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 FASHION

Before there was a throng of celebrity stylists permeating our culture, the legendary Edith Head was dressing Hollywood's most fashionable women and men on screen and off, and lending her sartorial wisdom to eager women across the country. With more than 80 chic, colourful, especially commissioned ill... read more

The Dress Doctor

In little more than a year, Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has become one of the biggest British style icons in living memory. Her elegant look has sparked copycat imitations the world over and created a huge boost in sales for the shops and designers whose clothes she favour... read more

Kate's Style: Smart, Chic Fashion from a Royal Icon

Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly...Each of these women had an influential take on the most classic wardrobe staple of all: the Little Black Dress. In this chic sewing book, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls inspiration from famous LBDs throughout history, including Mary Quant's mod mini, a... read more

Nophoto

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 FASHION

Every woman knows that if you feel great on the outside, you are confident on the inside. Let the internationally-recognized "Colour Me Beautiful" team guide you through choosing perfect outfits for your shape and colouring. Find out your dominant colouring with the help of celebrity examples, and com... read more

Colour Me Beautiful: Change Your Look - Change Your Life!

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 FASHION

Create 50 gorgeous hairstyles, from casual braids to the elegant beehive, by Berlin-based top stylist Andre Martens. Following the visual step-by-step instructions by a top stylist, it is really easy to take minutes to be beautiful. Start with basic techniques, like braiding, waves and volume, and wit... read more

10-Minute Hairstyles

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 FASHION

Reading Level:General Adult

Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women's fashion in the twentieth century.Coco's World is a compilation of Megan Hess' stunning illustrations of the 100 most quint... read more

Coco Chanel (HB)

Selecting a pair of glasses can be a tricky business. With so many styles and labels available, the choice is as much about making a fashion statement as gaining perfect vision. Cult Eyewear is the first book to give an account of the world's top eyewear brands, from Ray-Ban to J.F. Rey, Persol to Pol... read more

Cult Eyewear: The World's Enduring Classics

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 FASHION

The manicure as we know it has been around for less than a century, but it's become a major presence in the culture of fashion, with its own trends, fads, and fringe aspects. This first definitive history of the manicure looks at the myriad ways in which the adorned fingernail has served as an express... read more

Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure

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 FASHION

The secrets to fabulous skin by French facialist and skincare expert Christine Clais. French women have always been very serious about their skin. From a young age - following their mothers' and grandmothers' advice - they establish good skincare routines and rituals. In French Complexion, Christine C... read more

The French Complexion

Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer: it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street - or you made them yourself. Today we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The... read more

Wardrobe Crisis - How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion

This book comprehensively showcases sneakers through time from early Air Jordans, the original Air Force 1, and Adidas Superstars to iconic contemporary designs by pop culture figures like Kanye West and cool fashion designers... read more

1000 Sneakers - A Guide to the World's Greatest Kicks, from Sport to Street