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    DescriptionJean Paul Gaultier celebrates the three-decade career of this provocative French fashion designer, who began as an assistant with no formal training and has risen to the rank of grand couturier. His risque and often irreverent styles-think Madonna's iconic cone bra from the 1990 Blonde Ambition tour-have earned him the designation of couture's enfant terrible. This stunning monograph explores the range of Gaultier's collections: his interpretation of modern Parisian life, play with gender roles, metropolitan style, and streetwear lines dubbed EurotrashA" and X-rated.A" Gaultier himself contributes a foreword and an extensive interview about his biography, his inspirations, and the themes of his collections, from his first in 1976 to his recent work for Kylie Minogue's international tour. Packed with images of the celebrities who have worn his bold styles, including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Marion Cotillard, and Helen Mirren, this luxurious volume is the perfect homage to a modern master.


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    Title
    The Fashion Universe of Jean Paul Gaultier
    Subtitle
    From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Suzy Menkes, By (author) Nathalie Bondil
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 424
    Width: 288 mm
    Height: 368 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 4,220 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781419700026
    ISBN 10: 1419700022
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BEA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AKTA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    Libri: ENGM3500
    BIC subject category V2: AKB
    DC22: 746.92092
    LC classification: TT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Ingram Subject Code: FG
    Libri: BEKL6054, ENTW9054, MODE1500
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    Abridged Dewey: 746
    B&T Approval Code: A06284048, A97602400
    BISAC V2.8: PHO009000
    DC22: 796.92092
    Thema V1.0: AKT, AKB
    Illustrations note
    500 colour and black-and-white photographs
    Publisher
    Abrams
    Imprint name
    Abrams
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Suzy Menkes is a fashion journalist and editor for the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times. Nathalie Bondil is the director and chief curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Florence Muller teaches fashion history and contemporary fashion at the Institut francais de la Mode and has been UFAC Director and Curator at the Musee des Arts de la Mode in Paris. Jean Paul Gaultier is a grand couturier and fashion legend.