a lifestyle of their own, influencing our society on many levels: literature (Jack Kerouac, Herman Hesse etc.), fashion (Perfecto jackets), movies (Easy Rider, The Wild Angels etc.), celebrities (Marlon Brando, Lee Marvin, Steve McQueen to name a few). Motorbikes are a symbol of freedom, of emancipation, of another way of living, of imagining another kind of life, close to counterculture. Discover the greatest figures of motorbikes and dive into the famous Continental Circuses with pilots such as Giacomo Agostini, Phil Read, Mike Hailwood and Bill Ivy thanks to exceptional photography from different photo archives.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 230 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 31-12-2019


Tags: March 2020   Fashion   Transport
$100.00
The Incomplete : Highsnobiety Guide To Fashion and Street Culture

ISBN: 9783899555806

Author: Highsnobiety    Publisher: Gestalten

Lifestyle publication Highsnobiety has covered the intersection between high-end fashion and street-smart casual style for over 12 years. In The Incomplete, it ...


Lifestyle publication Highsnobiety has covered the intersection between high-end fashion and street-smart casual style for over 12 years. In The Incomplete, it highlights the pieces and brands that have stood the test of time and which aren’t just foolproof, they’re trend-proof. The new men’s classics couldn’t be further removed from the oft-touted tailored silhouettes commonplace in other menswear tomes―this book seeks to define a more modern wardrobe canon. Part visual reference guide, part snapshot of street culture, this compendium includes quotes from some of the era's most influential designers and brands speaking more specifically about the continued relevance of certain garments.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 225 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2018


Tags: September 2018   Fashion
$120.00
A Scented World

ISBN: 9783961711260

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

This extensive volume delves into the world of fragrances—the iconic brands and the creative minds behind the most fabulous perfumes. Fascinating interviews w...


This extensive volume delves into the world of fragrances—the iconic brands and the creative minds behind the most fabulous perfumes. Fascinating interviews with parfumiers reveal their inspiration and explore such topics as how fragrances can be used at home or as signature scent. Try to describe a smell without thinking back to a place and time and it’s impossible not to have all five senses come into play. Scent is immersed in our lives. It conjures up memories of travels and temperatures, feelings about people and things. Fragrance transports you and can make your heart skip a beat. In A Scented World by author and design journalist Claire Bingham, we step inside the cradle of haute parfumerie and meet the talented aesthetes of the industry who are creating the most soothing and tantalizing scents for our olfactories. Where does the future of fragrance lie? How does the creation of a new scent begin? How do you capture the essence of a moment and release it upon a person’s skin? More than just a nose, their philosophy combines art and science. Part designer, cook, visionary, and engineer, their trade is built on a passion for botanicals and intuition. These fragrance heroes have the ability to take something everyday and with a unique blend of ingredients, craft it into something quite exquisite. This book steps into the lives of the modern perfume elite and discovers how to create an atmosphere just like the pros. As important as good food, wine, or music, fragrance brings beauty to daily life. Perfume is food for the soul.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 31-08-2018


$115.00
The Little Book of Modern Grooming

ISBN: 9781786855374

Author: Rufus Cavendish    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

From shaping your beard to the ultimate skincare routine, this sleek volume offers hacks, techniques and tips to keep you looking fine as hell. Discover natural...


From shaping your beard to the ultimate skincare routine, this sleek volume offers hacks, techniques and tips to keep you looking fine as hell. Discover natural alternatives to keep costs down and tackle bathroom bottle clutter. With this advice-filled book you’re just a page-turn away from looking great and feeling even better.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 120 x 158 mm


Publication Date: 13-09-2018


$27.99
Under The Skin: Tattoo Culture and Style

ISBN: 9789887849353

Author: Sendpoints    Publisher: Sendpoints

An art form unique in the world, tattoos are as varied in style and form as the living bodies they adorn. Under the Skin examines tattoos from three different a...


An art form unique in the world, tattoos are as varied in style and form as the living bodies they adorn. Under the Skin examines tattoos from three different angles, through the work of more than 37 artists. First the book explores cultural history, including tribal, Japanese and American traditional tattoos. Next is a survey of individuals and their tattoos. What is the inspiration behind each design? What does each tattoo mean to the person who chose it? Third, and finally, Under the Skin catalogs the visual language of tattoos, looking at six major artistic styles ideally suited to human skin.With its combination of detailed photographs of ink on skin and lovingly reproduced flash art, Under the Skin makes an excellent introduction to the history and craft of tattoo, and a worthy addition to any ink aficionado s library.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 26-06-2018


$89.99
Fashion Sketching : A Complete Guidebook for Beginners

ISBN: 9789887895343

Publisher: Sendpoints

This book aims to showcase the process of drawing fashion sketches in details, which enable readers to learn fashion sketching easily by themselves. This is a g...


