One of the turning points in Mr. At this time, one more famous than the other, but both as charismatic as the other, had begun to form their own little cliques of followers.
Yves not only found a few core admirers—who would remain with him till death—but he also found his future business partner and life partner Pierre Berge. Drake takes us into the groups, into the mindsets of these famous designers and into the needs that each of these groups satisfied for each designer. She has also given some enduring visuals as to how these men portrayed themselves from the s through the new millennium. She was allowed almost total access to Mr.
St Laurent and associates, while Mr. Lagerfeld was far more guarded—as he remains to this day. Laurent camp.
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She, however, reports rather than opines about them and lets their confidantes do that for her. The book is a must-read for those with any curiosity about the fashion business, Paris during that time span, or the egos of such great designers.
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Drake also provides us with the lingering insecurities that most would never imagine in such great figures, ones that have remained with them all their lives. Drake currently resides overseas and contributes to various fashion and lifestyle publications. Reviewer Jeffrey Felner is a columnist in Woman 2 Woman Magazine: Fashion by the Rules, and continues a long and successful career in jewelry and fashion design and merchandising. Make an offer:.
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The Beautiful Fall by Alicia Drake (ebook)
About Movie Mars. See details. See all 3 brand new listings. Buy It Now. Add to cart. About this product Synopsis "Deliciously dramatic The Beautiful Fallcrackles with excitement. Amid sequins and longing, celebrities and aspirants flocked to the heart of chic, andParisbecame a hothouse of revelry, intrigue, and searing ambition.
The Beautiful Fall Lagerfeld Saint Laurent And Glorious Excess In 1970s Paris Alicia Drake
At the center of it all were fashion's most beloved luminaries - Yves Saint Laurent, the reclusive enfant terrible,and Karl Lagerfeld, the flamboyant freelancer with a talent for reinvention - and they dividedParisinto two fabulous halves. Their enduring rivalry is chronicled in this dazzling expos of an era: of social ambitions, shared obsessions, and the mesmerizing quest for beauty.
It moves stylishly forward, with frequent over-the-shoulder glances at some very dishy background. Show More Show Less.
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