Delving deep into the archives of the magazine, i-D offers a unique insight into the world of iconic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood. This book revisits interviews and features from the early punk beginnings of her career in the 1980s to today, documenting her instigation of the crinoline craze, her thoughts on how fashion can make a difference, and her journey to becoming one of Britain’s most original and influential designers. Vivienne’s appeal continues to gain momentum with the years, and today she is as much loved by new fashion fans discovering her for the first time as those who have followed her career since the start.
Packed into 120 pages is biographical and personal information as well as imagery from over 30 years of i-D’s history with images from photographers including Juergen Teller, Nick Knight, and Chen Man plus interviews with Caroline Baker, Caryn Franklin, Ben Reardon, and Terry Jones.
Founder and Creative Director of i-D magazine, Terry Jones started his fashion career in the 1970s as art director of Vanity Fair and Vogue UK. Since 1977 his Instant Design studio has produced catalogues, campaigns, exhibitions and books, including TASCHEN's Smile i-D, Fashion Now 1, Fashion Now 2 and Soul i-D.
Hardcover, quarter-bound, 11.7 x 16.5 in., 120 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-3887-9 Multilingual Edition: English, French, German, Spanish
"You won’t find any chintz amid the outrageous punk looks and crinolined, corseted gowns in the new TASCHEN tome: Vivienne Westwood, an in-depth look at the woman who shook up the once very traditional world of Brit fashion."
— ELLE, New York
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