By Hal Rubenstein
100 Unforgettable Dresses is full of the tales, secrets and techniques, intrigue, and insights at the back of the main indelible attire in our collective stories. that includes appears from the runway, movie, tv, the purple carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this publication celebrates the endurance of those attractive, smooth, sultry, and outrageous creations in addition to the lasting effect they’ve had in style, pop culture, and our personal lives. greater than 2 hundred photos, a witty, informative textual content, and specific interviews with the designers and the ladies who wore the attire demonstrate the preliminary spark and appealing drama in the back of the making of every costume. additionally featured all through are large anecdotes and observations approximately nice type makers—Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cate Blanchett—highlighting the belief in their so much mind-blowing seems and analyzing their lasting influence.
Here is the story of ways a canny Gianni Versace helped an unknown Elizabeth Hurley turn into global recognized in a single day, due to the paparazzi frenzy whipped up through her red-carpet visual appeal in his now mythical safety-pin costume. find out about the original marriage ceremony costume Narciso Rodriguez designed solely 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 creation to a halt. after all, the seminal paintings of exemplary designers—Yves Saint Laurent’s Mondrian costume and Christian Lacroix’s pouf, Chanel’s little black gown and Valentino’s notorious crimson ones, Diane von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap and Marc Jacobs’s grunge collection—is featured all through, with lots of within details on what encouraged the discovery of every piece.
With its exceptional anecdotes, attention-grabbing proof, and barely enough juicy gossip, 100 Unforgettable Dresses is a bewitching learn for everybody who enjoys sensational outfits, videos, 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 positioned this e-book down!
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100 Unforgettable Dresses by Hal Rubenstein