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    Face Forward by Kevyn Aucoin

    Face Forward is a cosmetics book written by Kevyn Aucoin. It was a New York Times bestseller. Aucoin's portrait subjects inlcude Julia Roberts, Sharon Stone, Martha Stewart, Tori Amos and Aucoin's own mother. Little, Brown reported a 275,000-copy first printing (compared to 164,000 for his last book, Making Faces), and the publishing company had already ordered three more press runs by the end of the month, for a total of 425,000 copies.


    20,000 Years Of Fashion by Francois Boucher

    CONTENTS Introduction. Prehistoric costume. Races and civilizations -- Trade in prehistoric times -- Prehistoric costume -- Comparative study of prehistoric costume -- Notes, chronology and bibliography -- Costume in the Ancient East. General conditions -- Costume in the valleys and plains -- Sumerian costume -- Costume in Babylon and Assyria -- Survivals of the Kaunakès -- Costume in the coastal countries (Mesopotamia, Syria, Arabia) -- Costume in the mountain countries (Cappadocia, Armenia, Caucasus, Iran, Turkestan) -- Costume in the Irano-Indian regions -- Steppe costume -- The general development of costume in the Ancient East -- Notes and bibliography -- Crete and its costume. The setting and the civilization -- Cretan trade -- Cretan costume -- Reciprocal influences -- Notes and bibliography -- The Mediterranean countries. Egypt -- Classical costume in the central Mediterranean -- General characteristics -- Foreign influences -- Greece -- Etruria -- Rome -- Sardinia -- The Iberian peninsula -- North Africa -- Notes and bibliography -- Europe from the Fifth century BC to the Twelfth century AD. The peoples of northern and central Europe -- The La Tène civilization and the first centuries of the Christian era -- The Celts and their costume -- Gaulish and Gallo-Roman costume -- Costume and the great invasions of the Third to Sixth centuries -- Costume in Eastern Europe between the fourth and tenth centuries -- Byzantine costume -- Costume in France under the Merovingians and the Carolingians -- Costume in central and Western Europe from the ninth to eleventh centuries -- Notes and bibliography -- Europe between the Twelfth and Fourteenth centuries. Costume and new conditions of life -- Costume in central and Western Europe -- Notes and bibliography -- Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the early Sixteenth century. The appearance short costume and its development until about 1250 -- Costume in Western Europe -- Costume in France -- Burgundian costume -- Costume in Italy and Spain -- Costume in Germany and England -- The regulation of luxury in clothing -- Costume in Eastern Europe and Asiatic influences -- Costume materials -- Notes and bibliography. The Sixteenth century. Luxury and the economy -- Italian costume -- Spanish costume -- Costume in France -- Costume in England -- The evolution of costume in northern and Eastern Europe -- Military costume and the appearance of military uniform -- Theatrical costume -- The first historical engravings of costumes -- Notes and bibliography -- The Seventeenth century. Costume in France -- Costume accessories -- Fashion trades and publications -- Costume in Holland and England -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Costume materials -- Miscellaneous costumes -- Notes and bibliography -- The Eighteenth century. Costume in Europe -- Costume and fashions in France -- Theatrical costume -- The spread of French fashions -- Creators and fashion publications -- Costume in England -- Scottish costume -- Costume in the rest of Europe -- Western and central Europe -- Eastern Europe -- Military uniform -- The evolution of eighteenth century costume -- Notes and bibliography -- From the French Revolution to the early Twentieth century. The revolutionary period -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- The restoration period -- The romantic period -- Costume in England -- From 1850 to 1868 -- Costume in Europe -- Costume in France -- From 1868 to 1914 -- The great masters of fashion -- Notes and bibliography -- Costume fashions from 1920. New conditions -- 1920-1939 -- 1939-1947 -- Fashion after 1947 -- Bibliography.


    Perfumes by Luca/ Sanchez, Tania Turin

    Pompous names, bizarre ads, hundreds of new scents a year?the multibillion-dollar business of fragrance has long resisted understanding. At last the first critical?and critically acclaimed?guide to perfume illuminates the mysteries of this secretive industry. Lifelong perfume fanatics Luca Turin (best known as the subject of Chandler Burr?s The Emperor of Scent) and Tania Sanchez exalt, wisecrack, and scold through their reviews with passion, eloquence, and erudition, making this book a must-have for anyone looking for a brilliant fragrance?or just a brilliant read.


    A Handweaver's Pattern Book by Marguerite Porter Davison

    Originally published in 1944. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 203-212.


    The History Of Beads by Lois Sherr Dubin

    Previous ed.: New York: Harry N. Abrams; London: Thames & Hudson, 1995.


    A Thousand Days Of Magic by Oleg Cassini

    Oleg Cassini has designed for such legendary twentieth-century icons as Rita Hayworth, Grace Kelly, and Marilyn Monroe. He is the author of In My Own Fashion


    Thing Of Beauty by Stephen Fried

    At age seventeen, Gia Carangi was working the counter at her father's Philadelphia luncheonette, Hoagie City. Within a year, Gia was one of the top models of the late 1970's, gracing the covers of Cosmopolitan and Vogue, partying at New York's Studio 54 and the Mudd Club, and redefining the industry's standard of beauty. She was the darling of moguls and movie stars, royalty and rockers. Gia was also a girl in pain, desperate for her mother's approval—and a drug addict on a tragic slide toward oblivion, who started going directly from $10,000-a-day fashion shoots to the heroin shooting galleries on New York's Lower East Side. Finally blackballed from modeling, Gia entered a vastly different world on the streets of New york and Atlantic City, and later in a rehab clinic. At twenty-six, she became on of the first women in America to die of AIDS, a hospital welfare case visited only by rehab friends and what remained of her family. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Gia's gamily, lovers, friends, and colleagues, Thing of Beauty creates a poignant portrait of an unforgettable character—and a powerful narrative about beauty and sexuality, fame and objectification, mothers and daughters, love and death.


    Encyclopedia Of Needlework by Therese Dedillmont



    The Complete Book Of Sewing by Constance Talbot



    A History Of Hand Knitting by Richard Rutt



    Dv by Diana Vreeland



    Africa Adorned by Angela Fisher



    Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin



    Shocking Life by Elsa Schiaparelli



    Color Me Beautiful by Carole Jackson



    From the Neck Up by Denise Dreher



    Elizabeth Taylor by Elizabeth Taylor



    Cartier 1900--1939 by Judy Rudoe



    Glorious Knits by Kaffe Fassett



    The Windsor Style by Suzy Menkes



    Quant By Quant by Mary Quant



    The Principles Of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt



    The Queen's Jewels by Leslie Field



    Elizabeth Taylor My Love Affair With Jewelry by Taylor E



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