e-Book Dior in Vogue download

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by Margot Fonteyn,Brigid Keenan

ISBN: 0517544482
ISBN13: 978-0517544488
Language: English
Publisher: Harmony Books; 1st Edition edition (December 12, 1988)
Pages: 192
Category: Fashion
Subategory: Photography

ePub size: 1896 kb
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Rating: 4.9
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In 1947 Christian Dior, aged 42, opened his own Couture House in Paris. His first Collection was nicknamed the 'New Look' by an American journalist and it launched him overnight into a spectacular and glamorous career which even he had never dreamed of and made his name into a household world.

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Foreword by Margot Fonteyn. All listings are subject to prior sale. Please contact us to reserve books in advance. We will hold books for ten days, pending payment. A few color, mostly black and white photographs throughout. Front free endpaper has been removed, thus only very good in an about fine dust jacket.

Beautiful fashion book, 200 pages, black and white photos and illustrations some color.

Margot Fonteyn 1919-1991 Fonteyn was the first internationally aclaimed ballerina to be trained in England. Before her most ballet dancers came from Russia, Italy or France. She was famous for her elegance, sensitivity and charm. In 1962 she formed one of the most famous dancing partnerships in the history of ballet with Russian superstar Rudolf Nureyev. Vintage Ballet Vintage Dance Ballet Pictures Ballet Images Ballet Photos Bolshoi Ballet Ballet Du Bolchoï Ballet Dancers Ballerinas. galina-ulanova: Maya Plisetskaya as Odette in Swan Lake (Bolshoi Ballet) .

Published 1981 by Harmony Books in New York. Fashion design, Vogue.

Margaret Evelyn de Arias DBE, born Margaret Evelyn Hookham, known by the stage name Margot Fonteyn, (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991) was an English ballerina

Margaret Evelyn de Arias DBE, born Margaret Evelyn Hookham, known by the stage name Margot Fonteyn, (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991) was an English ballerina. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet (formerly the Sadler's Wells Theatre Company), eventually being appointed prima ballerina assoluta of the company by Queen Elizabeth II. Beginning ballet lessons at the age of four, she studied in England and China, where her father was transferred for his work

The story of Christian Dior's rise to fame as a fashion designer is told and his major collections from 1947 to 1957 are surveyed
Proceed with caution when reading reviews because everyone's different (duh) and we all have different standards. I should heed my own warning but I'll take this as a lesson. I bought this book based on my love for Dior but also on the strength of the reviews as well. I was very disappointed when I got the book. Not realizing, although a reviewer did state that the pictures are all in black and white, how dull and uninspiring a book full of old grainy black and whites can be. Mind you these aren't high quality, high def, beautiful, pristine black and whites, like we've become accustomed from today's high fashion photography. They're old, grainy photos from the 40/50's. You can't see much detail in many of the pictures. A lot of them look like photo copies. They look like photo copies of old magazines. Which I guess is what the book is...Dior in Vogue. I should have known better but I wasn't really thinking. I was excited because it was Dior and because two people said it was a great book. My fault for expecting more.

It is a good reference book if you're a Dior nut and collect his books. There are tons of pictures, but page after page of these grainy b&w was just dreary for me. And I suppose that's because I have the other books which show his creations as they should be shown, in full exuberant color. The book Dior (Farid Chenoune) and Christian Dior (Richard Martin) are the must have books. If you have to choose between books, you buy those first hands down. Those books are beautiful. The presentation of the dresses are in museum quality, so the pages are large and thick and colorful. The dresses are on mannequins, they're are closeups of the details and the information regarding Dior and his life is well written. For me, having these books is the closest I'll ever get to seeing the dresses in person. The pictures are sharp, and colorful, the exact opposite of the pics in Dior in Vogue.

I would recommend this book to someone who collects everything Dior because there are so many pictures and they go from year to year from 1947-1957 if I remember correctly. Some of the dresses were ones I had not seen so that was exciting but overall those couldn't make up for what I felt was lacking. So take my opinion with a grain of salt. I'm just one person, with my own standards which aren't any better or worse than anyone elses. I just wanted to offer another view

Brigid Keenan has assembled a superlative collection of (mostly) black and white photographs in (mostly) full-page format covering the entire 1947-1957 history of Christian Dior's designs, as seen in the pages of the leading U.S. fashion magazine, Vogue. The dust jacket and cover of the book are done up in Dior's famous checkered pattern. Keenan discusses Dior's collections year by year and season by season (in those days, fashion was divided by spring and autumn collections), and includes a substantial biographical essay on the designer himself. High quality in presentation, organization and selection of material. Recommended as a key reference work on Dior and New Look fashion.

I love vintage fashion, vintage pictures and that special look of the old school mannequins, so this book is strongly suited for my taste; of course Dior (along with Balenciaga and a small bunch of other couturiers, as for that period of time) is the most emblematic designer then.
This book is really enjoyable from my point.

Ahora para los colegas: una buena recopilación de fotos vintage, de calidad más o menos (más o menos regularen cuanto a la impresión), modelos, las Bettina,Wenda,etc, que eran las que se estilaban por aquel entonces, cinturas de avispa y tal, es curioso lo que aquellos fotógrafos podían hacer con equipos infinitamente más primitivos que los de ahora; hay "charme" por un tubo en este libro; pero es sólo para los más más fikis de este tipo de libros.
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I adore vintage clothing. I collect it, wear it, and recently co-authored a book about it. So, as you'd imagine, I'm always interested in books about my favorite subject. Dior in Vogue, by Brigid Keenan, reminded me why I love these beautiful old dresses so much. When the book arrived in the mail, this Florida girl sat in her hot car (small, black) and spent the next twenty minutes gazing at pictures of Msr.Dior's exquisite creations, the majority of which--in this book, anyway--were coats and evening dresses (small, black); as I turned the pages, I longed to be walking in mid-century New York or Paris, feeling the chill wind of autumn swishing my fabulous New Look skirts. Politically incorrect smoke would curl upward from my ebony cigarette holder.
The photography is plentiful and inspiring, and the history of the great House of Dior is compelling reading for any fashionphile, especially if she loves the styles of the past as much as I do. What a wonderful book.

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