Fashion & Jewelry

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While the name might not be the first one that comes to mind when speaking of the greatest 20th century photographers, Sheila Metzner is unequivocally one of the greatest artists to ever wield a ca

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It is possible that there is an audience of readers for Paris: Through a Fashion Eye but they would have to be rather or hugely uninformed with no Internet access or maybe some starry eyed

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One of the most difficult tasks for any writer is to convey emotions to the reader as well as to elicit an emotional response from the reader.

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Some will say who? Some will say why?

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If you were expecting a visual and written history of this heritage brand and its products you might be sorely disappointed with Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation.

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It’s a bit difficult to wrap your head around that fact that Fiorucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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“Visually and intellectually stimulating.”

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What comes to mind with this book is the slogan used in the ’50s: “often imitated never duplicated.”

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It is a rare occurrence that any designer or brand has two books published, both of which are singularly devoted to their oeuvre, let alone a Generation X designer whose name is hardly one that fal

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“Dior remains an endless reservoir for subject matter as rarely, if ever, has there been a book about Dior that is a disappointment.”

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Reader beware!

“The emergence of modern fashion (la mode) is closely related to the rise of urban modernity (la modernité).”

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There are two issues that must be considered before this book can be accurately reviewed. Foremost would be do you know who Russell Westbrook is?

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In the annals or fashion photography Robert Doisneau is not the name that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue or on the Top 10 list.

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"a glorious volume . . ."

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“To be clear—a gown is no mere dress.”
—Jo Ellison

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The idea that there couldn’t possibly be another book focused on maison Christian Dior has been shattered in grand style with the release of  Dior: The Collections.   

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". . . an elaborate manual that also serves as a dictionary and glossary for haute couture embellishments."

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This is a book that “serves two masters.” Obviously, by its title, it is a book that chronicles the oeuvre of Martin Margiela during his tenure as creative director at Hermès as well as serving as

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You may be able to speak to the subject of “it” bags from this year’s fashion cycle, but can you speak to the subject of why and which was the “it” bag of the 16th century until the present day?

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Shoes is an amazing and extensively researched volume that speaks only to the subject of shoes.

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Greg Foley and Andrew Luecke have assembled a story that has been told before but never quite like this.

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There are few if any who would argue that Cristobal Balenciaga was the epitome of fashion if not the greatest designer who ever lived.

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“the quintessential coffee table book that is nothing short of spellbinding.”

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We as readers and followers of fashion are accustomed to seeing a familiar roster of names associated with the great and vaunted publications of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.

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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.

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