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Fashion Designers A–Z. 2020 Edition

80Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)Disponibilità: luglio 9, 2024
Da Coco Chanel ad Alexander McQueen, un secolo di grandi nomi della moda. Questa edizione aggiornata include 15 nuove etichette e presenta circa 500 capi della collezione permanente del Museum at FIT di New York. La direttrice del museo Valerie Steele e la leggenda della moda Suzy Menkes commentano il libro con i ritratti di Robert Nippoldt.
Copertina rigida10.3 x 13.2 in.9.11 lb720 pagine

“Una splendida descrizione del Fashion Institute of Technology e dei suoi pezzi più preziosi e importanti.”

Another Magazine

“Il gotha dello stile.”

Fashion Designers A–Z. Updated 2020 Edition

Fashion Designers A–Z. Updated 2020 Edition


Fashion Masterclass

Defining design of the 20th and 21st centuries

From Azzedine Alaïa, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, and Vivienne Westwood, more than a century’s worth of fashion greats from the permanent collection of The Museum at FIT in New York City are celebrated in this fresh edition of Fashion Designers A–Z.

15 new names join the ranks of the industry’s most admired—Phoebe Philo, Patrick Kelly, and Sonia Rykiel, to name a few—in this updated and expanded release showcasing some 500 garments in the Museum’s permanent collection. From an exquisitely embroidered velvet evening gown to Mondrian-influenced minimalist chic, each piece has been selected and photographed not only for its beauty, but for its representative value, distilling the unique philosophy and aesthetics of each of the featured designers.

In her introductory essay, the Museum’s director and chief curator Valerie Steele writes about the rise of the fashion museum, and the emergence of the fashion exhibition as a popular and controversial phenomenon. International style authority Suzy Menkes contributes a foreword, texts by the museum’s curators shine historical light on each label and garment pictured, and 125 drawn portraits by artist Robert Nippoldt pay homage to the creators behind them.

Robert Nippoldt is a German illustrator and book artist known for various publications and stage programs about the 1920s, as well as drawings for The New Yorker and Time magazine. He has received over two dozen awards worldwide, including from the Art Directors Club in New York and the International Design Award in Los Angeles. 

The contributing author

Unquestionably a leader in the global fashion press, Suzy Menkes was International Vogue Editor at Condé Nast International and she is a leading Instagram influencer. Among the world’s most influential fashion critics, she is an officer of the Order of the British Empire as well as a chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur. She lives and works in London and Paris. 

Gli editori

Colleen Hill is curator of costume and accessories at The Museum at FIT. Since joining MFIT in 2006, Hill has curated or co-curated more than a dozen exhibitions, including Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion, Fairy Tale Fashion, and Reinvention and Restlessness: Fashion in the 90s. She has authored or co-authored seven books on fashion and contributed to numerous other publications.

Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT 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, and editor, Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies.

Fashion Designers A–Z. 2020 Edition
Copertina rigida26.2 x 33.6 cm4.13 kg720 pagine

ISBN 978-3-8365-7882-0

Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)
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Moderecherche Must

Elisabeth,29 ottobre 2021
Eine Bereicherung für jeden Modeenthusiasten und -sammler. Gibt aber auch als Coffe-Table Book eine ausnehmend attraktive Figur ab!

Must-Have für Modebegeisterte

Susa,27 ottobre 2021
Wunderschön großformatiger Bildband mit spektakulären Kreationen aus den Archiven bekannter Modehäuser. Ein Eyecatcher auch für den Coffeetable!

Wonderful reference

Alice,27 ottobre 2021
A great cross-section of contemporary fashion icons. Beautifully photographed and printed with invaluable insights into the creation of the designs.