December 22, 2020

Catwalk: Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent

Chanel Dior Louis Vuitton Prada Yves Saint Laurent Catwalk Thames and Hudson - Mamic 1970

Biographies of fashion designers, unseen photographs of creations, and unpublished stories of inspirations, will reveal to you the world of prestigious fashion in these extremely popular books about fashion houses such as Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent.

LUXURY BOOKS

Luxury books from world-famous publishers such as Assouline, Taschen and teNeues are now available at our boutique in the centre of Zagreb. These must-have books are rich with its content and beautiful photos, and are a nice addition to any stylish home. Find these popular books at our boutique in the centre of Zagreb at Frane Petric Street 7.

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CATWALK

Catwalk book series by Thames and Hudson features books about high fashion houses Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent. Each book opens with a concise history of the fashion house, followed by a brief biographical profiles of lead designers, before exploring the collections themselves, organized chronologically. Each collection is introduced by a short text unveiling its influences and highlights, and illustrated with a gallery of carefully curated catwalk images. These showcase hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories and set designs – and, of course, the top fashion models who wore them on the runway.

Each book opens with a concise history of the fashion house, followed by a brief biographical profile of lead designers, before exploring the collections themselves.

CHANEL

The best-selling Chanel Catwalk was the first book to gather every Chanel collection ever created by Karl Lagerfeld in a single volume. Now fully updated to include Lagerfeld’s final collections for the house and those of his right-hand and successor, Virginie Viard, this revised edition includes twenty-eight new collections. This definitive publication also features a concise history of Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard’s time at Chanel as well as brief biographical profiles of each designer.

Enjoy a rich preview of Chanel collections, from Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear to Cruise and Métier d’arts, in Chanel Catwalk book.

DIOR

Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Dior’s first ever collection, this book charts Christian Dior’s fabled collections and those of his successors Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, and Raf Simons, as well as Maria Grazia Chiuri’s debut presentations for the house.

Every haute couture collection is represented, as are ready-to-wear collections from the arrival of John Galliano onwards. Complete with an introduction and designer profiles by Alexander Fury, this book offers a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the most influential and luxurious fashion brands of all time and discover rarely seen creations.

With over 1100 images, this treasure trove of inspiration will be the must-have reference for all fashion professionals and Dior fans.

LOUIS VUITTON

Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1854, Louis Vuitton was for many decades one of the world’s leading trunk and accessories makers. It was after launching its first fashion collections in 1998, however, that the house reached unprecedented global fame, and pioneered high-profile collaborations with artists such as Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami and Stephen Sprouse.

This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house, followed by brief biographical profiles of Marc Jacobs, the first creative director (1998–2014), and Nicolas Ghesquière, who helms the brand today, before exploring the collections themselves.

Louis Vuitton Catwalk showcases the top fashion models who wore Louis Vuitton on the runway, from Naomi Campbell and Gisele to Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne.

PRADA

Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1913 in Milan, Prada entered the field of fashion when Miuccia Prada took the helm of the family company in 1979. After initially focusing exclusively on accessories, she presented the house’s first fashion collection in 1988. She would soon transform Prada into one of the world’s most influential luxury brands with a deeply personal, sophisticated and subtly subversive approach.

A brief biographical profile of Miuccia Prada and concise history of the house following the chapters about collections themselves in Prada Catwalk book.

YVES SAINT LAURENT

Founded by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé in 1961, shortly after the young couturier left his post at the helm of Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent would soon become one of the most successful and influential haute couture houses in Paris. Introducing Le Smoking, the first tuxedo suit for women, in 1966, Saint Laurent also presented iconic art-inspired creations, from Mondrian dresses to precious Van Gogh embroidery and the famous Ballets Russes collection.

Yves Saint Laurent book showcases hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs by Yves Saint Laurent.

THAMES AND HUDSON

Thames & Hudson was founded in 1949. by Walter and Eva Neurath. Their passion and mission was to create a ‘museum without walls’ and to make accessible to a large reading public the world of art and the research of top scholars. To reflect its international outlook the name for the company linked the rivers flowing through London and New York, represented in its logo by two dolphins symbolizing friendship and intelligence, one facing east, one west, suggesting a connection between the Old World and the New.

Today, still an independent, family-owned company, Thames & Hudson is one of the world’s leading publishers of illustrated books with over 2,000 titles in print. They publish high-quality books across ‎all areas of visual creativity: the arts (fine, applied, decorative, performing), architecture, design, photography, fashion, film and music, and also archaeology, history and popular culture.

Catwalk: Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel

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