Any avid reader of the fashion genre can attest to the fact that the category is rife with biographies of the great designers, but there are scant few within the category of autobiography.
“This book is for art lovers, and lovers of beauty and truth who value the human spirit that will not be denied by the destructive forces that humans have created.
“The King’s Painter is an outstanding publication that requires and repays a very close and careful reading.”
“Modigliani - Picasso: The Primitivist Revolution is the type and quality of a project one would expect to accompany an exhibition that h
If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.
This is an unusual book because, in almost every way, it is a sequel to a documentary film. Without that film, there’d be no book.
“Why do humans make images?” John-Paul Stonard might as well be asking why do humans breathe, eat, walk, or talk. Because we need to? Because we can? Because we do?
“one will need to explore for oneself the captivating world that created the context for BFC’s existence.
In this quick and light read, Petitjean is simple and straight forward in his thesis.
Spanning two centuries, Jacob Gallagher and the Phaidon editors reveal their collective take on the most influential designers, brands, photographers, models, stylists, art directors, editors, medi
Versace: The Complete Collections is the chronological chronicle of two Versaces: Gianni, the eponymous founder, and his sister, Donatella, who took up the reins after Gianni’s untimely de
It is about time that this man is celebrated and recognized with a book devoted to his extraordinary talents.
“As a biography of the title character, Miss Dior falls short, but as an exceptional discussion on France during WWII and the couture industry, it is fascinating reading and will n
The latest in a series of contemporary Australian fine art compilations, Still Life joins Creswell Bell’s shelf alongside Clay and A Painted Landscape.
“For those seeking an encyclopedic understanding of photographic art history, Photography by David Bate is an essential book and is highly recommended.”
“Doubilet offers, in perfect drawings of light, a place and a moment where a bird can love a fish, the sky can love the sea and, for a brief instant, in a razor-thin place, we can all be ri
In the whimsical 1990 film L.A.
“No detail escapes Dauber. . . . A master storyteller . . .”
After a quick perusal through Amazon, this reader found well over 20 titles devoted to Christian Dior, the man, the brand, and just about any tangential subject attached to the name, including his
Elizabeth Block has written about fashion with a decidedly unique perspective.
This book is all about high heels, as is evidenced by the title, told by Frank Rispoli via approximately 110 photographs.
Paris is a good idea anytime—especially when you have Marin Montagut as your tour guide through a city that defines style, fashion, history, and imagination.
Dior and Roses is a commemorative catalogue for an exhibition that began in May of this year and will end at the end of October.
"Be prepared for both an evolutionary tale as well as a mapping of Lhuillier's trajectory for both brand and designer—all told with brief text and out-of-this-world images.
“a three-decades-long time capsule of the voices of the youth culture and what was on their minds . . .”