Allure (Hardcover)

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By Diana Vreeland, Christopher Hemphill (With), Marc Jacobs (Foreword by)
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Legendary fashion maven Diana Vreelandat the urging of her editor Jackie Oauthored a classic volume in the 1980s on the quality of "allure" in fashion and in life. Now back in print, this new edition features a foreword from the incomparable fashion designer Marc Jacobs. Throughout Allure, Vreeland lends her famous knack for turning a phrase to an astonishing array of fashion, celebrity, and fine art photographs. Featuring images of such luminaries as Maria Callas, Gertrude Stein, and Marilyn Monroeshot by superstar photographers such as Man Ray, Cecil Beaton, and Richard AvedonAllure is poised to deliver Vreeland's unparalleled point of view to a whole new generation.

About the Author

Fashion legend Diana Vreeland was editor-in-chief of Vogue throughout the 1960s.

Christopher Hemphill is a New York-based writer.

Marc Jacobs is a highly influential fashion designer.

Praise For…

"This book isn't about the past. I'm looking for something else"

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811870436
ISBN-10: 081187043X
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: October 6th, 2010
Pages: 208
Language: English