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W: The First 40 Years Hardcover – October 23, 2012
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About the Author
Stefano Tonchi assumed the position of editor in chief at W in 2010. He was previously the creator and editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine.
Top Customer Reviews
W is famous for its avaunt-grande if not controversial photography and this is evident in the book. I'd say that it is a mixed bag of really attractive fashion photography and less attractive ones.
I guess some sections were weak like the section entitled "where", the big spenders section also included some random names that I did not recognize and could care less to read about. The thumbnails documenting all the magazine's covers since the first issue should have been enlarged in order to gain a better view of the covers like the books documenting the history of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar.
Final verdict, it is a nice picture book for fans of W and fashion photography, but as mentioned before it has several weaknesses and there was room for more improvements.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The book arrived in great condition as described, though the package did arrive days after the deadline passed. Read morePublished on June 10, 2013 by LoveDance
little expensive for a book but my brother wanted it he said it was a good book. Thank you. :)Published on May 15, 2013 by Diane
I got this for my girlfriend because she's into fashion as I am, too. We both thought it was a good book about the history of W the magazine. Read morePublished on February 19, 2013 by Frank Schorr
I love this book because of the trip down memory lane. The photos are gorgeous. A beautiful book if you love fashion.Published on January 22, 2013 by gaby