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Roots of Style: Weaving Together Life, Love, and Fashion Hardcover – Deckle Edge, March 6, 2012
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About the Author
Isabel Toledo was born in Cuba and came to the United States with her family as a political refugee. Hailed as a “designer’s designer,” she developed her own distinct design alphabet that explores such concepts as Liquid Architecture, Organic Geometry, and Origami, among many others. She received the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Fashion Design in 2005.
Ruben Toledo is a world-renowned fashion illustrator, as well as a painter, sculptor, reporter, and fashion chronicler. His illustrations can be found in top journals and fashion magazines such as The New Yorker, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, The New York Times, and more and his work sought after for exclusive projects by Nordstrom and Louis Vuitton. He is also the author of Style Dictionary.
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Her visions, techniques, stories are described so well that you have the feeling to be sitting next to her.
I just love this book and I highly recommend it as well as this other book about her which is one of my all time favourite. As a fashion Technician I get enough of it!! Isabel Toledo: Fashion from the Inside Out
P.S Isabel if you read this i would love to get in touch with you two again.. I live in Hong Kong now . (firstname.lastname@example.org)
True American's in the becoming! Love of creativeness
unfolding through the cloth made by the hands where the heart
has snook in and kissed her there...
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