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Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty: A Fashion Fairy Tale Memoir [Hardcover]

Camilla Morton , Christian Lacroix
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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Book Description

14 Feb 2011 A Fashion Fairy Tale Memoir
Can dormant beauty really be awakened by a Princely touch?

The classic story of Sleeping Beauty has had us believing so for years. Now, spun as if by magic from the threads of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale comes the enchanting memoir of fashion designer Christian Lacroix—the haute couture icon whose creations have invited millions of women to enjoy  the fairy princess fashions of their dreams. Sorcery and style combine in this enchanting new twist on a time-honored tale; re-imagined by international bestselling author Camilla Morton, and illustrated by Monsieur Lacroix himself, the spell cast by Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty will reawaken every reader’s childhood fantasies—reassuring you that dreams really do come true…

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: It Books (14 Feb 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061917311
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061917318
  • Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 16.8 x 1.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 133,341 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Channel Your Inner Princess with Christian Lacroix's Fashion Fairy Tale...Christian Lacroix is one of those designers who has always been able to capture fantasy and magic and weave them into each seam and embellishment of his designs. He has teamed up with international bestselling author and fashion writer, Camilla Morton for a new twist on an old tale with Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty. The book mixes Lacroix's illustrations with Morton's descriptive writing and provides a bit of escape from the day-to-day, which we all need. The story is re-worked and Lacroix stars in it as the hero, which for many in the fashion industry, he has always been....' --Poshglam.com, February 2011

'...His re-imagined story is fabulously illustrated exclusively by the tale's hero, Monsieur Lacroix himself.' --AnOther magazine, February 2011

'Editor's notes Fairy tale and haute couture mix charmingly in fashion writer and international bestselling author Camilla Morton's colorful hardcover book, Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty. This re-imagined story is fabulously illustrated exclusively by the tale's hero - Monsieur Lacroix himself.' --NET-A-PORTER.COM, February 2011

'Designer stories Once upon a time, there was a fashion writer who wanted to combine her love for fairytales with the lives of her favourite designers. She did just that. Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty, by Camilla Morton, is available now.' --Evening Standard, March 2011

'Editor's notes Fairy tale and haute couture mix charmingly in fashion writer and international bestselling author Camilla Morton's colorful hardcover book, Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty. This re-imagined story is fabulously illustrated exclusively by the tale's hero - Monsieur Lacroix himself.' --NET-A-PORTER.COM, February 2011

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About the Fashion Fairy Tale Memoir Series

Each book in this inspired series from fashion writer Camilla Morton inventively reimagines one of our favorite "Once Upon a Time" stories, blending with it the real-life story of a famed fashion designer. Lushly illustrated by the designers themselves, these tales illuminate each iconic individual's creative magic while celebrating his unique life and career. The result is an intriguing combination of whimsy and memoir.

In this contemporary twist on the tale of Sleeping Beauty, Monsieur Lacroix exercises a stunningly diverse array of artistic styles, revealing many more mesmerizing sides to his fertile imagination than those we have already seen in his magnificent fashions.


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5.0 out of 5 stars A True Fashion Fairytale 4 May 2011
Format:Hardcover
This is a re-working of the tale of Sleeping Beauty intertwined with the life story of fashion designer Christian Lacroix. Camilla Morton has created a charming, and sometimes dark, story that will appeal to fashionistas and lovers of fairytales. With illustrations by Christian Lacroix, this book is well worth the cover price!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful 27 Oct 2011
By Anni
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
beautiful illustrations, very good gift for all fashionistas out there. Go out there and get it for Christmas. It's a fairytale for us grown-up fashion lovers. My friend loved it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful 11 Feb 2014
By Bullen
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Bought as a present for my stylist cousin who wanted it for xmas. Went down really well and it's a beautiful piece to look at
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