Wild: Fashion Untamed (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)
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Examples include an unprecedented array of designs by Azzedine Alaïa, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce and Gabbana, John Galliano for Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen, Thierry Mugler, and Yohji Yamamoto. Since prehistoric times, furs and feathers have been used not only for warmth and protection but also for display and adornment. Diddy and Missy Elliott.WILD alsoexamines how pelts and plumes have come to define ideals of femininity by quoting the physical and sexual characteristics of birds and beasts. Offering lively insights into the decorative po
An extensive exploration of fashion's ongoing obsession with animalism, this glamorous book examines the decorative possibilities of pelts and plumes in the work of designers including Roberto Cavalli, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, and Yohji Yamamoto.
Nothing special GMun This book serves as a treatise on the fact that cavemen wore fur pelts and how we as humans never really grew out of that. For fashion historians this book would serve as a wonderful addition to your library; for everyone else, it's a pass. Most of the pictures in the book can be found online or, frankly speaking, are not that interesting.. but cool nonetheless. Phina Jo Not exactly what I expected, but cool nonetheless.. Amazing Totally amazing book and great reference! Not quite what I expected - but it is wonderful with out of this world photographs!
Andrew Bolton is the Associate Curator of the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.