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 . . .
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.
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
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
If you ascribe to the adage that truth is stranger than fiction then step right up, this is a book that’s perfect for you.
While this book is a visual smorgasbord of all things Barneys, Barneys New York is above all an homage, love letter, visual diary, and celebration of a New York City retail institution tha
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
As any habitué of the fashion circuit will tell you, the most excitement happens off the catwalk and not during that 10 minute over the top display of a fashion designer’s latest collection.
Vivienne Becker is owed a debt for proffering the coveted, historical, symbolism, esthetic, and mystery of the pearl necklace, Akoya pearls, and of course Mikimoto.
Most often a book is really judged by its cover, which is seconded only by its title. Josh Sims has tackled several titles that all deal with men and their sartorial leanings and proclivities.