Description - Luxe Fashion by Caroline Cox
Celebrating the most hallowed fashion brands from Hermes of Paris and Burberry of London through to legendary US labels such as Brooks Brothers, this lush and sophisticated volume will captivate and inform even the most avid fashion devotee. Written and exhaustively researched by international fashion authority Caroline Cox, Luxe Fashion is a comprehensive guide to iconic heritage fashion brands--categorized by country into clothing, knitwear, footwear, and accessories. Part 1 profiles 50 of the finest heritage fashion labels, from their earliest origins to how they maintain success and relevance today. Part 2 is a directory of more than 150 more essential brands that live up to the standard of a heritage label. Each featured brand is beautifully illustrated with historical and contemporary imagery that contributes to the story of how artisans from all over the world have created exceptional objects of desire that have endured because of their superb quality, superior craftsmanship, and timeless design appeal.
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(298mm x 248mm x 32mm)
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Author Biography - Caroline Cox
Caroline Cox is an international authority on fashion history whose work explores the relationship between fashion, beauty, and culture. She is head of cultural studies at the London College of Fashion, and conducts lectures in the US, UK, and Europe. Her books on fashion history and theory include Stiletto, Vintage Shoes, Lingerie: A Lexicon of Style, and How to Be Adored. In 2004, Caroline was awarded a Visiting Professorship in cultural history at the University of the Arts, London, for her "services to the development of cultural history," in particular for her writing on fashion.