Elegance: The Beauty Of French Fashion

byMegan Hess

Hardcover | October 15, 2019

Elegance: The Beauty Of French Fashion by Megan Hess
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Join internationally renowned fashion illustrator Megan Hess as she explores the timeless beauty and glamour of ten of France's best-loved designers in a stylish celebration of one of the world's favorite fashion destinations.

From the courts of Versailles to the cobbled streets of Paris, French fashion has always been the epitome of elegance. Whether it's Dior's New Look, Yves Saint Laurent's Le Smoking jacket or Chanel's little black dress, the masters of French fashion understand that clothing is more than a craft: it's an art form.

Megan Hess's love for French style sparked her career in fashion illustration. In these pages, she unspools the threads of ten legendary designers - Chanel, Dior, Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Givenchy, Chloe, Balmain, Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Celine - to discover the origins of haute couture, pret-a-porter and everything chic.

Accompanied by Megan's exquisite illustrations of current and archival collections, Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion tells the story of how France's iconic fashion houses have influenced the very fabric of design.
Megan Hess was destined to draw. An initial career in graphic design evolved into art direction for some of the world's leading design agencies. In 2008, Hess illustrated the New York Times number-one selling book Sex and the City, written by Candace Bushnell. She has since illustrated for Dior Couture, created iconic illustrations for...
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Title:Elegance: The Beauty Of French FashionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 8.31 X 6.07 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.31 X 6.07 X 0.79 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:Hardie Grant - Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1743794428

ISBN - 13:9781743794425

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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