“one of the best books on fashion history to come out in the last year. Through excellent photography and sharp, insightful text, this tome packs more of a punch . . .”
“a beautiful volume.”
“essentially sums up Roland’s oeuvre: functional, but not fabulous.”
Hollywood in the studio era was devoted to the definition and production of glamour, particularly for the large female audience, accomplished not only through the female stars the studios developed
“It’s about time, Wicker might argue, that the fashion industry owns its part and cleans up its act.”
“‘I was born to be a rocker chick, forever in blue jeans.’”
“One cannot flip through this book without feeling joy, confronted by page after page of vibrant, delightful imagery, beautifully reproduced and exquisitely colored.”
“a celebration of Lagerfeld’s 36 years at the helm of a brand that he single-handedly took from its death throes and turned it into the most celebrated and revered house of couture in the w
The Blonds, David and Phillippe, should be more famous than they are. Their work is extraordinary. Their artistry is somewhere between haute couture and a Brazilian Mardis Gras float.
Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse is not only the title of this book but also its raison d’être accompanying the exhibition of the same name, currently at the Los Angeles County Mu
Within the world of fashion there are very few designers/brands that any fashion aficionado would consider royalty, and even fewer who have continually and unerringly adhered to their brand’s DNA;
The Fendi Set proffers an extraordinary opportunity for fashion aficionados to see and understand how Kim Jones has created a place for himself and for the heritage brand that he now helms
A 40th anniversary rates a celebration, and that is exactly we have been invited to attend.
Merci Madison Cox green lighted this project and gave the authors complete access to all things Saint Laurent. YSL LEXICON is a priceless entry into the genre of fashion history.
Within this genre of fashion monographs, heritage brands are usually associated with clothing or jewelry.
The prospective reader should be aware upfront that reading this enormous biography requires a commitment on their part.
There are few, if any, of the legendary heritage brands that can compare or compete with what Cartier has produced during its 175 years of operation.
Any avid reader of the fashion genre can attest to the fact that the category is rife with biographies of the great designers, but there are scant few within the category of autobiography.
Spanning two centuries, Jacob Gallagher and the Phaidon editors reveal their collective take on the most influential designers, brands, photographers, models, stylists, art directors, editors, medi
Versace: The Complete Collections is the chronological chronicle of two Versaces: Gianni, the eponymous founder, and his sister, Donatella, who took up the reins after Gianni’s untimely de
It is about time that this man is celebrated and recognized with a book devoted to his extraordinary talents.
“As a biography of the title character, Miss Dior falls short, but as an exceptional discussion on France during WWII and the couture industry, it is fascinating reading and will n
After a quick perusal through Amazon, this reader found well over 20 titles devoted to Christian Dior, the man, the brand, and just about any tangential subject attached to the name, including his
Elizabeth Block has written about fashion with a decidedly unique perspective.
This book is all about high heels, as is evidenced by the title, told by Frank Rispoli via approximately 110 photographs.