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Description - Ralph Rucci by Ralph Rucci

*This beautifully produced, limited edition is a unique gift for those who love beautiful objects and design. A true collector's item*Not just for the fashion lover, this book offers inspiration for any designer and appeals to anyone interested in the process of creation*The story effectively unfolds though the obsessive reliance on the photogrid, offering up a different version each time one looks through the book "It's a treasure of a book. By which I mean it's beautiful and interesting, and will be a collector's item (after the printing is over), because of the brilliance of the content and its quality, as well as the quality of the book itself. A keeper."David Patrick Columbia,

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780983863298
ISBN-10: 0983863296
Format: Hardback
(297mm x 290mm x 48mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Bauer & Dean Publishers Inc
Publisher: Bauer & Dean Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ralph Rucci

Ralph Rucci is an American fashion icon, widely praised within the fashion world for his exquisite technique. His work attracts an exclusive high-end clientele, including the socialite Deeda Blair and interior designer Charlotte Moss. Michelle Dockery ofDownton Abbey was unforgettable at the 2013 SAG Awards in her vintage Rucci dress. Born and reared in Philadelphia, Rucci earned a philosophy degree at Temple University, before entering the fashion business, training under Halston and a Balenciaga patternmaker. He held his first formal show in 1981, and launched his own house, Chado: Ralph Rucci, in 1996. In 2002, Rucci was invited by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture to show in Paris - the first American-based designer to ever receive the honor. In Autumn 2012 he received his "Fashion Walk of Fame" plaque on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. In April 2012 Rucci was the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Design Leadership Summit in Marrakech. Photographer, Baldomero Fernandez, has been taking pictures since age 14. His work has appeared in Life, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and W Magazine. His many honors include the Communication Arts Magazine Editorial Award of Excellence, received in 2005 for his work done in Cuba.