Author: Teen Vogue
Release Date: 2014-11-28
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Amy Astley, Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief, says: "The Teen Vogue Handbook is a dream book, a truly creative book filled with tips on the stylish life from the top people in the industry." The key to this book is the mix of beautiful pictures, career advice and profiles of everyone and every aspect of the fashion industry. There are hugely famous people interviewed (Marc Jacobs, Bruce Weber, Patrick DeMarchelier) alongside assistants and others who are just getting started. The book includes 6 sections: Designers, Editors, Stylists, Beauty, Photographers and Models. And in every section, the people in the profile share simple tips on how to live the Teen Vogue lifestyle, now.
Highlights the different occupations in the fashion industry, such as stylists and photographers, offers tips for breaking into the business, dishes the insider scoop about the stars in fashion, and reveals behind-the-scenes secrets from those "in the know." Original.
If you've ever dreamed of working at Vogue, photographing supermodels, or outfitting celebrities, In Fashion will equip you with everything you need to know to get an “in” into fashion. Former beauty and fashion news director of Harper's Bazaar and editor in chief of Seventeen, Annemarie Iverson—the outsider’s insider—knows just how to get noticed and stay on top. In Fashion is packed with her insightful tips, along with advice from leaders at Michael Kors, Bergdorf Goodman, Condé Nast, and more. Straightforward, honest, and insightful, Iverson has put together a book that will help you determine your best fashion career fit will providing a bird’s eye view into the most elite fashion companies. Along the way, you’ll learn what school may be best for you, as well as how to write a chic resume, handle the pressures of a fast-paced environment, hone your skills to make you a success in your ideal job, and more. The most comprehensive guide available for a notoriously competitive industry, In Fashion exposes all of its seams, with plenty of details on what it's like to work at dozens of of elite and cutting-edge companies. Whether you're just getting started or are considering a career switch, In Fashion offers all the resources you need to land your dream job in fashion. From the Trade Paperback edition.
In this unprecedented insider's guide, fashion industry veteran Sasha Charnin Morrison opens her little black book of celebrity stylists and shares their top secrets on creating unforgettable looks, landing a choice job, and working with the pros. Interviews with key players reveal the ins and outs of the glamorous (and often gritty) world of styling, while hundreds of glossy photos illustrate good (and bad) looks. Full of real-life advice, this guide profiles famous image transformations undertaken by stars like Nicole Richie and Katie Holmes, outlines the essentials every stylist must have on hand (double-sided tape, cutlets, manzierres, Spanx, and more!) and, most importantly, shows how to get a Choo in the door and then survive in this ultra-fabulous, ultra-competitive industry.
Author: Council of Fashion Designers of America
Release Date: 2015-04-14
An original collection of photography from the biggest names in American fashion, #fashion culls the most interesting, stylish, and unique photographs on Instagram from the designers that comprise the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Handpicked by the designers themselves, the images include choices from CFDA members such as Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Rachel Zoe, and John Varvatos. Organized by content sections such as Behind the Scenes, Travel, and Parties, this glimpse through the lens of the designers themselves will provide photography fans and fashionistas alike with a brand-new take on their favorite tastemakers.
Author: We are Photogirls
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
We Are Photogirls duo Emily Stein and Celia Willis run fashion photography projects, throw fashion shoot events for teen guests and work with would-be teenage stylists, art directors, and photographers, tutoring them in all aspects of fashion photography. We Are Photogirls' DIY Fashion Shoot Book features their favorite exercises for school-age fashionistas – choose from Style Scouting (for a whimsical day-long Dream A Little Dream of Me shoot), Fashion Family Portraiture (be inspired by the super-kitsch 1980s and style up your nearest and dearest), or achieve the porcelain, living-doll look of the Marie Antoinette Make-up Technique. Each challenge is accompanied by cutting-edge photography, step-by-steps, DIY research for ideas, and tips on how to get your friends to take part. Crammed with 40 shoot ideas, ranging from fullday and half-day challenges to a 20-minute off-thewall styling competition, We Are Photogirls' DIY Fashion Shoot Book will energize even the most bored teenager. Fun, inspiring, and bursting with pull-out ideas and challenges, it is the book for teenage girls who love fashion and photography, and dreaming up ideas.
Author: Julia Yates
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2011
Breaking into the fashion industry can be very difficult for newly qualified graduates and young designers due to the high number of students graduating each year and the competitive nature of the business - but for those who are passionate about finding their place within the world of fashion, this practical reference book is a must-have. This will teach you all you need to know about different parts of the fashion industry, to help you find the area that is right for you. It will also explain some of the jargon, and help you and your applications stand out from the crowd. The book outlines what each sort of fashion job involves, explained by people who actually work in each different area. Advice on how to get into fashion includes: education choices, work experience, preparing your CV, targeting your portfolio and look-books, performing at interviews and networking. This book will give you a competitive edge.
