Louis Vuitton Catwalk : The Complete Fashion Collections
About the book
Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1854, Louis Vuitton was for many decades one of the world's leading trunk and accessories makers. It was after launching its first fashion collections in 1998, however, that the house reached unprecedented global fame, and pioneered high-profile collaborations with artists such as Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami and Stephen Sprouse. This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house, followed by brief biographical profiles of Marc Jacobs, the first creative director 1998-2014, and Nicolas Ghesquiere, who helms the brand today, before exploring the collections themselves, organized chronologically. Each collection is introduced by a short text unveiling its influences and highlights, and illustrated with carefully curated catwalk images. Showcasing hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs - and, of course, the top fashion models who wore them on the runway, from Naomi Campbell and Gisele to Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. A rich reference section, including an extensive index, concludes the book.
'The go-to for all things Vuitton' - Tatler '[This] 632-page tome extensively retraces the house's first two decades' - WWD 'Gorgeous' - Sunday Times 'Sumptuous ... this is pure eye-candy' - The i Newspaper 'Lavish' - Daily Mail 'A valuable reference for fashion fans' - GLASS
Jo Ellison Biography
Jo Ellison is Editor of How to Spend It, Financial Times.
Personal lifeBorn in Cambridge and raised between London and Dubai, Ellison studied history at the University of Edinburgh. It was while studying in Edinburgh that she met her husband, playwright, Enda Walsh, while working in the theatre where Disco Pigs ran during the 1997 Fringe. She moved to Cork to live with him a year later. They currently live together in Kilburn with their daughter, Ada, and their cockapoo, Alvin.
CareerEllison's journalism career began the Irish Examiner and on moving back to London with Enda in 2006, she became features editor of The Independent, writing arts reviews and shaping articles. In 2008 she pursued an opportunity at British Vogue, where she became features editor, and then features director, before taking over as fashion editor at the Financial Times from Vanessa Friedman who moved to The New York Times in 2014. She was the second-ever person to inhabit the role after the newspaper decided to invest in regular fashion coverage in 2002. In 2019 the British newspaper announced Ellison will succeed longtime How to Spend It editor Gillian de Bono.
PublicationsVogue: The Gown, 2017, ISBN 978-1840917642
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|Authors:||Jo Ellison Louise Rytter|
|Publisher:||Thames & Hudson Ltd|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Illustrations:||1350 Illustrations, color|
|Publication date:||July 26, 2018|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|