Phaidon Fashion for Women
It's been said that getting your picture taken by Annie Leibovitz is one of the greatest signs of success - and this impressive portfolio certainly proves the point. Bound in a beautiful hardback cover, Phaidon's tome archives 150 of the photographer's most iconic and powerful portraits alongside never-before-published shots captured between 2005 and 2016. It's impressively sized to do justice to her beautifully cinematic compositions and closes with an essay by Annie herself. - 316-page hardcov
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The first of two volumes, Grace: Thirty Years at Vogue documents the impressive portfolio of former Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington. This edition is filled with imagery, personal anecdotes and insider stories from photographers and industry insiders - not to mention two forwards penned by good friends Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. The cover is printed with a vibrant caricature that is sure to capture attention when displayed on your coffee table. - 408-page hardcover book - Published
"The landscape of London as a twenty-first-century fashion capital has never been mapped, until now, " say editors Tania Fares and Sarah Mower of their definitive tome profiling 50 of the capital's leading designers - from Paul Smith and Stella McCartney to Erdem and Simone Rocha. Compiled from interviews and studio visits conducted by journalists who have known and followed them since the beginning of their careers, it goes behind-the-scenes at studios and ateliers across the capital and is acc
"Prepared to be awed by dazzling shows that lasted a matter of minutes, extravaganzas that were as fleeting as the fashion trends they showcased, and above all the meticulous talent of their creator, known to everyone simply as Alex, " says author Sally Singer as an introduction to this hardcover book. Celebrating 25 years of iconic moments produced by designer Alexandre de Betak, this tome is structured thematically to provide unrivaled insight into how fashion is as much about art as it is com
Hailed as a style Bible, Phaidon's newly updated tome takes a "fresh look" at the fashion world and the people who inspired and created it. This easy-to-use A-Z guide spans two centuries and profiles over 570 stylists, models and photographers alongside pioneering designers - plus a new category of educational institutions. Each entry includes an image illustrating a key aspect of the subjects and a cross-referencing system that makes it simple to explore collaborations and connections - perfect
Chaotic at first glance, the architecture of Los Angeles can be overwhelming to absorb. This book guides you through the seductive surface and reveals the underlying current that powers this unique city's fascinating design scene. From the pioneers of the American Arts and Crafts movement, Frank Gehry's modern colossi, to the avant-garde institutions such as Sci-Arc, James Steele pursues the elusive L.A. ethos through thought-provoking analysis and equally fascinating images.
With the house today often drawing on Yves Saint Laurent's most iconic fashion moments, there's no better time to be inspired by the designer's incredible legacy. From his debut show in 1962 to his final couture collection 40 years later, Phaidon's hardback monograph features original sketches, backstage Polaroids and a curated edit of the 20, 000 jewels, hats, shoes and bags usually kept hidden at the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation. We think the sapphire-toned cover makes it a striking gift or a
The rapid proliferation of museums around the world has redefined its purpose as more than just repositories of historical art, they can now be research centres, memorials, galleries or artworks in themselves. New Museums documents the best of these structures with 27 projects by well-known and lesser-known designers in 13 countries. Supported by breathtaking imagery, this guide discusses the archetypal museum's transformative role as both a container and piece of art.