|This lavishly illustrated book features 120 designers and fashion personalities from around the world who describe the very personal reasons behind their emotional attachment to their favorite dresses.|
From the Publisher:
This lavishly illustrated book reveals the emotional attachment, shared by designers, celebrities, models, photographers, stylists, and fashion editors, to the most treasured item in their memory or wardrobe: their favourite dress. Over 100 designers and key industry players from around the world have described the very personal reasons behind their choices. Through text, photographs by leading fashion photographers, fabric samples, original sketches and other ephemera, their choices come alive on the page. The dresses selected by these individuals are intriguing, and they highlight the intimacy that the designer or wearer feels with their garment.|This book gives the audience an opportunity to explore how a dress can be a creative statement, a symbol of celebration, power, and individuality. My Favourite Dress is about choice, memory and a moment; a must have for any fashionista.|Designers and celebrities featured include Manolo Blahnik, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Jasper Conran, Cindy Crawford, Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana, John Galliano, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Betty Jackson, Calvin Klein, Heidi Klum, Christian Lacroix, Alexander McQueen, Kylie Minogue, Issey Miyake, Kate Moss, Mary Quant, Oscar de la Renta, Zandra Rhodes, Clements Ribeiro, Paul Smith, Gwen Stefani, Anna Sui, Valentino, Vivienne Westwood, and many more.