Glamorous by George: The Key to Creating Movie Star Style

By George Kotsiopoulos

With the appearance of cheap yet fantastically designed garments to be had national, splendor is inside of everyone’s succeed in. And George Kotsiopoulos—the breakout superstar of TV’s Fashion Police—will convey you ways. Glamorous via George offers easy-to-achieve advice for having a look like a film celebrity. via useful suggestion and blunt observations, this straightforward, no-nonsense advisor is obtainable to humans of every age and source of revenue degrees. George addresses garments, add-ons, and style, in addition to the easiest items for various physique kinds and epidermis colour. and since movie-star kind additionally extends to atmosphere, Glamorous by means of George additionally publications readers to budget-friendly principles for simple adorning and pleasing.

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Fashion For Dummies

By Jill Martin, Pierre A. Lehu

Your full-color consultant to development a enjoyable, practical wardrobe

Fashion For Dummies takes the bet out of gown, supplying you with the boldness and information you must gown for each get together. This full-color advisor is choked with tips about making a confusion-free dresser that works together with your physique style and private sort, in addition to navigating the worlds of colour, development, and texture.

  • Reveals find out how to prepare clothes that paintings with no overextending your budget
  • Features a bit devoted to menswear
  • Packed with worthy illustrations offered in complete color

The excellent consultant for amateur fashion-hunters, Fashion For Dummies is your key to constantly dressing your best!

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100 Unforgettable Dresses

By Hal Rubenstein

A needs to for all style fanatics, motion picture buffs, andcelebrity watchers, 100 Unforgettable attire showcases thebehind-the-scenes tales of the main memorable, influential attire from theworlds of style, movie, tv, society, and politics. during this lavishlyillustrated type compendium, InStyle magazinefashion director Hal Rubenstein unearths the interesting origins and legacies ofthe so much beautiful attire ever created. excellent for behind the scenes tale snoops,gossip fans, die-hard consumers, and dad tradition experts who cannot get enoughof those indelible, once-in-a-lifetime creations, 100 Unforgettable clothes willchange how you take into consideration couture eternally.

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True Style: The History and Principles of Classic Menswear

From selecting the best pair of eyeglasses to correctly coordinating a blouse, tie, and pocket sq., getting dressed is an artwork to be mastered. but, what percentage people simply throw on, good, no matter what each one morning? what number comprehend the subtleties of choosing the proper pair of socks or the main suitable styles of our numerous garments—much much less the heritage, imperatives, and significance of our choices?

In True Style, acclaimed type professional G. Bruce Boyer offers a crisp, imperative primer for this day-by-day ritual, cataloguing the fundamental parts of the male cloth wardrobe and exhibiting how most sensible to hire them. In witty, fashionable prose, Boyer breezes via vintage goods and traditions in menswear, detailing the evolution and top makes use of of materials like denim and linen, accoutrements like neckties and eyeglasses, and rules for combining styles, shades, and textures. He enlightens readers approximately appropriate conditions for wearing a turtleneck, declaims the evils of donning gown footwear with no socks, and trumpets the virtues of sprezzatura, the artistry of concealing attempt underneath a cloak of nonchalance.

With a steady but enterprise method of the principles of dressing and a tremendous operating wisdom of the several goods, types, and rules of menswear, Boyer offers crucial dresser suggestions for the discriminating gentleman, explaining what real type appears like—and why.

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Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism

By Katherine Gleason

From formal clothes to costumes crafted for the degree, from ensembles suited for experience to informal highway types, steampunk style has come to surround numerous varied seems. yet what precisely is steampunk? initially conceived as a literary style, the time period 'steampunk' defined tales set in a steam-powered, technological know-how fiction-infused, Victorian London. at the present time steampunk has grown to turn into a classy that fuels many assorted artwork kinds. Steampunk has additionally widened its cultural scope. Many steampunk practitioners, instead of confining their imaginative and prescient to at least one ecu urban, think steam-driven societies everywhere in the world.Today the vibrance of steampunk conjures up quite a lot of contributors, together with designers of haute couture, domestic sewers, crafters, and traditional folks that simply are looking to celebrate. Steampunk model isn't just unique, dynamic, and irreverent; it will possibly even be colourful, horny, and provocative. such a lot of all, steampunk type is on the market to every body. Illustrated all through, with colour pictures of the surprising creations of various steampunk type designers, Anatomy of Steampunk is an inspirational sourcebook. as well as proposing the appearance and tales of those artistic style artists, the publication additionally information ten steampunk initiatives for the reader to attempt at domestic. let steam to energy your mind's eye! Designers and steampunk teams featured within the booklet include--Airship Isabella, Ali Fateh, Berít big apple, Black backyard, Blasphemina's Closet, Brute strength Studios, Clockwork Couture, DASOWL, Dawnamatrix, the extreme devices, Festooned Butterfly, Harvash, hello Tek by way of Alexander, apartment of Canney, KMKDesigns, Kristi shrewdpermanent, Kristin Costa, KvO layout, Lastwear, The League of S.T.E.A.M., Marquis of Vaudeville, Megan Maude, Michael Salerno, Morrigan ny, Ms. Purdy's, Muses good, Redfield layout, RockLove, Sidharta Aryan, SkinzNhydez, Spyder Designs, Tokyo Inventors Society, Tom Banwell, and The rebellion of the Gin Rebellion.

