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PUBLISHED: 1st November 2018
ISBN: 9781760760182
ANNOTATION:
Akira Isogawa delves into the creative world of one of Australia's best known and most loved designers. Beautifully illustrated and with more than 50 garments, it explores the background, inspirations, impulses and cultural references that have contributed to the making of a fashion original.
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  • Paperback
    $59.21
PUBLISHED: 1st November 2018
ISBN: 9781760760182
ANNOTATION:
Akira Isogawa delves into the creative world of one of Australia's best known and most loved designers. Beautifully illustrated and with more than 50 garments, it explores the background, inspirations, impulses and cultural references that have contributed to the making of a fashion original.

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Akira Isogawa delves into the creative world of one of Australia's best known and most loved designers. Beautifully illustrated and with more than 50 garments, it explores the background, inspirations, impulses and cultural references that have contributed to the making of a fashion original.

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Akira Isogawa delves into the creative world of one of Australia's best known and most loved designers. Beautifully illustrated and with more than 50 garments, it explores the background, inspirations, impulses and cultural references that have contributed to the making of a fashion original.

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Akira arrived in Australia as a young man. Over 25 years, Akira Isogawa's signature East-West fusion, manipulation of fabric, form and distinctive 'fold' design element have captivated fashion audiences around the world.

Author Biography

Akira Isogawa is one of Australia's pre-eminent fashion designers.

Georgina Safe is one of Australia's most respected fashion authorities. She has written for Vogue, Monocle, Harper's BAZAAR and Good Weekend.

Prizes

Long-listed for Australian Book Designer Awards 2019 (Australia)

Product Details

Author
Akira Isogawa, Georgina Safe
Year
2018
ISBN-10
1760760188
ISBN-13
9781760760182
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2018-11-01
Pages
240
Illustrations
Illustrated in colour throughout
Publisher
Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication
Australia
Subtitle
Unfolding a Life in Fashion
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

25 Jan, 2019
This book is beautiful and very useful to Textiles teachers studying Akira with students. It would be even better with a hard cover.
By cheryl
13 Dec, 2018
Absolutely fabulous book. Beautiful photos and lovely and interesting narrative..definitely worth buying for yourself or gift...a book to have forever!
By Cindee
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