“Visually and intellectually stimulating.”
There are two issues that must be considered before this book can be accurately reviewed. Foremost would be do you know who Russell Westbrook is?
In the annals or fashion photography Robert Doisneau is not the name that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue or on the Top 10 list.
“To be clear—a gown is no mere dress.”—Jo Ellison
The idea that there couldn’t possibly be another book focused on maison Christian Dior has been shattered in grand style with the release of Dior: The Collections.
“the quintessential coffee table book that is nothing short of spellbinding.”
We as readers and followers of fashion are accustomed to seeing a familiar roster of names associated with the great and vaunted publications of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.
If you are in search of or require a “how to” manual or a book that speaks of the usual icons of men’s style, then please move on as those aspects of men and their individual style are not containe
Relationships, both personal and professional, provide every reader with a particular frame of reference as well as singular perspective that might set us apart from our fellow readers. Having read
The first issue that slaps you in the face is the title of this book, especially once you examine the table of contents in The New French Couture.
The two founders of the Coveteur seem to be all about the closet, its owner, its contents, and the homes that house all of that.
In another case of expectation vs. reality, this reviewer is thrilled to write that the reality is far greater than the expectation.
“I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing. . . . Elegance is the only beauty that never fades." —Audrey Hepburn
Slim Aarons: Women is one of the most vividly and luxuriously documented books of its genre.
Castelbajac, the book, and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, the designer, stand as reminders to those in fashion that this man was indeed a visionary in his prescient approach to fashion.
Do not be fooled by the diminutive size of this book as it packs a wallop as big as any glorious coffee table tome.
“When you see yourself as different, I see you as unique.”—Alexi Lubomirski
The conundrum with reviewing this book is simply that this reviewer is neither a teenager nor a female.
Regardless of genre and subject matter Peter Gravelle is one of the great storytellers of our time.
In the early ’80s, it was suggested to François Nars by Polly Mellen to move to the United States so that he could work with his idols Avedon, Penn, Weber—a who’s who of the fashion photography wor
There seems to be no end to the attraction to and fascination with the designer Christian Dior as well as his maison, his oeuvre, and his clientele.
After having read this amazing book, this reader suddenly became aware that there is a cult of denim aficionados, “denimheads” to be exact, as well as a culture of denim.
“The chap is the modern English gentleman, and he’s out to conquer the world,” writes Gustav Temple.
There is no question that Focus is a book that must be evaluated on several planes depending on one’s point of view and frame of reference.
So many spectators of the fashion business and worlds of fashion believe that growing old and being fashionable, stylish, and glamorous is just about being an older fashion model, but that couldn’t