The latest addition to my fashion library has a bit of a classic preppy twist. I blame my Northeastern heritage. When I spotted The Ivy League, I knew I wasn't leaving without it. For those of you wondering how this is a fashion book, I'll just say that one flip through the pages of this...

From start to finish, author Kathleen Baird-Murray details everything from Ralph Lauren's humble beginnings to the designer's greatest triumphs in the world of fashion. This is not only a book that will be loved by devotees of the brand, but also by future designers looking for inspiration...

Photo credit Let's call this time travelling Thursday: it's the Geek Chic column's third and final installment of fashion inspired by Doctor Who! Last time, we covered Eleven's friends and foes, so now it's time to talk about the companions of the Ninth and Tenth Doctor. Never watched the...

USA Today Fashion News: Dress like Kim Kardashian or Jennifer Lopez Los Angeles Times (blog) People magazine got a handful of fashion designers to imagine what Kim Kardashian's wedding dress should look like, and — somewhat in sync with Stanger's advice above –they all envisioned...

Costume Colloquium V: Restraint and Excess in Fashion and Dress Florence, Italy Abstracts due June 15, 2015 November 17-20, 2016 (Exact dates to be confirmed) Call for Papers The Advisory Committee and organizers of the next Costume Colloquium dedicated to Restraint and Excess in Fashion...

For the Fashion Library: Kate Spade's Places to Go, People to See Kate Spade's Chief Creative Officer Deborah Lloyd has put together a perfectly packaged inspiration board for everyday living with this new hardback. Chapter titles include little gems like, "Living The Hotel Life," "Getting...

Genius fashion: 1 dress, 2 ways to wear from Tamara Mellon Anyone who has to pack a suitcase every other week knows that truly fantastic fashion is defined by versatility. That's why I love a discovery that can be easily worn in more ways than one and still have that wow factor attached....

What was a gift from the lovely ladies at Claridge's has become a nightstand favourite for the fashion library. This charming little book from Camilla Morton is not only a favourite of mine but is also favoured by the next generation. What girl didn't love the Tale of the Empress's New...

I'm slowly but surely building up quite the fashion library these days and I've turned a great deal of attention lately to books that inspire me as much with their words as they do with their pictures. My latest find is from the Paris based Australian illustrator Kerrie Hess and it's...

" Author and illustrator Clare Grove sent me a copy of "My Mummy Loves Shoes" for the FFG fashion library and it's sitting on my desk open to the heel colour wheel as I write. Oh the trouble I'd be in if I had been exposed to such beautiful things in print so early on in life. Yet, all I can...

 

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