New PDF release: 100 Unforgettable Dresses

By Hal Rubenstein

100 Unforgettable Dresses is stuffed with the tales, secrets and techniques, intrigue, and insights at the back of the main indelible attire in our collective stories. that includes appears to be like from the runway, movie, tv, the pink carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this ebook celebrates the endurance of those attractive, smooth, sultry, and outrageous creations in addition to the lasting effect they’ve had in model, pop culture, and our personal lives. greater than 200 photos, a witty, informative textual content, and unique interviews with the designers and the ladies who wore the attire display the preliminary spark and beautiful drama in the back of the making of every costume. additionally featured all through are wide anecdotes and observations approximately nice sort makers—Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cate Blanchett—highlighting the belief in their such a lot striking appears and reading their lasting influence.

Here is the story of ways a canny Gianni Versace helped an unknown Elizabeth Hurley turn into global well-known in a single day, due to the paparazzi frenzy whipped up via her red-carpet visual appeal in his now mythical safety-pin costume. find out about the original marriage ceremony costume Narciso Rodriguez designed completely for Caroline Bessette-Kennedy that encouraged an entire new iteration of brides. pass at the set of Top Hat, the place Ginger Rogers’s ostrich-feather-laden costume started to molt instantly upon arrival, its flying feathers bringing the film’s construction 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 pink ones, Diane von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap and Marc Jacobs’s grunge collection—is featured all through, with lots of within info on what encouraged the discovery of every piece.

With its fantastic anecdotes, interesting proof, and barely enough juicy gossip, 100 Unforgettable Dresses is a bewitching learn for everybody who enjoys sensational outfits, videos, tv, and track. no matter if you’re a way maven, a red-carpet addict, a celeb tracker, or a pop-culture aficionado, you won’t manage to positioned this publication down!

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