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Draw like a Fashion Designer

How to draw like a Fashion Designer - EXCLUSIVE SIGNED COPIES

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Inspirational sketchbooks and tips from top designers written by the Fashion and Textile Museum's curator Dennis Nothdruft and director Celia Joicey.

Signed by Dennis Nothdruft and Celia Joicey.
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How to draw vintage fashion

How to draw Vintage Fashion - EXCLUSIVE SIGNED COPIES

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The Fashion and Textile Museum's curator Dennis Nothdruft and director Celia Joicey have produced a follow up to the successful How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer.

Signed by Dennis Nothdruft and Celia Joicey.
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Sue Timney

Sue Timney: Making Marks - SALE ITEM

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'Making Marks' is a journey through a fascinating life - from a career launched in Japan, to the opening of the first Timney Fowler shop in London's hip Portobello area, and her successful career as an interior designer.

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Artists' Textiles 1940-1976

Artists' Textiles 1940-1976

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Artists' Textiles 1940-1976 is an important and comprehensive survey of this art form in Britain and America. There are approximately 200 colour images, many of which have never been seen before, alongside specially commissioned photography. Major artists featured: Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Henry Moore, Saul Steinberg, Eduardo Paolozzi, Fernand Leger, Ben Nicholson, Andy Warhol.

Artists' Textiles 1940-1976 accompanied the Artist Textiles exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum 31st January - 17th May 2014.

ISBN: 9781851496297
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
Size: 270 mm x 215 mm
Pages: 304
Illustrations: 200 colour, 20 b&w;
Paperback with flaps
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Fashion Visionaries

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Featuring 75 of the world's most legendary designers, this book presents the story of fashion through the fascinating personal lives and innovative collections that have shaped the field over the past century.
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Foale and Tuffin

Foale and Tuffin

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Foale and Tuffin: The Sixties. A Decade in Fashion by Iain R. Webb

Foale and Tuffin - Made in England was an exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum from October 2009 - Febuary 2010 celebrating the vibrant and inspiring representation of two key British fashion designers of the 1960s and the part they played in creating the changing London scene. It revisited the Sixties vibe by recreating their boutique, showroom and design studio and charts the very personal story of two women who set up on their own with just a lot of courage and £200 in their pockets!
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Hardy Amies

Hardy Amies

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Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment' took place at the Fashion and Textile Museum from November 2012 to February 2013

The exhibition of London couture fashion celebrated the timeless elegance of London couture and explores how the Queen’s patronage of ground-breaking British designers helped put London on the international fashion map after the Second World War.
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Horrockses Fashion

Horrockses Fashions: Off-the-Peg Style in the 40s and 50s

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Horrockses Fashions by Christine Boydell explonres one of most respected ready-to-wear labels of the late 40s and 50s. Founded in 1946 the company concentrated on the production of quality womenswear, beach clothes, housecoats and children's attire.
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Draw like a Fashion Designer

How to draw like a Fashion Designer

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Inspirational sketchbooks and tips from top designers written by the Fashion and Textile Museum's curator Dennis Nothdruft and director Celia Joicey.
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How to draw vintage fashion

How to draw Vintage Fashion

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The Fashion and Textile Museum's curator Dennis Nothdruft and director Celia Joicey have produced a follow up to the successful How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer.
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Drape Drape 3

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Drape Drape 3 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese draping books Drape Drape and Drape Drape 2, and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion College.
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Liberty - Anna Baruma

Liberty & Co. in the Fifties and Sixties: A Taste for Design

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By Anna Baruma

Packed full with illustrations from the Liberty archive and contemporary fashion photography, this gem of a book provides a real insight into this legendary emporium at a significant point in Liberty's history - a time of great change and renewal.
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Liberty book of Home Sewing

Liberty Book of Home Sewing

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This sumptuous book has been created to showcase Liberty Art Fabrics, to inspire the reader with their versatility and to provide irresistible original designs for the home.
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Liberty book of Simple Sewing

Liberty Book of Simple Sewing

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Liberty has always been a byword for quality, style and even luxury. Progressive yet traditional, Liberty Art Fabrics are unique in marrying the contemporary with the timeless. This is reflected in The Liberty Book of Simple Sewing, which offers the home sewer a chance to add an element of Liberty style to their interior through the 25 simple sewing projects.
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Nautical Chic

