By Hal Rubenstein
100 Unforgettable Dresses is stuffed with the tales, secrets and techniques, intrigue, and insights at the back of the main indelible attire in our collective thoughts. that includes appears from the runway, movie, tv, the crimson carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this ebook celebrates the endurance of those wonderful, glossy, sultry, and outrageous creations in addition to the lasting influence they've had in model, pop culture, and our personal lives.
More than 200 photos, a witty, informative textual content, and specific interviews with the designers and the ladies who wore the clothes demonstrate the preliminary spark and appealing drama in the back of the making of every costume. additionally featured all through are vast anecdotes and observations approximately nice kind makers--Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cate Blanchett--highlighting the belief in their so much mind-blowing appears to be like and analyzing their lasting impression. here's the story of ways a canny Gianni Versace helped an unknown Elizabeth Hurley develop into international well-known in a single day, because of the paparazzi frenzy whipped up by means of her red-carpet visual appeal in his now mythical safety-pin gown. know about the original marriage ceremony costume Narciso Rodriguez designed completely for Caroline Bessette-Kennedy that encouraged an entire new new release of brides. move at the set of most sensible Hat, the place Ginger Rogers's ostrich-feather-laden costume started to molt instantly upon arrival, its flying feathers bringing the film's construction to a halt. in fact, the seminal paintings of exemplary designers--Yves Saint Laurent's Mondrian costume and Christian Lacroix's pouf, Chanel's little black costume and Valentino's notorious pink ones, Diane von Furstenberg's iconic wrap and Marc Jacobs's grunge collection--is featured all through, with lots of inside of info on what encouraged the discovery of every piece.
With its amazing anecdotes, attention-grabbing proof, and barely enough juicy gossip, 100 Unforgettable Dresses is a bewitching learn for everybody who enjoys sensational outfits, video clips, tv, and tune. even if you're a way maven, a red-carpet addict, a star tracker, or a pop-culture aficionado, you won't be capable of positioned this booklet down!
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