Little Black Dress Magazine

Little Black Dress Magazine
Author: Paula Roach,Carol McLeod,Steve Greene,Jen DeWeerdt,Tasha Ives,Monica Mayo,Jeanne Mayo,Corinna Schmidt,Erin Campbell
Release: 2021-09-25
Editor: Bookbaby
Pages: 80
ISBN: 1098390687
Language: en
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This devotional is a fun and feminine piece, creatively laid out like your favorite fashion magazine. In this magazine you will find 12 sections. Each section begins with a devotional that includes raw stories of real women as they lean into their relationship with Jesus for strength and wisdom to walk their runway of life in love. The devotional ends with a prayer and journal prompts to help the reader internalize the message, followed by an inspiration page packed with fun and meaningful content to inspire your closet and your spirit. It ends with four separate Design Board pages with space for guided journaling and daily scripture meditation to navigate the path of love with God's Truth as our plumb line. It is a fun and unique way to study and explore scripture as we endeavor to fully grasp what it means to Wear Love.

Little Black Dresses Little White Lies

Little Black Dresses  Little White Lies
Author: Laura Stampler
Release: 2016-07-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781481459891
Language: en
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Harper lands a dream summer internship at a trendy teen magazine in New York City, working as their resident dating blogger, but there is only one problem--she has absolutely zero dating experience.

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel
Author: Susan Goldman Rubin
Release: 2018-03-13
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 150
ISBN: 9781683352914
Language: en
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“An intriguing, well-rounded portrait of a fascinating woman whose many important contributions to art and fashion remain popular today.” —Kirkus Reviews Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco’s development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially independent woman in an era when women were expected to marry; as well as her fierce competition with the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli; and some of her most memorable firsts for the fashion industry, including the little black dress, the quilted purse with gold chain, and the perfume Chanel No. 5. The book includes a bibliography, a list of where to see her work, and an index. “Rubin’s biography is clear-sighted about Chanel’s faults while extolling her fashion genius. Her source notes and bibliography are meticulous, as is the book’s design . . . This will attract young fashion mavens eager to learn about design history.” —Booklist “Rubin expertly chronicles Chanel’s life in this biography . . . Rubin captures the authenticity of Chanel alongside her psychological need to portray a luxurious lifestyle.” —VOYA “A well-researched primer packed with details on a significant trailblazer.” —School Library Journal “Well-designed biography of a fascinating woman.” —School Library Connection “A succinct, balanced portrayal of controversial haute couturière Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel.” —Publishers Weekly

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress
Author: James Patterson
Release: 2016-07-05
Editor: BookShots
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780316276405
Language: en
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Can a little black dress change everything in her life? Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos--until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far . . . and her next conquest could be her last. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

Megan Hess the Little Black Dress

Megan Hess  the Little Black Dress
Author: Megan Hess
Release: 2022-03-02
Editor: Hardie Grant Books
Pages: 144
ISBN: 1743797354
Language: en
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Megan Hess: The Little Black Dress is an illustrated love story about fashion's most enduring and chic uniform, celebrating the designers, the women and of course the dresses. A piece of fashion is so much more than an object. To the designer who created it, the muse who inspired it, the fashion lover who lusts after it, the stylist who is lucky enough to own it, or the star who made it iconic - that fashion piece is part of a story. Introduced by Coco Chanel and made famous by Audrey Hepburn, the little black dress redefined how women dress and remains one of the most elegant and versatile pieces in any wardrobe. Vogue said it would become 'a sort of uniform for all women of taste' - a prophecy that has more than come true. And this little book is the perfect accessory. Filled with fascinating information and stunning illustrations from Megan Hess, and packaged up in a beautiful hardback, Megan Hess: The Little Black Dress is a timeless love story, and the first in Megan Hess' new Ultimate Fashion Wardrobe series.

