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Fashion Designers A-Z

Fashion Designers A-Z

From Azzedine Alaia and Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent, celebrate a century's worth of fashion greats. This accessibly priced and updated edition features photographs of approximately 500 garments selected from the permanent collection of the Museum at th... read full description below.

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ISBN 9783836565578
Barcode 9783836565578
Published 7 May 2018 by Taschen
Format Hardback
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Author(s) Edited by Steele, Valerie
By Menkes, Suzy
Illustrated by Nippoldt, Robert
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ISBN-13 9783836565578
ISBN-10 3836565579
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taschen
Imprint Taschen GmbH
Publication Date 7 May 2018
International Publication Date 31 May 2018
Publication Country Germany Germany
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Steele, Valerie
By Menkes, Suzy
Illustrated by Nippoldt, Robert
Category Individual Designers
Fashion Design
Reference Works
Number of Pages 592
Dimensions Width: 172mm
Height: 240mm
Weight 1,858g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Fashion - History - 20th century, Fashion - History - 21st century, Fashion designers - History - 20th century, Fashion designers - History - 21st century
NBS Text Design & Commercial Art
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 746.92
Catalogue Code 966670

Description of this Book

From Azzedine Alaia and Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent, celebrate a century's worth of fashion greats. This accessibly priced and updated edition features photographs of approximately 500 garments selected from the permanent collection of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, distilling the unique philosophy and aesthetics of each featured designer.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A wonderful consideration of both the Fashion Institute of Technology and its most precious and influential pieces, presented in a clever A to Z format which guides readers from one designer to the next...
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and founding editor of Fashion Theory. Described in The Washington Post as one of fashion's brainiest women and by Suzy Menkes as the Freud of fashion, Steele combines serious scholarship (and a Yale Ph.D.) with a rare ability to communicate with general audiences. As author, curator, editor, and public intellectual, Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies. Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and founding editor of Fashion Theory. Described in The Washington Post as one of fashion's brainiest women and by Suzy Menkes as the Freud of fashion, Steele combines serious scholarship (and a Yale Ph.D.) with a rare ability to communicate with general audiences. As author, curator, editor, and public intellectual, Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies.

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