Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor

By Tim Gunn
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Rated by Megan C.
Oct 13, 2016

I recommend this to teachers and mentors everywhere, or for anyone looking for inspiration in their own learning and interpersonal growth. Tim Gunn is a delight to listen to and read by the author himself. Filled with humor, anecdotes, and advice, Gunn imparts his wisdom on teaching and mentoring as he describes his experiences as a fashion authority, teacher, mentor, and TV personality.

I always loved watching Tim Gunn on the TV show Project Runway, where contestants are designers competing to produce their best clothing designs in a series of challenges. Gunn always brings a positive and

L'Amour Fou (DVD)

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
Feb 21, 2012

This movie is a documentary and a biography of Yves Saint Laurent, one of the most influential fashion designers. L'Amour Fou was made shortly after YSL’s death in 2008, for the occasion of Christie’s long awaited auction of YSL’s spectacular estates and his priceless art collection.  It is set up as an interview with his long-time life and business partner Pierre Berge, as he discusses their turbulent four decades together. It starts with YSL’s retirement speech in 2002, followed by recapitulation of his interesting life story, early beginnings with Christian Dior and his later great public

The Overnight Socialite

By Bridie Clark
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Rated by Lisa J.
May 8, 2010

Lucy Jo Ellis, formerly of Dayville, Minnesota, is a wannabe fashion designer. She has been working for up-and-coming fashion designer Nola Sinclair as a pattern cutter since her arrival in the “Big Apple” and has begun to get a little discouraged that she will never be able to break out and make it on her own as a designer. She just needs that one big break which she thinks has finally arrived when she gets a last minute “invitation” to Nola’s Holiday/Resort fashion show. The show doesn’t turn out as expected and Lucy Jo leaves humiliated, embarrassed and unemployed ready to tuck her tail