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Hats: An Anthology [Hardcover]

Stephen Jones , Oriole Cullen , John Galliano
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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22 Jan 2009
Stephen Jones spearheaded the revival of British millinery in early 1980s fashion. Using radical materials and designs that ranged from refined to whimsical, his exquisitely crafted hats encapsulated a modern and compelling mood. Today Jones' era-defining edge continues to attract a celebrity clientele with Marilyn Manson, Kylie, Dita von Teese and Gwen Stefani all donning his hats. The roll-call of fashion designers with whom he has collaborated includes Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano for Dior, Marc Jacobs, Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons and Giles Deacon."Hats: An Anthology" offers an unprecedented view of the world of millinery, drawing on the V&A's extensive collection of hats, Stephen Jones' own archive and iconic headgear from around the globe. Beautifully illustrated chapters examine the inspiration behind the creation of hats, the history of their construction, the lure of the hat shop and finally the etiquette and occasion of hat wearing for the client.

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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: V & A Publishing (22 Jan 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1851775579
  • ISBN-13: 978-1851775576
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 22.9 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 442,475 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'This is a stunning look at the history of hat wearing, from the whimsical to the down right wacky' --Irish Tatler

'Beautifully illustrated' New Design 'A ravishing book' --Scottish Woman --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

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Stephen Jones's work is represented in the permanent collections of the V&A, the Louvre (Paris), The Fashion Institute of Technology and the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (both New York), the Kyoto Costume Institute, and the Australian National Gallery (Canberra). Oriole Cullen is the V&A curator of 'Fashion In Motion' and Modern Textiles and Fashion.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a must for all budding milliners! 25 Oct 2010
Format:Hardcover
this book gives a great insight into stephen jones, and a great history of his work and muses. it also gives some fundamentals of being a milliner, which i loved. he comes across so approachable and passionate, which really makes the book 'open'.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic collectors book 24 Aug 2012
Format:Hardcover
A very beautiful coffee table book that I found incredibly delightful to read.
If you are interested in either fashion or magazines then this is the book for you.

Each chapter covers a different topic such as the editor and publishing background, photography and artistic design, fabrics and consumer marketing. It's a real look behind the workings and history of a trade magazine in the post war years.

The best part is undoubtedly the photographs, many of which I have never seen before. Black and white portraits from the magazine, full colour original advertisements and marketing material and behind the scenes photographs of the artists at work are all here. Plus they have details of the Ambassador archive at the V&A that you can visit and see in person.

I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in fashion or textile history, marketing, magazine publishing or photography.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect gift 26 Feb 2013
Format:Hardcover
I bought this as a gift for someone very special she lived it. Wonderfully written with fantastic photographs, a great insight into Stephen's world
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4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read. 28 April 2009
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As someone with 15 years experience in the millinery trade I was excited to get this book and find out some background to the industry. I enjoyed it very much.
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