By Hal Rubenstein
100 Unforgettable Dresses is stuffed with the tales, secrets and techniques, intrigue, and insights at the back of the main indelible clothes in our collective thoughts. that includes appears to be like from the runway, movie, tv, the purple carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this e-book celebrates the endurance of those attractive, modern, sultry, and outrageous creations in addition to the lasting impression they’ve had in type, pop culture, and our personal lives. greater than 2 hundred photos, a witty, informative textual content, and particular interviews with the designers and the ladies who wore the attire exhibit the preliminary spark and appealing drama in the back of the making of every gown. additionally featured all through are wide anecdotes and observations approximately nice variety makers—Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Cate Blanchett—highlighting the perception in their such a lot wonderful appears to be like and analyzing their lasting influence.
Here is the story of the way a canny Gianni Versace helped an unknown Elizabeth Hurley develop into global recognized in a single day, because of the paparazzi frenzy whipped up via her red-carpet visual appeal in his now mythical safety-pin gown. find out about the original marriage ceremony dress Narciso Rodriguez designed solely for Caroline Bessette-Kennedy that encouraged a complete new new release of brides. pass at the set of Top Hat, the place Ginger Rogers’s ostrich-feather-laden gown 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 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 details on what encouraged the discovery of every piece.
With its incredible anecdotes, attention-grabbing evidence, and simply enough juicy gossip, 100 Unforgettable Dresses is a bewitching learn for everybody who enjoys sensational outfits, videos, tv, and tune. even if you’re a way maven, a red-carpet addict, a star tracker, or a pop-culture aficionado, you won’t have the ability to placed this e-book down!
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100 Unforgettable Dresses by Hal Rubenstein