This book aims to showcase the process of drawing fashion sketches in details, which enable readers to learn fashion sketching easily by themselves. This is a guidebook for beginners, including the step-by-step introduction of how to draw the stylised body and fabric textures and the basic colouring knowledge. More than 50 step-by-step tutorials included.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 22-06-2018


$89.99
Hats & Caps

ISBN: 9788416851690

Author: Gianni Pucci    Publisher: Promo Press

Hats & Caps offers a stunning collection of more than 1,200 of renowned fashion photographer Gianni Pucci's photographs of the headwear creations designed by so...


Hats & Caps offers a stunning collection of more than 1,200 of renowned fashion photographer Gianni Pucci's photographs of the headwear creations designed by some of the world's most renowned fashion designers. Featuring hats, caps, head scarves, hair structures, turbans, hairbands, and many other items that are used for decorating the head, this volume is a gallery of the array of designs displayed on catwalks. Some of the creations are famous, and some are unusual, but all provide us with a visual understanding of the charm and elegance of headgear. The collection featured here also invites readers to reflect on why and how items of this kind came to be such beloved and celebrated accessories. This rich and profuse work is an inspirational source for fashion designers, students, and professionals, who will enjoy its unique approach to the creation of fashion accessories. The designs of Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg, Sonia Rykiel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Dior, Armani Prive, and Chanel are just some of the incredible creations collected in this volume.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 230 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 30-05-2018


Tags: June 2018   Fashion
$65.00
True Fit

ISBN: 9789198137514

Author: Viktor Fredback    Publisher: Gingko Press

Denim jeans, perhaps the most ubiquitous article of clothing to be found in the world today did not always enjoy such widespread appeal. Prior to the 1950’s, ...


Denim jeans, perhaps the most ubiquitous article of clothing to be found in the world today did not always enjoy such widespread appeal. Prior to the 1950’s, denim was largely worn by the working class, be it farmers, construction or factory workers as a durable, utilitarian fabric that held up well against the elements. The earliest proponents were likely the miners of the American West, who in the 1800’s toiled away underground, occasionally leaving some remnants behind for posterity. For some, this history holds a deep fascination bordering on fanaticism as these archaeologists of denim risk life and limb to explore abandoned mines in search of these elusive treasures. Piecing together their finds from all eras and brands to stitch together a picture not only of the history of denim, but also often the histories of their wearers. With beautiful fashion photography and details, vintage ads and photos, this is a must for any serious jean collector or afficianado.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 268


Dimensions: 240 x 305 mm


Publication Date: 16-02-2018


Tags: March 2018   Fashion   History
$90.00
This is Not a Fcking Street Style Book

ISBN: 9783961710782

Author: Mendo    Publisher: TeNeues

This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book is the first monograph of cult photographer and influencer, Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème), an astute documentarian...


This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book is the first monograph of cult photographer and influencer, Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème), an astute documentarian of major fashion events, top brands, tastemakers, and trendsetters since 2003. For a long time, streetwear was nothing more than the rebel kid brother of high fashion. With his candid, fashion forward-scouting photos, Katz Sinding shows how streetwear has transformed into a leading style reference pioneering trends, championing creativity, and inspiring high fashion designers the world over. Today, the flair of streetwear is as likely to be seen on the runways of Milan, New York, and London as on the streets themselves. This bold fashion book brings together Katz Sinding’s most striking streetwear images, both on the streets and backstage at more than 20 fashion shows around the globe. With his unique backstage access, Katz Sinding captures such top designers, supermodels, and stylists as Kris van Assche (Christian Dior), Lucas Ossendrijver (Lanvin) and Grace Coddington (Vogue), as well as contemporary fashion icons such as Virgil Abloh, Imaan Hammam, and Luka Sabbat. The book also features a fascinating conversational piece on the streetwear phenomenon between Adam Katz Sinding, Virgil Abloh (founder of Off-White), and MENDO.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 220 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2018


$115.00
Jil Sander: Present Tense

ISBN: 9783791357515

Author: Matthias Wagner    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Jil Sander is known for designing well sculptured, high quality clothes in subdued colours. This comprehensive book presents her work from the late 1960s to 201...


Jil Sander is known for designing well sculptured, high quality clothes in subdued colours. This comprehensive book presents her work from the late 1960s to 2014. Challenging the styles of flamboyant femininity, her collections delighted the fashion world with their purity. She proposed a modernity which did away with senseless ornaments, while dynamizing the individual. This lavishly illustrated book will showcase the ingenuity and creative power of a designer who aimed at underlining a person's personality. More than 150 illustrations present the Jil Sander vision which had a huge impact not only on fashion, but on product design, advertising campaigns, and store architecture as well.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 30-11-2017


$140.00
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