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Dakers, Diane.

Summary: Biography of fashion designer Vera Wang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAN

Karan, Donna

Summary: A personal, provocative memoir by the iconic designer includes candid stories about her difficult and isolated childhood, her nearly five-decade career in the fashion industry, her two marriages, her children, and her spiritual life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KARAN, DONNA KAR

Charles-Roux, Edmonde.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vendome Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.92 CHA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IRI

Taylor, Chloe

Summary: Zoey is excited about her summer plans that include a chance to meet her favorite designer and her first time at camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAY

Summary: A personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, it is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MCQ

Summary: 1947. A fashion empire rises from the ashes of war-torn Paris, run by the breathtakingly charming and thoroughly ruthless Paul Sabine. But behind the glamour and elegance lies a devastating secret that threatens to destroy the company's delicately built success. Sophisticated and contemporary in tone, this is a story about the price of success, set during a pivotal moment in France's history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COL NOT RATED

Karan, Donna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Assouline 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.9 KARAN, DONNA Sis

Summary: "[This film] follows the events leading up to the iconic fashion effrontery at the Chateau de Versailles on November 28, 1973 ... when five French designers--Givenchy, Cardin, YSL, Ungaro and Dior took on five American designers (Halston, Bill Blass, Anne Klein, Oscar de la Renta and Stephen Burrows) in a fashion showdown to save the palace"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VER

Moser, Nancy

Summary: "The American Dream thrives in 1912 New York City Annie Wood, the housemaid-turned-pattern designer in The Pattern Artist, jumps at the chance to design her own clothing line when a wealthy New York couple offers to finance her endeavor. Joining the project is Annie's new husband, Sean Culver, her best friend at Butterick, Maude Nascato, and a mother figure, Edna Holmquist. Annie and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Wallis, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents the lives and accomplishments of the French fashion designer who changed the way women dress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 CHA

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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 643.9 MAL

Chaney, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dakers, Diane.

Summary: Calvin Klein, a boy from the Bronx, took his first clothing line of three dresses and six coats to an appointment at Bonwit Teller, New York's department store for the wealthy. Before long, he had designed a line of jeans that sold 200,000 in a week, and he was called the "King of Clothes" by People magazine. Along the way, he became known throughout the world for the beauty of his elegantly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KLE

Rubin, Susan Goldman

Summary: "Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2018

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Toledo, Isabel

Summary: The renowned fashion designer discusses her life, work process, inspirations, and experiences, and offers guidance for women to enhance their sense of style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celebra 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOLEDO, ISABEL TOL

Summary: A thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons's highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as Christian Dior's new Artistic Director. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with an elegant reverence for the history of Dior, Tcheng's colorful homage is nothing short of magical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIO

Summary: One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BIT

Fairstein, Linda A.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers a heart-pounding thriller that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene in her latest Alexandra Cooper novel. New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M FAI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY FAI

Secrest, Meryle

Summary: "The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHIAPARELLI, ELSA SEC

Raassi, Tala

Summary: "Since she was young, Tala Raassi knew her fate lay in fashion. But growing up in her beloved homeland of Iran, a woman can be punished for exposing her hair in public, let alone wearing the newest trends. Despite strict regulations, Tala developed a keen sense of style in backroom cafes and secret parties. She never imagined her behavior would land her in prison, or bring the cruel sting of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RAASSI, TALA RAA

Summary: A one-of-a-kind cinematic documentary, taking viewers on one-man's life journey: Christian Audigier. After being diagnosed with MDS, an aggressive type of blood cancer, Christian, is forced to accept what lies ahead of him. To find the strength to do so, he looks to his past, remembers what made him who he is today, what matters most to him and takes us on an introspective journey through his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHR

Rubenstein, Hal.

Summary: "100 Unforgettable Dresses is filled with the stories, secrets, intrigue, and insights behind the most indelible dresses in our collective memories. Featuring looks from the runway, film, television, the red carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this book celebrates the staying power of these gorgeous, sleek, sultry, and outrageous creations as well as the lasting impact they've had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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