There was a time (1960–1970) in the fashion cycle when the likes of Capucci, Fabiani, Sorelle Fontana, Simonetta, Galitzine, and Forquet were leaders in Italy’s answer to France’s haute couture; th
“Its presentation and content is superbly executed and gives the reader an unusually intimate view of this designer.
“Anyone with a fixation on weddings or brides surely will be satisfied . . .”
It should come as no surprise to find that Ms. Kazanjian’s opus is all about the covers of Vogue magazine starting from its inception in the 1890s to the present time.
Balenciaga and Spain is a brilliantly conceived homage to one of the greatest, if not the greatest, designer of the 20th century.
Unlike most “fashion designer driven” volumes, this book actually speaks in the designer’s voice as well as from the perspectives of other celebrated figures from within the fashion community.
Anglophiles and fashionphiles unite! Literally.