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            Lockdown: Tales from Aotearoa
               

            Lockdown: Tales from Aotearoa (Hardback)

            Edited by Pepperle, Sarah

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $28.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            Like scenes from a science fiction novel, COVID-19 spread like a dark storm across planet Earth. When the virus came to the faraway islands of Aotearoa New Zealand, the nation's team of five million went into lockdown. Nineteen of the best graphic and comic artists from around Ao...tearoa New Zealand have created stories to mark this time. Featuring work by... Alex Cara, Hana Chatani, Li Chen, Miriama Grace-Smith, Sloane Hong, Ruby Jones, Sarah Laing, Sarah Lund, Toby Morris, Sharon Murdoch, Ross Murray, Ant Sang, Coco Solid, Anthony Stocking (Deadface Comics), Mat Tait, Jessica Thompson Carr (Maori Mermaid), Zak Waipara, Tokerau Wilson and Jem Yoshioka!
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            ISBN 9781877375651
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Christchurch Art Gallery Te Pu
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Lullaby Knits: Over 20 knitting patterns for baby booties, cardigans, vests, dresses and blankets
             

            Lullaby Knits: Over 20 knitting patterns for baby booties, cardigans, vests, dresses and blankets (Paperback)

            By Sondergaard, Vibe Ulrik

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $25.73
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            • Pub Date
              7 Apr 21

            This beautiful book of functional, stylish designs for baby boys and girls contains over 20 unique knitting patterns for sweaters, cardigans, vests, dresses, blankets, bootees as well as a cosy wrap for mum or dad.

            ISBN 9781911670018
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Socially Connected
              

            Socially Connected (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Osornio, Leslie

            • RRP: $16.50
            • $10.22
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            • In Stock US

            There's not a right way to do things that have never been done before. As we work through massive separation anxiety from our work, our school, our friends and our bad habits, we offer some good, and some bad, ideas to preserve your sanity. Or to lose it faster, if that's what yo...u're after. Here's to surviving quarantine, whatever that may mean to you.
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            ISBN 9781716941931
            Released NZ 11 May 2020
            Publisher Lulu.com
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Rethinking Fashion Globalization
              

            Rethinking Fashion Globalization (Paperback)

            Edited by Cheang, Sarah; Greef, Dr. Erica de; Takagi, Dr. Yoko

            • RRP: $121.50
            • $69.24
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            • Pub Date
              12 Aug 21

            Rethinking Fashion Globalization is a timely call to rewrite the fashion system and push back against Eurocentric dominance within fashion histories by presenting new models, approaches and understandings of fashion from critical thinkers at the forefront of decolonial fashion di...scourse. This edited collection draws together original, diverse, and richly reflective critiques of the fashion system from both established and emerging fashion scholars, researchers and creative practitioners. Chapters straddle current calls for decolonization and inclusion, as well as reflections on de-westernization, post-colonialism, sustainability, transnationalism, national identities, social activism, global fashion narratives, diversity, and more. The volume is divided into three key themes, 'Disruptions in Time and Space', 'Nationalism and Transnationalism' and 'Global Design Practices'. These themes re-map fashion's origins, practices and futures, to present alternatives for reclaiming and rethinking fashion globalization in the 21st century.
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            ISBN 9781350180062
            Released NZ 12 Aug 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 12 Aug 2021
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            Contemporary Indonesian Fashion: Through the Looking Glass
              

            Contemporary Indonesian Fashion: Through the Looking Glass (Paperback)

            By Lopez y Royo, Dr Alessandra

            • RRP: $138.99
            • $85.95
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            • Pub Date
              29 Jul 21

            Indonesian fashion has undergone a period of rapid growth over the last three decades. This book explores how through years of social, political, and cultural upheaval, the country's fashion has moved away from colonial fashion and national dress to claim its own distinct identit...y as contemporary fashion in a global world. With specific reference to women's wear, Contemporary Indonesian Fashion explores the diversity and complexity of the country's sartorial offerings, which weave together local textile traditions like batik and ikat-making with contemporary narratives. The book questions concepts of tradition and modernity in the developing world, taking stock of the elite consumption of luxury brands and the large-scale manufacturing of fast fashion, and introduces us to the rise of new trends such as busana muslim (or modest wear ), creating a portrait of a vibrant and growing national and, increasingly, international, industry. Exploring clothing in shopping malls, on the catwalk, in magazines, and online, the book examines how Indonesian fashion is made, presented, and consumed, combining research in Indonesia with analysis and personal reflection. Contemporary Indonesian Fashion ultimately questions the deeply entrenched eurocentrism of global fashion , simultaneously interrogating current homogenizing beauty and body image discourses posited as universal, by pointing to absences, silences, and erasures as reflected by contemporary Indonesian fashion- hence the looking glass of the title. Aptly illustrated, the book offers a new perspective on a rapidly developing new fashion capital, Jakarta.
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            ISBN 9781350237957
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Dress and Fashion Research
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            Wearing the Cheongsam: Dress and Culture in a Chinese Diaspora
              

