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The Battle of Versailles - Tastemaker StatusGet lost in the glamour (and drama) of the iconic 1970’s fashion show that put American fashion on the map.


This over-the-top event has an accompanying over-the-top story to match. Filled with the personalities of design royalty (Halston, Yves Saint Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, and Hubert de Givenchy, to name a few), this book examines the famous runway show that head the best American and French designers going head-to-head on a global stage. Reality TV pales in comparison. Get the book below:

 

The Battle of Versailles by Robin Givhan, amazon.com

 


Images Sources: Watercolor Moon Art Print, StudioFactotumUK, etsy.com. White peonies, unknown source. Glitter, unknown source. Made with Canva.

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Avedon Something Personal - Tastemaker Status

This biopic gives a glimpse into the iconic photographer’s fabulous career in the fashion industry…and more.


Richard Avedon, whose first marriage and fashion career was the inspiration for the movie Funny Face (that’s right, Fred Astaire impersonates him), not only was a character in his own right, but also an incredible talent in the photography industry. Follow his story (complete with ups and downs) in this biography. At 720 pages, this read will keep you entertained all summer long.

 

 

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Avedon: Something Personal, amazon.com

 


Image Sources: Book cover, Alessandra Montalto, The New York Times. Audrey Hepburn, publicity image for Funny Face, attributed to Richard Avedon, fanpix.net. Paint splatter, Hermine on Walk.

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