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Manolo's New Shoes
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Manolo's New Shoes

By Blahnik, Manolo ; Menkes, Suzy; Coddington, Grace; Collins, Amy Fine

NY: The Monacelli Press, 2010. (USA) 1st printing. No marking, no spine crease, Fine, as New. Wraps, 200pp, colour illustrations of women's shoes by Blahnik. Here, more than 130 of Blahník’s witty, seductive drawings are collected into one inspiring volume. Manolo's New Shoes is organized thematically to express his current inspirations and passions:Africa, architecture, botany, Russia, and urban life. An introduction by Manolo Blahník himself is accompanied by contributions from some of the most prominent names in fashion: Suzy Menkes, head fashion reporter and editor for the International Herald Tribune; Grace Coddington, creative director at Vogue; three-time Oscar-award winning costume designer Milena Canonero; Amy Fine Collins, a special correspondent to Vanity Fair; and Carlos García Calvo, who writes for El Mundo. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 1/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$25.99

The Science of Sexy: Dress to Fit Your Unique Figure with the Style System that Works for Every Shape and Size
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The Science of Sexy: Dress to Fit Your Unique Figure with the Style System that Works for Every Shape and Size

By Bayou, Bradley

NY: Gotham Books, 2006. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Boards, 298pp, colour illus. The author uses your combination of shape, height and weight to make you look better in your clothes by picking clothes that balance the body, in a guide that covers such topics as colors, fabrics, and accessories. A heavy book. (2.7 JM ITF19. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.00

Robert Jones simple Beaute (Signed copy)

By Jones, Robert ; Lisa Bower; Patricia Young

USA: Robert Jones, 2004. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to the title page, no other markings, Fine; no dust jacket perhap as pubished. Boards, 190pp, Colour photos of women and faces. Jones is a reknown celebrity make-up artist who in this book shares his classic make-up tips that never go out of style. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 30/0. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.49

Nick Knight
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Nick Knight

By Knight, Nick

NY: Harper Design, 2009. (USA) 1st printing. No markigns, 5 pin-head size pale dots to the gray cloth of the front cover near the lower edge, Very Good; lacking the dust jacket. Gray cloth, 264pp, colour photos throughout with the fold-out pages in perfect order. This book is the long-awaited mid-career retrospective of his work, from 1990 to the present day. This lush volume with three eight-page gatefolds includes an incredible array of work, including images for Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Levi Strauss, and Yohji Yamamoto, British and American Vogue, W, V, i-D, and Visionaire magazines. A heavy book. (6.0 JM FO 56/0. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Lacking the Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$65.00

French Artillery (Nations in Arms, 1800-1815)

By Griffith, Patrick

London: Almark Publishing Co. Ltd., 1976. (UK) 1st edition No markings, a touch of rubbing to cover corner tips, Very Good; no dust jacket as published. Illus boards, 48pp, colour illus of French military uniforms from the early 19 th century with details. (1.33 JM FO 14/4. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bukhari, Emir. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.99

I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist
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I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist

By Halbreich, Betty; Paley, Rebecca

NY: Penguin Press, 2014. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fne in Near Fine dust jacket with scratch to front panel. Boards, 273pp. 1 B&W photos. The author is the director of Solutions at Bergdorf Goodman. She dispenses her brand of wit and style in a wide range of media outlets from the Today Show to the Wall Street Journal. She is the legendary personal shopper who has been dressing clients for 40 years. (1.7 Jm FO 10/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.48

The WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, & History of What We Wear
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The WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, & History of What We Wear

By McMahon, Serah-Marie, Editor

Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly, 2014. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 416pp, colour photos and illus. The WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, and History of What We Wear is a manifesto on why fashion and clothing matter. For eight years, the Canadian magazine has investigated the intersections of fashion, pop culture, and art. With prescient, intelligent articles, WORN Fashion Journal strives to address diverse issues such as gender, identity, and culture with openness and honesty. (1.8 JM FO 4/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.58

Fashion Now: i-D Selects the World's 150 Most Important Designers
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Fashion Now: i-D Selects the World's 150 Most Important Designers

By Jones, Terry; Mair, Avril; Editors

Germany: Taschen, 2003. (GERP Presumed 1st English language edition,. No markings, Fine. Flexible covers, 640pp, many photo, mostly in colour. A heavy book. (5.6 JM FO 53/2. 1st. Flexible Covers. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$21.49

Fashion That Changed the World
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Fashion That Changed the World

By Croll, Jennifer

Munich: Prestel, 2014. (GER) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, Fine. Flexible covers with photos of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, 192pp, colour and B&W photos. 20 chapters dig into the apsects of fashion and style from icons to designers, clothing pieces to trends. (2.1 JM FO 43/1. 1st. Flexible Covers. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$24.00

The Measure of a Man:  The Story of a Father, a Son and a Suit
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The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son and a Suit

By Lee, J.J.