            Wearing the Cheongsam: Dress and Culture in a Chinese Diaspora (Paperback)

            By Sim, Cheryl

            • RRP: $138.99
            • $85.95
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            • Pub Date
              25 Mar 21

            Associations between the cheongsam dress and Chinese cultural identity are well known but what are the meanings of the cheongsam for members of the Chinese diaspora? In a study grounded in first-hand accounts of wearing, Cheryl Sim explores the practices and experiences of women ...in Canada, a major Chinese diaspora, and carries out the first in-depth study of the cheongsam from this critical point of view. Questions explored over the course of 20 interviews, as well as during personal reflections on the author's own experiences of wearing, include: is there a desire to re-claim or appropriate the cheongsam? Does this desire risk perpetuating stereotypes of Asian women? Does it undermine one's identification with one's host country? Can erased heritage(s) be accessed through dress? And how does wearing the cheongsam interact with the male gaze? Revealing feelings of repulsion and attraction, Sim combines personal stories with an authoritative use of theoretical frameworks such as feminism, post-colonialism and autoethnography. Covering issues such as heritage, ethnic identity, authenticity, nationalism, patriarchy and assimilation, Sim demonstrates that the meanings of the cheongsam are multifarious. Readable but with strong academic underpinnings, this book is the entry point into discussions of Chinese dress and diaspora.
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            ISBN 9781350238060
            Released NZ 25 Mar 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Dress Cultures
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            The Social Life of Kimono: Japanese Fashion Past and Present

            The Social Life of Kimono: Japanese Fashion Past and Present (Paperback)

            By Cliffe, Sheila

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $38.99
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            The kimono is an iconic garment with a history as rich and colourful as the textiles from which it is crafted. Deeply associated with Japanese culture both past and present, it has often been thought of as a highly gendered, rigidly traditional and unchanging national costume. Th...is book challenges that perception, revealing the nuanced meanings and messages behind the kimono from the point of view of its wearers and producers, many of whom - both men and women - see the garment as a vehicle for self-expression. Taking a material culture approach, The Social Life of Kimono is the first study to combine the history of the kimono as a fashionable garment with an in-depth exploration of its multifaceted role today on both the street and the catwalk. Through case studies covering historical advertising campaigns, fashion magazines, interviews with contemporary kimono designers, large scale and small craft producers, and consumers who choose to wear them, The Social Life of Kimono gives a unique insight into making and meaning of this complex garment.
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            ISBN 9781350211186
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Dress, Body, Culture
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            How to Be a Design Academic: From Learning to Leading
             

            How to Be a Design Academic: From Learning to Leading (Hardback)

            Edited by Blackler, Alethea; Miller, Evonne

            • RRP: $282.00
            • $282.00
            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 21

            This book is about how to be a design academic. In another words, how to manage the various challenges, requirements, and processes that come with both the everyday and extra-ordinary parts of an academic role in design fields (from architecture, urban design, interior design and... landscape architecture, to fashion, industrial, interaction and graphic design). The book is organised in two parts - Part 1, Starting out and Part 2, Becoming a Leader. It includes real-life experiences of actual academics and offers a wide range of experiences of authors from early career researchers to full professors and heads of schools. It contains all aspects of academic life, including the highs and lows of teaching, research, leadership, and managing your working life and your career. This book is perfect for academics, aspiring academics, and research students in a wide range of design fields.
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            ISBN 9780367362904
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Queen's Wardrobe: The Story of Queen Elizabeth II and Her Clothes
              

            The Queen's Wardrobe: The Story of Queen Elizabeth II and Her Clothes (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Hindley, Kate; By Golding, Julia

            • RRP: $48.50
            • $36.43
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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            A gorgeously illustrated book showcasing the clothes of Queen Elizabeth II alongside fascinating stories from her life.

            ISBN 9781529045529
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Apr 2021
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            A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals
              

            A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals (Paperback)

            By Marotta, Millie

            • RRP: $32.50
            • $24.28
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jul 21
            ISBN 9781846149252
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Jul 2021
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