Daniel Brush: Jewels Sculpture is unlike any other monograph within the genre of fine jewelry.
The very first aspect that must be acknowledged with regard to Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour is that Thames & Hudson has raised the bar for books within this segment
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.”
The first names that came to this reader’s mind were Halston and Christian Lacroix, and that reflects this reader’s woeful ignorance as to an almost endless list of designers who have contributed t
“Zandra Rhodes is a perennial.”
We have all heard the expression that “there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow” and in this particular instance that pot is the incredibly spectacular creations from the legendary heritage
“You come for the glamorous pictures and stay for the sizzling prose. Doonan writes like an angel with a sword: beautifully and provocatively.”
Gold and Gems is a stand-alone monograph within the genre of fine or precious jewelry.
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.
Fashion, including fine jewelry, has its own set of sound bytes, catch phrases, and talking points that highlight and speak to a specific time frame in fashion as well as being the au courant topic
Coco Chanel was born in 1883 or thereabouts since she never really divulged her age, and she died in 1971.
Hunks and Heroes: Jim Moore: The GQ Years is a visual extravaganza of Jim Moore’s resume and his 40 years at Gentlemen’s Quarterly, as it was originally named.
“Ms. Rochas delivers a gift of fashion history . . .”
Paris: Fashion Flair is ostensibly about the talent and artistry of its author, Marc-Antoine Coulon, as well as about French fashion.
This monograph has a bit of a disconnect between the chosen subjects. The main focus is on brooches with barely a thread of connection between them and badges.
King of Fashion: The Autobiography of Paul Poiret is a book meant for those who are inclined toward fashion history.
Almost any fashionphile or Anglophile will recognize the name Norman Hartnell, the designer who wardrobed the princesses and queens of the British Royal monarchy for almost one half century.
It would be a lie to say that neither the brand name Carnet nor its designer Michelle Ong were familiar to this reviewer, but the name and brand that is familiar is Joel Rosenthal of JAR in Paris,
Forty years and over eighty collections/shows are what make Yves Saint Laurent: The Complete Haute Couture Collections the quintessential last word in the oeuvre of this designer.
As a rule, museum fashion exhibits have centered around a facet of fashion that is either tangible, immediately recognizable, or something definitively specific that really doesn’t require any sort
What is quite extraordinary about Mary Quant is that it explores and examines the fashion tsunami she created in the ’60s.
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
The astute and prolific fashion reader or the Charles James aficionado will immediately wonder how Charles James: The Couture Secrets of Shape differs from Charles James: Portrait of a