Crystal Lace Necklace Patterns, Bead Weaving Technique

By Sandra D. Halpenny

This ebook takes you thru sixteen necklace styles with appealing, complete colour illustrations and step by step instructions. to profit the sew, commence on the first and simplest necklace, paintings your method throughout the e-book to the extra complex styles. you may be making your self necklaces and studying the web weave sew too. whether you will have performed the web weave sew, or have performed my styles prior to, you are going to take pleasure in this ebook of recent necklace styles so as to add for your assortment.

Show description

By Sandra D. Halpenny

This ebook takes you thru sixteen necklace styles with appealing, complete colour illustrations and step by step instructions. to profit the sew, commence on the first and simplest necklace, paintings your method throughout the e-book to the extra complex styles. you may be making your self necklaces and studying the web weave sew too. whether you will have performed the web weave sew, or have performed my styles prior to, you are going to take pleasure in this ebook of recent necklace styles so as to add for your assortment.

Show description

Continue reading "Crystal Lace Necklace Patterns, Bead Weaving Technique"

Fabulous Hair

The nation's major add-ons shop has joined DK to create a clean, awesome sequence that exhibits women find out how to realize their very own kind utilizing the baubles they adore to customize a coiffure or outfit. complete colour.

Show description

The nation's major add-ons shop has joined DK to create a clean, awesome sequence that exhibits women find out how to realize their very own kind utilizing the baubles they adore to customize a coiffure or outfit. complete colour.

Show description

Continue reading "Fabulous Hair"

Fashion Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the History, Language, and Practice of Fashion

By Alicia Kennedy, Emily Banis Stoehrer, Jay Calderin

Fashion layout, Referenced is a complete advisor throughout the artwork and of favor layout, richly illustrated with over 1,000 photos and drawings. in the framework of 4 imperative different types, Fashion layout, Referenced examines the numerous interwoven components that shape the tapestry of fashion.

“Fundamentals” presents an summary of the fundamental constitution of the style career (its association, specializations, and facilities) and appears at shifts well-liked over the years and in ever-faster cycles going forward.

“Principles” introduces the stairs in making a assortment, from layout to creation, and explores instructions steered by means of sustainability and technology.

“Dissemination” charts the various avenues during which style reaches its viewers, no matter if at the catwalk or within the shop, in print or on-line, within the museum or at the street.

“Practice” gathers and appraises the paintings of the main influential and leading edge style designers of the 20th and twenty-first centuries.

From its first question—What is model design?—to its last—What does the long run hold?—Fashion layout, Referenced chronicles the scope of principles, inspirations, and expressions that outline model culture.

Visit the Fashion layout, Referenced fb web page and turn into a fan at http://www.facebook.com/FashionDesignReferenced!

Show description

By Alicia Kennedy, Emily Banis Stoehrer, Jay Calderin

Fashion layout, Referenced is a complete advisor throughout the artwork and of favor layout, richly illustrated with over 1,000 photos and drawings. in the framework of 4 imperative different types, Fashion layout, Referenced examines the numerous interwoven components that shape the tapestry of fashion.

“Fundamentals” presents an summary of the fundamental constitution of the style career (its association, specializations, and facilities) and appears at shifts well-liked over the years and in ever-faster cycles going forward.

“Principles” introduces the stairs in making a assortment, from layout to creation, and explores instructions steered by means of sustainability and technology.

“Dissemination” charts the various avenues during which style reaches its viewers, no matter if at the catwalk or within the shop, in print or on-line, within the museum or at the street.

“Practice” gathers and appraises the paintings of the main influential and leading edge style designers of the 20th and twenty-first centuries.

From its first question—What is model design?—to its last—What does the long run hold?—Fashion layout, Referenced chronicles the scope of principles, inspirations, and expressions that outline model culture.

Visit the Fashion layout, Referenced fb web page and turn into a fan at http://www.facebook.com/FashionDesignReferenced!

Show description

Continue reading "Fashion Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the History, Language, and Practice of Fashion"

Old Clothes, New Looks: Second-Hand Fashion (Dress, Body, Culture)

Fresh curiosity in 'vintage' and moment hand outfits through either type shoppers and architects is just the newest manifestation of an extended and complicated cultural background of donning and buying and selling moment hand outfits. With its origins in necessity, the passing of garments among social and financial teams is now an international enterprise, yet with roots which are centuries previous. to maneuver from one social and cultural state of affairs to a different used outfits has to be 'transformed' to turn into of strength price to a brand new social team. How, while and why this has occurred is the topic of this publication. outdated outfits, New seems to be offers a three-part concentrate on the background, the buying and selling tradition, and the modern refashioning of moment hand garments. old views contain reports situated in Renaissance Florence, early business England, colonial Australia, and mid twentieth-century eire. the worldwide nature of the second one hand alternate in garments is gifted via unique study from Zambia, India, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan. The reuse of clothes as modern type statements is explored via stories that come with neo-mod retro-sixties way of life in Germany, the impression of 'vintage' within the united states on shoppers and architects, in addition to attention of its sartorial and cultural demanding situations, encapsulated by way of the paintings of clothier Xuly.Bet. This groundbreaking booklet may be crucial studying for all these attracted to model and get dressed, fabric tradition, intake and anthropology, in addition to to buyers, creditors and wearers of moment hand outfits.

