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The Fashion of Film: How Cinema has Inspired Fashion

By Amber Butchart
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Amber Butchart
From Amber Butchart, host of BBC 4's A Stitch in Time.Karl Lagerfeld drew inspiration from the dystopian vision of Metropolis. The picture-perfect worlds of Wes Anderson's films echo in Miuccia Prada's collections. From historical epics and romantic dramas to sci-fi blockbusters and arthouse cool, the world's most creative fashion designers have long taken their inspiration from screen idols - and continue to do so today.Let fashion historian Amber Butchart take you a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks, and see how the fashion of film has transformed the world of fashion design. Sumptuously illustrated with photographs of fashion creations and the films that inspired them, The Fashion of Film is a must-have for any fan of style.
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  • Fashion: The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book

    By Rachel Ann Lindsay
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    Rachel Ann Lindsay
    Twenty high-fashion designs by illustrator Rachel Ann Lindsay have been transformed into challenging dot-to-dot puzzles. Each comprising at least 1000 dots, they provide hours of fun, and you will be rewarded with a stunning collection of fashion illustrations that you'll want to keep.Now take off those high heels and discover the most stylish way to unwind!
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    Fire and Smoke: Get Grilling with 120 Delicious Barbecue Recipes

    By Rich Harris
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    Rich Harris
    Fire & Smoke shows how to barbecue mouthwatering recipes with smoky and succulent flavours that will see you through the summer and beyond in style. Organised into chapters on:* From the Sea - delicious fish and seafood dishes* Crowd-pleasers - food to impress friends, such as Beef Short Ribs and Sticky Pork Belly & Rice Noodle Salad* Hand-held - get messy with Chilli Dogs, Smoked Chicken Wings and Lamb Shish Kebabs* Smoking - featuring hot-smoked classics like Pulled Pork and Prawns with Dirty Romesco Sauce to Cold smoked Salmon* Veggies, Sides & Breads - barbecues aren't just about meat so indulge in Chargrilled Leaves with Burnt Lemon Dressing, Cauliflower Steaks and Chipotle Slaw* Sauces, Dips & Pickles - accompaniments to take your dishes to the next level* Cocktails & Coolers - drinks to wash down and complement your grilled dishes* Desserts - indulge in Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream and what barbecue would be complete without s'Mores?* Restoke the Flames - ideas for the morning after including Buttermilk Pancakes and Brunch Pizzette. This is the ultimate guide to cooking with fire and smoke.
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    Farrow & Ball How to Decorate

    By Joa Studholme, Charlotte Cosby
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    Joa Studholme, Charlotte Cosby
    Set to become the bible of home decoration, Farrow & Ball How to Decorate provides a highly practical and inspirational guide to the successful use of paint and paper in any home, large or small, urban or country.Published on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the iconic brand, the book brings together the expertise of Joa Studholme and the Farrow & Ball creative team to demystify the nitty-gritty of transforming a home - from deciding which colours work best in a north-facing room to creating accents with paint and making the most of a feature wall.
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    Food for Thought: Changing the world one bite at a time

    By Vanessa Kimbell
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    Vanessa Kimbell
    Inspired by ethically sourced, sustainable ingredients available from your local suppliers, Vanessa shows how what you cook can make a real difference to those who produce it and to the environment. Recipes are simple, unfussy and easy to cook at home - making everyday classics ethical and sustainable - with chapters focusing on Basics, Getting Ahead in the Kitchen, Simple Suppers, Feeding Children, Leisurely Weekend Food and Special Occasions. Let Vanessa inspire you to adapt the way you cook and change the world one delicious bite at a time.
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  • Fifty Watches That Changed the World

    By Alex Newson
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    Alex Newson
    The watch has long been a favourite of the design world - both as an indication of the wearer's style and as a test of the designer's ethos and aesthetic. From the early efforts of Le Corbusier and Louis-Francois Cartier to the advent of the digital era and the arrival of the smartwatch, the Design Museum examines the 50 most important and eye-catching examples of all time.
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    Fermented: A beginner's guide to making your own sourdough, yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir, kimchi and more

