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    Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! (Hardback) By (author) Caroline Evans, By (author) Alexander Fury, By (author) Shonagh Marshall, Edited by Alistair O'Neill, By (photographer) Nick Knight

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    DescriptionA beautifully photographed insider's look at the highly influential personal style and wardrobe of Isabella Blow, one of fashion's most courageous, outrageous, and imaginative muses. Isabella Blow was said to have been a one-off of her own creation in a world of copycats. She had a gift for spotting fashion genius-her discoveries included Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, and Sophie Dahl, all of whom became instantaneously iconic. Her eye put her at the center of the high fashion scene, yet Isabella's pedigree, intoxicating energy, wicked sense of humor, boundaries-pushing aesthetics, and her willingness to wear the outrageous made her into a fashion icon. This elaborate volume-published with Somerset House and in association with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins to accompany the fall 2013 exhibition-is an exhaustive survey of Isabella's personal collection. With over 100 gorgeous full-color and black-and-white photographs shot exclusively for this publication by Nick Knight, this volume is the first to catalogue her own famous wardrobe that includes thousands of pieces by the most important contemporary designers, including McQueen, Philip Treacy, and Manolo Blahnik. The impact of Isabella's influence can be seen within this captivating and inspiring volume, an essential addition to libraries of the fashionable, cultured, and eclectic.


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    Title
    Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Caroline Evans, By (author) Alexander Fury, By (author) Shonagh Marshall, Edited by Alistair O'Neill, By (photographer) Nick Knight
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 238 mm
    Height: 292 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780847841721
    ISBN 10: 0847841723
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BEA
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AKTA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: ENGM3500
    DC22: 746.92092
    LC classification: TT
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Ingram Subject Code: FG
    Libri: BEKL6054, ENTW9054, MODE1500
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    Abridged Dewey: 746
    B&T Approval Code: A97602400
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: PHO009000
    DC23: 746.92092
    Thema V1.0: AJ, AKT, JBCC3
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    150 colour and black and white
    Publisher
    Rizzoli International Publications
    Imprint name
    Rizzoli International Publications
    Publication date
    15 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Alistair O'Neill is a faculty member and a Senior Research Fellow at Central Saint Martins. Nick Knight is one of the world's most prestigious fashion photographers and has been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally. Caroline Evans is a professor at Central Saint Martins. Alexander Fury is the Fashion Editor of The Independent. Shonagh Marshall is an assistant curator at Somerset House, London.
    Review quote
    "A fascinating study of the fearless fashion editor and tastemaker Isabella Blow... stunning images of selections from Blow's legendary garment collection... Blow is often credited with discovering the designers Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy, and their work is heavily represented in this slim volume." -"Surface Magazine""The name pretty much says it all here in the photographic roundup of one of fashion's most outrageous muses."" -PopSugar"."..Isabella Blow was a true fashion icon. Blow's individuality is celebrated...as an accompanying catalog to a major exhibition at Somerset House in London, the 224 page tome showcases her legendary wardrobe..."" -Angeleno"