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Women From the Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes and How They Define Us
Rachelle Bergstein

What is it about a pair of shoes that so enchants women of all ages, demographics, political affiliations, and style tribes? Part social history, part fashion record, part pop-culture celebration, Women from the Ankle Down seeks to answer that question as it unfolds the story of shoes in the twentieth century.

The tale begins in the rural village of Bonito, Italy, with a visionary young shoemaker named Salvatore Ferragamo and ends in New York City with a fictional socialite and

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Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman
Bergdorf Goodman, Sara James Mnookin, Holly Brubach

A beautifully illustrated anthology of entertaining anecdotes about the singular, legendary fashion mecca that has influenced the course of personal style worldwide since 1901

Bergdorf Goodman is where Grace Kelly ordered her wedding invitations; where Jacqueline Kennedy was outfitted for her dress for the Inaugural Ball; and where designers such as Halston, Michael Kors, and Isaac Mizrahi got their start. Bergdorf is a legendary fashion mecca that captures the imagination, invites

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El libro de la moda
Nina Garcia

"La moda viene de saber quién eres y quién quieres ser en el mundo."

Cada vez que te vistes, afirmas tu identidad. Con tu estilo, le cuentas al mundo tu historia. De esa manera, la moda te brinda la oportunidad de pensar en tu apariencia como parte de tu personalidad creativa. El Libro de la Moda te ayuda a explorar tu propia voz dentro de la moda—la parte tuya que se deleita en la experiencia glamorosa de crear la mejor persona dentro de ti. Desde cultivar el

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City of Style: Exploring Los Angeles Fashion, from Bohemian to Rock
Melissa Magsaysay

A deep appreciation and a wild visual ride through the wonderland of Los Angeles-style

Los Angeles harbors its own canon of styles: Romantic Bohemian, Glamour, Skater and Surfer, Rocker, Chola-Style, Indie-Eclectic, and Casual Chic—each shaped by the unique mix of subcultures, climates, geography, history, and personalities that have coexisted in different pockets of the greater LA area. These signature looks continue to inspire celebrities, clothing designers, and stylists the

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Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life
Justine Picardie

Sleek. Chic. Notoriously guarded. Welcome to the secret world of Gabrielle Chanel.

The story of Chanel begins with an abandoned child, as lost as a girl in a dark fairy tale. Unveiling remarkable new details about Gabrielle Chanel’s early years in a convent orphanage and her flight into unconventional adulthood, Justine Picardie explores what lies beneath the glossy surface of a mythic fashion icon.

Throwing new light on her passionate and turbulent relationships, this

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Couture Hats: From the Outrageous to the Refined
Louis Bou

Since the recent royal wedding, couture hats and headpieces are gaining more attention than ever before. Featured on guests from Victoria Beckham to Sarah Ferguson’s daughter, Princess Beatrice, whimsical and sculptural hats are now splashed across the pages of fashion magazines, advertisements, and blogs. The trademark accessory of fashion muse Isabella Blow, couture hats were among the most talked about elements of the recent Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met, and a Stephen Jones

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Threads
Joseph Abboud, Ellen Stern

Designers are great white sharks, and we roam the waters ourselves. We often pretend to like and admire each other, but sometimes we don't even bother to fake it. The fashion industry is as hardworking, incestuous, and political as any other, and it's virtually impossible, given the size of designers' egos, to sincerely wish someone else well, because behind every false tribute is 'It should have been me.'

So writes Joseph Abboud, who fell in love with style at five. There in the

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The Little Black Book of Style
Nina Garcia

Every time you dress, you assert your identity. With style, you tell the world your story. In that way, style affords you opportunities to think about your appearance as a quality of your creative character. The Little Black Book of Style helps you to explore your own fashion voice—the piece of you that joyously revels in the glamorous experience of creating your best self. From cultivating good taste to guarding against definite fashion faux pas, Nina Garcia offers readers the

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Savvy Chic: The Art of More for Less
Anna Johnson

Everything you love for less!

Anna Johnson is not a tea-bag squeezer, a penny-pincher, or inherently thrifty in any way—but she knows how to enjoy the finer things in life . . . for much, much less! In Savvy Chic, she shares her secrets on how to dress, decorate, entertain, and travel in high style without breaking the piggy bank.

  • Style: Get "rich girl" chic for dimes and master the fine art of thrift-shop
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Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Camilla Morton

About the Fashion Fairy Tale Memoir Series

Each book in this inspired series from fashion writer Camilla Morton inventively reimagines one of our favorite "Once Upon a Time" stories, blending with it the real-life story of a famed fashion designer. Lushly illustrated by the designers themselves, these tales illuminate each iconic individual's creative magic while celebrating his unique life and career. The result is an intriguing combination of

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