Designers, Muses & Personalities

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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

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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

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Within this genre of fashion monographs, heritage brands are usually associated with clothing or jewelry.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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"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.

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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

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Aahh . . . the halcyon days of the ’70s when New York City and the world was planet disco.

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Any movie goer, magazine reader, or fashion aficionado knows that fashion plays an essential and integral part of the storyline in any film.

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The reader of this exquisitely rendered monograph is in for quite a surprise.

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It would be a safe assumption that the name Frédéric Zaavy is known only to a select few who have dedicated and immersed themselves into the art and craft of haute joallerie and gemology.

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It is a rare occurrence when a dedicated and extremely well-informed fashionphile runs across a book about a creator that they have never heard of before.

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If you are a compulsive and devoted fashionphile, there is always some little morsel of information or quote that can be found in a fashion book no matter how many books you have read about a parti

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A chameleon is defined as a person who often changes his or her beliefs or behavior in order to please others or to succeed.

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The starring attraction here is supposed to be the jewelry that has been created under the watchful eye of Victoire de Castellane who has been the sole “mistress” of Dior Joaillerie since its incep

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This is one of those books that requires a thirst for the past glories of what life was once all about for a small-town boy who “made good” in New York City.

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There was a time (1960–1970) in the fashion cycle when the likes of Capucci, Fabiani, Sorelle Fontana, Simonetta, Galitzine, and Forquet were leaders in Italy’s answer to France’s haute couture; th

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“1967 was a vintage year in the history of muses, those extraordinary creatures endowed with an irresistible and mysterious je ne sais quoi that kindles the imagination and inspiration of

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Shaun Leane is a definitive example of the genre on every level.

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The biggest misconception about the fashion business is that it is glamorous and filled with people cut from a precious cloth, pun intended, that few can compare to.

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Merriam Webster dictionary defines memoir as: a narrative composed from personal experience or a history of one’s life.

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Diana Vreeland was never short on proclamations of fashion and style as well as living life in a most fashionable and particular way.

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