Author: Pamela Golbin
Title: Couture Confessions ebook Twentieth-Century Fashion Icons in Their Own Words
Print Length: 240
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Late legendary couturiers of modern fashion speaking eloquently about life, design, and inspiration. Vionnet, Chanel, Dior, Saint Laurent, McQueenthese names define haute couture, and long after the designers have passed away, their influence on fashion continues to be profound. In an exceptional compilation of the original words of these couturiers, Couture Confessions provides a unique and in-depth look at the lives and work of these fashion icons. In this engaging, beautifully designed book, Pamela Golbin, acclaimed chief curator of twentieth-century fashion and textiles at Pariss Musé,e des Arts Dé,coratifs, has ingeniously constructed conversations in the designers own words that highlight their compelling personal stories as well as essential fashion momentsfrom designers Paul Poiret, Cristó,bal Balenciaga, Madame Grè,s, Alexander McQueen, Madeleine Vionnet, and Gabrielle Chanel to Elsa Schiaparelli, Yves Saint Laurent, Jeanne Lanvin, Pierre Balmain, and Christian Dior.Featuring striking illustrations by internationally recognized illustrator Yann Legendre, each interview asks the questions every fashion lover has always wanted to ask, making these legends approachable, human, and ever more inspiring.