Photo Credit: Book Cover of My Favorite Dress by Gity Monsef, Samantha Erin Safer & Robert de Niet. Published by ACC Editions, £29.95/$49.50.
With foreword by Suzy Menkes of the International Herald Tribune, ‘My Favorite Dress’ is in every way, the celebration of the dress.
Written by Gity Monsef, Samantha Erin Safer & Robert de Niet explores the symbolism and influence a dress can have.
In the exquisitely bound book, contributions have been sourced from 75 fashion designers, arbiters of style, accessory designers, photographers, models, stylists etc.
Some of the many contributors include, Manolo Blahnik, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Jasper Conran, Cindy Crawford, Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana, John Galliano, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Betty Jackson, Calvin Klein, Heidi Klum, Christian Lacroix, Alexander McQueen, Kylie Minogue, Issey Miyake, Kate Moss, Mary Quant, Oscar de la Renta, Zandra Rhodes, Clements Ribeiro, Paul Smith, Gwen Stefani, Anna Sui, Valentino and Vivienne Westwood etc.
Each contributor takes the reader into the memories, thought processes and emotional attachment their favorite dress holds for them.
The lavish tome that is ‘My Favorite Dress’ is a befitting celebration of the dress in a compilation of original designer sketches, fabric samples, photographs, text, illustration, patterns etc.
My Favorite Dress by Gity Monsef, Samantha Erin Safer & Robert de Niet. Published by ACC Editions, £29.95/$49.50 and stocked at the all book stores and online at www.accpublishinggroup.com
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