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Elite Street: The Elite Model Look: A Fashion and Style Manual , Ragnarsson, Huggy
1 Elite Street: The Elite Model Look: A Fashion and Style Manual  Ragnarsson, Huggy
0789301369 / 9780789301369 Good.  
Hardcover. Oversize hardcover 1998 Universe. Very clean, crisp, unmarked, but corner is bumped. 160pp. Language: English. Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority-- surface or Airmail only. '[A]n up-to-the-minute, useful guide to feeling good and looking great in all the places life might take you--whether it's a night out in the city , a day at the beach, or just relaxing at home. Packed with helpful hints and creative ideas, it covers everything from finding the right products for your skin and hair to dressing for your body type and creating a workout that works. Here, too, is advice on coping with such real-life situations as peer pressure, stress, and dilemmas of the heart. The book also draws on a wealth of experience and know-how in the image-making business with commentaries from such fashion and style authorities as supermodel Linda Evangelista, Elite founder John Casablancas, and Elite's best experts and stylists.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Figleaf: The Business of Being in Fashion , Merriam, Eve; Burris, Burmah (illustrator)
2 Figleaf: The Business of Being in Fashion  Merriam, Eve; Burris, Burmah (illustrator)
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1960 Lippincott. Heavy wear to jacket: edges rubbed; scratches; chipped areas; small rips. Light age-tanning to pages. Text clean; binding tight. Good reading / research copy. 246 pages; black-and-white line drawings; humorous Glossary of Fashionese. Language: English. '[L]ays bare the secrets of America's third largest industry and No. 1 cult: Fashion. It has its own high priestesses, alchemists, soothsayers, and magic incantations, and millions of happy victims annually scarifice a startling proportion of their income upon its altar.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: industry, trend, designer, clothes, New York, manufacturing, manufacturer, merchandise, merchandising, retail, retailer, magazine, cosmetic, makeup, make-up, beauty, Fifties, Sixties, 1950s, 1960s. No ISBN.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Looking Terrific: Express Yourself through the Language of Clothing , Cho, Emily; Grover, Linda
3 Looking Terrific: Express Yourself through the Language of Clothing  Cho, Emily; Grover, Linda
0345282590 / 9780345282590 Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover 1978. CREASED CORNER; WRITING on title page; age discoloration. Intact. Good reading / research copy. Lots of timeless fashion tips. 175 pages; black-and-white drawings. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Make Up Your Life: Every Woman's Guide to the Power of Makeup , Jackson, Victoria
4 Make Up Your Life: Every Woman's Guide to the Power of Makeup  Jackson, Victoria
0060196394 / 9780060196394 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition oversize hardcover with dustjacket 2000 HarperResource. Unread; superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light shelfwear and crumpling to jacket corners. 222pp, Index, color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'With her timeless advice, Victoria Jackson demonstrates the real power of makeup: when you look better, you feel better. Make Up Your Life is not simply a how-to book. Instead it reveals what Victoria took a lifetime to learn: why makeup makes a difference in our lives, why we feel better when we wear it, and why being comfortable with the way we look ultimately frees us to celebrate who we are. For more than a decade as makeup artist to some of the world's most gorgeous women, including Jacqueline Bisset, Brooke Shields, Rene Russo, Kate Capshaw, and Kathleen Turner, Victoria Jackson has seen how using makeup has the power to help you build confidence. ... In this inspirational and practical book, Victoria presents dramatic before and after examples, offers tips on how to use makeup to build on what you like about your face and play down what you don't, and explains how to achieve the look you want in only 2, 5, or 10 minutes.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Complete Book of Home Millinery , Collins, Wanda Summers
5 The Complete Book of Home Millinery  Collins, Wanda Summers
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 5th printing 1951 Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Noticeable average wear to jacket: edges and corner worn and rubbed. 108 pages; Glossary; black-and-white illustrations and a few photos. Diagrams by Gil Bartlett. Instructions on how to become a home milliner and make professional-quality hats. Provides simple directions and easy-to-follow patterns to make the basic brim, block the crown, cover the frame with fabric, line and insert the headband, and make trimmings. Custom-made headwear: dinner hat, turban, pillbox, beret, straw, braid, two-piece and sectional crown, feather, flower, felt, velour, beaver, lace, cap, veil, etc. Scarce title that captures the art, craft, and technique of a fashion era. Language: English. No ISBN.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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The New York Times Style Magazine: Women's Fashion, Spring 2010, Limnander, Armand (editor); Browne, Allix (editor)
6 The New York Times Style Magazine: Women's Fashion, Spring 2010 Limnander, Armand (editor); Browne, Allix (editor)
Paperback. Softcover newspaper supplement with stapled binding, published Feb. 28, 2010 by The New York Times. Average wear: light creases to cover. Clean and unmarked. Great reading/research copy. 200 pages; color photos; advertisements. Language: English. Cover photo of actress Julianne Moore by Raymond Meier. (2 different cover photos of her were published for this issue in keeping with the theme of performance; this one is described as 'highly theatrical', with heavy, bright makeup.) Contents: Le Cirque, photos by Solve Sundsbo. Julianne of the Spirits, by Lynn Hirschberg. Combat Ready, photos by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Jumble Fever, photos by Paolo Roversi. High-Wire Act [performance art and Marina Abramovic], by Andrea Scott. Profile in Style: Diane Keaton, by Daphne Merkin. Prairie Haute Companion, photos by Mark Segal. Timeless: Kate Moss on Longchamp; and more. Keywords: fashion, beauty, design, designer, contemporary. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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VOGUE Magazine March 2001 , Wintour, Anna (editor)
7 VOGUE Magazine March 2001  Wintour, Anna (editor)
Very Good.  
Paperback. VOGUE Magazine, March 2001 issue published by Conde Nast Publications, NY. Glossy monthly periodical. Only light edgewear to cover. Very clean; no marks; no address mailing label; binding is solid. 594 pages. Language: English. Cover story: Penelope Cruz: The Power of Beauty. The Power Issue. Features with, by, or on: Carmen Kass; Gisele Bundchen; Karolina Kurkova; Stella Tennant; Sarah Polley; Hillary Clinton; tennis sisters Venus and Serena Williams; Jane Fonda; Camilla Parker Bowles; Hamish Bowles on Jacqueline Kennedy; Milla Jovovich; Nostalgia: Vera Wang; red lips; caviar; Nicolas Ghesquiere of Balenciaga; Tama Janowitz on 1980s style; Renee Fleming; Blaine Trump; Marcia Kilgore; Ellie-Mae Aitken; Yohanna Logan; Michael Faircloth; much more. Keywords: fashion, celebrity, celebrities, designer, couture, coutourier, back issue, model, supermodel, runway. No ISBN.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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