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PUBLISHED: 25th August 2014
ISBN: 9780714867977
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The perfect A-Z guide to the creators of today's fashion world.
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PUBLISHED: 25th August 2014
ISBN: 9780714867977
ANNOTATION:
The perfect A-Z guide to the creators of today's fashion world.

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The perfect A-Z guide to the creators of today's fashion world.

Publisher Description

THE FASHION BOOK (New Edition) 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.

The essential guide to navigating the fashion world, The Fashion Book presents the giants of fashion history including Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld alongside key designers of today such as Alexander Wang and Phoebe Philo, photographers such as Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton are joined by Mert & Marcus and Terry Richardson, while Isabella Blow, Lady Gaga and David Beckham join the ranks of the most influential style icons

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Review

A must for every self-respecting and dedicated follower of fashion. Independent on Saturday A masterly encyclopaedia. The Big Issue An excellent guide to fashion in all its diversity. At last, at last, at last our prayers have been answered. Phaidon have come up with every fashion lover's dream, The Fashion Book, both beautiful and faultless. Vogue The ultimate fashion reference book. Vantage Magazine Lavishly illustrated and updated to include today's hottest talent, it's a must for fashion obsessives. Vanity Fair The Fashion Book, aka The Fashion Bible... the bona-fide guide to the industry... an essential and detailed expose of the most powerful people within the art and business of fashion... The Observer Magazine The fashion lover's ultimate almanac. Style The Fashion Book is the authoritative resource on absolutely everyone and anyone who's meant anything to fashion as we know it today. Harpers & Queen

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THE FASHION BOOK (New Edition) 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.The essential guide to navigating the fashion world, The Fashion Book presents the giants of fashion history including Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld alongside key designers of today such as Alexander Wang and Phoebe Philo, photographers such as Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton are joined by Mert & Marcus and Terry Richardson, while Isabella Blow, Lady Gaga and David Beckham join the ranks of the most influential style icons

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A must for every self-respecting and dedicated follower of fashion.

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"A must for every self‐respecting and dedicated follower of fashion." - Sunday Telegraph Magazine "It is probably the most comprehensive fashion encyclopaedia for general consumption available. A must‐buy for the fashion obsessive." - Independent on Saturday "A masterly encyclopaedia." - Tatler "A feast of fashion and cheaper by far than a designer garment." - The Big Issue "An excellent guide to fashion in all its diversity." - Irish Times "At last, at last, at last our prayers have been answered. Phaidon have come up with every fashion lover"s dream, The Fashion Book , both beautiful and faultless." - What's On in London< The fashion bible." - Vogue "The ultimate fashion reference book." - Elle "The Style Bible... an essential coffee table bible." - Vantage Magazine "Lavishly illustrated and updated to include today's hottest talent, it's a must for fashion obsessives." - Marie Claire "Devotees of fashion, photography and style will covet The Fashion Book . . . an A‐Z compendium of the creative minds and talents who have helped shape the way we see fashion...quintessential." - Vanity Fair " The Fashion Book , aka The Fashion Bible... the bona‐fide guide to the industry... an essential and detailed expose of the most powerful people within the art and business of fashion..." - Kensington & Chelsea Magazine "A big old treat of a book." - The Observer Magazine The fashion lover's ultimate almanac." - MatchesFashion.com " Vogue declare it the fashion bible and Elle call it the definitive resource, what's clear is the coffee‐table tome is undeniably the most authoritative tome on fashion and beyond." - Inside Out, TopShop Blog "It's no secret that Phaidon's epic The Fashion Book , first released in 1998, is an authoritative resource for industry insiders and fans alike. Now the coffee‐table tome has been given new life with a definitive updated addition..." - Style " The Fashion Book is the authoritative resource on absolutely everyone and anyone who's meant anything to fashion as we know it today." - Linda Fargo "An A‐Z of everything you could wish to know about the past 140 years of fashion. Models, moguls, designers and photographers are profiled and cross‐referenced in this indispensable survey." - Harpers & Queen

Product Details

Author
Alice Mackrell, Beth Hancock, Caroline Kinneberg
Pages
584
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0714867977
ISBN-13
9780714867977
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2014-08-25
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illustrations
Language
English
Media
Book
Short Title
FASHION BK REV/E
Edition Description
Revised
Residence
US
Edition
2nd
Subtitle
Mini Edition
Audience
General/Trade