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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 books 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.

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Contents

Foreword
Didier Grumbach

INTRODUCTION

COUTURE DESIGN

Oscar Carvallo, couturier
Maurizio Galante, haute couture
Christophe Josse, haute couture
Stéphane Rolland, haute couture
Yiqing Yin, haute couture
CRAFT ATELIERS

Dressmaking
Fanny Liautard, wedding dresses and lingerie

Embroidery
Broderies Lanel, Régis Lièvre
Broderies Vermont, Léonard Cione

Lacemaking
Maison Sophie Hallette

Weaving
Prelle, silk mill

Textile Design
Marion Chopineau, textile designers
Tzuri Gueta, textile and accessories designer

Pleatmaking
Atelier Gérard Lognon

Feather Art
Nelly Saunier

Artificial Flowers
Bruno Legeron

Passementerie
Établissement Carlhian, Daniel & Thierry Gontard

Leatherwork
Serge Amoruso, leatherworker, designer

Costume Jewelry
Brigitte Bonnave, glassblower
Michi Suzuki, glassblower
Edgard Hamon, costume jewelry, accessories, belts

Fanmaking
Maison Duvelleroy

Perfume
Stéphanie de Bruijn, bespoke perfume

Review:

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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