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Koenig Books

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Hardcover, 8 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 170 color / 60 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2017 p. 39   

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The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined

Edited by Jane Alison, Sinéad McCarthy. Foreword by Jane Alison. Introduction by Adam Phillips. Text by Judith Clark.

Featured image is reproduced from 'The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined.'This beautifully illustrated book brings together a selection of pieces spanning 500 years of fashion, with new texts and fascinating literary definitions by curator and exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips. Taking the definitions as a starting point, more than 200 stunning images are also included, weaving together historic dress, haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion, textile ornamentation, manuscripts and photography. Illustrator Alice Smith adds exquisite emblems that animate the definitions.
The book includes dictionary definitions and literary quotes of the word vulgar alongside transcripts of interviews with leading contemporary designers, including Walter Van Beirendonck, Manolo Blahnik, Hussein Chalayan, Pam Hogg, Stephen Jones, Christian Lacroix and Zandra Rhodes, and works by Chloé, Christian Dior, Pam Hogg, Charles James, Christian Lacroix, Lanvin, Moschino, Miuccia Prada, Elsa Schiaparelli, Philip Treacy, UNDERCOVER, Walter Van Beirendonck, Viktor & Rolf, Louis Vuitton and Vivienne Westwood.
Potent, provocative and sometimes shocking, the word vulgar conjures up strong images, ideas and feelings in us all. The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined considers this inherently challenging but utterly compelling territory of taste. It questions notions of vulgarity in fashion while reveling in its excesses, and invites the reader to think again about what makes something vulgar and why it is such a sensitive and contested term.

Featured image is reproduced from 'The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined.'

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W Magazine

Stefano Tonchi

The Vulgar: Fashion Redesigned” is a...conceptual and intellectually ambitious project that uses the different interpretations of the word vulgar to examine fashions continuous process of making rules, only to promptly break them.

The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined

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Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Edited by Femke de Vries. Introduction by Femke de Vries, Ruby Hoette. Text by Joke Roobaard, Barbara Brownie.

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Pub Date: 9/10/2013
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Text by Giusi Ferre.

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ISBN: 9788831720755 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 2/16/2016
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Simonetta

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Text by Maria Luisa Frisa, Judith Cark, Vittoria C. Caratozzolo.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831793995 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 9/2/2008
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Italian Fashion Now

ITALIAN FASHION NOW

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831798129 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Dictionary Dressings

DICTIONARY DRESSINGS

Edited by Femke de Vries. Introduction by Femke de Vries, Ruby Hoette. Text by Joke Roobaard, Barbara Brownie.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677601 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/20/2017
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ONOMATOPEE

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