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
Author: Rhoda Janzen
Release: 2010-04-01
Editor: Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1429982330
Language: en
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A hilarious and moving memoir—in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron—about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal crisis Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty, her world turned upside down. It was bad enough that her brilliant husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a guy he met on Gay.com, but that same week a car accident left her with serious injuries. What was a gal to do? Rhoda packed her bags and went home. This wasn't just any home, though. This was a Mennonite home. While Rhoda had long ventured out on her own spiritual path, the conservative community welcomed her back with open arms and offbeat advice. (Rhoda's good-natured mother suggested she date her first cousin—he owned a tractor, see.) It is in this safe place that Rhoda can come to terms with her failed marriage; her desire, as a young woman, to leave her sheltered world behind; and the choices that both freed and entrapped her. Written with wry humor and huge personality—and tackling faith, love, family, and aging—Mennonite in a Little Black Dress is an immensely moving memoir of healing, certain to touch anyone who has ever had to look homeward in order to move ahead.

Famous Frocks The Little Black Dress

Famous Frocks  The Little Black Dress
Author: Dolin Bliss O'Shea
Release: 2014-08-12
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781452130446
Language: en
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Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly. . . . Each of these women had an influential take on the most classic wardrobe staple of all: the Little Black Dress. In this chic sewing book, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls inspiration from famous LBDs throughout history—including Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line, and more—and offers patterns for reinterpreted versions that are perfectly stylish. Including 10 full dress patterns with sewing variations to make 20 garments in all, a primer on sewing techniques, vintage photographs of style icons, and full-color shots of the finished pieces, this book has everything fashionistas need to bring timeless style right into their closets.

The Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress
Author: Didier Ludot
Release: 2001
Editor: Editions Assouline
Pages: 79
ISBN: 2843232899
Language: en
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An essential piece of clothing in a woman's closet, the little black dress has maintained its popularity thought all trends because it is always the "right" thing to wear. It is a timeless classic and all great designers have created their own variation. Didier Ludot owns the most famous vintage clothing store in Paris, the fashion capital of the world. The store, La Petit Robe Noire, is housed in the prestigious Palais Royal, just steps away from the Louvre. Ludot has meticulously built and maintained a collection of black dresses, which features designs by Chanel, Balmain, Balenciaga, and Gaultier, among others. Photographs of these dresses are juxtaposed with archive photos of Romy Schneider, Catherine Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau, Sofia Loren, Edith Piaf, Paloma Picasso, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor - all in their black dress finest. Ludot's collection is a delightful tour of the black dress from yesterday to today.

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits
Author: Alison Behnke
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Twenty-First Century Books
Pages: 68
ISBN: 9780761358923
Language: en
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Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the mid twentieth century, from every day clothes to high fashion.

Vogue Essentials Little Black Dress

Vogue Essentials  Little Black Dress
Author: Chloe Fox
Release: 2021-11-02
Editor: Conran Octopus
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1840918233
Language: en
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"Ninety years after Vogue dubbed Coco Chanel's simple short black "Ford" dress "the frock that all the world will wear," the perfect Little Black Dress continues to be every woman's most sought after fashion essential. Dress it up, pare it down, wear it forever. Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress celebrates the best of the LBD, as seen on the pages of British Vogue"--Back cover.

Spy in a Little Black Dress

Spy in a Little Black Dress
Author: Maxine Kenneth
Release: 2012-10-02
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781455517671
Language: en
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An "inventive spy romp that's fast, playful and fun" inspired by an actual letter in the John F. Kennedy Library written by Jackie Kennedy, revealing her job offer from the newly formed CIA (Chris Ewan, author of The Good Thief's Guide to Venice). When young Jackie Bouvier receives her second assignment from the CIA, she knows it will go better than her first. She managed to survive the Paris job-while looking her best in Givenchy, no less-but now she's completed her official CIA training. So she's excited to show her boss exactly what she can do for her country. Her new mission: Go undercover in sultry Havana and investigate a young revolutionary named Fidel Castro. But before Jackie can infiltrate the communist cabal, she's in past her hemline in danger. In another exciting adventure, she colludes with Grace Kelly, dances with Frank Sinatra, and flirts with an up-and-coming congressman from Massachusetts. As the international intrigue escalates, Jackie must use all her finely honed skills to stay ahead of her enemies . . . and make sure spying never goes out of fashion.

The Classic Ten

The Classic Ten
Author: Nancy MacDonell Smith
Release: 2003-10-28
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781101098783
Language: en
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Nancy MacDonell Smith explores the origins, meaning, and remarkable staying power of the ten staples of feminine fashion: * the little black dress * the white shirt * the cashmere sweater * blue jeans * the suit * high heels * pearls * lipstick * sneakers * the trench coat Tracing the evolution of each item from inception to icon status, she reveals the history and social significance of each, from the black dress's associations with danger and death to the status implications of the classic white shirt. Incorporating sources from history, literature, magazines, and cinema, as well as her own witty anecdotes, Smith has created an engaging, informative guide to modern style.

