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Haute Couture - The Haute Couture Atelier: The Artisans of Fashion
The Haute Couture Atelier: The Artisans of

Haute Couture

Haute Couture Ateliers takes the reader on a tour of fashion’s backstage, inhabited not only by exceptional designers but also by lace makers, weavers, textile finishers, pleaters, jewelers, feather workers, leather makers, embroiderers, and many other special­ized craftspeople. With painstaking attention to detail and exceptional workmanship, they can create anything and everything a designer can imagine. Exquisite photogra­phy captures this unchanged world of small workshops where artisans practice ancient trades—though a number have evolved with the times: while some weavers still use looms, others use high-speed precision machines, guided by proprietary software. Hélène Farnault, France’s leading authority on haute couture crafts, explains the rarefied hierarchies and mysteries of these extraordinary artisans, bringing talented milliners and trimming experts into the spotlight. "Through splashy runway shots, sketches and studies, and behind-the-scenes photos, Farnault familiarizes readers with the most powerful couturiers of our time and the skilled artisans creating their designs."— "…The book offers a rare start-to-finish glimpse into a world where dreams become reality, for these artisans are the people to whom fashion’s top designers...

    • Brand: Vendome Press
    • ASIN: 0865653178
    Haute Couture - Yves Saint Laurent: The Complete Haute Couture Collections, 1962-2002 (Catwalk)
    Yves Saint Laurent: The Complete Haute Couture Collections, 1962-2002

    Haute Couture

    A spectacular visual journey through 40 years of haute couture from one of the best-known and most trend-setting brands in fashion Founded in 1962 by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Bergé, the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has for more than half a century been synonymous with excellence in modern and iconic style. From Yves Saint Laurent’s revolutionary and enduringly popular tuxedo suit for women, le smoking, to iconic art-inspired creations, from Mondrian dresses to precious Van Gogh embroidery and the famous Ballets Russes collection, the house’s haute couture line has been hugely influential in changing the way modern women dress. This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house before exploring the collections themselves, organized chronologically and ending in 2002, the year that Yves Saint Laurent retired from the company he started.    Each collection is introduced by a short text elucidating its influences and highlights and is illustrated with carefully curated catwalk images, each season styled as the designer intended and worn by the world’s top models. The book showcases hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks, and set designs.

      • ASIN: 0300243650
      Haute Couture - The House of Worth: The Birth of Haute Couture
      The House of Worth: The Birth of Haute

      Haute Couture

      The first illustrated monograph dedicated to the history of the House of Worth, the world’s pioneering haute couture labelArriving in Paris in 1845, at the age of twenty and with only a few francs in his pocket, Charles Frederick Worth would go on to build the most prominent, innovative, and successful fashion house of the century. He was inspired by a love of fine art, luxurious fabrics, and his vision of the female ideal, and was the first to set out to dictate new styles and silhouettes to his elite clientele― not the other way around. He hosted them in his rue de la Paix salons, which included groundbreaking sportswear and maternity departments as well as silk, velvet, and brocade rooms, and a special salon with closed shutters and gas lighting designed to allow clients to try on ball gowns in lighting conditions precisely matched to those of the event at which they would be worn.Organized chronologically and illustrated with striking ensembles, paintings, and documents sourced from both private family archives and the best fashion collections from museums around the world, The House of Worth is an inspiring tribute to the house that started it all. 500+ illustrations in color and black and white

        • ASIN: 0500519439
        • Part No: 48499555
        Haute Couture - Inside Haute Couture: Behind the Scenes at the Paris Ateliers
        Inside Haute Couture: Behind the Scenes at the Paris

        Haute Couture

        From Maison Chanel on rue Cambon to Jean Paul Gaultier on rue Saint-Martin, the history of French fashion is often closely tied to those of Parisian addresses. With exclusive photographs by Guillaume de Laubier and text by Désirée Sadek, Inside Haute Couture offers a private tour of 10 meccas of French fashion. From the splendor of VIP reception rooms to the privacy of sewing ateliers, the daily lives of the most renowned figures in haute couture are show­cased alongside the skilled artisans and their stunning creations. This book is an unprecedented journey into a world often closed to the public, against a backdrop of an exceptional architectural heritage.

          • Brand: Abrams
          • ASIN: 1419720201
          • Part No: 200 colour photographs
          Haute Couture - Fashion Patternmaking Techniques ? Haute couture [Vol 1]
          Fashion Patternmaking Techniques ? Haute couture [Vol

          Haute Couture

          High fashion unquestionably goes hand-in-hand with sartorial and stylistic perfection. A driving force behind the entire fashion and garment industry, it represents the search for new solutions concerning fabrics, style, or patterns. In this context, the patternmaker is an essential figure, bringing the stylist's ideas into reality. In our richly illustrated new volume of the Fashion Patternmaking series, the prolific author Antonio Donnanno, an offspring of a tailor family, patternmaking teacher, and director of a fashion school network, describes in detail the methods and techniques used in high-fashion patternmaking in an understandable and step-by-step way.

