ZANDRA RHODES: 50 FABULOUS YEARS IN FASHION - SIGNED BY DAME ZANDRA RHODES
(RHODES, ZANDRA). Rhodes, Zandra. Preface by Iris Apfel. Foreword by Suzy Menkes. Dennis Nothdruft, Editor. With contributions by Marylou Luther, Anna Sui, Journalist Joan Agajanian Quinn, Rajeev Sethi, Helena Matheopoulos, Mary Schoeser & Pierpaolo Piccioli . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2019. First Edition. 4to. Pictorial Boards. Fashion Monograph. As New/No Jacket - As Issued. Celebrating decades of achievement by one of the foremost names in British fashion, whose vitality and influence continue to shine, "Zandra Rhodes" provides a luscious documentary of this leading British designer, spanning her fifty-year career in fashion and textile design. The book showcases not only Rhodes’s work but also her vivid personality and creative energy. Both a fashion trailblazer and a consummate textile designer, she has influenced the work of contemporary labels such as Mary Katrantzou and Alice Temperley. The book honors the centrality of textile design in Rhodes’s work, while exploring the versatility of her imagination throughout her long career; contributors include Pierpaolo Piccioli (creative director of Valentino), Suzy Menkes (editor of Vogue International), and celebrated fashion designers Anna Sui and Rajeev Sethi. It also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the house of Zandra Rhodes, a British-owned-and-made brand, and Rhodes’s successful establishment of the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. A brand new, most handsome example additionally SIGNED by Dame Zandra Rhodes.