Pursuit of Style Advice and Musings from America's Top Fashion Designers
The Pursuit of Style
Advice and Musings from America's Top Fashion Designers
By Council of Fashion Designers of America
Foreword by Diane Von Furstenberg
Introduction by Jessica Alba
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: April 15, 2014
  • Price: $17.96
  • Trim Size: 5 18 x 7
  • ISBN: 1-61312-590-9
  • EAN: 9781613125908
  • Page Count: 224
  • Illustrations: 50 4-color illustrations
  • Format: Ebook
  • Rights: World/All
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Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Style is an all-new, origi­nal collection of clever, charming, and often hilarious musings from American fashion's biggest designers. The book culls the best pieces of advice and insight from a survey conducted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) of its 400-plus members, including Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Betsey Johnson, Narciso Rodriguez, Donna Karan, and Ralph Lauren, among many others. From tips and tricks for breaking into a fashion career, to essential wardrobe items, to favorite words of wisdom, this book provides a glimpse inside the fashion world's most creative minds and offers readers an endless amount of inspiration. Illustrated by Bil Donovan, this stylish package is the must-have fashion gift book of the season.

Praise

“Seriously, there is a ton of good stuff in this book. Designers were asked questions on topics ranging from career advice to shopping tips, and the answers run the gamut from hilarious to sweet.”
Glamour.com
“From tips and tricks for breaking into fashion to essential wardrobe items to favorite words of wisdom, The Pursuit of Style gives you a glimpse inside the fashion world’s most creative minds and offers an endless amount of inspiration.”
InStyle.com
“Inspiration never looked so chic.”
Vogue.com
“With designers revealing everything from their favorite muses (Rachel’s are Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot), to their top shopping destinations, this is sure to be the fashion-lover’s gift this summer. We recommend stocking up on a few copies for graduation and hostess gifts.”
The Zoe Report
“Illustrated by Bill Donovan with an introduction by Jessica Alba and a foreword by von Furstenberg and CFDA CEO Steven Kolb, The Pursuit of Style is basically a who’s who in the style world.”
HarpersBazaar.com

About the author

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA), is a not-for-profit trade association that leads industry-wide initiatives and whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry, and accessory designers. Bil Donovan is one of today’s most revered fashion illustrators. He promotes the genre through his role as artist-in-residence for Dior Beauty, as a professor at FIT, and as an author, speaker, and working artist.