In collaboration with the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Assouline presents an in-depth view of the many facets of the kaleidoscope of American fashion. These richly illustrated volumes celebrate the history of fashion design in this country, with exclusive behind-the-runway glimpses into the private lives of the most acclaimed American designers. American Fashion By Charlie Scheips, introduction by Diane von Furstenberg American Fashion is a visual journey through eight decades and the work of more than 100 designers. Featuring iconic images by the greatest photographers and illustrators, and accompanied by essays chronicling the designers, publications, and events that have shaped American fashion over the past 80 years. 320 pages | 250 illustrations American Fashion Designers at Home By Rima Suqi American Fashion Designers at Home offers an intimate look into the private quarters of more than 100 members of the CFDA—from the classic elegance of Carolina Herrera’s Louis XV–influenced 1850s town house to the pink-mirrored, flower-filled flat of Betsey Johnson. 280 pages | 325 illustrations Specifications: ISBN: 9781614281337 Each volume: 9½ x 12 in. – 23.5 x 30 cm hardcover with jacket
Rima Suqi has been described as having â€œshopping in her soul,â€� however she is much more than just shopping. Sheâ€™s a self-proclaimed â€œnumbers junkieâ€� who â€“ through key relationships with retailers and designers â€“ has developed a keen understanding of the business behind retail. She knows itâ€™s not enough to be a pretty product; itâ€™s got to be a product that sells. For this reason, companies large and small have sought out this trend expert to help brand themselves, name their products, write press releases, brochures, catalogs and advertising copy. Television producers love her natural on-camera style and often book her for lifestyle segments on everything from travel to fashion trends; she also hosts in-store events, product launches and shopping tours on request. A contributing writer for Alef and Organic Spa magazines, Suqi writes â€œBest Betsâ€� for New York Magazineâ€™s online edition, has authored three style books and and regularly writes for national magazines. Charlie Scheips is a cultural historian, journalist, curator, and the founding director of the CondÃ© Nast Archive.
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