For those interested in fashion, this is a must read to get a better understanding of this industry.
In the 1970s, Paris fashion exploded like a champagne bottle left out in the sun. Amid sequins and longing, celebrities and aspirants flocked to the heart of chic, and Paris became a hothouse of revelry, intrigue, and searing ambition. At the center of it all were fashion's most beloved luminaries - Yves Saint Laurent, the reclusive enfant terrible, and Karl Lagerfeld, the flamboyant freelancer with a talent for reinvention - and they divided Paris into two fabulous halves. Their enduring rivalry is chronicled in this dazzling exposé of an era: of social ambitions, shared obsessions, and the mesmerizing quest for beauty.
Due to so much detail being revealed, Lagerfeld even sued Drake in 2006 for publishing so many personal details about his life.
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Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline
Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenny now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. And we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when styles change so fast and it’s cheaper to just buy more.
Cline sets out to uncover the true nature of the cheap fashion juggernaut. What are we doing with all these cheap clothes? And more important, what are they doing to us, our society, our environment, and our economic well-being?
In collaboration with BBC4, Ozwald Boateng releases a documentary on the significance of Savile Row in the 21st century and the renewed interest in Tailoring. Features Giorgio Armani.
Why Style Matters - In collaboration with BBC4, Ozwald Boateng releases a documentary on the significance of Savile Row in the 21st century and the renewed interest in Tailoring. Features Giorgio Armani.
FashionTV tells the story of Alexander McQueen. From the runway to backstage, meet the designer and watch the shows. Discover the East-London bad boy who set out to break the rules; see how he defined feminine tailoring in the late-’90s to Sarah Burton’s inaugural collection as new creative director. Revel in the history of one of Britain’s finest fashion houses.
'The Next Black' is a 47 minute documentary about the future of the fashion industry. Produced by home-appliance manufacturer AEG in collaboration with award-winning production company House of Radon, the film explores the changes that the future holds for fashion, mainly through the perspective of four innovative companies: Studio XO, a fashion and technology company based in UK, Patagonia, a company that is well known for its strides towards a more sustainable clothing industry, Adidas, and BioCouture, a design consultancy firm in London that seeks to grow biodegradable clothing using cellulose producing microbes. Another interesting company included in the film is the Yeh Group, a company that developed a way to dye clothes without water.
Enjoy the documentary!
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