Behind the Runway : Backstage Access to Fashion's Biggest Shows
- Featuring exclusive never before seen backstage photographs of supermodels including Kendall Jenner and Karlie Kloss- Including quotes from Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani, and André Leon Talley- This book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most revered catwalk shows at fashion shows - Backstage is where the real excitement is. See all of the prep the models undergo, what they eat, how they interact with each other and how they have fun during their downtime At the international fashion shows, members of the audience gasp at the picture perfect, pristine beings that stroll down the catwalk clad in immaculate couture. But what comes before this moment? Behind the Runway grants us exclusive access to the backstage chaos, panic, glamour and fun that occurs before "First Looks" is called. Matt Lever has taken behind-the-scene images backstage at the fashion shows since 1999. He shoots backstage exclusively for Dolce & Gabbana at their Alta Moda fashion shows. With contributions by: Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani, Karlie Kloss, André Leon Talley, Val Garland, Stephen Jones, James Scully, Julie Mannion, Sam McKnight, Tom Pecheux, Katie Grand, Alex be Betak, Russell Marsh.
- Hardback | 224 pages
- 233 x 300 x 25mm | 1,598g
- 05 Apr 2016
- Roads Publishing
- Dublin, Ireland
- 200 colour illustrations
Lever's images show the smallest and most intimate details that go into executing fashion's craziest shows...--Sarah Spellings "The Cut NYMag.com, April 5, 2016 "
About Matt Lever
Matt Lever was born and raised in England. He attended the Arts University Bournemouth. After leaving Bournemouth he left England for California where he is based today. Recently Matt has been sponsored by photographic luggage company Lowepro to represent them in the field of fashion photography. Along with his backstage work Matt also works in the fields of advertising and editorial photography.