IN THE NAME OF ART

For those of you who were curious after the week 9 reading that mentioned the Prada store built in the middle of the desert… well here it is.

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SOME HANDY ESSAYS FROM THE MET

I was trolling through the MET’s extensive resources and I came across these concise little essays…

Made in Italy: Italian Fashion from 1950 to Now – by Elyssa Da Cruz

Miyake, Kawakubo, and Yamamoto: Japanese Fashion in the Twentieth Century – by Elyssa Da Cruz

 Vivienne Westwood (born 1941) and the Postmodern Legacy of Punk Style – by Shannon Price

QUT LIBRARY – ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Are you interested in researching the late great British designer Alexander McQueen?

Here are just some of great resources available from QUT’s Library

Alexander McQueen : savage beauty / Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø.

British fashion designers / Hywel Davies.

Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation / Kirsten Knox

Tartan / Jonathan Faiers.

Visionaries : interviews with fashion designers / Susannah Frankel.