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Geoffrey Beene: An American Fashion Rebel Hardcover – September 15, 2008

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About the Author

Kim Hastreiter

Kim Hastreiter is cofounder and editor in chief of Paper Magazine, the nation s most successful and well-respected independent
magazine on art, design, pop culture, and fashion; and of papermag.com. Hastreiter serves on the Council of Fashion Designers of America Nominating and Voting Committee and on the voting committee for the National Design Awards for the Cooper-Hewitt. She has coauthored From Abfab to Zen: PAPER s Guide to Pop Culture and 20 Years of Style.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 156 pages
  • Publisher: Assouline Publishing; 1St Edition edition (September 15, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 2759402665
  • ISBN-13: 978-2759402663
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 7.8 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #760,672 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By KG on March 21, 2014
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Hmmmmm not great , very Poor selection of his work. It doesn't show all the beautiful collections he created over the years . It's not worth buying at all unfortunately . When you looking for great dresses and editorials there is nothing In The book you can see.
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Geoffrey Beene is one of a handful of talented designers who had such an effect on fashion that it has survived his design house and life. Much like Chanel reforming the whole concept of fashion, Beene did the same in a much subtler sense. In a day of throw-away trends and clothes, Beene's fashions are timeless, yet forward.

Good designers will confess that a good style starts with the cut, and Beene was master of the line and style of the cut of his clothes. Thumbing through this concise collection of his designs, is a fabulous way to understand Beene's real genius.

Covers all periods of his life, in an abbreviated manner, but still enough so that you can see his transformation from young intern to influential designs of his later collections.
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