Show description

Fresh curiosity in 'vintage' and moment hand outfits through either type shoppers and architects is just the newest manifestation of an extended and complicated cultural background of donning and buying and selling moment hand outfits. With its origins in necessity, the passing of garments among social and financial teams is now an international enterprise, yet with roots which are centuries previous. to maneuver from one social and cultural state of affairs to a different used outfits has to be 'transformed' to turn into of strength price to a brand new social team. How, while and why this has occurred is the topic of this publication. outdated outfits, New seems to be offers a three-part concentrate on the background, the buying and selling tradition, and the modern refashioning of moment hand garments. old views contain reports situated in Renaissance Florence, early business England, colonial Australia, and mid twentieth-century eire. the worldwide nature of the second one hand alternate in garments is gifted via unique study from Zambia, India, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan. The reuse of clothes as modern type statements is explored via stories that come with neo-mod retro-sixties way of life in Germany, the impression of 'vintage' within the united states on shoppers and architects, in addition to attention of its sartorial and cultural demanding situations, encapsulated by way of the paintings of clothier Xuly.Bet. This groundbreaking booklet may be crucial studying for all these attracted to model and get dressed, fabric tradition, intake and anthropology, in addition to to buyers, creditors and wearers of moment hand outfits.

Show description

Continue reading "Old Clothes, New Looks: Second-Hand Fashion (Dress, Body, Culture)"

Folk Hats (Folk Knitting series)

By Vicki Square

With 30 thoroughly unique styles for enjoyable and useful hats, this globe-trotting assortment provides transparent illustrations and step by step directions for knitters of all ability degrees. historical past and folklore from the hat's state of foundation accompany each one venture. integrated are felted cowboy hats, festive hats from Cameroon and Japan, ancient derbies from round Europe, a beaded cloche from Afghanistan, hot cossacks from Russia, and darling child bonnets from Nigeria and China. every one specified topper is an merchandise of fashion and of substance. The ingenious and flexible designs and diversity of yarns and strategies positioned a brand new spin at the normal hat trend and reinterpret those people classics for contemporary knitters.

Show description

By Vicki Square

With 30 thoroughly unique styles for enjoyable and useful hats, this globe-trotting assortment provides transparent illustrations and step by step directions for knitters of all ability degrees. historical past and folklore from the hat's state of foundation accompany each one venture. integrated are felted cowboy hats, festive hats from Cameroon and Japan, ancient derbies from round Europe, a beaded cloche from Afghanistan, hot cossacks from Russia, and darling child bonnets from Nigeria and China. every one specified topper is an merchandise of fashion and of substance. The ingenious and flexible designs and diversity of yarns and strategies positioned a brand new spin at the normal hat trend and reinterpret those people classics for contemporary knitters.

Show description

Continue reading "Folk Hats (Folk Knitting series)"

How to Fake Real Beauty: Tricks of the Trade to Master Your Makeup

By Ramy Gafni

Celebrity make-up artist and television makeover expert Ramy Gafni is aware nobody is born excellent, no longer even his well-known consumers. In How to faux genuine Beauty, the make-up guru stocks his secrets and techniques to improving a woman’s typical good looks whereas “faking” what she doesn’t have.

Some everyone is regarded as born with faultless positive factors, yet lots of those presents are obtained, and the fastest, simplest way is to create the semblance utilizing make-up and a bit moxie. the facility of make-up is going some distance towards assisting you pretend anything—a transparent complexion, fuller lips, brighter eyes—whatever you will want! It’s all a question of realizing how!

In How to faux genuine Beauty, Ramy stocks the tried-and-true methods of the alternate. So organize for the pink carpet—whether it’s the only on your head or a precise awards convey. This advisor will train you the way to prepare on your pack up and with a bit of luck take heart level in any situation.

Show description

By Ramy Gafni

Celebrity make-up artist and television makeover expert Ramy Gafni is aware nobody is born excellent, no longer even his well-known consumers. In How to faux genuine Beauty, the make-up guru stocks his secrets and techniques to improving a woman’s typical good looks whereas “faking” what she doesn’t have.

