• BUXBAUM, Gerda, ed. Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century.
  • BUXBAUM, Gerda, ed. Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century.
  • BUXBAUM, Gerda, ed. Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century.

BUXBAUM, Gerda, ed. Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century.

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Munich: Prestel, 2005. 

Paperback. Later edition. 4to.; 192 pages; lavishly illustrated throughout with color and b&w photographs; text clean and bright; in pictorial paper wrappers with the image of a woman in a white dress; mild shelf wear to spine and and edges; in very good condition. No dust jacket, as issued. An attractively priced flexi edition, this best-selling book is an opulent and absorbing overview of the fashion world throughout the twentieth century. From Coco Chanel to Christian Dior, Kenzo to Versace, grunge to haute couture, every period and major name in twentieth-century fashion is included in this comprehensive collection of fascinating photographs, drawings, and texts. Organized into sections according to style, it features double-page spreads highlighting every aspect of fashion: designers, models, critics, and fashion photographers. Gorgeous images by Peter Lindbergh, Nick Knight, Mario Testino, and others capture the attitudes and artistry of fashion as it evolved over the decades.