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Couture in the 21st Century In the Words of 30 of the World-s Most Cutting-Edge Designers

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  • Author:
    BEE D
  • ISBN:
    9781408134894
  • Publication Date:
    0/10/2010
  • Edition:
    1
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  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    A and C Black
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Couture in the 21st Century In the Words of 30 of the World-s Most Cutting-Edge Designers
Couture in the 21st Century In the Words of 30 of the World-s Most Cutting-Edge Designers

Couture in the 21st Century In the Words of 30 of the World-s Most Cutting-Edge Designers

Regular price $19.99
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per
  • Author:
    BEE D
  • ISBN:
    9781408134894
  • Publication Date:
    0/10/2010
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
  • Binding:
    Hardback
  • Publisher:
    A and C Black
  • Country of Publication:
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This lavishly illustrated book features essays from thirty of the world's top designers who talk about fashion in the first decade of the 21st Century with its emphasis on craftsmanship and traditional techniques and pay loving homage to the iconic couturiers of the past, expressing how their creativity and attention to detail has forever shaped fashion's future.The book features the first-ever personal essays on couture by today's most lauded contemporary designers such as Giorgio Armani and Oscar de la Renta plus the fresh faces who design for the top design houses: Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri for Valentino, Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent and Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy. Each designer describes their view of couture and the inspirations drawn from iconic figures such as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Elsa Schiaparelli, Coco Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet, Madame Gres and Paul Poiret. Essays are complemented by photographs and fashion illustrations plus an intimate portrait of the designer by photographer Rankin, world renown for capturing the wit and personality of his subjects. Couture in the 21st Century captures the allure of couture in the hands of the world's best-known designers. It is a must-have for anyone interested in fashion and culture.

Featured in the Nov Dec 2010 Creative Enterprises newsletter.
To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.