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.
Paris is a good idea anytime—especially when you have Marin Montagut as your tour guide through a city that defines style, fashion, history, and imagination.
Dior and Roses is a commemorative catalogue for an exhibition that began in May of this year and will end at the end of October.
"Be prepared for both an evolutionary tale as well as a mapping of Lhuillier's trajectory for both brand and designer—all told with brief text and out-of-this-world images.
“a three-decades-long time capsule of the voices of the youth culture and what was on their minds . . .”
The prospective reader might be led astray by the title of the book thinking that this is a catalog or the reprise presentation of Dior’s retrospective that took place at the Musée des Arts Décorat
After plodding through the 170 odd pages of The United States of Fashion: A New Atlas of American Style, this reader is completely confused and finds its timing somewhat pandering
Persona is the ultimate and quintessential definition of the genre classified as coffee table books.
The cover of this fashion chronicle is an iconic and historic image of Beverly Johnson wearing a turnout by Scott Barrie and lensed by Francesco Scavullo. Mr.
Marnie Fogg has presented a meticulously researched chronicle in The Dress: 100 Ideas that Changed Fashion, but the fashion reader immersed in the world of fashion might take issue with so
Albert Watson: Creating Photographs is a soft cover book that is hardly a coffee table book.
Call it a celebration, a fortieth anniversary gift, a visual chronicle of one of the most controversial fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries . . . Vivienne Westwood.
Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking is a celebration for one of the most renowned and recognizable “créateurs” of the last and present centuries.
United Arrows serves as a chronicle, a diary of sorts, about a revolution and the trajectory of a retailer and brand that have been in business for 30 years in Tokyo.
Before the reader even opens Stones of Grand Bazaar: Meváris Jewellery from Istanbul, he or she will have a definite expectation regarding the subject matter.
Dan Jones has meticulously researched and almost surgically documented Diana’s adult life (pre, during, and post marriage to Prince Charles) by offering the reader a “menu” of what she wore, when s
Most savvy and informed fashion readers will be ecstatic with the content of The Perfect Imperfection of Golden Goose.
A vast majority of devoted and knowledgeable readers or fashion followers could easily say it was the best of the times, it was the worst of times!
Aahh . . . the halcyon days of the ’70s when New York City and the world was planet disco.