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Cool Couture: Construction Secrets for Runway Style (Singer Studio)

By Kenneth D King

Cool Couture is a house sewer’s advisor to expert, designer-quality development and completing. dressmaker Kenneth King presents step by step guide within the simple, trustworthy suggestions of classical couture.

He presents his personal shortcuts, cautious guide, and suggestion to aid domestic sewers of each point produce impeccable effects. every one procedure is gifted with easy how-to drawings and specific step by step guide. Fashion-forward photos of the designer’s personal couture clothing and tight pictures of materials and development and ornamental element express the completed results. This ebook is a necessary reference publication of couture ideas for domestic sewers.

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Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunn's Guide to Style)

By Tim Gunn

There looks nobody extra certified or outfitted to think about or maybe, dare I say, dictate 'quality, flavor, and magnificence' than Tim." -Sarah Jessica Parker, actor/producer

Television has brought the realm to a brand new type authority: Tim Gunn. As Bravo's sort mentor and Chair of the style layout division at Parsons the hot college for layout, Tim grants recommendation in a frank, witty, and authoritative demeanour that delights audiences.

Now readers can make the most of Tim's substantial type knowledge in Tim Gunn: A advisor to caliber, style & Style. He discusses each element of making and retaining your own sort: find out how to costume for numerous events, easy methods to store (from dressmaker to chain to classic stores), the best way to choose a manner mentor, the right way to increase your posture, locate the appropriate healthy, and extra. he will problem each reader-whether a pro fashionista or a mode neophyte-to "make it work!"

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How to Use, Adapt, and Design Sewing Patterns: From store-bought patterns to drafting your own: a complete guide to fashion sewing with confidence

By Lee Hollahan

An comprehensive dressmaker exhibits ladies who make their very own clothing easy methods to increase on store-bought stitching styles through adjusting the garments item's size and different information to mirror own flavor and create a customized healthy. The book's starting chapters current an illustrated consultant to the instruments, gear, and materials wanted for making clothing, whereas additionally serving as a miniature textbook to educate simple stitching thoughts. Chapters that keep on with supply exact guide in adapting and changing a store-bought development to fit person tastes. changes contain including flare, and enhancing the shapes of bodices, arm holes, neck traces, sleeves, and skirts. The book's concluding chapters train on designing one's personal styles from scratch. writer Lee Hollahan demonstrates to her readers that after they know the way to conform a store-bought trend, they're good on their method to customized designing their very own dresser. greater than 500 instructive illustrations.

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Bridal Fashion 1900-1950 (Shire Library USA)

All through heritage, brides have desired to glance specific on their marriage ceremony day. often, what they put on is consultant of women's garments on the time, and as occasions swap, so do the models. Bridal models aren't any exception. dwelling background specialist Kathleen York examines the bridal models of early twentieth-century the US during this colourful publication that appears at marriage ceremony robes, bridesmaids' robes, and bridal add-ons from the Edwardian period via global battle II. With a selected specialize in what daily gals wore for his or her weddings, American Bridal type explores the old occasions and well known attitudes of 5 key a long time and examines how they translated into women's garments and bridal models. York appears to be like on the evolution of bridal style, from curvy, corseted Gibson women to jazzy, boyish Flappers and from the penny-pinching weddings throughout the nice melancholy to the elemental, rationed marriage ceremony attire worn in the course of international conflict II. captivating images and illustrations aspect the clothes and components worn by way of ladies of the early 1900s on one of many happiest days in their lives.

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