“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?”
The title Perry Ellis: An American Original can either be construed as a possible misnomer for the book or as one of the great moments of understatement used to describe a title in this ge
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
Very few brands enjoy or have enjoyed the attention that surrounds Christian Dior.
For those who consider themselves fashion cognoscenti, it is a given that the name Jean Patou registers as one of the founders of haute couture.
You have heard of WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?).
There can be no greater compliment to a designer than to have a museum mount an exhibition of his or her work. So Mr.
Reader beware! This is just about one of the most beautifully executed books about one of America’s most enduring and quintessential society and style icons: C. Z. Guest.
A delightful book that deals with an aspect of fashion that will far outlive the clothes and the designer: fashion illustration.
“. . . mini treasure of a book.”
Come assolutamente favoloso e divina! How absolutely fabulous and divine!
“My advice? Read it! Love it! Gift it!”