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Fashion Jewelry

Fashion Jewelry

Catwalk to Couture
Laurence King Publishing

By Maia Adams


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Fashion jewelry is created with the catwalk and couture in mind, characterized by its creativity and originality. It is arguably the most exciting field in fashion today.

Arranged by designer, this is the first book to showcase contemporary catwalk and couture jewellery, profiling 33 international fashion jewelers who combine traditional techniques and ultra-modern methods to create this new style of jewelry. Among the stunning images of work shown are collaborations with leading fashion designers and brands such asLanvin, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, and Comme des Garons, as well as collections for directional fashion stores such as Colette and 10 Corso Como.

Showcasing skilled craftsmanship, unusual materials, and an often limited-edition approach, Fashion Jewelry harnesses the spirit of couture for the 21st century.

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Size: 7-3/4 x 11 in;
Pages: 208 pp;
370 color illustrations
Format: Hardcover
Publication: March 2010
ISBN: 9781856696555
ISBN10: 1856696553
Since graduating from Central St Martins, freelance writer and editor Maia Adams has contributed fashion and lifestyle articles to publications including British Vogue, Elle, The Guardian, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, and Wallpaper*. Based in London, Maia is also a visiting lecturer on the fashion degree courses at Barcelona's Design Institute and the University of the Creative Arts in the UK.