Author(s): Betty Kirke
This breathtaking collection of Madeleine Vionnet's life and work has been the definitive volume on the legendary couturier for more than a decade. Now back in print with a fresh new cover, this reissue comes on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the House of Vionnet. Hailed as an 'architect among dressmakers,' Madeleine Vionnet introduced the revolutionary bias cut and created free-flowing, modern gowns that earned her an enduring spot in fashion history. This book collects over 400 photographs, sketches, and complete patterns for 30 of her most influential designs, in a gorgeous hardcover volume.
The definitive volume of 'the couturier of couturiers' returns with a refreshed cover to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the House of Vionnet.; The essential reference on the grande dame of fashion design, this gorgeous celebration of Vionnet is a category killer; a must have for designers, fashion students and anyone serious about sewing.; Brimming with 400 photographs and 30 complete patterns, this is gorgeous title.; Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the House of Vionnet in 1912. A legend of fashion design, Vionnet is continually honored throughout the world for her invention of the bias-cut and free-flowing design.
Issey Miyake is a world-renowned fashion designer. Betty Kirke is a lecturer and instructor in costume conservation.