Dior Couture by Demarchelier

Dior Couture by Demarchelier


By (author) Patrick Demarchelier

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  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
  • Format: Hardback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 295mm x 373mm x 41mm | 2,858g
  • Publication date: 16 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0847838021
  • ISBN 13: 9780847838028
  • Illustrations note: 200 Colour
  • Sales rank: 41,786

Product description

Dior is one of the most revered names in fashion, the archetype of the Parisian couture house. Famous for launching the "New Look," Christian Dior's landmark first collection that marked a sea change in women's dress after the Second World War, Dior is known today for its exquisite couture line of dramatic dresses. This book comprises a portfolio of portraits of over one hundred incredible gowns from the entire era of Christian Dior haute couture, including dresses designed by Dior himself. All of the images were shot by Patrick Demarchelier, known for his exquisite fashion portraits that grace the pages of "Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour," and many other magazines.

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Author information

Dior was started in Paris by designer Christian Dior in 1946. In addition to haute couture, Dior also produces ready-to-wear, men's couture, accessories, and perfume. "Patrick Demarchelier" is one of the best-known fashion photographers in the world. His work appears in top fashion magazines, including V"ogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour," and "Marie Claire." He also shoots advertising campaigns for couture houses, including Dior, Chanel, YSL, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. Ingrid Sischy is the former editor-in-chief of "Interview" magazine and the international editor for "Vanity Fair's" European editions.

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..".far and away the most gorgeous book on the house..." "The""New York Times ""Dior Couture immortalizes one of the most important and long-lived couture houses in the world and is a book that anyone with an interest in fashion will want for their library." "Huffington Post""Books such as this are rare and should be considered a must for any fashion library and certainly for anyone with a serious interest in fashion as an art form." "New York Journal of Books"