As one of the most internationally renowned artists, René Magritte (1898–1967) was also one of the strangest, a testament to his mastery of the surrealist style.
“a practical reference to achieving great results while bypassing post-processing.”
“a fascinating, stirring, and well-researched tale with insights into the thinking and lives of flawed people.”
“The Prado Masterpieces is an incredible book, marrying visual splendor with academic insight.”
Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest does a wonderful job of presenting both the person of Roy De Forest and the artwork he created.
Without question Gonzague Dupleix has written a how-to manual for men who wish to dress, present, and conduct themselves appropriately in any and all situations, no matter how far afield.
There are sins of omission as well as sins of commission within this book.
Bravo to Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum for proffering both a “manifesto” of sorts as well as compiling a celebration of the independent spirit when it comes to how we present ourselves to the
Anglophiles and fashionphiles unite! Literally.
Many a book on the subject of London and its contribution to men’s fashion has been written and expounded upon, but few have found a truly unique way to tackle the topic and stay the course.
Ines de la Fressange is a fashion phenomenon who started as a runway and print model, morphed into the face and muse of Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, became a French icon when she “gave” her face to t
The first thing that the reader will encounter is that there is a bit of a disconnect between the title and text.
Warning: Readers beware!
“There are as many ways to define fashion as there are approaches to understand it . . .”—Pamela Golbin
This is an exuberant and effervescent book that stretches beyond just shoes designed by Manolo Blahnik.
There are a multitude of adjectives that this reviewer has used to describe books of this genre but in my memory there has been one that’s glaringly absent, and it is only three letters . . .
Call this the one-volume encyclopedia that centers around one specific article of clothing: the T-shirt—everything you ever wanted to know about a T-shirt and even what you didn’t even realize you
Sharon Schwartz and Laura Sutton have bestowed upon fashion readers a book that few could find fault with; Eisenberg Originals is the story of the Eisenberg family and the legacy that they
“a superb addition to those desiring to master the conversion of color images to black and white.”
“It is a notable achievement when photography is used in healing a family.”
London Uprising is as much a geography/real estate lesson as it is the story of the rise of the British fashion industry in its current state.
". . . the author has cast her net too wide . . ."
Henry Wessel documents life in the 20th century with a well-established black and white photographic style.
"are buildings extensions of us . . . or are we extensions of them?"
Unquestionably, Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior are eternally and inextricably coupled in fashion history since it is a well known that YSL took the reins when Dior passed.
"The reader is transported to an exquisitely curated view of the Dior archive . . ."