Some everyone is regarded as born with faultless positive factors, yet lots of those presents are obtained, and the fastest, simplest way is to create the semblance utilizing make-up and a bit moxie. the facility of make-up is going some distance towards assisting you pretend anything—a transparent complexion, fuller lips, brighter eyes—whatever you will want! It’s all a question of realizing how!

In How to faux genuine Beauty, Ramy stocks the tried-and-true methods of the alternate. So organize for the pink carpet—whether it’s the only on your head or a precise awards convey. This advisor will train you the way to prepare on your pack up and with a bit of luck take heart level in any situation.

Show description

Continue reading "How to Fake Real Beauty: Tricks of the Trade to Master Your Makeup"

The New York Times Magazine Photographs

For over 30 years, The big apple occasions Magazine has been synonymous with the myriad chances and purposes of images. The long island occasions journal: Photographs displays upon and interrogates the very nature of either images and print magazines at this pivotal second of their background and evolution. Edited by way of Kathy Ryan, longtime picture editor of the Magazine, and with a preface by means of former editorial director Gerald Marzorati, this quantity provides a number of the most interesting commissioned images around the globe in 4 sections: reportage, portraiture, kind and conceptual images, together with photograph representation. different in content material and sensibility, and constant in virtuosity, the images are observed via reproduced tear sheets to permit for the exam of sequencing and the interaction among textual content and picture, concurrently featuring the paintings whereas illuminating its distillation to journal shape. This procedure is explored extra via texts supplying behind-the-scenes standpoint and anecdotes via the various photographers, writers, editors and different collaborators whose voices were part of the journal through the years. problems with documentary images are addressed with regards to extra conceptual images; the efficacy of storytelling; and what makes a picture evidentiary, goal, subjective, honest or a device for advocacy; in addition to ideas on even if those issues are presently moot, or extra severe than ever. As such, The long island instances journal: Photographs serves as a springboard for a rigorous, useful and revitalized exam of images as offered inside of a latest journalistic context.

Show description

For over 30 years, The big apple occasions Magazine has been synonymous with the myriad chances and purposes of images. The long island occasions journal: Photographs displays upon and interrogates the very nature of either images and print magazines at this pivotal second of their background and evolution. Edited by way of Kathy Ryan, longtime picture editor of the Magazine, and with a preface by means of former editorial director Gerald Marzorati, this quantity provides a number of the most interesting commissioned images around the globe in 4 sections: reportage, portraiture, kind and conceptual images, together with photograph representation. different in content material and sensibility, and constant in virtuosity, the images are observed via reproduced tear sheets to permit for the exam of sequencing and the interaction among textual content and picture, concurrently featuring the paintings whereas illuminating its distillation to journal shape. This procedure is explored extra via texts supplying behind-the-scenes standpoint and anecdotes via the various photographers, writers, editors and different collaborators whose voices were part of the journal through the years. problems with documentary images are addressed with regards to extra conceptual images; the efficacy of storytelling; and what makes a picture evidentiary, goal, subjective, honest or a device for advocacy; in addition to ideas on even if those issues are presently moot, or extra severe than ever. As such, The long island instances journal: Photographs serves as a springboard for a rigorous, useful and revitalized exam of images as offered inside of a latest journalistic context.

Show description

Continue reading "The New York Times Magazine Photographs"

Fashion under Fascism: Beyond the Black Shirt (Dress, Body, Culture)

By Eugenia Paulicelli

Prada, Gucci, Max Mara: haute couture is synonymous with luxurious, glamor, excitement, and Italy. but Italian model additionally has a dismal historical past that has no longer formerly been explored. The Fascism of 1930's Italy ruled greater than simply politics--it spilled over into modes of gown. type below Fascism is the 1st e-book to think about this hyperlink intimately. style frequently features as a tacit technique of creating a social assertion, yet less than Mussolini it vividly mirrored political tyranny. Paulicelli explores the sophisticated but sinister alterations to the likely harmless practices of daily costume and indicates why they have been this sort of obstacle for the nation. Importantly, she additionally demonstrates how those advancements impacted at the worldwide dominance of Italian style this day. This interesting booklet comprises interviews with significant designers, resembling Fernanda Gattinoni and Micol Fontana, and sheds new mild at the complex dating among sort and politics.

Show description

By Eugenia Paulicelli

Prada, Gucci, Max Mara: haute couture is synonymous with luxurious, glamor, excitement, and Italy. but Italian model additionally has a dismal historical past that has no longer formerly been explored. The Fascism of 1930's Italy ruled greater than simply politics--it spilled over into modes of gown. type below Fascism is the 1st e-book to think about this hyperlink intimately. style frequently features as a tacit technique of creating a social assertion, yet less than Mussolini it vividly mirrored political tyranny. Paulicelli explores the sophisticated but sinister alterations to the likely harmless practices of daily costume and indicates why they have been this sort of obstacle for the nation. Importantly, she additionally demonstrates how those advancements impacted at the worldwide dominance of Italian style this day. This interesting booklet comprises interviews with significant designers, resembling Fernanda Gattinoni and Micol Fontana, and sheds new mild at the complex dating among sort and politics.

