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New Arrivals
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    Women in Clothes

    Sheila Heti and Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton 9780399166563
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    Exposed: A History of Lingerie

    Colleen Hill 9780300208863
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Fashion and Costume
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1940s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook
1940s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook
by Emmanuelle Dirix
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"The early Forties might have been years of make-do-and-mending and fashionable inventiveness, but the latter half of the decade saw an explosion of contemporary forward-looking fashions. 1940s Fashion: the Definitive Sourcebook is an extensive survey... (read more)

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Recently Arrived Used
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Staff Pick
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A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution (Arden Shakespeare Library)
A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution (Arden Shakespeare Library)
by Joy Emery
Staff Pick
A History of the Paper Pattern Industry is a joy for any follower of fashion history. I've often been fascinated by how the early days of modern fashion (starting around the 1850s) followed developments in technology. Whether it's the maturation of the sewing machine, the development of chemical dyes for superior color, or the increase of factory jobs for women, the late 1800s and early 1900s were an amazing time in clothing. What I hadn't taken into consideration was how much paper patterns also played into modern fashion history. A History of the Paper Pattern Industry is concerned primarily with U.S. paper pattern history, while filled with plenty of depictions of pattern envelopes. No doubt the designer/sewist will find inspiration here, but this is really more of a sociological study of the pattern business.
Recommended by Tracey T., Powells.com

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Hair Care General
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Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step By Step Techniques: 2nd Edition
Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step By Step Techniques: 2nd Edition
by Lauren Rennells
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There are certain classic styles that withstand the test of time. The look of a beautiful hairstyle from 60 or 70 years ago is just as eye catching today as it was then, maybe even more so today. These hairstyles remind us of a time of elegance and... (read more)

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Fashion History
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Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
by Dk Publishing
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Tracing the evolution of fashion -- from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today -- Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting... (read more)

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Beauty General
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The Essential Oils Book: Creating Personal Blends for Mind and Body
The Essential Oils Book: Creating Personal Blends for Mind and Body
by Colleen Dodt
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Aromatic essential oils have many uses. Soothing or invigorating, oils can be used in air fresheners, home-cleaning products, bath soaks, and, of course, perfumes. Complete instructions show readers how to use essential oils safely and effectively. A... (read more)

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Beauty General
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Making Faces
Making Faces
by Kevyn Aucoin
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America's preeminent makeup artist shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but also how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks. 200 color photos & sketches.... (read more)

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Fashion and Costume
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What Shall I Wear?
What Shall I Wear?
by Claire Mccardell
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The revolutionary fashion designer credited with originating "The American Look," Claire McCardell designed for the emerging active lifestyle of women in the 1940s and '50s. She was the originator of mix-and-match separates, open-backed sundresses, and... (read more)

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The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners
The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners
by Linda Sparks
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Think of a corset as a blank canvas. Linda Sparks' The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners is a comprehensive guide to building your first corset, including: Section One: Tools and Materials for Corset Building Discusses the... (read more)

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Beauty General
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Image Matters for Men: How to Dress for Success!
Image Matters for Men: How to Dress for Success!
by Veronique Henderson
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Lets face it, most men need fashion advice, and few of them are going to receive a visit from the Queer Eye gang. Thats where Image Matters for Men comes in. In seven idea-packed chapters the Average Joe will learn which clothes will flatter his coloring... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Face to Face: Amazing New Looks and Inspiration from the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist
Face to Face: Amazing New Looks and Inspiration from the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist
by Scott Barnes
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Face to Face, the follow-up to the bestselling beauty primer About Face, is the everyday style guide for every woman. Sought-after celebrity makeup artist Scott Barnes helps change up the usual go-to makeup routine with techniques for getting the... (read more)

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Used Books
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The Pocket Stylist: Behind-The-Scenes Expertise from a Fashion Pro on Creating Your Own Unique Look
The Pocket Stylist: Behind-The-Scenes Expertise from a Fashion Pro on Creating Your Own Unique Look
by Kendall Farr
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A celebrity fashion stylist reveals the tricks of her trade and shows women of all sizes how to pull together their own polished, individual look.... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Thursday,
September 18, 2014
Women in Clothes
  1. Women in Clothes
    by Sheila Heti and Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton
  2. 1940s Fashion: The Definitive Sourcebook
    by Emmanuelle Dirix
  3. Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step By Step Techniques: 2nd Edition
    by Lauren Rennells
  4. Making Faces
    by Kevyn Aucoin
  5. The Basics of Corset Building: A Handbook for Beginners
    by Linda Sparks
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