Dior by Dior: The autobiography of Christian Dior (V&A Fashion Perspectives)Paperback – 7 Aug. 2018
Christian Dior (1905–1957) rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the “New Look” took the world by storm. This charming and modest autobiography gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man behind the high-profile establishment. It is also a unique portrait of classic Paris haute couture of the 1950s and offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes. Dior details his childhood in Granville, the family and friends closest to him, his most difficult years and sudden success, as well as his sources of inspiration and creative processes.
Fashion Decades (Creative Moments) Paperback
From the Roaring Twenties to the Nifty Noughties. Put your stamp on this stylish collection of Fashion Decades and channel your inner creativity as you colour in the trends. You will find dhirts, skirts, jewellery and more in this dazzling book of illustrations. From the roaring twenties to the nifty noughties, the elegant outlines will help you produce your own fashion masterpieces. Create your own colourful catwalk with Fashion Decades. This paperback book measures: 27.3 x 20.3 x 1cm
Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition & Colouring Book (Colouring Books) Paperback
From the international bestselling creator of Lost Ocean comes a beautiful new colouring book that takes you on a wondrous expedition through the jungle.Follow ink evangelist and queen of colouring, Johanna Basford down an inky trail through Magical Jungle and discover a forgotten world of flora and fauna just waiting to be coloured in. Through intricate pen and ink illustrations, colour-inners of all ages are invited to explore an exotic rainforest teeming with creatures large and small. Encounter speckled tree frogs and dainty hummingbirds, prowling tigers and playful monkeys. Let your imagination run wild in the leafy treetop canopy or find yourself drawn to the delicate world of sensational blossoms and tropical plants below. There are ancient relics to be found along the way, each one leading toward the mystical treasure hidden at the heart of the magical jungle. Only the bravest, most inquisitive colourers will discover what lies hidden at the end of this inky quest.For Magical Jungle Johanna has picked a crisp ivory paper that accentuates and compliments your chosen colour palette. The smooth, untextured pages allows for beautiful blending or gradient techniques with coloured pencils, or are perfect for pens, allowing the nib to glide evenly over the surface without feathering.
D is for Doodling: Inspiration for Stylish Patterning
D is for Doodling is a modern take on doodling and design, with gorgeous graphic-style artwork to inspire the imagination.From a starting point of simple shapes and outlines, you can produce striking, stunning art as you embellish, decorate, colour and complete the page. On the opposite page, a beautiful image provides patterns and techniques for inspiration. Each themed section is accompanied by an inspiring quote; chosen from an international array of writers on topics such as trees, mountains and flowers.