            • Brand: Antonio Donnanno
            • ASIN: 8416504660
            • Part No: 44798998
            Haute Couture - The Dressmaker (4K UHD)
            The Dressmaker (4K UHD)

            Haute Couture

              • ASIN: B01N9D59XU
              Haute Couture - Maison Lesage: Haute Couture Embroidery
              Maison Lesage: Haute Couture

              Haute Couture

              The definitive monograph on the most luxurious and illustrious Haute Couture embroidery house in the world, featuring specially commissioned photography of Maison Lesage’s historic creations.The most prestigious Parisian Haute Couture artisans, Maison Lesage has collaborated with the biggest names in fashion, from Chanel, Schiaparelli, and Yves Saint Laurent, to Cristobal Balenciaga, Valentino, and Alexander McQueen. Founded in 1924, when the Lesage family bought the eminent firm of Michonet (then a supplier to such fashion legends as the House of Worth), Maison Lesage has created exceptional embroidery motifs―often requiring hundreds, if not thousands, of hours of precise beadwork―for star fashion designers for decades.Perhaps best known today for the masterpieces it creates for Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel collections, the house was bought by Chanel in 2002 as part of its Paraffection group to ensure the survival of the house’s unique history and extraordinary skills.Illustrated with specially commissioned photography of the house’s historic creations and illuminated with texts by Patrick Mauries, who has written extensively on Chanel, Maison Lesage is both a tribute to exceptional craftsmanship and a journey through more than one hundred years of fashion at its most sum...

                • ASIN: 0500021538
                Haute Couture - The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques: Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional Results
                The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques: Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional

                Haute Couture

                Packed with professional techniques and tips, The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques takes the mystery out of the sewing and finishing techniques that many dressmakers assume are either extremely difficult or are only for professional fashion designers.Fashion designer and expert sewist Lynda Maynard tackles each professional technique with clear instructions in simple step-by-step stages. Once these skills are understood, sewists will embrace their dressmaking projects with more confidence and the ability to create chic, refined looks. The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques unlocks the door to stunning results with better shaping, simpler construction methods, and professional finishing touches. Lynda also explains several seemingly difficult "secrets," from making bindings and finishing for hems, armholes, and necklines to underpinnings and structuring techniques. Plus, she teaches how to master finishing touches from textured stitches to couching and applique. A complete guide to the fabrics suited to each technique and inspirational fashion photography are also included.

                  • Brand: Interweave
                  • ASIN: 1596682477
                  • Part No: IP-82474
                  Haute Couture - Haute Couture (Razzle My Dazzle Book 2)
                  Haute Couture (Razzle My Dazzle Book

                  Haute Couture

                  Being Dumped on National TV is Worse Than Getting Kicked in the Balls...Lauren Blake, fashionista extraordinaire, has what almost every woman wants: Glamour. Fortune. Prestige. Plus a new driver she finds terribly annoying, despite his good looks. As the creator of the popular clothing line she's worked years to build, Lauren's got no time for love. Until she lays eyes on the hot neighbor who just moved in across the way.Jaxson Malone's celebrity-like-world came crashing down the moment he was dumped in front of millions on a popular American TV reality show. Desperate to escape humiliation, he flees to France where he takes over his grandfather's limousine business and meets a stunning woman who is everything he never dreamed of falling in love with. The only problem is...she's got her eyes on someone else.Set in Paris, France, Haute Couture is the second book in the Razzle My Dazzle series of romantic tales with a splash of glitz.

                    • ASIN: B077699J4D
                    Haute Couture - Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
                    Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and

                    Haute Couture

                    Fashion is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, discover more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of style. Tracing the evolution of fashion — from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today — this book is a stunningly illustrated guide to the art of clothing.Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style uses stunning photography to trace the history of changing fashions and styles. Truly vast in scope, taking in everything from from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge, and including stories about icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion catalogs the history of what people wear. It reveals how Western fashion has been influenced by design from around the world and celebrates all forms of costume and haute couture. Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is sure to inspire.

                      • Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
                      • ASIN: 0756698359
                      • UPC: 690472098355
                      • Part No: YES7750114

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                      The Secret World of Haute Couture. - BBC Documentary

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                      The Secret World Of Haute Couture. Thanks to BBC. From Wikipedia: ________________ HAUTE COUTURE: "Haute couture", French for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking" or "high fashion") refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific custom...

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