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Ties
By Avril Hart

This account of the development of the necktie from the 1670s to the present draws on evidence from paintings, engravings, contemporary written sources and stunning photographs of high-fashion examples of this essential element of male dress


Ties
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V&A: Four Hundred Years Of Fashion
By Natalie Rothstein

Presenting the history of fashion, this title tells the story of men's and women's fashionable dress. It features over 200 illustrations which show clothes for different occasions, and also includes various fashion accessories.


V&A: Four Hundred Years Of Fashion
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Black Style
By Caroline Tulloch

John Picton looks at West Africa and the relationship between the vibrant textile patterns dyed and woven by local tribespeople and the statuesque robes worn by West African communities, while Carolyn Cooper concentrates on Jamaican dress and its historical roots.


Black Style
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Tiffany Timepieces
By John Loring

This sumptuous volume surveys the design and development of the glorious timepieces Tiffany & Co. has created since its inception 150 years ago as the first and finest purveyor of Swiss-made watch and clock movements in America.


Tiffany Timepieces
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Watch, The
By Gene Stone

A watch may be a practical device for the sole purpose of telling the time as accurately as possible, a complicated machine, a wearable design object, or a status symbol. This work introduces the fifty major brands and provides information on buying, collecting, maintaining and wearing watches.


Watch, The
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Shocking Life
By Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) was one of the leading fashion designers of the 1920s and 1930s with a flair for the unusual.


Shocking Life
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From A to Biba
By Barbara Hulanicki

Barbara Hulanicki tells the story of the rise and fall of the tiny, energetic boutique that grow into a vast emporium and epitomised Swinging London.


From A to Biba
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Dior by Dior
By Christian Dior

Christian Dior rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the 'New Look' took the world by storm. This autobiography gives insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man.


Dior by Dior
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Balenciaga
By Lesley Ellis Miller

The Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972) has become a legendary figure in the history of 20th-century fashion. Based on new archival research in France, Spain and Britain, this book examines Balenciaga's design and business practice, placing him firmly in the context of the time and country in which he learnt his trade and the international fashion scene in which he subsequently matured and triumphed.


Balenciaga
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Tiaras
By Geoffrey Munn

Traces the history of the tiara, illustrated with examples by designers such as Faberge, Cartier, Westwood and Versace. This book features diadems, wreaths and head-dresses ranging from delicate antique pieces to contemporary designs.


Tiaras