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Style Book: Pattern and Print & Fashionable Inspirations Book Set||RF20F

Style Book: Pattern and Print & Fashionable Inspirations Book Set||RF20F
 
 

Style Book: Pattern and Print & Fashionable Inspirations Book Set||RF20F

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      • Product Description:

        Set of Style Book: Pattern and Print (Hardback) and Style Book: Fashionable Inspirations (Paperback).  Set offer price £30 (RRP £20 each). For a limited time only.

         

        This book set includes two books from Elizabeth Walker.

         

        Fashionable Inspiration is a book which will help the reader to find inspiration in the patina of the world around them. One of the books powerful punches lies in the juxtaposition of stunning images. The earliest example is a portrait of an Indian army commander clad in tartan and taken in 1865; facing him is picture of a Japanese painter in the 1920s, also dressed in plaid. There are enormous bathing suits from neck to knee and itsy-bitsy bikinis, exotic hair-dos and oriental gems, knobbly knits and loads of lace. It is all about stylish contrasts, strange situations and rarely glimpsed pictures, all set to get the mind buzzing and the creative juices flowing.

         

        Pattern and Print offers a fresh take on the iconic patterns and prints that are renewed and recycled year after year, from the runways to street wear. Fashion editor Elizabeth Walker draws on eclectic influences from around the world: embroidered kimonos from Japan, batiks from Indonesia, paisley from India and France, animal prints, bold op-art geometrics in black and white, bright kangas from Kenya, Hawaiian print hibiscus, or bold splashes of color combining Schiaparelli pink with tangerine and turquoise.The images selected here featuring both celebrities and more proletariat fashionistas spotlight the striking prints and patterns that add panache to any look.

      • generic_text_8: Hardback & Paperback
      • generic_text_3: Elizabeth Walker
      • generic_text_7: 9781908271211
      • generic_text_4: 2013
      • generic_text_2: 20.2 x 14.6 x 4 cm - 14.2 x 20.1 cm
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