Fifty Women's Fashion Icons that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Lauren Cochrane,Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840917474

Category: Design

Page: 112

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Fashion is a powerful thing. It can be used for self-expression, to make a political statement, or simply to attract attention. Through this stunning collection, discover how these 50 trendsetters - from Twiggy to Wallis Simpson, Tilda Swinton to Michelle Obama - have used fashion to assert their position in the world and become iconic. With stunning photography selected by the Design Museum, in conjunction with Lauren Cochrane, Assistant Fashion Editor at the Guardian, Fifty Women's Fashion Icons is the perfect gift for design lovers and fashion followers of all ages.
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Fifty Shoes that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840915897

Category: Design

Page: 112

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Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Shoes That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 shoe designs that have made a substantial impact in the world of design today. From the 1863 Frye boot to Zaha Hadid's 2008 Melissa shoe, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
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Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited,Paula Reed

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1840916168

Category: Design

Page: 112

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The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s. The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion! The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, enterain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and carchitecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. From Bianca Jagger in Halston and Diane Von Furstenberg's first wrap dress to the rise of punk and Biba, this beautiful book outlines and details the most influential looks of the decade. The 1970s have been a key influence on recent high street and catwalk fashion - here you find out why. With Paula Reed's lively and informative text and a wealth of fabulous photography, it is vital reading for design students, collectors of vintage and everyone who truly loves fashion.
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The Art of Raw Food

Delicious, Simple Dishes for Healthy Living

Author: Jens Casupei,Vibeke Kaupert

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583948740

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

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Raw food is for everyone, say the authors of one of Denmark’s best-selling cookbooks, and they make a compelling case for that claim. Equally at home on the coffee table or in the kitchen, The Art of Raw Food features gorgeous four-color photography and delicious yet simple raw food recipes as well as a background on the benefits of a raw food diet. Jens Casupei and Vibeke Kaupert, raw food enthusiasts with a flair for style as well as a passion for healthy living, introduce readers to the good (raw food), the bad (processed food), and the ugly (how processed food can make you feel). Sixty pages of information on health and diet are followed by 260 pages of mouth-watering recipes. In 140 recipes, the authors cover breakfast (Delicious Buckwheat Porridge); shakes and smoothies (Orange and Blackcurrant Shake); soups (Light and Fluffy Pepper Bisque); main dishes (Chili Sin Carne); soups, dips, and patés (Olive Tapenade); desserts (Pineapple Carpaccio with Berry Coulis); snacks (Quetzalcoatl Chocolate); and sauces and dressings (Sunflower and Beetroot Sauce). A terrific introduction to the world of raw foods for any newcomer, Raw Food offers plenty of diverse and unique recipes for every occasion. The Art of Raw Food official website: http://theartofrawfood.com/
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The Fashion of Film: How Cinema has Inspired Fashion

Author: Amber Butchart

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784722537

Category: Design

Page: 224

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From Amber Butchart, host of BBC 4's A Stitch in Time. Karl Lagerfeld drew inspiration from the dystopian vision of Metropolis. The picture-perfect worlds of Wes Anderson's films echo in Miuccia Prada's collections. From historical epics and romantic dramas to sci-fi blockbusters and arthouse cool, the world's most creative fashion designers have long taken their inspiration from screen idols - and continue to do so today. Let fashion historian Amber Butchart take you a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks, and see how the fashion of film has transformed the world of fashion design. Sumptuously illustrated with photographs of fashion creations and the films that inspired them, The Fashion of Film is a must-have for any fan of style.
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Fifty Shades of Feminism

Author: Lisa Appignanesi,Susie Orbach,Rachel Holmes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405525746

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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Half a century after the publication of The Feminine Mystique, have women really exchanged purity and maternity to become desiring machines inspired only by variations of sex, shopping and masochism - all coloured a brilliant neuro-pink? In this volume, fifty women young and old - writers, politicians, actors, scientists, mothers - reflect on the shades that inspired them and what being woman means to them today. Contributors include: Margaret Atwood, Joan Bakewell, Bidisha, Lydia Cacho, Shami Chakrabarti, Lennie Goodings, Linda Grant, Natalie Haynes, Siri Hustvedt, Kathy Lette, Kate Mosse, Pussy Riot, Bee Rowlatt, Elif Shafak, Ahdaf Soueif, Sandi Toksvig, Natasha Walter, Timberlake Wertenbaker Jeanette Winterson - alongside the three editors.
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Christie's Twentieth-century Jewelry

Author: Sally Everitt,David Joseph Lancaster

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

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Discusses the specific ways in which jewelry fashions reflected the socio-political changes of the last century, citing such periods as the affluent 1920s, the war years, and the technological advances that enabled new design innovations.
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