Fashion Illustration by Fashion Designers

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Chronicle Books, Mar 5, 2008 - Design - 192 pages
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For anyone who loves fashion, this is a dream book: a vast collection of original sketches by 50 of the world's most celebrated fashion designers. Style maven Laird Borrelli has brought together 250 stunning sketches, designs, and concepts by a galaxy of prominent designers from every international fashion capital. Top names like Christian Lacroix and Karl Lagerfeld join hot up-and-comers such as Roksanda Ilincic and Yoshikazu Yamagata in a magnificent and unprecedented gallery of distinctive signature illustration styles, unique creative thought processes, and work in a huge variety of media. Lively text introduces each designer, and an utterly invaluable reference section in back provides contact details for each designer's label. Fashion illustration has never looked so good.

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User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

Great book, filled with great sketches and designs!! Great collection of creative ideas! Really, one of the best books I ever got on fashion. The sketches are original, amazing and could teach you a ton by just imitating. I LOVE this book! Read full review

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Laird Borrelli is senior fashion editor at Style.com. A fashion historian, curator, and writer, she is the author of Fashion Illustration Next. She lives in New York.

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