Описание: This innovative book presents dynamic and interpretive photographs of British ballgowns spanning 60 years and includes designs by Alexander McQueen, Bellville Sassoon, Bill Gibb, Erdem, Gareth Pugh, Stella McCartney and Zandra Rhodes. The specially commissioned photographs, by fashion photographer David Hughes, are supplemented by essays exploring the ballgown as a particularly British garment, with designers, clients and occasions unique to Britain. The social season of debutante parties and private balls, weddings and charity events have long provided Britain's fashion designers with opportunities to design elaborate, tour de force eveningwear. In more recent years the ballroom has been replaced by the red carpet. Though the context has changed, the ballgown remains a staple in many designers' collections and continues to serve as an expression of status, protocol and taste, while simultaneously embodying elements of drama and fantasy.
Описание: While candy-colored pinup may be popular with some, this is a collection of dark, sexy images that truly reflect the sophisticated side of the pinup genre. Seemingly ripped from the mens magazines of yesteryear, these photos are so authentic looking down to the smallest detail as if they were actually taken decades ago. Bullet bras, seamed stockings, high heels, and girdles bursting at the seams! Leave the cutesy stuff behind. Internationally published photographer Mark Anthony Lacy specializes in bringing out the allure and sensuality of his female subjects. He combines his backgrounds in art, architecture, film, and photography to create incredibly authentic vintage tableaus in his New York studio.
Описание: A colouring book of Art Deco design, including wallpapers, fashion plates, textiles, vases and fashion accessories, and featuring designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Georges Barbier and Robert Bonfils, among many others.
Автор: Quinto, Enrico Название: Italian Glamour ISBN: 8857224287 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788857224282 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4568 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The fashion archive of Enrico Quinto and Paolo Tinarelli has been painstakingly assembled over the last twenty years and traces the international evolution of costume from the mid-19th century to the present day. This quintessential volume on Italian Style narrates the development of fashion through around three hundred dresses, chronologically ordered and selected from an international collection of over six thousand pieces, enriched by commentary by historians, journalists and fashion designers, but also by photography, film and personal testimony: a concrete resource for historians of costume, students and passionates. The idea of departing from a purely chronological sequence springs from a desire to demonstrate the vitality and ongoing relevance of historical pieces through their juxtaposition with contemporary examples. Most of the displayed dresses were documented by photographers when they first appeared worn by famous actresses, models and jet set personalities of the time: from the Duchess of Windsor to Queen Paola of Belgium, from Princess Grace of Monaco to Ava Gardner, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Veruschka, Marisa Berenson, Grace Jones amongst many others.
Автор: Steele, Valerie Park, Jennifer Название: Gothic: Dark Glamour ISBN: 0300136943 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300136944 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3032 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From its origins in the eighteenth-century literature of terror to its contemporary manifestations in vampire fiction, cinema and art, the gothic has embraced the powers of horror and the erotic macabre. This book suggests that gothic fashion has deep cultural roots that give it an enduring potency.
Автор: Sassoon Adrian Название: Jewels by Jar ISBN: 030019868X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300198683 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3638 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Called "the Faberge of our time" by Diane von Furstenberg, Joel A Rosenthal, who works in Paris under the name JAR, is one of the most acclaimed jewellery designers. This book, featuring nearly 40 pieces from throughout JAR`s career, provides a concise, accessible, elegantly designed retrospective of the best of his jewellery creations.
Описание: A survey of the biggest names and most famous bottles throughout the history of perfume bottle design.
Автор: Stansky Название: Sassoon - The Worlds of Philip and Sybil ISBN: 0300186762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300186765 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2911 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sir Philip Sassoon (1888-1939), a glamorous and well-known figure in Britain for the first four decades of the twentieth century, was the most eligible bachelor and the greatest host of his time. He attained prominence in the art world, high society and politics. In contrast, his sister Sybil (1894-1989) lived a more private life. Yet she was fascinating in her own right, marrying into the grandest level of the English aristocracy, restoring Houghton - formerly the house of Sir Robert Walpole - to magnificence and serving in the high command of the Women's Royal Naval Service during both world wars. In this book, distinguished historian Peter Stansky offers the intriguing findings of new archival research and a generous collection of photographs to bring the Sassoons and their period into sharp focus. He provides a full account of Philip's election as the youngest Member of Parliament and his service as military secretary to Douglas Haig during the First World War and as parliamentary private secretary to Lloyd George after the war. He follows Philip as he undertakes the building and renovation of town and country houses, cultivates friendships in a wide circle that includes the Royal Family, stages influential art exhibitons and serves as patron to John Singer Sargent and other artists. At the same time Philip was Under-Secretary of State for Air and later First Commissioner of Works. The author also considers Sybil's development from wealthy debutante to the Marchioness of Cholmondeley, and her less celebrated but nonetheless important patronage and conservation work. Using the lives of the Sassoon siblings as a lens through which to view English life, particularly in its highest reaches, Stansky offers new insights into British attitudes toward power, old versus new money, homosexuality, war, Jews, taste and style. Peter Stansky is Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University, and is the author of many books on British cultural history.
Название: Debutantes: When Glamour Was Born ISBN: 0847837874 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780847837878 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Рейтинг: Цена: 4792 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When the golden age of high fashion and high society converged, and glamour was born. A debutante's dress is anything but a minor detail, and this sumptuous volume delights in one stunning look after another: lace bodices and silver sequins by Chanel; Vionnet's luxurious silk brocades; the signature white satin gloves and ubiquitous feathers of the '30s; fluid frocks by Schiaparelli; the heiress-worthy designs of Claire McCardell and Valentina, especially popular with the ladies of the Whitney and Vanderbilt families; tulle and chiffon gowns by Dior and Mainbocher; sleek, one-shoulder styles by Norman Norell; and the one-of-a-kind, custom-made gowns donned by countless celebutantes, such as Jackie Kennedy and Brenda Frazier (whose custom frock earned her the cover of Life magazine). Debutantes celebrates the timeless tradition with gorgeous photography from high-society and fashion documenters such as Cecil Beaton, Toni Frissell, and Slim Aarons as well as never-before-published pictures culled from personal collections. Traversing winter cotillions at the Waldorf, summer coming-out soirees in Newport, and bourgeois banquets in Paris, Debutantes marries high fashion and society with an eternal allure to be coveted by all ages.