    By Charlotte Pike
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    Charlotte Pike
    Incorporate fermented foods into everyday eating with delicious recipes that are easily achievable at home. Chapters covering fruit and vegetables, milk, pulses, sourdough baking and drinks will introduce you to unique new flavours as well as traditional fermented vegetables such as German Sauerkraut and Korean Kimchi. Learn how to make the most delicious and useful ferments at home and then use fermented ingredients in dishes such as Persian aubergine stew, Korean pancakes, dosa and grilled miso chicken. Learn how to make sweet and savoury yogurts such as homemade Coconut Yogurt or Cardamom and Rose Yogurt Cream and not just bake bread with your sourdough, but delicious treats, such as Sourdough Chocolate Cake. Create essential pickles, sauces and chutneys with fermented vinegar that will have endless uses, fully stock any kitchen cupboard or make an excellent homemade gift.
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    Forgotten Ways for Modern Days: Kitchen cures and household lore for a natural home and garden Foreword by Dottie Angel

    By Rachelle Blondel
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    Rachelle Blondel
    Forgotten Ways for Modern Days draws on the wisdom of the homemakers, gardeners, crafters and kitchen alchemists of the past who kept homes clean, gardens in order and hands busy using natural products and items found close to hand, either around the house or in the garden. Ingredients from kitchen cupboards, picked from the veg patch or foraged from hedgerows were used to clean clothes, cure a chesty cough and freshen the skin, whilst scraps of fabric were recycled in endless useful ways. With sections on Cleaning, Laundry, The Kitchen, In the Garden, Natural Health, and Beauty, Forgotten Ways for Modern Days brings this knowledge up to date and shares with the reader clever tips that make as much sense today, such as how to brighten your whites by putting eggshells in your wash. as well as an array of handy projects, including how to make Re-usable Beeswax Food Wrap, a Honey and Lemon Throat Soother and a Bits and Bobs Eiderdown.
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    The First-Time Gardener

    By Frances Tophill
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    Frances Tophill
    Although excited by the prospect of moving into their own home for the first time, many people are mystified by the prospect of what to do with their outdoor space. Frances Tophill's fuss-free, practical guide shows you how to create a space outside your own back door that's designed by you, built by you and enjoyed by you. Beginning with advice on getting to know your garden - what type of soil you have, what the drainage and light is like - then on getting to know yourself as a gardener - do you want a vegetable patch, an abundance of flowers or simply an extension of your indoor living space? - and then moving on to the practical design, including hard and soft landscaping and building materials and guidance, Frances guides you through different types of plants and how to source and plant them. There is also a section on aftercare, telling you the best way to keep your garden well cared for and easy to maintain throughout the year.
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  • Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed the World

    By Lauren Cochrane
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    Lauren Cochrane
    In the world of fashion trends come and go, but the work of a small number of designers has survived to stand the test of time. From pioneers such as Coco Chanel and Christian Dior to the era-defining figures of Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith, explore the stories and examine the work of the 50 most ingenious and influential designers in fashion history. With stunning photography illustrating the seminal designers selected by the Design Museum in conjunction with Lauren Cochrane, Assistant Fashion Editor at the Guardian, Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed The World is a collection of the most illustrious, innovative tastemakers the fashion world has ever seen.Contents include:Coco ChanelYves Saint LaurentIssey MiyakeJean-Paul GaultierVivienne WestwoodPierre CardinMiuccia PradaKarl LagerfeldCalvin KleinTom FordGiorgia ArmaniPhoebe PhiloChristopher Kane...and many more.
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  • Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed the World

    By Deyan Sudjic
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    Deyan Sudjic
    The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Here Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV Headquarters. Contents include:Villa Savoye, PoissyRockefeller Center, New YorkEames House, Los AngelesMontreal Biosphere, MontrealPompidou Centre, ParisGuggenheim Museum, BilbaoBeijing Olympic Stadium, BeijingSelfridges, Birmingham...and many more.
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    Fat-Burner Foods

    By Dr Caroline M. Shreeve
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    Dr Caroline M. Shreeve
    With guaranteed weight-loss of three kilos (seven lbs) a week without feeling hungry, Fat-burner Foods provides a safe and realistic way to diet successfully. The diet guarantees satisfactory weight reduction whilst also including all the essential food groups, simultaneously banning hunger and boosting energy levels. With a comprehensive four day eating plan and a range of easy-to-prepare, adaptable recipes, Fat-burner Foods provides a dietary plan that helps establish healthier eating and ensures the weight stays off.
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  • Fast/Slow

    The ultimate book of hectic weekdays and indulgent weekends - Fast Slow does exactly what you want - gives all sorts of inspiration however pushed you are for time. With speedy salads, stir-fries, barbecues and desserts, as well as soups, casseroles, stews and roasts for when you have time to embrace your cooking, Fast Slow is ready for every occasion.
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