Lee Miller in Fashion
Lee Miller is renowned as a great 20th-century photojournalist, but the woman who photographed the liberation of Dachau began her career as a fashion model in 1920s New York. In the 1930s she switched from New York to Paris and London and from model to fashion photographer. This first study of that aspect of Miller's work presents an outstanding collection of photographs taken for Vogue and couture houses, revealing fashion as the backbone of her extraordinarily varied career.
Creating the Illusion
A Fashionable History of Hollywood Costume Designers
Spanning over 100 years of movie history, from the Silent Era to the present day, this volume profiles 65 costume designers, including Coco Chanel, Erté and Cecil Beaton, and describes the work and artistry that went into creating some of Hollywood’s most iconic costumes. Richly illustrated with film stills, photographs and original sketches, the authors draw on archival material and dozens of new interviews to offer a comprehensive and entertaining history of fashion on film.