Couture in the 21st Century PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Couture in the 21st Century free pdf This lavishly illustrated book features essays from 29 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 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: Marios Schwab, Jason Wu, and Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli for Valentino. 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 renowned for capturing the wit and personality of his subjects. Couture in the 21st Century beautifully captures the divine and sublime of couture fashion in the hands of the world's best-known designers."Couture in the 21st Century is an inspiring opportunity to delve into the archives of the likes of Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Coco Chanel."

About Deborah Bee

Editor Deborah Bee has worked as a newspaper journalist for national newspapers such as The Guardian, The Times and The Telegraph. She was also Editor of the magazines Scene and Nova, and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Harrods Publishing.

Details Book

Author : Deborah Bee
Publisher : A
Data Published : 14 October 2010
ISBN : 1408134896
EAN : 9781408134894
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Couture in the 21st Century



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Couture in the 21st Century free pdfCouture in the 21st Century

    This lavishly illustrated book features essays from 29 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..


  • Vintage Fashion and Couture free pdfVintage Fashion and Couture

    "A sumptuous survey of vintage fashion and couture from the 1910s to today. "

    "Vintage Fashion and Couture: From Poiret to McQueen" tells the story of fashion through the work of its key design talents and the memorable women who have worn their designs..


  • Fashion free pdfFashion

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to the most influential fashion designers and fashion trends from the 19th century to the present. It looks at 50 of the world's most significant fashion designers such as Yves Saint Laurent..


  • The Private World of Yves Saint Laurent  free pdfThe Private World of Yves Saint Laurent

    One of the most talented and influential couturiers of his time. Yves Saint Laurent began his career as Christian Dior's protege and went on to become a legendary arbiter of twentieth-century style..


  • Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques free pdfDressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques

    This book takes the mystery out of couture techniques which many dressmakers assume are either extremely difficult. or only for the professional fashion designers..


  • Couture in the 21st Century free pdfCouture in the 21st Century

    . This lavishly illustrated book features essays from 29 of the world's top designers, who talk about fashion in the first decade of the 21st century, with its emphasis on craftsmanship and traditiona