By Hal Rubenstein
100 Unforgettable Dresses is stuffed with the tales, secrets and techniques, intrigue, and insights in the back of the main indelible attire in our collective thoughts. that includes appears from the runway, movie, tv, the purple carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this booklet celebrates the endurance of those attractive, glossy, sultry, and outrageous creations in addition to the lasting influence they've had in style, pop culture, and our personal lives.
More than 2 hundred pictures, a witty, informative textual content, and specific interviews with the designers and the ladies who wore the clothes exhibit the preliminary spark and attractive drama in the back of the making of every costume. additionally featured all through are huge anecdotes and observations approximately nice type makers--Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cate Blanchett--highlighting the notion in their so much miraculous seems to be and studying their lasting impression. here's the story of the way a canny Gianni Versace helped an unknown Elizabeth Hurley turn into international well-known in a single day, because of the paparazzi frenzy whipped up through her red-carpet visual appeal in his now mythical safety-pin gown. find out about the original marriage ceremony costume Narciso Rodriguez designed completely for Caroline Bessette-Kennedy that encouraged a complete new iteration of brides. cross at the set of best Hat, the place Ginger Rogers's ostrich-feather-laden costume started to molt instantly upon arrival, its flying feathers bringing the film's creation to a halt. in fact, the seminal paintings of exemplary designers--Yves Saint Laurent's Mondrian gown and Christian Lacroix's pouf, Chanel's little black gown and Valentino's notorious purple ones, Diane von Furstenberg's iconic wrap and Marc Jacobs's grunge collection--is featured all through, with lots of inside of info on what encouraged the discovery of every piece.
With its terrific anecdotes, interesting evidence, and barely enough juicy gossip, 100 Unforgettable Dresses is a bewitching learn for everybody who enjoys sensational outfits, video clips, tv, and song. no matter if you're a manner maven, a red-carpet addict, a celeb tracker, or a pop-culture aficionado, you won't have the capacity to placed this booklet down!
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