´´The first thing I did with my very first camera was climb Mt. Fuji. Climbing Mt. Fuji is a lesson in determination and moderation. It would be fair to ask if I took the moderation part to heart. But it certainly was a lesson in respecting your camera. If I was going to live with this thing, I was going to have to think about what that meant. There were not going to be any pictures without it.´´ -Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz describes how her pictures were made, starting with Richard Nixon´s resignation, a story she covered with Hunter S. Thompson, and ending with Barack Obama´s campaign. In between are a Rolling Stones Tour, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, The Blues Brothers, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Keith Haring, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Patti Smith, George W. Bush, William S. Burroughs, Kate Moss and Queen Elizabeth. The most celebrated photographer of our time discusses portraiture, reportage, fashion photography, lighting, and digital cameras.
Bereits seit den ersten Tages des Films spielten Modedesigner eine wichtige Rolle im Kino. Dieses Buch fasst die einflussreichsten und legendärsten Designs aus der Historie des Films zusammen, von Ralph Laurens Trendsetter, dem maskulinen Stil für Diane Keaton als Annie Hall in ´´Der Stadtneurotiker´´ bis hin zu Audrey Hepburns kleinem Schwarzen von Hubert de Givenchy in ´´Frühstück bei Tiffany´´. ´´Fashion & Film´´ feiert den Beitrag der Modedesigner zu großen Filmen, stellt die wichtigsten Materialien vor, untersucht ihre Bedeutung im Umfeld des Filmstoffs und erläutert, warum sie für die Ewigkeit gemacht sind. Illustriert mit wunderschönen Standbildern aus über 100 Filmen, Modefotos sowie Arbeitsskizzen ist dieses Buch eine Augenweide für alle Liebhaber von Film und Mode. Mit 50 Portfolios von: Agnès B., Azzedine Alaia, Bill Blass,Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Cecil Beaton, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci, Hardy Amies, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Manolo Blahnik, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint Laurent u.v.a.
The opponents: mothers vs. daughters. The battle scene: a boutique changing room. Fashion guru Annie’s well-dressed world is falling apart - first she has lost her legendary sense of style, and now her daughter, Lana, seems to have become her worst enemy. Even her multi-millionairess friend, Svetlana, is having daughter trouble - she’s at war with Elena over their business in New York. A trip to a luxurious Italian spa seems like the perfect way to forget her problems. But celery juice and Pilates can’t solve the disasters that are about to strike.… Will Annie rescue her passion for fashion? And can mothers and daughters ever truly be friends? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Harbour. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001381/bk_rhuk_001381_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Joe Zee, the editor in chief of Yahoo Style, former creative director of Elle magazine, and cohost of the new ABC talk show FAB Life, takes listeners behind the scenes of the crazy and wonderful world of fashion in That´s What Fashion Is. From his early years styling shoots for Vanity Fair´s ´´Hollywood´´ issue with famed photographer Annie Leibovitz to his role playing himself on MTV´s reality show The City to making celebrities look fabulous in the pages of Elle and reporting live from the red carpet, Joe lets listeners in on how the fashion industry really works, from the fashion disasters to the blockbuster successes. How do you shoot an entire magazine spread in Paris in 24 hours? What´s a stylist to do when he receives a panicked call from a dress-less Cameron Diaz on Oscar day? And how do they make those celebrities look so great in the magazines? These first-person stories are combined with accessible and practical tips for women everywhere, including what to wear on your first day of work, how to take a great selfie, and how to look amazing at any age. For the first time, this ultimate fashion insider lets listeners in on tales, tricks, and tips previously known only to the fashion elite in this funny and frank audiobook. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Zee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002081/bk_aren_002081_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Diesmal müssen sich Anni, Mandy, Hana, Barbara, Fiona und Anja auf der Hollywood, Auftaktparty zur L.A. Fashion Week am roten Teppich neben Stars wie Paris Hilton oder Robbie Williams beweisen ... Außerdem steht ein Casting für die große Abschlussshow des Kultlabels Ed Hardy auf dem Programm ...
Her passion is fashion... but she´s on a budget! Personal shopper Annie Valentine is about to hit the big time: presenting a glamorous TV makeover series! But too late, Annie discovers this is TV on a shoestring. They´re paying her buttons and her budget is zip. Can she make do with Primark when all she wants is Prada? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Harbour. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001266/bk_rhuk_001266_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Uber-busy Annie Valentine - mum to two demanding children and personal shopper in a swanky London fashion store - is now intent on setting up a shoe and handbag empire of her own, and she’ll do anything to get there. But what about her adorable new man? As someone who wants nothing more than a quiet life, Ed is shocked to discover Annie staking their home on her success, and now their relationship is on the line. Is Annie´s surprise remedy - an extravagant friends and family holiday to Italy - really what they all need? Especially when a dashing Italian businessman promises to fulfill Annie’s every dream. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Harbour. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001120/bk_rhuk_001120_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Even a small town girl can have big dreams... Marcie Brooks has returned to her home town with a baby and a ring on her finger. But for all her grandmother´s insistence that she´s a young widow, the truth is the only boy Marcie has ever loved tragically died before he could make good his promise to wed her. Sometimes she still feels his presence near her, which is both a comfort and an unnerving sign that she´s inherited her grandmother´s gifts... However defending herself from unwanted attention has devastating consequences - Marcie has to leave Sheppey in a hurry. The offer of a job in a smart boutique on the Kings Road in London, arranged via her father´s dodgy connections, seems to offer an ideal escape. But it doesn´t take Marcie long to discover that her new Sicilian bosses have other business interests besides fashion... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Annie Aldington. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001414/bk_rhuk_001414_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The second and final volume of the collected best work of Vogue editor and international fashion icon Grace Coddington This handsome slipcased edition showcases work of the last fifteen years by legendary Vogue editor Grace Coddington. The book celebrates seventeen of the master photographers with whom Coddington has collaborated - including Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean, David Sims, Mario Testino, and Marcus Piggot and Mert Alas - in a sumptuous compilation of Coddington´s most beloved fashion stories.
A comprehensive celebration of the fashions of one of the world´s most revered designers. On the eve of the company´s fortieth anniversary, this lavish book focuses upon the key creations and important milestones in the history of the celebrated Italian designer and his eponymous fashion house. With personal texts written by Giorgio Armani, the book contains biographical details interwoven with the story of the company. Giorgio Armani has been universally credited with changing the rules of contemporary fashion and creating a timeless version of modern dress by removing excess ornament and translating traditional sportswear looks into business and evening wear. His impact is felt not only in women´s fashion and red-carpet glamour, but it is also inseparable from the evolution of men´s style in recent decades. More than any other contemporary designer, Armani best represents the global success of Italian style. This gorgeously illustrated volume includes photography by a virtual who´s who of leading international fashion photographers, such as Steven Meisel, David Sims, Craig McDean, Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Deborah Turbeville, Aldo Fallai, and Annie Leibovitz, and features numerous fashion icons.