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2011. (CAD) No markings, just a hint of spine slant, Very Good in unclipped Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 293pp. Small line drawings. This is quite an unusual book in that a son finds his father's suit in the back of the closet and decides to remake the suit his own. This leads him into the story of his relationship with his father and his own apprenticeshoip at Modernized tailors in Vancouver's chinatown. Along the narrative, Lee looks at the history of the men's suit from the French revolution to Saville Row, from the Zoot suit to Marlon Brando's T-shirt. (1.7 JM FO 7/5. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.94

The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish
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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

By Przybyszewski, Linda

NY: Basic Books, 2014. (USA) 2nd printing. No markings, bump to the lower corner of front cover, otherwsie very Good in unclipped about Very Good dust jacket with three small(1/8") faint spots to the front panel. Boards, 347pp, index, colur plates, B&W drawings. This book is about a group of women called the Dress Doctors, who taught American women how to make stylist dresses on a budget. (2.1 JM FO 21/1. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.99

Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art 1946-1996
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Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art 1946-1996

By Barros, Anne

Toronto: Boston Mills Press, 1997. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, about Fine; lacking the dust jacket. Boards, 143pp, index, colour and B&W photos of jewelry. This is a historical surbey of Canadian jewelry making and art metal working in Canada. A heavy book. (2.9 JM FO 3/0. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Lacking the Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.99

CREATE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL (Inscribed copy)

By RAMSAY, Vera M

Vancouver BC: Vera Ramsay, 1972. (CAD) Second Edition INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with tiny mark to top of spine and light toning to edges of Dj. 11 x 8 1/2", red leather covers with gold title, , 284pp, index. 625 B&W instructional line drawings showing construction details, sewing tips, etc. The subtitle reads: "A system of adjusting commercial patterns, from basic to style, with dressmaking construction details and finishes for the couturier look". Ramsay had extensive experience in custom manufacturing and Haute Couture. She had worked in LosAngeles, Hollywood, Vancouver and Montreal; she was the dressmaking "hand" in the salon of Norman Hartnell, "Dressmaker to the Queen" in London. This is a very detailed book explaining dressmaking technique. A heavy book. (3.3 JM FO 27/0. Inscribed By Author. 2nd. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by RAMSAY, Vera M. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$27.95

The T-Shirt Book
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The T-Shirt Book

By Brunel, Charlotte

NY: Assouline Publishing, 2002. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, small stress crease to cover, a bit of rubbing to cover edges, Very Good used copy. Flexible glosy covers, 400pp, colour and B&W photos and illus. A look at T-Shirt fashion and design. (2.5 JM FO 20/3. 1st. Flexible Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

The Eyebrow
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The Eyebrow

By Cosio, Robyn ; Robbins, Cynthia

NY: HarperCollins, 2000. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Boards, 18pp, index, lots of B&W photos and illus mostly of movie stars. A look at the eybrow in fashion and beauty. A heavy book. (2.4 JM FO 3/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$16.50

The Gold of Troy: Searching for Homer's Fabled City

By Tolstikov, Vladimir ; Michail Treister

NY: The Ministry of Culture of the Russsian Federation / A.S. Puskin State Museum of Fine Arts, 1996. (USA) Preseumed 1st American edition published in association with Abrams. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages, no other makrings, a series of tiny nicks to bottom edge of black covers Good used copy; lackign the dust jacket. Boards, 240pp, biblio, lots of detailed photos of jewelry and artifacts from Troy in colour and in B&W. The gold rings and other jewelry pieces are lovely. The text is in English. A great resource for modern jewelry designers as well as those interested in the archeological artifacts . A heavy book. (4.3 JM FO 53/5. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$20.00

VOGUE KNITTING INTERNATIONAL Fall / Winter 1988

By WINTER, Margery, Editor

NY: Vogue Knitting , 1988. (USA) No markings, Very Good used copy. Wraps,124pp, colour photos, patterns. This issue features designs by Calvin Klein, Missomi, Adrienne Vittadini. (1.3 JM FO 28/1 . Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Periodical.

$6.88

VOGUE KNITTING INTERNATIONAL Winter Special 1989-1990

By WINTER, Margery, Editor

NY: Vogue Knitting , 1989. (USA) No markings, Very Good used copy. Wraps,114pp, colour photos, patterns. This issue features designs by DKNY, Perry Ellis. Missoni, Adrienne Vittadini. (1.3 JM FO 28/1 . Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Periodical.

$6.88

The Sartorialist
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The Sartorialist

By Schuman, Scott

NY: Penguin Books, 2009. (USA) First printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with tiny tear to the head of spine at back panel. Wraps, pp, index, colour photos throughout of people on the streets wearing items of satorial interest. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 1/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.99

GQ STYLE: What to Wear Now Spring & Summer 2014

By Nelson, Jim, Editor

USA: GQ Magazine, 2014. USA) No markings, Fine. Wraps, 160pp, colour photos. This issue features the style icons David Hockney, Elvis Presley, Serge Gainsbourg. (1.9 JM FO 52/3. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Periodical.

$13.99

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