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Little Guides to Style: A Historical Review of Four Fashion Icons: 17 (The Little Guides to Style: A Historical Review of Four Fashion Icons)

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Through a carefully curated collection of finished designs, close-up details and key moments, this book shines a light on the dazzling world of Givenchy. An illustrated exploration of the story behind the fashion house Givenchy, from its creation in 1952 to its current leadership and designs. Enigmatic, daring and astonishingly creative, Yves Saint Laurent is credited with the elevation of haute couture to fine art, turning the fashion show into a spectacle of breath-taking proportions, and revolutionizing the gendered norms of womenswear.

Readers will learn how a professional artist creates these outdoor installations and get inspired to create their own with a detailed look at the outdoor world of artist James Brunt. In this new collection of small houses from Fine Homebuilding magazine, the authors look at houses both new and remodeled, traditional and modern, urban and rural, by the water and in the mountains. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.

Containing the stories of four legendary fashion houses, this collectable box holds a beautiful set of covetable style guides. Video and performance artist Anne Walsh's encounter with and multipart response to surrealist painter Leonora Carrington's novel The Hearing Trumpet.

This monograph on couturier Elsa Schiaparelli chronicles the work of one of history's most influential and eccentric couturiers.Good fashion is evolution, not revolution' – Pierre BalmainOne of the original big Parisian couture houses, alongside the likes of Dior and Chanel, Pierre Balmain reigned supreme over the 1950s fashion world with his spectacular and intricate evening wear. A feast for the senses, this sumptuously illustrated book will introduce you to some of the most infamous women throughout world history, united by their shared taste for poison.

Little Book of Yves Saint Laurent is the pocket-sized and exquisitely illustrated story of 60 years of innovative fashion design. Known for their strong social media presence driven by their 'Balmain army' of fans, Balmain holds a unique position among the top couture houses today. Describing Saint Laurent's beginnings in Algeria as a precocious boy making miniature garments from fabric scraps, Little Book of Yves Saint Laurent depicts, in beautiful photographs and insightful text, the designer's ascent from fashion student to the right-hand of Christian Dior. Follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s most famous painters in this fascinating work from the Journeys of Note series. From street style to high fashion, London has been a hub of fashion creativity and innovation for centuries.Chanel is a house known for its signatures that not only changed the course of fashion history but still resonate today – the Little Black Dress, the tweed suit, costume jewellery, Chanel No5. Early Life * Christian Dior * Artistic Explosion of Colour * A Decade of Style Innovation * The Scandal Collection * Theatre, Ballet and Screen * Perfumes * Accessories and Jewellery * Oriental Flourish * Legacy of Yves. Includes Little Book of Christian Louboutin, Little Book of Louis Vuitton, Little Book of Schiaparelli and Little Book of Yves Saint Laurent – telling the stories of four iconic fashion houses and the creative geniuses behind them. An “illuminating” (Daily Mail, London) exploration of the second generation of the iconic Bloomsbury Group who inspired their elders to new heights of creativity and passion while also pushing the boundaries of sexual freedom and gender norms in 1920s England. Her work has appeared in: the New York Times Style Section, T magazine, Vogue US, W, Allure, New York Magazine, The Cut, and more.

Some truly remarkable works of art have been inspired by artists spending time away from their typical surroundings. Imaginative interiors with character and soul from award-winning San-Francisco-based designer Tineke Triggs.Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. Now in our fifteenth year, Abode continues to offer a beautiful selection of furniture, home interiors and gifts. Little Book of Chanel is the pocket-sized and beautifully illustrated story of the most celebrated fashion designer in history. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket (if applicable) is included for hard covers. László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) was a painter, photographer, Bauhaus teacher, and founder of the New Bauhaus and the School of Design in Chicago—one of the most important artistic figures of the twentieth century.

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