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.
To say that Versace is a history of the brand is a tad misleading as the book is much more about Donatella Versace and the role she has played in the ascension of the brand.
In another case of expectation vs. reality, this reviewer is thrilled to write that the reality is far greater than the expectation.
Olympia Le-Tan can be appreciated on many levels. The book can be so many different things to each reader depending on the reader’s fashion education or trend exposure.
“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
“Just like meditation, coloring also allows us to switch off our brains from other thoughts and focus only on the moment, helping to alleviate free-floating anxiety.
Slim Aarons: Women is one of the most vividly and luxuriously documented books of its genre.
Olivier Dupon has curated a selection of some of the most talented and creative jewelers from around the world and their oeuvres.
What stands out above all else is that the authors of Fashion Quotes: Stylish Wit and Catwalk Wisdom have skillfully and seamlessly set their book apart from all others that focus on this
Chronometry is the measuring of time, and horology is the science of measuring time or the art of making instruments for indicating time.
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.
It is amazing that practically every book devoted to Dior, whether the designer himself or the DNA of the brand, can be consistently as exquisitely produced, informative, and entertaining.
There are two kernels of advice that immediately came to mind upon the completion of reading this book. Number one: Don’t judge a book by its cover. Number two: Always consider the source.
To say that this book has niche appeal would be a gross understatement.
Without question, the cast of characters reads like a who’s who of fashion over the past quarter of a century.
Unlike its kissing cousin, LEVIS, the name Carhartt is not as ubiquitous, but as the title states it is a work in progress.
What is immensely interesting about a book of this scope is who/what is included and then who/what is excluded.
The conundrum with reviewing this book is simply that this reviewer is neither a teenager nor a female.
From the unassuming cover the reader cannot possibly imagine or be prepared for what is to come once they begin to read this inconceivably and jaw-droppingly magnificent book.
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 hardest working dog in fashion."—from T magazine
Despite a rather “Tim Blanksian” pedantic and pretentious introduction by Colin McDowell, Military Style Invades Fashion definitely possesses a wealth of information even if the topic has
“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.”—William Arthur Ward
Get Gorgeous proposes a mighty tall order—especially if the reader ascribes to the possibility of actually accomplishing this near impossible feat.