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Dior by Raf Simons

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By Raf Simons

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Discover the exquisite haute couture designs of Raf Simons for Dior from 2012 to 2015, as he brought a contemporary edge to the renowned Parisian couture house. With perceptive text...

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Tim Blanks is editor-at-large for The Business of Fashion website. He has been covering fashion since 1985, originally as host of the CBC’s globally syndicated television show Fashion File, then as editor-at-large for Style.com (2005–15), reviewing and filming collections in the world’s fashion capitals. In addition, Blanks has written on fashion and entertainment for international publications including System, Interview, The New York Times, Fantastic Man and AnOther Magazine. He is the author of The World of Anna Sui (Abrams, 2018) and Versace Catwalk (Thames & Hudson, 2021), and he has contributed to monographs on Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Walter Van Beirendonck, Bottega Veneta and Dries Van Noten, among others. In 2013 he was recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America with its Media Award, the premier industry award for fashion journalism.

Laziz Hamani is passionate about creating beautiful images, his life defined by a constant search for aesthetics and meaning. He has worked with many luxury brands, and he has collaborated with Assouline on more than thirty titles. From the finest details of high jewelry to the purity of minimalist design, Hamani aims to bring the viewer into dialogue with the image, to evoke power and beauty through his unique simplicity.

The Dior Series

Dior by Raf Simons

$195 USD

How I see myself in Dior is very different from how I see myself in my own brand.

— Raf Simons

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Page count

344 pages

Number of illustrations

225

Language

English

Released on

May 2023

Dimensions

W 11.73 x L 14.56 x D 1.88 in

Cover materials

Hardcover with Jacket

ISBN

9781649800213

Weight

8.4 lb

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