Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tis The Season For La Mode!

AS 2010 draws to a close, the legendary fashion powerhouse Charlotte Seeling along with the geniuses at Ullmann-Publishing present us mere mortals with the must have tome of the season: FASHION: 150 Years Couturiers, Designers, Labels. Mon petites, it's time to reflect on the past 150 years and the style moments that have defined over a century of FASHION.
Images courtesy of Ullmann-Publishing
Source: 60 Cycle Media

FASHION is in the details - and Seeling knows this! From luxurious textiles, exacting tailoring, and lush trimmings abound in this glorious volume that celebrates the evolution of dress through nearly two centuries. Drawing on the past, present and future masters of la mode, this gorgeous book tells the story-in words and beautiful pictures-of fashion's aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to present day.
Images courtesy of Ullmann-Publishing
Source: 60 Cycle Media

This breathtaking overview of 150 years of dress is a lively history of fashion that stands as a soon to be classic in its field. With an astounding 1000 illustrations, the book is a visual delight that draws on the rich history of la mode. From Vivienne Westwood’s contemporary Pirates Collection, to pieces by leading designers such as Poiret, Tom Ford, Charles James, and John Galliano, this book is an outstanding resource that also features a wide range of designer bios and an insightful look on the evolution of Fashion with the imergence of the internet, style bloggers and the ever present contemporary designer. It features sumptuous details on 19th-century fashion from the House of Worth, exquisite works by the great 20th-century French couturiers, iconic Surrealist-based designs of Elsa Schiaparelli, sportswear classics from pioneer American women designers, and the incomparable draped and tailored creations of designers of today. Seeling gives it all in this book - an investment to all fashionistas!

Images courtesy of Ullmann-Publishing
Source: 60 Cycle Media

An invaluable resource for anyone interested in the evolution of fashion, this generously illustrated book provides a rich visual history of the changes that occurred in fashionable dress spanning a period of of a hundred and fifty years. A absolute must for fashion savants and enthusiasts!

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