Designers, Muses & Personalities

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“Daphne Guinness is a book for those who believe in free spirits and for those who can see past celebrity.

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“. . . if there’s anything that Autobiography of a Fashion Designer: Ralph Rucci proves, it is that Mr. Rucci should never cease designing, creating—journeying.”

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First off, let’s discuss the book from the point of view of its sublime physical presence.

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“Manolo Blahnik and the Tale of the Elves and the Shoemaker is truly a jewel for anyone with even a fleeting interest in the fashion business—or for those who still believe in the

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“In short, Nostalgia in Vogue is a book to be read and not just skimmed through for its pretty photographs—for if you just skim it, you will miss wonderful pieces of history sliced

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“Covering everything from mystery clocks to Tourbillion movements to the most stunning and unimaginably complex watches, Cartier Time Art will educate as well as entertain anyone w

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“Alice Temperley is ‘true British’ in the sense that she follows in the footsteps of many great original English designers who forged their own paths and made a lasting impact on the fashio

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“If you are still a believer in the tangible book then this is the Harry Winston of treasured books.”

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“Ms. Matheopoulos has provided a scholarly yet highly entertaining volume where both opera and fashion share a stage.

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To anyone with a comprehensive knowledge of the fashion industry, the name Emilio Cavallini is immediately associated with hosiery and leg wear.

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The press release for this book reads “fairy tale and haute couture mix charmingly in this re-imagined story. . . .” Believe it or not, there is not one word of hyperbole in that description.

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The compilation of notes, written in their own handwriting, from some of the fashion industry’s leaders, legends and unknowns renders an extraordinary portrait of a much loved and much missed fashi

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 (Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a weekend with Coco Chanel?

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