Each year, we spend hours upon hours shopping and getting dressed, but do we ever actually think about what we’re wearing? For example, what’s the name of the style of your shirt? Who invented your favorite jeans cut? Or who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every piece of clothing and, with Fashion 101, you’ll learn what those stories are and more: Where did the miniskirt come from? Why has the military had a stronger influence on fashion than either Audrey Hepburn or Gwen Stefani? How do denim makers work those perfect "whiskers" into your "worn-out" jeans? Filled with tons of intriguing factoids about designers and celebrities, and more than 300 illustrations, Fashion 101 offers the total scoop on underwear, outerwear, accessories, and everything in between. With this crash course, you’ll learn not only how to put together smarter looks, but also how to become a fashion expert in the process.
Want to have an exciting, custom-built career? The Working Woman's Handbook can help you create it. It's the ultimate guide to job satisfaction, filled with practical advice on developing and driving a working life you love. Bursting with actionable tips, this book outlines an agenda for making and managing money, setting goals, and establishing success-oriented routines, with worksheets, exercises, and fool-proof "how-to" sections to help chart your course. From the lowdown on launching your own venture to a bullet-point checklist for an essential self-care regime, it will teach you to manage any dilemmas that crop up, and take the stress out of setting a budget. This no-nonsense manual comes packed with author Phoebe Lovatt's personal insights from her own career as a successful freelance journalist, moderator, and founder of The WW Club, the leading digital resource and global community for working women worldwide. It also includes words of wisdom from various creatives and industry leaders, such as Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth, WAH Nails founder Sharmadean Reid, The Gentlewoman's Editor-in-Chief Penny Martin, and rising fashion designer Sandy Liang. Whether a first-time freelancer, budding businesswoman, or dedicated professional looking to enhance your prospects, The Working Woman's Handbook is a go-to career and lifestyle guide for ambitious young women everywhere.
A smart and stylish fashion and beauty guide from the creators of the popular website WhoWhatWear.com. Now, the creators share their tricks of the trade, translating high fashion in a low-fuss, accessible way. Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power, two former Elle magazine editors, are the fashionable duo behind the booming website. In Who What Wear they’ve compiled the best of their tips and advice into one stylish compendium. Trends come and go at a dizzying pace and it can be challenging to just get dressed in the morning!Kerr and Power banish those fashion faux-pas fears and give readers the tools necessary to update their own personal styles and recognize and incorporate the latest runway and Hollywood looks. Celebrity contributors such as Rachel Zoe, Nicole Richie, and Rachel Bilson also dish their insider style secrets alongside images from the runway and beyond.
Author: Julie Bradford
Release Date: 2014-08-27
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Fashion Journalism presents a comprehensive overview of how fashion journalism operates and how to report on fashion. Encompassing skills for print and online media, the book includes many case studies and interviews with fashion journalists working for newspapers, magazines, broadcasting and websites, as well as with stylists, PR executives, photographers and bloggers. The first hand explanations of these roles and practical tips and advice are accompanied by analysis of examples from their work. The business of fashion and fashion PR is explained for the trainee journalist, offering practical guidance on how to report effectively on fashion – from sources and research to writing and layout., with chapter including suggested exercises and further reading. Covering a broad range of subject areas, from law and ethics and using social media to fashion theory and reporting the catwalk, this text offers everything a student or trainee needs to know to excel in fashion journalism.
Face it: no self-respecting young adult likes to be caught out of the know. But few teenagers have the time or inclination to plow through Web sites, almanacs, and weighty reference books to find the answers to all their questions. The Book of Lists for Teens is an informative, lively, and engaging source of information about all kinds of things, and it’s fun. It’s all here: everything that matters most to people aged twelve to sixteen, from lists on cyberfun, music, and movies to advice about social pressures, family matters, and planning for the future. Packed with Internet addresses, recommended reading, and project ideas, The Book of Lists for Teens provides a resource that goes far beyond its pages. Featuring: • Tips for raising well-adjusted parents • Consumer scams especially aimed at teens • Foods to eat before taking a test • Tips for buying a stereo • How to stay safe at concerts • Reasons to keep a private journal (and ways to make sure it stays that way—private!) And much, much more . . .
Author: Alexandra Black
Publisher: Dk Pub
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A sassy style guide for teens interested in learning the history behind favorite styles shares insights into the fashion world and how to personalize one's appearance for best results, chronicling fashion trends throughout history while sharing practical tips from top designers and models.
Author: Robin Derrick
Publisher: Little Brown GBR
Release Date: 2002
Drawn from the archives of "Vogue" magazine this survey of fashion photography aims to go beyond the cliches and "greatest hits" to tell a new story. It features the first attempts of many now famous photographers, pictures by forgotten masters, and out-takes from famous shoots.