Women's Fashion & Jewellery

Books on women's fashion: dress, designers, ethnic clothing, fine jewellery, retro & vintage items.
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BLACK OPAL CUTTING & ORIENTATING. This is a well researched and beatifully presented guide to the fascinating craft of Opal Cutting/Polishing by a recognised leading Craftsman. Being an opal miner at Lightning Ridge for 28 years Greg is well placed to write about how opal is formed - its origins, the fields and the mining methods as well as describing the skills required to make fine jewellery - silver, gold and opal.

BLACK OPAL CUTTING & ORIENTATING. This is a well researched and beatifully presented guide to the fascinating craft of Opal Cutting/Polishing by a recognised leading Craftsman. Being an opal miner at Lightning Ridge for 28 years Greg is well placed to write about how opal is formed - its origins, the fields and the mining methods as well as describing the skills required to make fine jewellery - silver, gold and opal.

Bob Khalil UPSTYLE Z of the NEW MILLENIUM. 54 different hair styles.

Bob Khalil UPSTYLE Z of the NEW MILLENIUM. 54 different hair styles.

1920s & 1930s. Largely a visual history of costume in the 1920s and 1930s, the book shows major developments in fashion for all strata of society and details the social background to these changes.

& Largely a visual history of costume in the and the book shows major developments in fashion for all strata of society and details the social background to these changes.

TARTANS ILLUSTRATED IDENTIFIER. Tartans have a long history linked to Scottish clans and familes, and suvive today as symbols of Scotland's rich heritage. This is a concise guide to over 140 tartans including the main clan and family setts.

Tartans have a long history linked to Scottish clans and familes, and suvive today as symbols of Scotland's rich heritage. This is a concise guide to over 140 tartans including the main clan and family setts.

DENIM: A stunning photographic exploration of blue jeans - from cowboys to tomboys, from dusty mines to mean streets, from roomy coveralls to hip-hugging show-it-alls.

DENIM: A stunning photographic exploration of blue jeans - from cowboys to tomboys, from dusty mines to mean streets, from roomy coveralls to hip-hugging show-it-alls.

BROOME S SOUTH SEA PEARLS. Broome has been famous for its moon-bright pearls and mother-of-pearl shell for more than 100 years. Today the region's 'South Sea Pearls' fetch top prices in New York, London, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong and Tokyo, as the world's largest and most lustrous oceanic gems.

BROOME S SOUTH SEA PEARLS. Broome has been famous for its moon-bright pearls and mother-of-pearl shell for more than 100 years. Today the region's 'South Sea Pearls' fetch top prices in New York, London, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong and Tokyo, as the world's largest and most lustrous oceanic gems.

Stuart Devlin ARGYLE CHAMPAGNE DIAMONDS JEWELS. Internationally acclaimed goldsmith & jeweller, Stuart Devlin was the first to recognise the true potential of the champagne & cognac diamonds. Devlin's brilliant and provocative designs highlighting the richness of the diamonds, have opened new boundaries in international jewellery design.

Stuart Devlin ARGYLE CHAMPAGNE DIAMONDS JEWELS. Internationally acclaimed goldsmith & jeweller, Stuart Devlin was the first to recognise the true potential of the champagne & cognac diamonds. Devlin's brilliant and provocative designs highlighting the richness of the diamonds, have opened new boundaries in international jewellery design.

From the 1915 Delphos Pleated dress to Hussein Chalayan's 2007 LED dress, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.

From the 1915 Delphos Pleated dress to Hussein Chalayan's 2007 LED dress, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.

WEDDING DRESS: BRIDAL FASHIONS. The book considers the way couturiers & designers have challenged & refreshed the traditional white dress & the influence of the wedding industry, whose antecedents lie in the commercialization of the wedding in Victorian Britain. The Wedding Dress is not only about costume, but also about the cultivation of the image of the bride. This book is a glorious tribute to an exquisite, stylish, glamorous gown, the romance of its evolution & the splendour of its…

WEDDING DRESS: BRIDAL FASHIONS. The book considers the way couturiers & designers have challenged & refreshed the traditional white dress & the influence of the wedding industry, whose antecedents lie in the commercialization of the wedding in Victorian Britain. The Wedding Dress is not only about costume, but also about the cultivation of the image of the bride. This book is a glorious tribute to an exquisite, stylish, glamorous gown, the romance of its evolution & the splendour of its…

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