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.
Here’s the thing about The World According to Karl: You need to love Karl Lagerfeld, find him amusing, or simply respect him. You cannot find him boring, innocuous, or self-absorbed.
You have heard of WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?).
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!
“. . . you will read this book and weep.”
“W was, for so many years, a fashion bible as well as the bitchiest publication out there and sadly, none of that is captured within this new book.”
Before delving into the specifics of Ms. Hartman’s book, it is necessary to say that her book appeals on several levels.
“. . . raises the bar for today’s fashion designers.”
“Anyone with a fixation on weddings or brides surely will be satisfied . . .”
“. . . a delightful source of enlightenment for those who wish to go deeper than the surface . . .”
“. . . there can be no greater gift than this paean to Mr. Lopez.”
“an almost encyclopedic history of fashion . . .”
“Make no mistake: This book is a paean both to the brand and its creative director.
“. . . if there’s anything that Autobiography of a Fashion Designer: Ralph Rucci proves, it is that Mr. Rucci should never cease designing, creating—journeying.”
“Culture to Catwalk stands out for providing information on the history and contemporary politics of each country and for discussing the ways in which fashion, like the arts more g
“Daphne Guinness is a book for those who believe in free spirits and for those who can see past celebrity.
“If there is anyone on your holiday list who is a devotee of Chanel or a card-carrying fashion maniac, then receiving this book will thrill them to no end.
First off, let’s discuss the book from the point of view of its sublime physical presence.
“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
“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
“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