These are the first words you read upon opening this book:
Having an almost borderline addiction to leopard print and all of its cousins this reader/reviewer was more than excited and looking forward to have this book in his hands to read and review.
The recipe for the success of this monograph is equal parts Giles Deacon (brilliantly talented and visionary designer), Katie Grand (muse, editor and stylist for the biggest names in fashion) and
From its title and front cover one might expect that what awaits will be some historical romp through fashion starting with the second half of the 20th century concluding in today’s world of fashio
It would be impossible to call this book an easy read even though the subject matter is quite efficiently examined and explained.
What is abundantly clear from almost the beginning of this book is that Andy Peake has gone far and beyond what Made for Walking might have been if he had not extensively and adeptly resea
This is the fifth of a series, the previous four of which have been reviewed here at NYJB, by these two authors who usually find a unique way of presenting the subject at hand even though other wri
House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row is so much more than just the story of the trajectory of Tommy Nutter.
Calling all shoe freaks, fetishists, shoe dogs, collectors and aficionados, this is the book you have been waiting for!
Having reviewed six books dealing with the life of the Alexander McQueen and his oeuvre, it can be said that Rasmussen brings nothing new to the table.
This book is so much more than one might have expected.
Before the prospective reader even opens Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, they need to be aware that this is not so much about haute couture but rather about the art and craft of haute couture; th
At a time when names such as Blumenfeld, Scavullo, Avedon, Clarke, Horst, Radkai, Rizzo, Parkinson, and Penn were bandied about and very visible in the world of fashion photography there was also a
Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man must be examined and evaluated on multiple levels: there is James the genius; James the spoiled narcissist; James the master networker; the s
If you were expecting a sumptuous and glorious coffee table book about the haute joallerie of Bulgari, then you will only be partially correct.
Before you even open the book and begin to take this journey, the reader is assured that this will not be Pulitzer or Nobel Prize material.
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.
It is possible to assume to that there isn’t a single fashionphile who does not recognize the name Jil Sander, but the real question is how much do they truly know of the brand when she was at the
Glitterati might be considered a photographic diary of the lensman Robert Rosen.
It is a rare, if not an improbable occurrence, that a reader/reviewer/fashionphile can call a monograph such as Olivier Theyskens: She Walks in Beauty a haunting, moody, poetic, and yet wi
This is not your usual or expected coffee table book focusing on a fine jewelry brand.
This is a book that celebrates the art of branding, American cotton production, and good old American ingenuity and creativity.
There are libraries filled with books that celebrate the glories of fashion, but there are scant few books that can sit beside Norell: Master of American Fashion.
American Runway will disappoint many for a variety of reasons.
Spectacular isn’t even close to a word that would properly or sufficiently describe the contents and execution of Resonances de Cartier. There has been a spate of books focusing on the leg