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Haute Couture Ateliers: The Artisans of Fashion

Helene Farnault

ISBN 10: 0500517711 / ISBN 13: 9780500517710
Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2014
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Haute Couture Ateliers: The Artisans of ...

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

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More than 150,000 people work in haute couture. Many of them labour behind the scenes, applying their talents in ateliers devoted to creativity and meticulous attention to detail. This beautiful book takes the reader behind the fashion scenes, allowing the best haute couture designers, embroiderers, leather craftsmen, lacemakers, perfumiers and jewelers to share their work. The book&#x2019;s specially taken photographs show step-by-step the complex processes behind the creation of each piece of clothing or jewelry, while many other stunning pictures capture the beauty of the fabrics, materials, dresses and ornaments. <br /><br />Table of Contents<br /><br />Preface by Didier Grumbach &middot; Introduction by Hubert de Givenchy &middot; <b>Couturiers</b>: Oscar Carvallo, Maurizio Galante, Christophe Josse, St&eacute;phane Rolland and Yiqing Yin &middot; <b>Crafts in the Fashion Industry</b> &middot; <b>Couture</b>: Fanny Liautaud, Weddling dress and lingerie designer &middot; <b>Embroidery</b>: Broderies Lanel, R&eacute;gis Li&egrave;vre; Broderies Vermont, L&eacute;onard Cione &middot; <b>Lace</b>: Maison Sophie Hallette &middot; <b>Weaving</b>: Prelle, silk factory &middot; <b>Textile Design</b>: Marion Chopineau, Tzuri Gueta &middot; <b>Pleating</b>: Atelier G&eacute;rard Lognon &middot; <b>Feathers</b>: Nelly Saunier &middot; <b>Artificial Flowers</b>: Bruno Legeron &middot; <b>Passementerie</b>: Etablissement Carlhian, Daniel &amp; Thierry Gontard &middot; <b>Leather</b>: Serge Amuroso &middot; <b>Jewelry</b>: Brigitte Bonnave, Michi Suzuki, Edgard Hamon &middot; <b>Fans</b>: Maison Duvelleroy &middot; <b>Perfume</b>: St&eacute;phanie de Bruijn

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Restores your faith in human endeavour. This book is so delicious I wanted to eat it. The photographs of beading, feathering, embroidering, weaving, plaiting, passementerie, even fans, costume jewelry and perfume made my mouth water. --The Guardian

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