True Style: The History and Principles of Classic Menswear

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From choosing the right pair of eyeglasses to properly coordinating a shirt, tie, and pocket square, getting dressed is an art to be mastered. Yet, how many of us just throw on, well, whatever each morning? How many understand the subtleties of selecting the right pair of socks or the most compatible patterns of our various garments—much less the history, imperatives, and importance of our choices? In True Style, acclaimed fashion expert G. Bruce Boyer provides a crisp, indispensable primer for this daily ritual, cataloguing the essential elements of the male wardrobe and showing how best to employ them. In witty, stylish prose, Boyer breezes through classic items and traditions in menswear, detailing the evolution and best uses of fabrics…

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Mademoiselle Chanel

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Coco Chanel once said, “Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” Her words ring as true today as they did in the 1920s, when she first started developing her unique brand. The legacy Chanel has left behind is beyond compare—not only did she change women’s fashion forever, her name has become synonymous with elegance and style. To read the full article And to enter to win a copy CLICK HERE

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Seventies Glamour

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Wrap dresses, leather jackets, flowing peasant tops — who doesn’t love the fashion of the 70s? This diverse and stylish decade has been perfectly captured in Seventies Glamour, a collection of rare and extraordinary photographs  by photo curator and historian David Wills (HarperCollins, 2014). To read the full article and to enter to win a copy CLICK HERE

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Study of Pose: 1,000 Poses by Coco Rocha

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A groundbreaking, in-depth exploration of the movement and flexibility of the human body, featuring 1,000 stunning black-and-white photographs that showcase the unique collaboration between international supermodel Coco Rocha, “The Queen of Pose,” and world-renowned photographer Steven Sebring. Supermodel Coco Rocha’s uncanny ability to strike distinctive, camera-ready poses at an astounding speed has earned her international fame throughout the fashion industry—and made her the muse of celebrated photographer Steven Sebring. In Study of Pose, Sebring and Rocha have documented 1,000 unique poses—theatrical, vibrant, elegant, dramatic, and unlike anything the fashion or art worlds have seen before. Study of Pose features Rocha in a simple white leotard—bending, jumping, sitting, standing, and everything in between. The result is a gorgeous and arresting look at the…

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