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Vogue Essentials: Handbags

By Carolyn Asome
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Carolyn Asome
'Any woman can wear shoes and handbags: it's not a question of how tall you are, how skinny you are, how blonde or blue-eyed or tanned or whatever.' Marc JacobsCarolyn Asome reveals the fashion accessory that can make any woman feel fabulous - from the myriad surrealist creations of Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel to Prada's democratic nylon backpack, from the exclusive Hermés Birkin bag to individual vintage gems, the handbag is fashion's most inventive accessory. No shock, then, that the handbag market today is worth more than a hundred billion dollars. From each season's must-have to five-figure rarities, the handbag symbolizes the inexplicable power of fashion desire. Vogue Essentials: Handbags explores all the greatest hits in a collection that any fashion devotee will covet.Published simultaneously with Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress. This irresistible new series from Conran Octopus and British Vogue explores the key pieces in a stylish woman's wardrobe and features photographs from Vogue's peerless archive of more than a million pictures.
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Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress

By Chloe Fox
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Chloe Fox
'One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress'Karl LagerfeldNinety years after Vogue dubbed Coco Chanel's simple short black 'Ford' dress 'the frock that all the world will wear', Chloe Fox celebrates the best LBDs in Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress. From the bold, dramatic designs of Zandra Rhodes to the eye-catching LBDs by Vivienne Westwood, from the pared-down simplicity of Calvin Klein's shift dresses to an asymmetric shoulder evening gown by Versace, Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress celebrates the very best of the LBD.Published simultaneously with Vogue Essentials: Handbags. This irresistible new series from Conran Octopus and British Vogue explores the key pieces in a stylish woman's wardrobe and features photographs from Vogue's peerless archive of more than a million pictures.
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Philip's Scotland Road Map

This new edition double-sided Philip's Scotland Road Map is designed for long-distance driving, and is a convenient size for opening out on a table or in a vehicle. Scotland is shown at 1:330,000 (5.25 miles to 1 inch), an ideal scale for long distance driving, with major routes and destinations picked out in bold colours. Town-centre plans are provided for Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. For holiday planning, the map highlights scenic routes and shows car ferry routes, along with camp sites, national parks and many other places of interest.
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Philip's Italy Road Map

Philip's Italy Road Map shows the whole of the country, including Sicily and Sardinia, at a standard scale of 1:1M (1 cm on the map = 10 km on the ground). The map includes a comprehensive index, plus detailed town plans of Milan, Naples, Rome and Turin, with tourist information clearly marked.The double-sided map has been specially prepared for long-distance travel, picking out major routes and destinations in bold colours for easy journey planning and route-finding, and is a convenient size for use in a vehicle.The digital mapping gives excellent clarity, showing road networks in exceptional detail for this scale. High-quality travel information includes a wealth of useful detail marking car ferries, national parks, ski resorts, beaches, cathedrals, castles, ancient monuments, and many other places of interest.A comprehensive index includes all towns and villages shown on the map.
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Philip's Spain and Portugal Road Map

Philip's Spain and Portugal Road Map shows the countries at a standard scale of 1:1M (1 cm on the map = 10 km on the ground). The map includes a comprehensive index, plus detailed town plans of Alicante, Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid and Seville, with tourist information clearly marked.The double-sided map has been specially prepared for long-distance travel, picking out major routes and destinations in bold colours for easy journey planning and route-finding, and is a convenient size for use in a vehicle.The digital mapping gives excellent clarity, showing road networks in exceptional detail for this scale. High-quality travel information includes a wealth of useful detail marking car ferries, national parks, ski resorts, beaches, cathedrals, castles, ancient monuments, and many other places of interest.
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Philip's Road Map France and Belgium

Philip's France and Belgium Road Map is designed for long-distance driving, and is a convenient size for opening out on a table or in a vehicle.France and Belgium are shown at 10 km to 1 cm (16 miles to 1 inch), an ideal scale for long-distance driving, with major routes and destinations picked out in bold colours. Toll and pre-pay motorways are clearly shown, along with restricted and unrestricted motorway junctions, service areas and rest areas.Town plans are provided for Bordeaux, Boulogne, Brussels, Calais, Lyons, Marseilles and Paris.For holiday planning, the map highlights scenic routes and shows car ferry routes, along with ancient monuments, beaches, castles, cathedrals, national parks, ski resorts, theme parks, world heritage sites, and many other places of interest.
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Philip's Britain and Ireland Road Map

