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Slee, Natasha

Summary: "Hold onto your hats and lace up your boots; we're off on a fashion adventure! Travel through 25 scenes in fashion history, circling the globe with your two young stylish travel companions--one boy and one girl, dressed the part in every picture. Each lavishly illustrated scene captures the mood and style of a unique time and place, accompanied by a trove of fashion history facts."--Publisher's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of the Quarto Group 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.009 SLE

Croll, Jennifer

Summary: "Explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality. Included are Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marlene Dietrich, DianaVreeland, Madonna, Rei Kawakubo, Kathleen Hanna and Lady Gaga. Sidebar subjects include: Elizabeth I, Marilyn Monroe, Rihanna, and Vivienne...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2016

Cox, Caroline

Summary: "Since the early 20th century, city sidewalks have become runways where idiosyncratic modes of dressing are presented, consumed, and exported. Their messages include resistance, solidarity, subversion, social transformation, or musical affiliation, and a group of like-minded individuals can create a powerful sartorial force. Organized by continent and with 600 color images, The World Atlas of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: published in association with Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 COX

McMahon, Serah-Marie

Summary: Looks at the harmful history of fashion, including profiles of garments, accessories, and fabrics that have injured or killed their wearers; accounts of modern factory accidents; and issues of workplace safety in the textile and garment industries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Qwlkids Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.009 MCM

Kennett, Frances.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.009 KEN

Antonelli, Paola

Summary: Items: Is Fashion Modern? presents 111 items of clothing and accessories that have had a profound impact on the world in the 20th and 21st centuries. Arranged A-Z encyclopedia-style, it includes designs as iconic as Levi's 501 jeans, the pearl necklace and Yves Saint Laurent's Le Smoking, and as ancient and rich as the sari, the Breton shirt, the kippah and the keffiyeh. The catalog...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Museum of Modern Art 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 ANT

Garelick, Rhonda K.

Summary: "Little black dresses. Fake pearls. Jersey knit. Blazers. Ballet flats. Today--and for nearly the last hundred years--we all see some version of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel every time we pass a woman on the street. But few among us realize that Chanel's rolein the events of the twentieth century was as pervasive as her influence on fashion, or how deeply she absorbed and then brilliantly reimagined...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHANEL, COCO GAR

Steele, Valerie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.2 STE

Silver, Cameron.

Summary: Ten chapters, each devoted to the iconic looks of a decade. Includes original designer sketches and patterns and photos of rare couture as styled decades ago and today. Uncover a century of colorful history to inspire the stylish of today for years to come.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2012

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 SIL

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hamlyn 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 KEY

Gunn, Tim.

Summary: "From a bestselling fashion guru--a fascinating, meticulously researched history of Western fashion covering every topic from the history of the high heel to the origin of blue jeans.America's favorite fashion expert, New York Times bestselling author, beloved mentor on Project Runway, and a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Oz, The Biggest Loser, and others--Tim Gunn is also the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.9 GUN

Przybyszewski, Linda.

Summary: "As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need to dress professionally and flatteringly. As historian and expert dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.9 PRZ

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.9 Przybyszewski 2014

Givhan, Robin.

Summary: "Conceived as a fundraiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, the world's elite gathered in Versailles' grand theater to view a fashion extravaganza of the best that French and American designers had to offer, while being entertained by LizaMinnelli and Josephine Baker. What they saw would forever alter the history of fashion. At the Battle of Versailles five Americans--Oscar de la...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 GIV

Mallis, Fern

Summary: "No topic is off-limits to Fern Mallis, award-winning creator of the Fashion Week in New York, when she hosts 'Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis' at New York's prestigious 92nd Street Y, a series of riveting in-depth interviews with the fashion industry's most talented, successful, and legendary personalities. Featuring nineteen inspiring interviews with American fashion luminaries, this engaging...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli International Publicatoins, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 643.9 MAL

Thomas, Dana

Summary: Analyzes the ends of two preeminent fashion designers to demonstrate how they were casualties of the war between art and commerce, chronicling their rise and achievements while sharing insights into how art has suffered at the hands of economic demands.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 Tho

Bix, Cynthia Overbeck.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America from the 1770s to the 1860s, examining the clothing and accessories of the common people and soldiers, as well as the men and women of the upper and middle classes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 BIX

Havelin, Kate

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America during the Civil War, from the garments and accessories worn by slaves, soldiers, and common people to the fashion of the upper classes and the beginnings of high fashion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 HAV

Ball, Deborah.

Summary: The first book in English about the legendary designer, House of Versace shows how Gianni Versace, with his flamboyant sister Donatella at his side, combined his virtuosic talent and extraordinary ambition to almost single-handedly create the celebrity culture we take for granted today. Bringing together fashion, celebrity, business drama, jet-set lifestyles, and a notorious crime, this is an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VERSACE, GIANNI Ball

Fogg, Marnie

Summary: From the Victorian crinoline to Vivienne Westwood’s mini-crini, from Hervé Léger’s 1985 bandage dress to Christopher Kane’s 2006 neon revamp, these 100 glorious, groundbreaking dresses made fashion history. Through beautiful images, anecdotes, and analysis, The Dress looks at past styles and present-day reinterpretations, showing how design ideas have been reborn and referenced through time....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Goodman 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 FOG

Krohn, Katherine E.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in the American West from the 1840s to the 1890s, examining the clothing and accessories of Native Americans, early pioneers, and the men and women of different social classes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-first Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 KRO

Summary: "From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 391.009 FAS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 FAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 FAS

Callahan, Maureen.

Contents: The maybe drawer -- The pink sheep of the family -- Fifteen year olds don't go to nightclubs -- Just another common bitch -- I am the '90s -- A culture person in the fashion world -- Why can't I have fun all the time? -- A catalog of horrors -- Grunge RIP -- A nice girl from Croydon -- Fashion people haven't got any brains -- A handbag that costs as much as a month's rent -- Cool Brittania --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAL

Ford, Richard T. (Richard Thompson)

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A law professor and cultural critic offers an eye-opening exploration of the laws of fashion throughout history, from the middle ages to the present day, examining the canons, mores and customs of clothing rules that we often take for granted.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.009 Ford 2021

Croll, Jennifer

Summary: "Covering everyone from Louis XIV to Prince, Bad Boys of Fashion looks at men across history who have broken the rules both in fashion and in life."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 CRO

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