Author: Robert Fairer
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
About the book:
John Galliano's creations for the house of Dior have entered fashion history and are widely recognized as some of the most breathtaking and imaginative collections ever created. This is the first publication entirely dedicated to showcasing these unforgettable designs, which have become collectors' items and form a key chapter of the history of the house of Dior. The book unfolds chronologically, revisiting the most iconic creations and revealing previously unseen behind-the-scenes moments that capture models, hairdressers, stylists, make-up artists and John Galliano himself at their most creative. Robert Fairer's stunning and high-energy photographs convey the drama, glamour and wild imagination that defined Galliano's Dior shows. A treasure trove of inspiration, they make this publication a must-have reference for fashion and photography lovers alike.
About the author:
British photographer Robert Fairer worked exclusively for American Vogue behind the scenes for over a decade. Beginning his career at British Elle in the mid 1990s, then Harpers Bazaar USA and finally at American Vogue, he covered the fashion zeitgeist of supermodel, designer and fashion excess from 1993-2011. His backstage archive has been published in three monographs, Alexander McQueen Unseen, John Galliano Unseen, and Marc Jacobs Unseen by Thames & Hudson, Yale University Press, Schirmer Mosel and Abrams. Robert's work is published in The New York Times, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, i-D Magazine, and Visionaire, as well as fashion, portrait and lifestyle books, and anthologies. Robert continues to document the fashionable elite and collaborate with his editors and clients in uncharted fashion domains. Hamish Bowles is the International editor-at-large for American Vogue.
Andre Leon Talley is a former editor-at-large of American Vogue.
Oriole Cullen is the Curator of Modern Textiles and Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum and curated the V&A's `Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams' exhibition.
Ivan Shaw is the Photography Director at Conde Nast.
Iain R Webb is a fashion writer, curator and academic. He is the Author of Marc Jacobs: Unseen published by Thames & Hudson.
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