The Complete Costume Dictionary

Author: Elizabeth J. Lewandowski
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810877856
Format: PDF
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Significantly greater in scope than anything currently available—online or in print—this comprehensive resource includes more than 20,000 fashion and costume terms as well as more than 300 illustrations.

The Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric Sewing and Dress

Author: Mary Brooks Picken
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447493613
Format: PDF
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Complete A to Z Dictionary of Dreams

Author: Ian Wallace
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448176662
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If you’ve ever woken up thinking ‘What was that about?’ this fascinating dream dictionary with over 12,000 definitions will explain everything and help you become your own dream expert. Written by highly respected Dream Psychologist Ian Wallace, this comprehensive guide will help you interpret the imagery you see in your dreams and analyse the hidden meaning and messages within them. By exploring your dreams in this way, you’ll reach a deeper understanding of what you really want in life – and work out how to achieve it. Whether you dream about flying above canyons, your teeth dropping out, missing the bus or standing naked in a crowded room, Ian will help you understand what your unconscious is trying to tell you and how you can use your dreams to help you live a rich and fulfilled life. After all, dream is just a dream until you put it into action...

An Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume

Author: James R. Planche
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486145336
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Thousands of terms associated with apparel worn in the principal countries of Europe appear in this extensive and convenient reference. Alphabetically arranged, the profusely illustrated volume features over 1,300 detailed line drawings.

Beijing Opera Costumes

Author: Alexandra B. Bonds
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 0824829565
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Focusing on the costumes of Beijing opera, this comprehensive volume provides both theory and analysis of the costumes and the method of selection for the roles as well as technical information on embroidery, patterns and construction.

Das kleine Buch der Mode

Author: Christian Dior
Publisher: Edel:Books
ISBN: 3944296788
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Christian Diors zeitloses ModeABC – nach über 50 Jahren erstmals wieder in deutscher Sprache erhältlich! 1954 veröffentlichte Christian Dior erstmals sein persönliches Mode-Handbuch. Von A bis Z werden darin alle wichtigen Stichworte aus dem Bereich der Mode abgehandelt, über die jede stilbewusste Frau Bescheid wissen sollte – seien es Schnitte, Farben oder Materialien. Auch heute, 60 Jahre später, hat Diors Modebibel nichts von ihrer Gültigkeit verloren. Der klassische Look, der Dior berühmt machte, überzeugt durch seine zeitlose Eleganz und liegt nach wie vor voll im Trend. Das liebevoll gestaltete Büchlein mit Vintage-Charme ist daher ein Muss für alle Frauen, die sich für Mode interessieren.