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.
American Runway will disappoint many for a variety of reasons.
“Fashionphiles, Francophiles, and the historically inclined will fall in love with this lettre d'amour to the palace of Versailles and to the worl
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.”
“the ultimate guide to A-List brands for men who can afford this luxury.”
“Catwalking is a very personal and intimate chronicle . . .”
Brooks Brothers is commemorating its bicentennial year this year, and what better way to celebrate than to serve up a monograph that recounts its history via compelling visuals and great text.
While the name might not be the first one that comes to mind when speaking of the greatest 20th century photographers, Sheila Metzner is unequivocally one of the greatest artists to ever wield a ca
One of the most difficult tasks for any writer is to convey emotions to the reader as well as to elicit an emotional response from the reader.
“Visually and intellectually stimulating.”
What comes to mind with this book is the slogan used in the ’50s: “often imitated never duplicated.”
It is a rare occurrence that any designer or brand has two books published, both of which are singularly devoted to their oeuvre, let alone a Generation X designer whose name is hardly one that fal