Category Fashion

Olivier Zahm O.Z. Diary

Purple Haze – Olivier Zahm

A 700-page “Diary” of carefully selected and highly fashionable photos from Olivier’s natural habitat; the art and fashion worlds in New York, Tokyo and Paris. Celebs and a few beaches. Olivier Zahm is the founder and editor of the fashion magazine Purple. Olivier Zahm: O.Z. Diary Editor:    Gianni Oprandi Text by:    Glenn O’Brien, Jeff Rian […]

Diana Vreeland: Memos - The Vogue Years

Running a Tight Ship: The Vogue Years

Diana Vreeland’s memos are a wonderful read. As her grandson writes in the introduction: “Nonina would sit there for hours, dressed in a bathrobe, chain-smoking Lucky Strikes while she dictated memos and letters to her secretaries at Vogue.” It is such fun to read these memos. On April 14, 1970 she writes – to 20 […]

Colin McDowell: The Anatomy of Fashion Why We Dress the Way We Do

How We Look: Colin McDowell

Fashion is about the body. Colin McDowell’s new book takes that to heart. ”The Anatomy of Fashion” is a survey of how we dress, why we look the way we do and how this has changed over time according to laws, prudery and sexuality. “There is nothing more seductive than half-seen parts of the body, […]

Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life

Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life

Jean Patou has been overshadowed by his contemporaries like Chanel. Elegant and sophisticated lines in combination with exquisite craftsmanship. Learn more about his glamorous contribution to fashion. > MORE Jean Patou: A Fashionable Life Author:    Emmanuelle Polle ISBN:    9782080201522 Publisher:    Flammarion Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    280 Illustrations:    250 colour

Alexander McQueen - Working Process Photographs by Nick Waplington

The Horn of Plenty – Alexander McQueen / Nick Waplington

Photographer Nick Waplington was asked by Alexander McQueen to document the making of the remarkable Fall 2009 collection — McQueen’s critical statement against the fashion industry. > MORE Alexander McQueen – Working Process Photographs by Nick Waplington Features:    2009 Fall Collection Editors:    Alexander McQueen, Nick Waplington Text by:    Susannah Frankel ISBN:    9788862082952 Publisher:    Damiani Publ. […]

Maison Martin Margiela på Bukowskis

A Thing of Such Beauty 2 – Maison Martin Margiela

This is a limited edition exhibition catalogue (500 copies) for an exhibition at the auction house Bukowskis in Stockholm. It showcases a unique collection of pieces by Maison Martin Margiela – some thirty originals from the most revolutionary collections of the 1990s. > MORE Maison Martin Margiela på Bukowskis Designed by:    We Are Group Photographs […]

Punk - Chaos to Couture by Andrew Bolton

Punk – Chaos to Couture by Andrew Bolton

Andrew Bolton has curated a show at Metropolitan Museum celebrating and examining punk’s influence on high fashion.  ”Punk” features designers like Ann Demeulemeester, Viktor & Rolf, Stephen Sprouse, Jun Takahashi, and Gareth Pugh. Designers included:  Miguel Adrover, Hussein Chalayan, Ann Demeulemeester, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana , John Galliano, Nicolas Ghesquière, Katharine Hamnett, Viktor & […]

Artist/Rebel/Dandy - Men of Fashion

Artist/Rebel/Dandy – Men of Fashion

18th century dandy meets 21st century dandy in the summer exhibition at Rhode Island School of Design. ” Artist/Rebel/Dandy”  takes a deep look at glamour boys and snappy dressers from the past 200 years. Rather than following strict definitions, Artist/Rebel/Dandy features myriad manifestations of the dandy’s style and persona, from the discreet sophistication and consummate […]

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Another sequel from Bunka Fashion College, teaching the world how to drape contemporarily and properly. 15 new designs presented with step-by-step instructions. > MORE . Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato Author:    Hisako Sato Publisher:    Laurence King Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    82 Illustrations:    200 Edition:    insert with 2 full-scale patterns

From the Coolest Corner: Nordic Jewellery

From the Coolest Corner: Nordic Jewellery

The natural world plays an important part in contemporary jewelry design from the Nordic countries. This catalogue takes the pulse on the craft and features 156 works from 61 designers.   > MORE . From the Coolest Corner – Nordic Jewellery Editor:    Widar Halen Text by:    Liesbeth den Besten, Widar Halen, Love Jönsson, Jorunn Veiteberg Publisher:   […]