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.
Don’t be taken in by the title.
“Bill Cunningham was a New York institution, part of what made NYC the fashion capitol of the world.”
“Pink is etherealized red . . . the true color of love.” —Margaret Story, 1930
Before even opening the book what struck this prospective reader is that barely any other designer/brand has been afforded such a comprehensive “catalog” of each and every one of their collections.
If in fact history does repeat itself, then Dior Images is the first book of the New Year that will focus on the iconic and heritage brand of Christian Dior.
Glitterati might be considered a photographic diary of the lensman Robert Rosen.
“Fashionphiles, Francophiles, and the historically inclined will fall in love with this lettre d'amour to the palace of Versailles and to the worl
American Runway will disappoint many for a variety of reasons.
Anyone who knows anything about the old Hollywood studio system will tell you that movie stars were treated like Barbie dolls.
“Broadbent breaks the mold of fashion imagery in ways that most cannot fathom.”