These are the first words you read upon opening this book:
Having an almost borderline addiction to leopard print and all of its cousins this reader/reviewer was more than excited and looking forward to have this book in his hands to read and review.
This is the fifth of a series, the previous four of which have been reviewed here at NYJB, by these two authors who usually find a unique way of presenting the subject at hand even though other wri
If in fact history does repeat itself, then Dior Images is the first book of the New Year that will focus on the iconic and heritage brand of Christian Dior.
It is possible to assume to that there isn’t a single fashionphile who does not recognize the name Jil Sander, but the real question is how much do they truly know of the brand when she was at the
While the subject matter couldn’t be more topical and of the moment, there are several components and aspects of the book that seem to have been left out or just overlooked.
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.”
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?
“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.
". . . an elaborate manual that also serves as a dictionary and glossary for haute couture embellishments."
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
What can make or break a book dealing with this subject is the angle from which the author approaches the subject.
Most readers might think that Smart Textiles for Designers is about fabric, designers, and technology that when combined create fabrics that are sustainable and ecologically friendly.
“The chap is the modern English gentleman, and he’s out to conquer the world,” writes Gustav Temple.
Without a doubt this is one of the most exhaustive, painstaking, and all-encompassing visual diaries pertaining to the details or fine points of fashion such as collars, necklines, closures, jacket
Couture Confessions is a book that should assessed based on two distinct points of view depending on the reading experience/history of each reader.
“one of the most authoritative, educational, and gut-splittingly funny books about the do’s and don’ts of men’s style.”
This book might possibly signal an unprecedented moment in the annals of heritage brands that celebrate and memorialize their considerable legacies. Berluti: At Their Feet is a rare and re
“If you take this book as gospel, then you might be lead astray by its contents.”
“Art of the High-Heeled Shoe is a great coffee table book or conversation piece.”
“What more can you ask for?”
Just when you thought you have read everything about the legendary Christian Dior along comes one more fabulous book that exposes still one more facet of the man and his brand and what propelled th