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Valentino : a grand Italian epic

Author: Matt Tyrnauer; Armando Chitolina; Suzy Menkes; Benedikt Taschen; Chris Miller
Publisher: Hong Kong ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This publication renders homage to Valentino's illustrious career via a copious selection of images from his archives, including drawings, magazine shoots, advertisements, portraits of Valentino, and documentary photographs; presented chronologically, the visual material is accompanied by a vast array of newspaper and magazine articles about Valentino throughout the years. Text also includes Vanity Fair writer Matt  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Valentino; Valentino
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Tyrnauer; Armando Chitolina; Suzy Menkes; Benedikt Taschen; Chris Miller
ISBN: 9783836503297 3836503298
OCLC Number: 268787738
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 576 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Contents: Keeper of the couture flame / Suzy Menkes --
The House of Valentino: an oral history / Matt Tynauer and Matt Pressman : A new name in fashion: the early years ; Valentino goes global: building an empire ; Living well is the best revenge: the private life ; Fashioning a family: life with the Valentinos ; The beau ideal of beauty: the gowns and the glamour ; The meaning of Binomio: the partnership ; The last link to la dolce vita: the present and the future --
La Straordinaria storia di Valentino Garavani: the sixties : The star / John Fairchild ; Una grande storia italiana / Franca Sozzani --
Donne, basta pantaloni!: the seventies --
Va-va vavoom!: the eighties : A memorable first encounter / Rupert Everett --
Rome: the dolce vita is back: the nineties --
Tutte le strade portano a Roma: the 21st century --
Valentino's world : Living la dolce vita / Ingrid Sischy ; Valentino at court / Farah Diba ; The model matters / Anna Wintour ; The sheikh of chic / Graydon Carter ; An eye for talent / Patrick McCarthy ; All roads lead to Rome / Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribes --
45 years of style: drawings & dresses : The broke the mold / Anna Wintour ; Drawings ; Dresses.
Other Titles: Grand Italian epic, Valentino Garavani
Valentino Garavani
Responsibility: Armando Chitolina, (ed.) ; [authors], Matt Tyrnauer, [Suzy Menkes] ; directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen ; [English translations, Chris Miller [and others]].

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Features the glamorous life and work of Valentino Garavani. This book renders homage to Valentino's illustrious career through a selection of images from his archives, including drawings, magazine  Read more...

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