Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over sixty of these clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and talented storytellers. Learn More
In 2008 Alexander McQueen commissioned photographer Nick Waplington to document the creation of his Fall 2009 collection--all the way from inception to runway showing. Unfortunately, it was to be the last Fall/Winter collection that McQueen would stage before his untimely death.
Jettison the old rulebooks about home décor and “undecorate” your space. As the founder and creative director of DwellStudio—which is famous for its brightly colored, graphic textile designs for home furnishings—designer Christiane Lemieux challenges tradition in a quintessentially American way, championing a fresh, unconventional approach to creating a beautiful and comfortable home. Lemieux emboldens readers to push aside stuffy, professionally-designed décor, showing them instead how to infuse their own personality into their home. Learn More
Honore de Balzac's 1830 Treatise on Elegant Living was a keystone text on dandyism, preceding Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's Anatomy of Dandyism (1845) and Charles Baudelaire's “The Dandy” (in The Painter of Modern Life, 1863), and marking an important shift from the early dandyism of the British Regency to the intellectual and artistic dandyism of nineteenth-century France.
The shabby-chic, Bohemian look known as vintage has both charm and plenty of practicality. It is the perfect alternative for modern white interiors, ideal for family living—as extra scuffs won’t ruin the look—and low maintenance as well as relatively inexpensive.
A bounteous selection of essays, philosophical diagrams, poetry and other such theoretical tinkerings concerning the reintroduction of ancient charm into this vale of mud and tears known heretofore as the modern life. Learn More
Here at last is the bible of T-shirt design today. 82 studios from around the world—Brazil, Australia, Japan, Switzerland, America, Argentina, and more—contribute their best designs to create a global and contemporary view of the thriving state of T-shirt land.
Harking back to the classic styles of previous decades is often the foundation of a truly original, elegant, and stylish wedding, but it can be difficult to get all of the vintage details right without a little bit of guidance. Learn More