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The illustrated world of couture  Cover Image Book Book

The illustrated world of couture

Summary: Hundreds of hours, many expert hands and unimaginable metres of fabric: couture is truly wearable art, where creativity and craftsmanship collide. Megan Hess has spent her career documenting fashion's most beautiful people, places and pieces. In The Illustrated World of Couture, she brings to life its most important and intriguing art form, with fascinating insights and exceptional illustrations. Worn by only a handful of people worldwide, couture still has incredible influence, even beyond the traditional boundaries of fashion. In this unique collection, follow Megan through the intricate details, multifaceted inspirations and dramatic shows that define the couture experience. Let her introduce you to the generations of creators who conceive and craft these fantastical garments, and the collectors who treasure them. And travel with her to the exclusive ateliers and glamorous events of the world's fashion capitals to see how couture is both designed and displayed.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781743794449 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1743794444 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: print
    223 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Richmond, Victoria : Hardie Grant Books, an imprint of Hardie Grant Publishing, 2020.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The creators -- The collectors -- The drama -- The details -- The cities -- The inspiration -- Acknowledgements -- About the author.
Subject: Fashion
Fashion design
Fashion drawing Pictorial works
Fashion History
Fashion drawing
Fashion design
Genre: Pictorial works.

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  • 1 / 1 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at West Georgia Regional Library System


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      Dog River Library
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