FashionEast

FashionEast
Author: Djurdja Bartlett
Release: 2010-10-08
Editor: MIT Press
Pages: 339
ISBN: 9780262026505
Language: en
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A richly illustrated, comprehensive study of fashion under socialism, from state-sponsored prototypes to unofficial imitations of Paris fashion. The idea of fashion under socialism conjures up images of babushka headscarves and black market blue jeans. And yet, as Djurdja Bartlett shows in this groundbreaking book, the socialist East had an intimate relationship with fashion. Official antagonism—which cast fashion as frivolous and anti-revolutionary—eventually gave way to grudging acceptance and creeping consumerism. Bartlett outlines three phases in socialist fashion, and illustrates them with abundant images from magazines of the period: postrevolutionary utopian dress, official state-sanctioned socialist fashion, and samizdat-style everyday fashion. Utopian dress, ranging from the geometric abstraction of the constructivists under Bolshevism in the Soviet Union to the no-frills desexualized uniform of a factory worker in Czechoslovakia, reflected the revolutionary urge for a clean break with the past. The highly centralized socialist fashion system, part of Stalinist industrialization, offered official prototypes of high fashion that were never available in stores—mythical images of smart and luxurious dresses that symbolized the economic progress that socialist regimes dreamed of. Everyday fashion, starting in the 1950s, was an unofficial, do-it-yourself enterprise: Western fashions obtained through semiclandestine channels or sewn at home. The state tolerated the demand for Western fashion, promising the burgeoning middle class consumer goods in exchange for political loyalty. Bartlett traces the progress of socialist fashion in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia, drawing on state-sponsored socialist women's magazines, etiquette books, socialist manuals on dress, private archives, and her own interviews with designers, fashion editors, and other key figures. Fashion, she suggests, with all its ephemerality and dynamism, was in perpetual conflict with the socialist regimes' fear of change and need for control. It was, to echo the famous first sentence from the Communist Manifesto, the spectre that haunted socialism until the end.

Along Came Coco

Along Came Coco
Author: Eva Byrne
Release: 2019-03-19
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781683354703
Language: en
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In a time when children were meant to be seen and not heard, along came Coco, a small French orphan with an eye for style, a talent for sewing, and a big imagination. Coco grew up in an orphanage run by very strict nuns, but she wasn’t very good at following rules. At a time when girls were told to brush their hair 100 times until their arms were sore, Coco promised herself that one day she would snip away her locks so that she wouldn’t have to be so fussy—girls needed time for other things, and they needed some of the comforts that boys enjoyed. Why shouldn’t girls have pockets? And why did they have to wear corsets all the time? An exploration of Coco’s early life and a celebration of her creativity, Along Came Coco †‹shows the ways in which Coco Chanel’s imaginative spirit led her to grow into one of the world’s most beloved fashion icons.

The Little Black Jacket

The Little Black Jacket
Author: Karl Lagerfeld,Carine Roitfeld
Release: 2014-07-11
Editor: Steidl
Pages: 280
ISBN: 3869308168
Language: en
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A collection of portraits of actors, musicians, designers, models, writers, and directors wearing a Chanel tweed jacket as part of their costume, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld and styled by Carine Roitfeld. Includes captions, but no accompanying essay, introduction, or the like.

Spy in a Little Black Dress

Spy in a Little Black Dress
Author: Maxine Kenneth
Release: 2012-10-02
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781455517671
Language: en
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Inspired by an actual letter in the John F. Kennedy Library written by Jackie and revealing her job offer from the newly formed CIA When young Jackie Bouvier receives her second assignment from the CIA, she knows it will go better than her first. She managed to survive the Paris job-while looking her best in Givenchy, no less-but now she's completed her official CIA training. So she's excited to show her boss exactly what she can do for her country. Her new mission: Go undercover in sultry Havana and investigate a young revolutionary named Fidel Castro. But before Jackie can infiltrate the communist cabal, she's in past her hemline in danger. In another exciting adventure, she colludes with Grace Kelly, dances with Frank Sinatra, and flirts with an up-and-coming congressman from Massachusetts. As the international intrigue escalates, Jackie must use all her finely honed skills to stay ahead of her enemies . . . and make sure spying never goes out of fashion.

