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  • We Are Dandy – The Elegant Gentleman Around the World

    R400

    From America to Africa to Asia, dandyism is a way of life. We are Dandy throws open the doors of the wardrobe and explores the dandy as a global phenomenon.

  • 101 Things I Learned in Fashion School

    R150

    This indispensable resource provides essential advice to undergraduates, designers, and anyone interested in the fashion world. Each two-page layout is illustrated and illuminates an important industry topic-using humor, statistics, or real-life examples to drive to the point home. You will find yourself dwelling on each page, as the lesson behind the lessons take root. Alfredo…

  • 20th-Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads

    R220

    The 20th century saw fashion evolve from an exclusive Parisian salon business catering for the wealthy elite into a global industry employing millions, with new trends whisked into stores before the last model has even left the catwalk.

  • 100 Contemporary Fashion Designers

    R250

    Bibliotheca Universalis — Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe.

    Hardcover, 14 x 19.5 cm, 1.15 kg, 712 pages

  • 70’s Style and Design

    R450

    The 1970s are experiencing a resurgence of cool. Rescuing the decade from parody, this study is sensationally illustrated, meticulously researched, and wittily written. Once dismissed as the decade of avocado suites, lava lamps and shag-pile carpets, the period is now being enthusiastically mined for trends from the fashion, music, literature and groove of the time….

  • Africa is in Style

    R190

    It is not unusual to see the colours and hear the rhythms of Africa at runway shows in Paris, New York, or Milan. But despite its influence on Western designers, African fashion is still struggling to make itself known. With the ambitious pursuit of reinventing urban fashion, many young African designers are breaking away from…

  • American Fashion Menswear

    R500

    From the outset, America was settled by individualists and adventurers who severed ties with the old world to find their destiny in an unknown land, a separation that opened the way for change in a less stratified society. To survive the challenges of a new environment, the American man needed garments that were functional and…

  • American Fashion Travel

    R300

    The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) members are always on the go. These globetrotting design stars share their favorite destinations, hotels, restaurants, stores, and sources of inspiration in this new title from Assouline’s bestselling CFDA American Fashion series. Get a glimpse into the designers private and ultra-chic world of travel with personal anecdotes,…

  • Asian Jewellery: Ethnic Rings, Bracelets, Necklaces, Earrings, Belts, Head Ornaments

    R450

    The ultimate reference book on the ethnic jewelery of Asian peoples. This volume provides a vivid and varied insight into body adornment around Asia: ivory, beads, leather, shells, enamel work, precious metals, and stones, alone or in combination, are illustrated throughout.

  • Azzaro

    R190

    In honor of the fashion house’s fiftieth anniversary, Loris Azzaro offers an in-depth look at the life and legacy of French fashion icon Loris Azzaro. This illustrated retrospective reveals a designer who celebrated the female form with unabashed glamour,

  • Calais Lace

    R400


    Since 1993 Michael Kenna has visited Calais many times and wandered at length throughout the town, photographing its urban landscapes and its proud industrious heart: the lace factories. On his first visit he met Annette Haudiquet, then head curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle. It was during this meeting that the idea for the book Calais Lace, and the exhibition it accompanies, was born.

  • Cartier Time Art: Mechanics of Passion

    R450

    This book chronicles Cartier’s constant quest for excellence in the manufacture of complicated watches. Whether historic pieces in the Cartier Collection or contemporary fine watch-making creations, Cartier interprets complications in its own inimitable way, and always with a sense of design.

  • Catherine Malandrino

    R100

    Catherine Malandrino’s designs make the most of creative opposites: the utmost feminine lines temper an aggressive urban style, French chic combines with New York energy, a vibrant palette contrasts with the black…

  • Chanel – Perfume

    R100

     

    Already renowned for the pioneering spirit she brought to fashion, Gabrielle Chanel rewrote the rulebook for perfumes when, in 1921, she launched a revolutionary fragrance: No.5. Its uniquely complex composition, which contrasted with the sobriety of its bottle and its disconcertingly simple name, suddenly made all other fragrances seem outdated and gave the world a lesson in modernity. An icon of the 20th century, the world’s most popular perfume laid the foundations for the style that was to distinguish all Chanel’s fragrances.

  • Claude Montana: Fashion Radical

    R450

    The Montana woman embodied an extraordinary new image: razor- sharp tailoring and strong silhouettes with dramatic proportions and masculine lines, enlivened by an astonishing mix of detail and bold hues. Materials, colors, and cut were all vehicles for Claude Montana’s effervescent genius, and it was the Lanvin period in the early 1990s that marked the absolute high point of his creativity.

  • Contemporary Menswear

    R440

    This is an essential reference to more than 50 international designers, brands, stores, blogs and websites that have shaped independent men’s fashion over the last decade and will define its trends in the years ahead