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Beauty and the Beene

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American designer Geoffrey Beene is acclaimed worldwide for his originality of design, innovative use of fabrics, and unerring modernity over the course of some three decades. In this charming book, specially commissioned drawings of Beene's garments are paired with a fanciful, poetic text. Beginning with the deceptively simple question, "What is beauty?" readers are led o ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Harry N. Abrams (first published June 21st 1905)
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Elle
Nov 15, 2011 rated it did not like it
I did not purchase this book. It came to my collection by way of an estate collection of fashion books that contained much more desirable goodies. To me, the best kind of fashion illustration require the artist to be able to convey the essential quality of the piece of clothing or the wearer and boil it down to the simplest element of what makes them beauty or special. You can detect Laura Jacob's attempt in distilling the essence of Geoffrey Been's wonderful designs through this set of childlik ...more
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