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House of Worth: The Birth of Haute Couture
Arriving in Paris in 1845, at the age of twenty and with only a few francs in his pocket, Charles Frederick Worth would go on to build the most prominent, innovative, and successful fashion house of the century. He was inspired by a love of fine art, luxurious fabrics, and his vision of the female ideal, and was the first to set out to dictate new styles and silhouettes to ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published January 9th 2018 by Thames Hudson
(first published November 2nd 2017)
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An excellent overview of this amazing precursor of haute couture. The book may be a brick since every page is photo paper, but its collection of photographs of dresses from every era of design during the house’s existence is spectacular. I was inspired to buy this after reading a similar book on the House of Dior, and I was not disappointed.
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