This indispensable revised edition captures the energy, drama, and excitement of the luminaries who make up the world of fashion. In this beautifully illustrated text, profiles range from historical figures such as Balenciaga, Drecoll, Jacques Heim, Lucile, Molyneux, Schiaparelli, and Vionnet to contemporary designers of men's and women's ready-to-wear such as Joseph Abboud, Linda Allard, Helmut Lang, Nicole Miller, Todd Oldham, Jil Sander, and Anna Sui. Alphabetical biographies of over 300 major designers, illustrators, photographers, and fashion editors include information on their clothes categories, design influences and philosophy, target markets, and additional creative works as well as their successes and failures. In an introductory essay, The Fashion Game: What's in a Name, the author discusses the concept of fashion designers and their relationship to the history of 20th century fashion, beginning with the earliest designers and concluding with today's fashion designers and where the business of fashion is going.
This edition includes over 5500 concise profiles of the world's leading women. Its coverage spans a wide range of occupations, from heads of state and major political figures to toxicologists, interior designers and fashion models.
This volume of Who’s Who in Research series offers a useful guide for current researchers in Intellect’s subject area of Visual Arts. The directory holds the names, institutions, biographies and current research interests of hundreds of leading international academics as well as references to the researchers’ principal articles in Intellect journals.
Release on 2020-07-25 | by Robert Aldrich,Garry Wotherspoon
From World War II to the Present Day
Author: Robert Aldrich,Garry Wotherspoon
Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:* controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk* pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George* groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers - Pier Paolo Pasolini; Derek Jarman; David Hockney* intellectuals who have shaped and changed the modern understanding of sexuality - Michel Foucault; Simone de Beauvoir; Alfred Kinsey* over 500 entries - clear, informative and enjoyable to read - build up a superbly thorough overview of gay and lesbian life in our time.
Who's Who of Canadian Women is a guide to the most powerfuland innovative women in Canada. Celebrating the talents and achievement of over 3,700 women, Who's Who of Canadian Women includes women from all over Canada, in all fields, including agriculture, academia, law, business, politics, journalism, religion, sports and entertainment. Each biography includes such information as personal data, education, career history, current employment, affiliations, interests and honours. A special comment section reveals personal thoughts, goals, and achievements of the profiled individual. Entries are indexed by employment of affilitation for easy reference. Published every two years, Who's Who of Canadian Women selects its biographees on merit alone. This collection is an essential resource for all those interested in the achievements of Canadian women.