An illustrated biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, social revolutionist and a top fashion designer of the 20th century, who in her time was more famous than Coco Chanel, chronicles the never-before-told story of the style icon, whose work has stood the test of time.
Assembles a unique anthology of clothing-inspired personal narratives from people of all stripes, including David Carr on his misprinted I Love NY T-shirt, Cynthia Rowley on her girl scout sash, Rosanne Cash on her father Johnny's (atypically) purple shirt that she keeps in her closet, and Jonathan Levine (director of 50/50 and The Wackness) on his once-lucky Latrell Sprewell Knicks Jersey. The stories offer heartfelt glimpses into someone else's life, and prompt readers to give a second thought to the way they consider clothing in their own lives.
Part travelogue, part social observation, this book presents an entertaining look at life aboard an American aircraft carrier and the military personnel who must adhere to a regimen defined by service and restraint.
The food and craft stylist behind the website and magazine Sweet Paul offers recipes like Maple-Roasted Chicken and Smoked Salmon Hash and includes craft projects that use coffee filters, vegetable dye and wooden clothespins. 50,000 first printing.
Collects the best content from the first fourteen issues of "WORN Fashion Journal" that cover fashion topics ranging from how to tie a tie and discourse on hijabs to the history of flight attendants and textile conservation.
From the watery gruel of Oliver Twist to the seductive cupcakes from The Corrections, Dinah Fried offers photographic interpretations of culinary moments from classic and contemporary literature, partnered with text from the book that inspired its creation.
Joan DeJean documents the century-long transformation of Paris from a medieval center to the modern city that is recognized today, revealing how the Parisian urban model was actually invented in the 17th century, when leaders tore down fortifications, created public parks and constructed streets and bridges.
David Esterly traces his path to becoming a forefront practitioner of Baroque artist Grinling Gibbons' forgotten woodcarving technique, including the year he spent re-creating a Gibbons piece that had been lost in a fire at the Hampton Court Palace outside London.
Roman Pilgrimage presents a stations pilgrimage tour of the Eternal City during the Lenten season, discussing the faith-based practices of today's pilgrims while offering commentaries on relevant liturgies, art and architecture.
The author shares the lessons about womanhood and personal style she learned from both her mother, an upper-middle-class New Yorker who was the polished hostess at her family's garment district restaurant, and Elsa Schiaparelli, the outrageous, iconoclastic Italian fashion designer.