Nautical Chic

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In Nautical Chic, the first and only book to look at the history of high fashion on the high seas, fashion historian Amber Jane Butchart traces the relationship between maritime dress and the fashionable wardrobe, uncovering stories, tracking the trends, and tracing the evolution of the style back to its roots in our seafaring past.
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Pattern Cutting for Menswear

Pattern Cutting for Menswear

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Designed for both students and professionals, Pattern Cutting for Menswear offers a comprehensive guide to pattern cutting from the basic skills through to advanced techniques.
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Rayne Shoes for Stars

Rayne: Shoes for Stars

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Rayne is the name synonymous with the best in British 20th-century shoe design. Re-launched as a British-owned company in 2013, the remarkable design achievements of the company in the 20th-century are illustrated in this sumptuous book.
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Textiles The Art of Mankind

Textiles The Art of Mankind

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This major new work comprises more than 1,000 images that highlight the beauty, subtlety, simplicity or complexity of textiles created around the world.

Hardcover: 568 pages
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd (5 Nov. 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0500516454
Product Dimensions: 2.4 x 0.5 x 2.9 cm
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Twenty-Five Dresses

Twenty-Five Dresses: William Vintage

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Through his selection and description of 25 iconic vintage dresses, William Banks- Blaney tells the history of 20th century couture, the fashion designers who created the dresses and the women who wore them.
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Woolly Woofers - SALE ITEM

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Anyone who knows knitwear designer Debbie Bliss will be acutely aware of how devoted she is to her pair of pooches, Monty and Smiffy. In celebration of these treasured members of the Bliss household, along with all dogs everywhere, Woolly Woofers is a collection of over 20 knitwear designs for dogs — an irresistible mixture of cosy, cute and comic canine outfits.

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John Fowler - SALE ITEM

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John Fowler was an interior decorator who set fashions and changed tastes. The English country house style, which he developed with Sibyl Colefax and Nancy Lancaster, his partners in the firm of Colefax & Fowler, has proved a source of continuing inspiration to decorators and home-owners on both sides of the Atlantic and indeed across the world.

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Sister Parish

Sister Parish - SALE ITEM

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Sister Parish was the grande dame of American twentieth-century decorators and is credited with developing the style of interior decoration known as 'American Country Style'. Parish-Hadley, the decorating firm she founded and ran with her business partner, Albert Hadley, was extremely successful and it produced a huge body of work, but Sister's most famous client was Jacqueline Kennedy, for whom she worked at the White House and at Glen Ora, a presidential retreat in Virginia.

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Nancy Lancaster - SALE ITEM

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Nancy Lancaster, who was born in 1897 into a wealthy Virginian family, became one of the greatest influences on interior decoration and garden design in Great Britain and America in the second half of the 20th century. She created what is known today as the 'English Country House Style' – a mixture of faded colours, chintzes and painted and antique furniture. In the garden, she worked in a formal yet romantic neo-Georgian style, which is still a strong spirit in British garden design.

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Lee Miller

Lee Miller In Fashion

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Lee Miller was a Vogue cover girl, Man Rays lover, the first photojournalist at the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald, and one of the most important female photographers of the 20th century. Combining fine art and urban wit, her photographic technique was learned from the great photographers of her day, among them Edward Steichen, Man Ray and George Hoyningen-Huene.
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Fashion in the 70s

Fashion in the 70s

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Whereas the 1970s opened with a fashion hangover from the 1960s, with looks such as mini skirts, bell-bottom trousers and the hippie look still enduring, the decade soon took on its own sartorial identity. The most prominent trends were the peasant look, glam (influenced by glam rock) and disco, popularised by the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. Many other individual fashion items went mainstream, none more so than platform shoes, flared trousers and the wrap dress.
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Dress of the Year

Dress of the Year

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The Dress of the Year is a deluxe study of exquisite fashion from 1963 to the present, drawn from the renowned collection at the Fashion Museum, Bath. Each year, a fashion-world luminary is invited to capture the definitive moment in an international whirlwind of creative style by choosing the outfit that truly represents that year's mood in fashion. The announcement of each winner is widely covered in the British press, and the resulting Dress of the Year collection is a treasure trove of international design.
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Paris Vogue: Covers 1920 - 2009

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This book brings together a selection of the best, most iconic Paris Vogue covers from the last 90 years.
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