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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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Disobedient Objects
By Catherine Flood

Disobedient Objects is about out-designing authority, exploring the material culture of radical change and protest. Accompanies the V&A exhibition, 26 July 2014 to 1 February 2015.


Disobedient Objects
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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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Stina
By Lani Yamamoto

Set in the Iceland, this beautifully illustrated and packaged title is the perfect winter story to savour with a cup of Stinas Hot Chocolate of course!


Stina
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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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21 | Twenty One
By Gareth Williams

21 | TWENTY ONE showcases designers living and working in Britain who have come to prominence since the millennium. They lead public taste and critical debate, and they are the innovators and the explorers of new materials or processes. Designers featured include El Ultimo Grito, Industrial Facility, Jaime Hayon, Troika and rAndom International.


21 | Twenty One
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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 Century of Olympic Posters
By Margaret Timmers

A Century of Olympic Posters draws largely on the V&A's poster collection to show the evolution of the Olympic Games poster, from the first official poster for Stockholm in 1912, right up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.


A Century of Olympic Posters