Beauty and Fashion

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Chinatown Pretty: fashion and wisdom from Chinatown's most stylish seniors

Title: Chinatown Pretty: fashion and wisdom from Chinatown's most stylish seniors
By: Andrea Lo and Valerie Luu
Published: 2020

This book features the portraits and stories of fashionable seniors across Chinatowns in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, and Vancouver, in a celebration of aging gracefully and Asian-American culture.


Glory: magical visions of Black beauty

Title: Glory: magical visions of Black beauty
By: Kahran and Regis Bethencourt
Published: 2020

A photography book that shatters the conventional standards of beauty for Black children. It brings to life past, present, and future visions of black culture and showcases the power and beauty of recognizing and celebrating oneself. Beauty as an expression of who you are is power. When we define our own standards of beauty, we take back that power. GLORY encourages children around the world to feel that power and harness it.


Advanced Style: older & wiser

Title: Advanced Style: older & wiser
By: Ari Seth Cohen
Published: 2016

This follow-up to Advanced Style features more senior street style and inspiration from all over the globe. With dozens of portraits from cities all over the world, this book also features 22 short essays by some of the portrait subjects, distilling the wisdom and lifestyle secrets of some of Cohen's favorite Advanced Style ladies.


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