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British Fashion Designers Mini Edition

British Fashion Designers Mini Edition

Laurence King

By Hywel Davies


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A fun mini edition of the first book to embrace
the whole of the UK and its creative influence on
international fashion, this will appeal to industry
professionals, students, and anyone with an interest
in fashion.
Inspirational and informative, this book focuses
on the British designers who, since 2000, have made
their influence resonate globally: designers such as
Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Hussein
Chalayan, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Julien
Macdonald, Giles Deacon, Matthew Williamson,
and Paul Smith. The chapter on each designer defines
visually how Britishness informs their work, showing
final collections, process work, and studio space.
Text in the form of questions and answers or running
text illustrates each designer’s British influence and
distinct style.

• The British fashion scene is renowned for
pushing the boundaries of cutting-edge design
• Includes fascinating photographs and drawings
from the designers’ personal sketchbooks

• Great gift appeal

• Features 25 of the best British fashion designers
from Alexander McQueen to Vivienne Westwood

More Details

Size: 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in;
Pages: 208 pages pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: March 2013
ISBN: 9781780671147
ISBN10: 1780671148
Hywel Davies is a Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. Previously fashion editor of Sleazenation, he has also written for Arena, Vogue, ELLE, Wallpaper*, Nylon, Dazed & Confused, the Sunday Telegraph, the Observer, and SHOWstudio. He is the author of Modern Menswear, British Fashion Designers, and Fashion Designers’ Sketchbooks, all published by Laurence King.

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