T-Shirt Makeovers: 20 Transformations for Fabulous Fashions
From their vibrant offices in Harlem, New York City, fashion designers and entrepreneurs Carmia Marshall and Carmen Webber (the Sistahs of Harlem) are taking fashion to a fresh new level. The Sistahs’ groundbreaking mix of urban style and modern haute couture is gorgeous and distinctive; it has already earned praise from publications including YM, Essence, Jane, Seventeen, Time Out New York, and Ebony. Carmia and Carmen are poised to bring Harlem’s rich culture and bold style into the forefront of fashion design, and their first book embodies their creative, D.I.Y. sense of style. T-SHIRT MAKEOVERS takes the most basic street-style staple—the T-shirt—and shows us how to turn it into haute couture.
Denim Mania: 25 Stylish Ways to Transform Your Jeans
Designers Carmen Webber, a contestant on Season 4 of Bravo’s Project Runway and Carmia Marshall, aka Sistahs of Harlem, have created a sensation with their fabulous blend of street couture and uptown chic, as seen in the pages of many fashion magazines and on the backs of many style-conscious fashionistas. In Denim Mania Carmen and Carmia teach you to make 25 of their hottest designs, with patterns and instructions so easy you can start the project in the morning and wear it out that night. With their unique blend of vintage and couture designs you can transform your denim, both old and new, into fabulous tops, bottoms, jackets, and accessories. Their designs reflect a fusion of many influences—including the sassy street style of New York City, distant world cultures, and the rich cultural legacy of Harlem.
Chic Sweats: 22 Ways to Transform and Restyle Your Sweatshirts
Sistahs of Harlem are back to give another essential wardrobe item a complete new makeover. This time, they’re reinventing sweatshirts, both vintage and new. Everyone has an old favorite college sweatshirt or comfortable hoodie, now it’s time to pull them out of the closet and give them a fabulous Sistahs of Harlem twist. In Chic Sweats Carmen and Carmia show you how to make twenty-two fabulous designer looks out of an array of sweatshirts, sweatpants, or hoodies—new or from your closet. Complete with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, full-color photos, and detailed illustrations, the projects showcase their signature style blend of vintage and urban. Also included in the book are interesting sweatshirt facts, dos and don’ts for every body type, and visual glossaries of skirts and sleeves to help create the perfect look for you.