This new edition of Philip's Britain and Ireland Road Map has been fully revised and updated. The map has been specially prepared for tourism and long-distance travel, allowing for easy trip planning and route-finding. It is also ideally suited for office use, such as for sales territory planning.The double-sided map features Philip's superb digital cartography, giving excellent clarity at 13 miles to 1 inch and showing road networks in exceptional detail for this scale. The mapping shows all major roads, and includes airports and ferries, national parks, forest parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.A comprehensive index includes all towns and villages shown on the map. City plans for Belfast, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh and London are also featured.
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Philip's Europe Road Map

Philip's Europe Road Map shows the whole of Europe at a standard scale of 1:3.5M (1 cm on the map = 35 km on the ground). The map includes a comprehensive index, city-to-city distance table, and summer/winter weather maps.The double-sided map has been specially prepared for long-distance travel, picking out major routes and destinations in bold colours for easy journey planning and route-finding, and is a convenient size for use in a vehicle.The digital mapping gives excellent clarity, showing road networks in exceptional detail for this scale. A comprehensive index includes all towns and villages shown on the map.
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Vegan Salads

By Amber Locke
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Amber Locke
Create big, beautiful and vibrant vegan salads with a variety of fresh ingredients and epically delicious dressings. These salads are not only show-stoppingly gorgeous to look at but also are super-nutritious and delicious to eat. Why not try a Kale & radish salad with blueberry dressing, Avocado 'truffle' salad, Little gem tacos or Pepper salad with crushed tomato and orange salsa. With features on ingredients, tools, cutting techniques, toppings and dressings, plus over 100 recipes, you'll be left feeling fully delighted and satisfied yet light, bright and energized too!
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The Complete Guide to Drones Extended 2nd Edition

By Adam Juniper
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Adam Juniper
If you think you need a boarding pass to fly, you're really missing out... Today, drones are everywhere. From film studios to farms, they're in the hands of photographers, commercial surveyors and racers alike. This fully illustrated book explains how drones developed, where they're going and which one you should choose. It even includes complete instructions to build both a simple drone and a super-fast FPV racer yourself.Whether you're flying indoors or out, buying or building, this book covers everything:¦ Understand the Jargon Flying has a lot of unfamiliar terminology, but this book will make it easy to master.¦ Business or Pleasure Every type of multicopter you might want is introduced, including explanations of which is best suited for what role.¦ Get the Best Pictures This edition includes an extended guide to the tech and composition tricks you can use to make your pictures stand out of the pack.¦ Get the Best Video A new shot-guide shows you how to get the most engaging aerial video, whatever your drone.¦ Be a Winning FPV Racer There are two complete step-by-step instructions for building your own drones inside: an FPV racer, or a surprisingly cheap wooden drone - both great projects.Following the worldwide success of the first edition, which has been translated into numerous languages, this second edition is not only fully updated to keep pace with the laws and technology, but also extended to thoroughly cover the fast-growing new sport of FPV drone racing, while still including a comprehensive guide to learning to fly any drone.
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101 Wines to try before you die

By Margaret Rand
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Margaret Rand
The world is full of wines. So why waste your time drinking something mediocre? Award-winning author Margaret Rand has selected the 101 wines you should taste in your lifetime. Some will definitely challenge your bank balance - but are so worth it; some are classics that any serious wine lover should experience; others are secret inexpensive gems that you will be delighted to discover. Together they form a fabulous selection of must-drink wines.From the prestigious vineyards of France and California to lesser-known wine makers in Hungary and Greece, discover the best wines from across the globe. Complete with tasting notes, advice on the best vintages and dishes to pair with the wines, this is the perfect gift for both wine aficionados and wine novices alike.
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Why You Like This Photo

By Brian Dilg
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Brian Dilg
Beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder. It's something that can be measured and understood. Science Fact.Scientists are starting to unravel more and more about how the mind has developed over human history, revealing some surprising truths about how the mind works. Did you know, for example, that the landscape photos people think of as most beautiful are closely correlated with exactly the kind of lush fertile landscape early humans sought out?Featuring interviews with numerous great photographers combined with concepts from exciting areas of science and psychology, Why You Like This Photo holds the inspiring and practical keys to capturing the images that you, and everyone, will love.
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Revive your Garden

By Nick Bailey
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Nick Bailey
Focusing on simple ideas, techniques and design solutions that anyone can achieve, Nick's guidance will instil the reader with the confidence to tackle restoring any space. His advice will include all the vital steps, beginning with assessing and understanding your site and progressing through the pruning and layering of existing planting, and the shaping of your space, to what to plant in specific areas and how to wow with unusual choices. Nick will also give advice on what to do and when to do it, with seasonal guidance on the best times to undertake basic tasks, so that reviving your garden becomes both satisfying and rewarding.
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