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V&A Pattern: Heals
By Mary Schoeser

This attractive series reveals the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high resolution images. Heal's showcases the mid-twentieth century fabrics of this retail institution as commissioned by director and visionary Tom Worthington.


V&A Pattern: Heals
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How to Wear Jewellery (UK edition)
By Judith van den Hoek and Jinnie Lee

A beautifully illustrated pocket-sized guide to wearing jewellery, complete with step-by-step tutorials, clever styling tips, and inventive ways to accessorise with necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and more.


How to Wear Jewellery (UK edition)
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How to Wear Makeup
By illustrated by Judith van den Hoek and Mackenzie Wagoner

A gorgeous little guide to wearing makeup, packed with illustrated tutorials on how to apply eyeliner, eyeshadow, lipstick, foundation and more


How to Wear Makeup
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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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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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Rings
By Rachel Church

Rings are perhaps the most common and yet the most evocative pieces of jewellery. Worn as a sign of love or as a fashion accessory, to mark weddings, remember the dead, or show religious faith, rings hold a multitude of meanings.


Rings
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Bags
By Claire Wilcox

Exploring the changing styles and uses of bags, this book features photographs of bags from V and A's famous collections.


Bags
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Hats
By Stephen Jones and Oriole Cullen

Hats: An Anthology, now available in paperback, offers an unprecedented view of the world of millinery, drawing on the V&A's extensive collection of hats, Stephen Jones's own archive and iconic headgear from around the globe.


Hats
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Shoes
By Lucy Pratt and Linda Woolley

Changing styles in footwear have always captured the imagination, and communicated the priorities and ambitions of the wearer.This colourful book provides an engaging overview of the history of footwear. Shoes and boots that once belonged to wearers male and female, both anonymous and famous, are featured.


Shoes
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Quant by Quant
By Mary Quant

Originally published in 1966, Quant by Quant is the hugely entertaining story of Mary Quant's early career and life with husband and business partner Alexander Plunket Greene. This joyful, evocative autobiography captures the world in which she found inspiration - and which she ultimately helped to define and change.


Quant by Quant