Focus on Fashion

Are you a lover of fashion? If so, good news! We have a few books hitting the Pratt’s shelves that are sure to inspire your upcoming looks. Pick up one of these books to learn from a fashion legend and everyday style mavens.

Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem
By Daniel R. Day

Before Dapper Dan reinvented haute couture, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, and a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books. In this remarkable memoir, the fashion icon tells his full story for the first time.

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The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good
By Elizabeth L. Cline

Whether your goal is to build an effortless capsule wardrobe, keep up with trends without harming the environment, seek out ethical brands, or all of the above, this book has all the vital tools you need. Cline delves into research on fashion’s impacts and shows how we can leverage our everyday fashion choices to change the world through style.

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The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader
By Brent Luvaas and Joanne B. Eicher

From classic ethnographies of dress to cutting-edge contemporary research tracing the global circulation of clothing today, this comprehensive volume maps out this vibrant field of study’s shifting preoccupations, theoretical innovations, and traditional and experimental methodologies.

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The DIY Style Finder
By Kari Anne Wood

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Play, Make, Create, A Process Art Handbook
By Meri Cherry

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