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
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.
“Visually and intellectually stimulating.”
What comes to mind with this book is the slogan used in the ’50s: “often imitated never duplicated.”
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
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?
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.
“To be clear—a gown is no mere dress.”—Jo Ellison
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.
“the quintessential coffee table book that is nothing short of spellbinding.”
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.
If you are in search of or require a “how to” manual or a book that speaks of the usual icons of men’s style, then please move on as those aspects of men and their individual style are not containe
Relationships, both personal and professional, provide every reader with a particular frame of reference as well as singular perspective that might set us apart from our fellow readers. Having read
The first issue that slaps you in the face is the title of this book, especially once you examine the table of contents in The New French Couture.
The two founders of the Coveteur seem to be all about the closet, its owner, its contents, and the homes that house all of that.
In another case of expectation vs. reality, this reviewer is thrilled to write that the reality is far greater than the expectation.
“I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing. . . . Elegance is the only beauty that never fades." —Audrey Hepburn
Slim Aarons: Women is one of the most vividly and luxuriously documented books of its genre.
Castelbajac, the book, and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, the designer, stand as reminders to those in fashion that this man was indeed a visionary in his prescient approach to fashion.
Do not be fooled by the diminutive size of this book as it packs a wallop as big as any glorious coffee table tome.
“When you see yourself as different, I see you as unique.”—Alexi Lubomirski
The conundrum with reviewing this book is simply that this reviewer is neither a teenager nor a female.
Regardless of genre and subject matter Peter Gravelle is one of the great storytellers of our time.
In the early ’80s, it was suggested to François Nars by Polly Mellen to move to the United States so that he could work with his idols Avedon, Penn, Weber—a who’s who of the fashion photography wor
There seems to be no end to the attraction to and fascination with the designer Christian Dior as well as his maison, his oeuvre, and his clientele.