The ultimate who's who in the world of fashion design.
Fashion Design Directory presents an enticing panorama of 150 key players in fashion, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. These are the people and companies that have shaped the world of fashion as we know it and defined the modern perception of style.
For ease of reference, the book is organized alphabetically by fashion house. Each spread comprises an overview of the brand and a visual timeline that highlights key moments, signature pieces and defining looks throughout the label's history.
Fashion Design Directory also includes stunning runway images with informative captions, and a fabric swatch directory displays 50 of the most arresting and important prints.
Encyclopedic in scope and featuring established masters such as Valentino, Giorgio Armani and Karl Lagerfeld, rising stars such as Christopher Kane and everything from demure Orla Kiely pieces to Vivienne Westwood's daring creations, Fashion Design Directory will satisfy fashionistas everywhere. It is an essential reference for those who want to be up to date on fashion design.
Marnie Fogg is a fashion expert, lecturer, media consultant and author with extensive experience in the fashion industry. She has interviewed contemporary designers the world over and is also the best-selling author of Couture Interiors: Living with Design.