Show description

Continue reading "Fashion under Fascism: Beyond the Black Shirt (Dress, Body, Culture)"

Fashion: A Philosophy

By Lars Svendsen

Fashion is without delay a well-recognized but mysteriously elite international that all of us event, no matter if we’re procuring a brand new pair of denims, analyzing Vogue, or gazing the most recent episode of Project Runway. Lars Svendsen dives into that global in Fashion, exploring the myths, rules, and heritage that make up high fashion, the must-have traits over the centuries, and the very proposal of style itself.

Fashion opens with an exploration of all of the attainable meanings encompassed by means of the notice “fashion,” as Svendsen probes its elusive position in paintings, politics, and historical past. eventually, even if, he makes a speciality of the commonest use of the time period: garments. together with his trademark dry wit, he deftly dismantles some of the axioms of the and its supporters. for instance, he issues out that a few of the newest models proven on runways aren’t really “fashionable” in any experience of the observe, arguing that they’re extra such as glossy paintings works, and he argues opposed to the more and more wide-spread concept that cosmetic surgery and physique amendment are a part of a brand new wave of consumerism. Svendsen attracts upon the writings of thinkers from Adam Smith to Roland Barthes to investigate type as either a historic phenomenon and a philosophy of aesthetics. He additionally lines the connections among the options of favor and modernity and finally considers the significance of evolving models to such fields as artwork, politics, and philosophy.

Whether critiquing a constant media tradition that promotes excellent our bodies or parsing the unending debate over the benefits of conformity as opposed to person sort, Lars Svendsen bargains a fascinating and fascinating research of style and the motivations in the back of its consistent pursuit of the new.

Show description

By Lars Svendsen

Fashion is without delay a well-recognized but mysteriously elite international that all of us event, no matter if we’re procuring a brand new pair of denims, analyzing Vogue, or gazing the most recent episode of Project Runway. Lars Svendsen dives into that global in Fashion, exploring the myths, rules, and heritage that make up high fashion, the must-have traits over the centuries, and the very proposal of style itself.

Fashion opens with an exploration of all of the attainable meanings encompassed by means of the notice “fashion,” as Svendsen probes its elusive position in paintings, politics, and historical past. eventually, even if, he makes a speciality of the commonest use of the time period: garments. together with his trademark dry wit, he deftly dismantles some of the axioms of the and its supporters. for instance, he issues out that a few of the newest models proven on runways aren’t really “fashionable” in any experience of the observe, arguing that they’re extra such as glossy paintings works, and he argues opposed to the more and more wide-spread concept that cosmetic surgery and physique amendment are a part of a brand new wave of consumerism. Svendsen attracts upon the writings of thinkers from Adam Smith to Roland Barthes to investigate type as either a historic phenomenon and a philosophy of aesthetics. He additionally lines the connections among the options of favor and modernity and finally considers the significance of evolving models to such fields as artwork, politics, and philosophy.

Whether critiquing a constant media tradition that promotes excellent our bodies or parsing the unending debate over the benefits of conformity as opposed to person sort, Lars Svendsen bargains a fascinating and fascinating research of style and the motivations in the back of its consistent pursuit of the new.

Show description

Continue reading "Fashion: A Philosophy"

How to Tie a Scarf: 33 Styles

From dressmaker silk squares to chunky home made knits, this NEW YORK instances bestselling book is jam-packed with encouraged how one can sort your scarves. within you will find:

   • Step-by-step tutorials for sq., rectangular, and adorned scarves
   • Styles for the summer time, fall, wintry weather, and spring seasons
   • DIY shawl add-ons that includes digicam straps, tote luggage, necklaces and extra

Wrapped in a silky disguise and with a superbly designed inside, the right way to TIE a headband is the right reward for a person who loves the final touch of a well-styled shawl.

Show description

From dressmaker silk squares to chunky home made knits, this NEW YORK instances bestselling book is jam-packed with encouraged how one can sort your scarves. within you will find:

   • Step-by-step tutorials for sq., rectangular, and adorned scarves
   • Styles for the summer time, fall, wintry weather, and spring seasons
   • DIY shawl add-ons that includes digicam straps, tote luggage, necklaces and extra

Wrapped in a silky disguise and with a superbly designed inside, the right way to TIE a headband is the right reward for a person who loves the final touch of a well-styled shawl.

Show description

Continue reading "How to Tie a Scarf: 33 Styles"