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Alexander McQueen
By Claire Wilcox

This definitive publication on Alexander McQueen (1969 - 2010) invites you into the creative mind and world of one of Britain's most brilliant, daring and provocative designers, and the many themes and references that shaped his visionary fashion collections.


Alexander McQueen
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Glamour of Italian Fashion Since 1945, The
By Sonnet Stanfill

Published to accompany the major V&A exhibition, The Glamour of Italian Fashion showcases the fashions that turned "Made in Italy" into an internationally recognised mark of style.


Glamour of Italian Fashion Since 1945, The
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Horst: Photographer of Style
By Susanna Brown

Published to accompany a headline exhibition at the V&A, this book is the definitive celebration of the extraordinary photographic career of Horst P. Horst (1906 - 99).


Horst: Photographer of Style
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The Biba Years 1963-1975
By Martin Pel

This book tells the story of the Biba years, from the first ensembles, through the four iconic London shops, to the eventual flourishing of a lifestyle brand that revolutionised British retail and fashion culture.


The Biba Years 1963-1975
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17th Century Women's Dress Patterns
By Susan North and Jenny Tiramani

This breathtakingly detailed book presents dress patterns, construction details, embroidery and making instructions for fifteen garments and accessories from a seventeenth-century woman's wardrobe. Full step-by-step drawings of the construction sequence are given for each garment alongside photographs of the objects and x-ray photography.


17th Century Women's Dress Patterns
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80s Fashion
By Sonnet Stanfill

This exciting book explores one of the most diverse and innovative periods in British fashion and showcases the work of some of the decades leading designers including Betty Jackson, Leigh Bowery, John Galliano, Body Map, Vivienne Westwood and many others.


80s Fashion
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A to Z of Hollywood Style
By Sinty Stemp

A to Z of Hollywood Style brings together style advice from the good, the bad and the beautiful to explore the allure of some of the world's best-loved film stars. From Alfred Hitchcock on elegance to Sophia Loren on sex appeal, it is packed full of stylish tips for would-be starlets, or simply those who long for a more glamorous age.


A to Z of Hollywood Style
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A to Z of Style
By Amy de la Haye

A to Z of Style brings together the secrets of style from the world's greatest fashion designers and others from the world of fashion in this delightful illustrated dictionary. From Chanel on perfume, to Dior on elegance, this charming compendium is illustrated with delightful line drawings of accessories and clothing from the V&A's collection.


A to Z of Style
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A-Z of Wedding Style
By Kate Bethune

This entertaining A to Z follows the success of the popular V&A guides to Style and Hollywood Style.


A-Z of Wedding Style
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ABC of Men's Fashion
By Hardy Amies

Guides you through style decisions, from blazers and brogues to skiing and sandals. This work is illustrated with photographs and drawings from the 60s.


ABC of Men's Fashion