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HIGH FASHION MADE IN GERMANY

Martina Rink

Fashion Germany

This book presents Germany’s increasingly important role in the world of fashion and tells the inside story of the designers, creative directors, stylists, and photographers, who have placed the country on the style map.

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STUNNING FOTOS AND FASHION LORE

Lisa Small

Killer Heels

This gorgeous book explores the fashion world’s most coveted and iconic object. More than 160 spectacular shoe designs—from sixteenth-century Venetian platforms to twenty-first-century Christian Louboutins—play with the cultural and artistic possibilities of the high heel, and push the limits of functionality and beauty.

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50 ICONIC DESIGNS

Eleanor Thompson

The Wedding Dress

For brides-to-be or any reader with a fascination for couture, here is the essential guide to the best wedding dresses of modern times—the 50 iconic designs that made fashion history. an indispensable resource for brides, wedding planners, or anyone interested in the world of bridal couture.

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MODERN MANICURE

Nails

The manicure as we know it has been around for less than a century, but it’s become a major presence in the culture of fashion. This first definitive history of the manicure looks at the myriad ways in which the adorned fingernail has served as an expression of the individual and the times.

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