Once Upon a Diamond is most definitely more than a history of family jewels.
“Don’t take fashion shows too seriously!”
The most important aspect of Harper's Bazaar: First in Fashion is that it serves as a catalogue for a museum show that took place in Paris at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs.
“Fashion is not always spelled out in capital letters.”
Diana Vreeland was never short on proclamations of fashion and style as well as living life in a most fashionable and particular way.
Imagine a book about the headiest times in the world of fashion written by someone who does not rely on quotes from dead people or from spectators but instead a book written by someone who was inti
“very engaging . . . quite a treasure . . .”
“Who might this book be for?
“Skrebneski is a créateur whose artistry extends beyond the lens. He is a master architect of each image as well as a photographer of many moods, people, places . . .
Jean Patchett was a ubiquitous part of the halcyon days of fashion in the ’50s.
This monograph is not a glossy coffee table chronicle of the works of Richard Avedon’s oeuvre of this period.
Ostensibly The International Best Dressed List: The Official Story is the chronicle and history of the International Best Dressed List, but the prospective reader should be keenly aware th
If you know who Tim Walker is and you are familiar with his body of work, then you have an inkling of what lies between the covers of this book, but if you are unfamiliar with the oeuvre of Tim Wal
For a well-educated fashion reader, a book of this ilk is something that would not normally be on a must-read list.
“anyone with an interest on fashion, photography, New York City, or Bill Cunningham should run out and buy this book; it is to be cherished.”
Grace Kelly became Princess Grace in 1956. Marc Bohan began his position at Maison Christian Dior in 1960.
Jonathan Daniel Pryce may be professionally categorized as a photographer but he is really a visual storyteller and a chronicler of style, not fashion but style.
William Klein is responsible for lensing some of the most iconic, memorable, legendary and ubiquitous fashion images, so you might be expecting this glamorous coffee table volume that will chronicl
For as long as fashion has been recorded, there has always been one topic that is ever present and it is whether or not fashion is an art.
Not being intimately familiar with the work of Jan Welters, it was easy to have an open mind about what was waiting behind the cover.
Not knowing quite what to expect from this monograph, this reviewer was pleasantly surprised as Rankin is most certainly a photographer’s photographer.
What comes to mind before one even opens this extensive and inspiring volume is that anyone who knows anything about fashion and especially about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel knows a few things.
As is the wont of this Vogue series of books that have focused on everything from shoes to music, there is always something missing in each of them and that absence detracts from the impac
Where does one start when trying to explain, analyze and dissect the oeuvre of Azzedine Alaïa?
Balenciaga in Black is an incredible ode to Cristobal Balenciaga.