Inspired to have one very Parisian chic weekend of our own, we thought we'd turn to the 'icon of chic' herself, Inès de la Fressange. As you might recall, the former model and all-around fashion star is also the New York Times best-selling author of "Parisian Chic: A Style Guide," which has...

know about how Parisian women maintain their effortless sense of style – including how to mix affordable basics with high-end touches, how to accessorize, the seven essential items you should have in your wardrobe, and more. There is also a section on how to give your home a Parisian chic...

Selena Francis-Bryden's book DIY Fashion will help you realize your design dreams and see you well on your way to making your own clothes, handbagsand accessories in no time. Containing more than 40 different projects that require no prior skills — or a sewing machine — these customized hand...

Kim Smits and Matthihjus Maat's book Custom Kicks has collated the work of 150 illustrators who have been invited to show/create customized shoes. Appealing to shoe fans and art & design enthusiasts both, the book explores the beginnings of this shoe customization trend and delves into the...

If you have aCarrie Bradshaw-sized obsession with shoes, then this book is for you. Sue Hueyand Rebecca Proctor go knee deep in fabulous kicks in their New Shoes ( Laurence King Publishing ), piecing together a rich mix of sandals, boots and pumps that illustrate the blend of style, design...

I'd previously had my eye on Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Ines de la Fressange for quite sometime, so as soon as the tickets were booked, I bought a copy. I'm so glad I did! Firstly, I found out a few things about my own personal style... Basically, I think I might be a Parisian woman...

information for the industry in her new book Talk About Fashion (Rizzoli Books). The book is separated into concise sections that offer everything from thechronology of twentieth century fashion trends to selecting 30 designersand exploring their important signature contributions to...

And this is what makes the book enjoyable to the scholar-expert as well as the amateur reader. To the former audience Berliner Chic offers a wealth of theoretical references, a historical framework, and a rich bibliography (albeit no index), and for the latter audience there are plenty of...

A compilation of all the words commonly used in college and the fashion world in general, this reference is not only functional but visually stunning, utilizing beautifully illustrated diagrams and drawings of fashion costumes and details. Containing more than 2,000 entries organized...

As they summarize: Baroque chic paved the way for the expression and understanding of passion and of suffering. Ringstrasse Chic put capital in charge, which restructured the city and expedited the pace of change. Prolo Chic and Ausländer Chicboth participated in and responded to this...

 

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