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Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli

By: Blum, Dilys E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Department of Publishing, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2003

Seller ID: 2883

ISBN: 0876331711

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, pink cloth with white spine titles, 27.5 by 34 cm, 320 pp., heavily illus. The hardcover is very good with only minor signs of shelf wear; the jacket is good with small edge tears and creases, as well as faint scratches and dings on the rear panel. Based on the exhibition that was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Musée de la Mode et du Textile in 2004, this well-illustrated volume explores the work of the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. From the publisher: “Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) was the premier style arbiter of the 1930s - a f... View more info

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Jean Paul Gaultier [Mémoire de la Mode Series]

By: Chenoune, Farid

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Assouline: 1996

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 2927

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 16 by 22.2 cm, 79 [1] pp., heavily illus. in full color, French text. Hardcover is very good with light bumping at the extremities; jacket is very good with light rubbing and soiling. A twelve-page bio of Gaultier (text is in French) following by striking full-page photographs of Gaultier and his designs. View more info

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Frank 151 Magazine, Chapter 52 [2013]

By: CLOT, guest eds.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York/Los Angeles, Frank: 2013

Seller ID: 2693

Condition: Very Good +


Issue no. 52. Wraps, 14.2 by 19 cm, 155 [5] pp., illus. in color. Very good with only minor shelf wear to the wraps. No spine creases. From the publisher: “WITH A GLOBAL SPOTLIGHT ON CHINA’S BOOMING ECONOMY, THE COUNTRY’S MORE NUANCED AREAS OF GROWTH HAVE BEEN OVERSHADOWED IN RECENT YEARS. BUT IT SHOULDN’T COME AS A SURPRISE THAT THE “WAKING DRAGON” BOASTS A FASCINATING UNDERBELLY, COMPLETE WITH YOUNG CULTURE TO RIVAL ANYTHING COMING OUT OF THE WEST. FOUNDED IN 2003 BY EDISON CHEN AND KEVIN POON, CLOT IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THAT MOVEMENT. THE COMPANY IS AS MULTIFACETED AS THEY... View more info

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Dress in Detail: From Around the World

By: Crill, Rosemary; Jennifer Wearden; Verity Wilson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, V&A Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2853

ISBN: 0810965550

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine titles, 23.5 by 30.8 cm, 224 pp., heavily illus. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket. From the publisher: “Dress in all its global diversity is the theme of this beautifully illustrated book. It brings together some 150 garments from East and West, from the tropics to the Arctic circle, from the plains of India to the mountain ranges of Montenegro. Many of the garments illustrated here were made for festivals, weddings and other ceremonies, and they display a breathtaking richness of detail - rows of ornamental buttons, embroidered bor... View more info

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Bombin’ Magazine, Volume 3.5 [Graffiti, Street Art]

By: Dershowitz, Craig, editor-in-chief

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bombin’ Magazine: [2008]

Seller ID: 2863

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, staple-bound self-wraps, 12.7 by 12.7 cm, 32 pp. incld. wraps, heavily illus. in full color. Very good with only faint signs of edge wear and a light scratch on the back cover. Bombin’ was a serious try at a graf lifestyle magazine with coverage of music, fashion, cars, skating, vinyl toys, and graffiti – LOTS of graffiti, including bombin’ tips, paint reviews, artist interviews, arrest and near-miss tales, and a lot of color photos from everything from tags to full-blown murals. Volume 3.5 was a miniature issue—the size of a CD—that is entirely interviews and graffiti pho... View more info

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Frank Book Chapter 21: Italian Vs. Italian-American [Frank151 Magazine]

By: Johnsen, Greg, guest ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frank151 Media Group: nd

Edition: Book 21

Seller ID: 2851

Condition: Very Good


Very good with light shelf wear to the wraps and corners. Guest curated by Greg Johnsen for SNAFU and Supernova. View more info

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Coats! Max Mara, 55 Years of Italian Fashion

By: Rasche, Adelheid, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milan, Skira Editore: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2887

ISBN: 8876248285

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, 24.5 by 28.7 cm, 242 pp., heavily illus. Very good with only minor lower edge bumping; jacket is near fine but for a 1 cm closed tear an the top edge of the front panel. A beautiful copy – read gently, if at all. From the publisher: “COATS! Max Mara will delight thousands of women who secretly slip on ‘my Max Mara’ just for pleasure—and millions more who still wish they had gone ahead and bought that unforgettable coat. The publication of this book coincides with a traveling exhibition that includes more than 50 classic coats from the company archives,... View more info

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Scottish Wool Cloth Sample Book

By: Scottish Woolen Publicity Council

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Scottish Woolen Publicity Council by the Department of Education and Training, United Kingdom Branch, International Wool Secretariat: nd

Seller ID: 2998

Condition: Very Good +


Not dated (circa late-1970s to 1980s). Blue buckram hardcover over plastic comb binding, black and white spine and cover titles and graphics, 19.2 by 26.5 cm, 60 pp. including twenty-two 14 by 11 cm wool samples. Very good with only faint rubbing at the corners. After a ten-page introduction on the history of the Scottish woolen industry, this volume includes 22 wool samples, including a description, history, and weave plan for each sample. The swatches include Thornproof Suiting, Bannockburn Suiting, Lightweight Shetland Cloth, Sports Jacketing, Skirt Cloth, Tartan, Ladies’ Dress Cloth,... View more info

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Clothing Liberation or Out of the Closets and Into the Streets

By: Torbet, Laura

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2989

Condition: Very Good


Glossy illustrated wraps, 21.5 by 27.7 cm, vi 73 pp., illus. Very good with minor wear to the wraps and a light lower corner crease on the front cover. “Hundreds of simple ideas for re-cycling clothes. Turn old into new, plain into fancy. No special skills required.” Illustrated with black and white photos and dozens of line drawings by the author, Clothing Liberation is a guide to hipster paradise via blouses, sweaters, hats, boots, pants, shorts, belts, scarves, ties, skirts, bags, jackets, and much more. Groovy! View more info