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
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.
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 . . ."
In the world of high jewelry (haute joaillerie or alta gioielleria) it is a rather well known fact that the French have always maintained a leading, if not, starring role.
This is the kind of fashion tome that has a distinction all its own within the genre of fashion books.
A new year brings still one more book focused on the heritage brand of Dior but the real question is whether or not the main attraction is the brand or the brilliant illustrator whose images inhabi
“This is a celebration of style in its purest sense.”
David Foy would like to have to the reader believe that this is a book about Victoria Beckham and her prodigious design talents, which have thrust her into the fashion limelight.
It is undeniable that few jewelers can rival the likes of the brand Cartier.
Unquestionably the fashion landscape is scattered with heritage brands that have been reinvigorated and reimagined.
It is safe to say that Taffin is everything one might expect and nothing like one could possibly have imagined.
“Think: clothing as theater and spectacle!”
Regardless of the quality of the content of this book, the first thing that must be recognized and applauded is that the authors have found an aspect of fashion that has rarely been explored in boo