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The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition

by Editors of Phaidon

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0714865575, Hardcover)

The fashion Bible. - Vogue

Spanning almost 200 years, The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition, is a massive A-to-Z encyclopedia of fashion packed with hundreds of profiles designers, photographers, style icons, models, and retailers.

This essential guide is now fully up-to-date and of the moment, featuring legends such as Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld alongside designers of today such as Alexander Wang and Phoebe Philo. Photographers range from Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton to Mert & Marcus and Terry Richardson, while Kate Moss and Lady Gaga join the ranks of the most influential style icons. Over 500 gorgeous, nearly full-page photographs make this the must-have fashion book of the season.

The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition features a specially commissioned new cover design by celebrated fashion illustrator Mats Gustafson. Known throughout the industry for his elegant watercolors, Gustafson has worked with Hermès, Tiffany & Co., Yohji Yamamoto, and Comme des Garçons.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:46 -0400)

Takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired it. Spanning almost 200 years, the entire industry is represented; from clothing and footwear designers, to photographers, stylists, icons and retailers, including the new category of educational institutions that have been fundamental in the careers of many of the creative individuals. Marking the significant changes on the fashion landscape since the first edition, this revision includes updates on existing entries as well as important new names who have fundamentally shaped the way we see fashion, from designers such as Nicholas Ghesquie re, Gareth Pugh and Phoebe Philo, influential image makers Mert and Marcus and Mario Sorrenti, and contemporary icons Lady Gaga and Tilda Swinton, representing just a few of the many exciting new figures. New faces rub shoulders with the fashion pioneers of the original edition; such as Coco Chanel, Issey Miyake, Yves Saint Laurent, Kate Moss and Helmut Newton. In keeping in the reference style of the first edition, this new edition reflects a comprehensive view of the fashion industry today.… (more)

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