a total betty

a total betty

10 things I learned about Clueless, courtesy of Jen Chaney and her new book, As If!

masters of sketch

masters of sketch

Fashion illustration is having a renaissance right now, so what better way to celebrate than to learn about the geniuses of the genre?

this used to be his playground

this used to be his playground

Paul Zone was a mere 14-years old when he crashed right into the epicenter of New York City’s fabled underground music world.

mademoiselle on the move

mademoiselle on the move

For 21 days in the summer of 1962, 27-year old photojournalist Douglas Kirkland was allowed unparalleled access to Coco Chanel

freeze frame

freeze frame

The new book ‘Blow-Up: Antonioni’s Classic Film and Photography’ reveals how photography — and its masters — played a leading role in the seminal flick.

poster notes

poster notes

Duran Duran aficionado Andrew Golub shares his collection of rare band ephemera in the book, ‘Beautiful Colors’.

from king’s road to the high street

from king’s road to the high street

Photographer Sheila Rock clues us in on the love and marriage of Punk and fashion in the ’70s.

out of print ~ mirabella

out of print ~ mirabella

Grace Mirabella had a career that ebbed and flowed with the changing tides of fashion.

out of print ~ adorn

out of print ~ adorn

Fondly remembering the colorful, DIY magazine that pushed the boundaries of crafting to sophisticated new levels.

graphic pop

graphic pop

From the animation arts to costume sketches to 70s movie posters, this selection of illustrated books has a nostalgically pop culture bend.

good rubbish

good rubbish

Photographer Christopher Makos’ book White Trash gets a new life three decades after its first release.

child’s play

child’s play

In this vintage book, Betty Crocker shows us that kid’s parties weren’t always about Disney princesses and Lego Star Wars.