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress
Author: Loren D. Estleman
Release: 2007-01-02
Editor: Forge Books
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781429911825
Language: en
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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A HIT MAN MEETS HIS NEW MOTHER-IN-LAW? Multiple Shamus Award winner Loren D. Estleman is "a superb stylist as well as a deft storyteller [who] paints his people and his city with acerbic wit and wry affection" (San Diego Union-Tribune). In Little Black Dress, Peter Macklin was a hit man for a long time but he has taken steps to distance himself from his tattooed past, like quitting the mob, moving away from Detroit, and marrying the gorgeous, intelligent Laurie. But retirement isn't easy for an ex-hit man. Now the man accustomed to killing people in cold blood must adjust to a sadistic ritual of early marriage... he must spend time with his eccentric mother-in-law. This event takes an unexpected turn when Macklin discovers mom-in-law's boyfriend Benjamin Grinnell is a spotter for a gang of armed robbers. Unfortunately, Grinnell made a big mistake: he failed to spot a shotgun-toting shop-owner, whom the gang had to turn into red mist. Now Grinnell's life is threatened, and Grinnell's jeopardy endangers his sweetie... and Laurie. Macklin, driven by his professional curiosity and his desire to protect his family, can't help but get involved. As Macklin investigates Grinnell's dark affairs, he inevitably gets tangled up with Grinnell's enemies, including the Ohio mob... and the law. All parties converge in a deadly shootout, with the lives of Macklin's loved ones and the fate of his marriage precariously hanging in the balance. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Black Like Me

Black Like Me
Author: John Howard Griffin
Release: 2006-04-01
Editor: Wings Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781609401085
Language: en
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This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

The Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress
Author: Tracy Martin
Release: 2014-02-21
Editor: Ryland Peters & Small
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781782490210
Language: en
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This invaluable guide will solve the perennial "What to wear?" problem for women everywhere. Starting with the design classic the LBD, with tips on how to wear it and how to adapt it, Tracy Martin ensures you will look the part with Audrey Hepburn perfection. Read on to discover how to wear all your wardrobe well - from all styles of dresses, to suits, skirts and shirts, and even underwear. Choose the right handbags and jewellery to accessorise with flawless precision and finish off every outfit with the right pair of shoes. Whatever the occasion - from workwear to weddings - and whatever your mood, you can put together an outfit with confidence and ease, knowing you have just the right picture-perfect look. This is a must-have guide for every woman, which will enable her to perfect her wardrobe and dress with confidence and style.Tracy Martin has contributed to both specialist and mainstream magazines, writing features on design, style and fashion. She often appears on television, including a regular slot on ITV's This Morning. Among her other books are Collectable Names and Designs in Fashion and the new book High Heel Heaven.

Murder Wears a Little Black Dress

Murder Wears a Little Black Dress
Author: Debra Sennefelder
Release: 2019-01-22
Editor: Lyrical Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781516108930
Language: en
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She’s opened a stylish new consignment shop—and the clothes are to die for . . . Manhattan fashionista Kelly Quinn thought she’d left her Long Island town far behind . . . until the Seventh Avenue expat returns home to revamp her grandmother’s consignment shop into an upscale boutique—and unwittingly sets a trend for murder . . . After her rising career as a Manhattan buyer is derailed, Kelly has mixed feelings about relocating back to Lucky Cove, in spite of her big plans for the soon-to-be-renamed Curated by Kelly Resale Boutique. What’s left of her luck starts running out when a customer puts on a black lace dress that triggers visions of someone being murdered. As if the haunted “Murder Dress” isn’t enough to kill business, the psychic’s doppelganger cousin has just been found bludgeoned to death. Was Maxine LeMoyne the real target or was it a case of mistaken murder? With some creepy pre-Halloween bargain hunters walking the night and Kelly suddenly a person of interest, a second murder rocks the close-knit town. Now Kelly could be the one who ends up talking to dead people when she’s stalked by a killer determined to take her out in high style . . .