Titles by Subject
Rizzoli Celebrates New York Fashion Week
It’s that time of year again: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, when tastemakers from around the world descend upon New York City for more than 80 shows, presentations, and special events all in the name of fashion.
Rizzoli is proud to have a long-standing tradition of publishing world-renowned designers, many of whom appear in the various Fashion Week’s around the world. Below is a selection of our designer-focused titles, each offering you the opportunity to bring their artistry and style into your home.
New Fall 2014 Titles
By Ann Demeulemeester, Introduction by Patti Smith
The first and highly personal perspective into the work and processes of Ann Demeulemeester, one of the most influential and inspiring fashion designers of our time. Graduating from Antwerp’s Royal Academy...
October 2014 | Hardcover | 2028 pages | $100.00
By Lesley Frowick, Foreword by Liza Minnelli
Written by Halston’s niece and confidante, this is the first monograph to chronicle the designer’s life and his glamorous, minimalist aesthetic that personified American fashion in the electric 1970s. After rising...
November 2014 | Hardcover | 278 pages | $75.00
By Jeremy Scott
The definitive monograph on Jeremy Scott, one of the most creative and influential American designers working in fashion today. Jeremy Scott is an American designer whose sensibility has brought elements of...
November 2014 | Hardcover | 304 pages | $85.00
Text by Alber Elbaz
An important monograph on the complete work thus far of Alber Elbaz for Lanvin—one of fashion’s most transformative designers working today, who employs mise-en-scènes as a principal way of staging his...
September 2014 | Hardcover | 216 pages | $75.00
By Charlotte Cotton and Martin Harrison
A landmark fashion photography monograph chronicling the most famous and sought-after brand in the world. Since the 1920s, the images of Louis Vuitton—both advertising and editorial—have drawn the world into its...
October 2014 | Hardcover | 352 pages | $85.00
Contribution by Wim Wenders, Jean Nouvel, Charlotte Rampling and Takeshi Kitano
Since the early ’80s, Yohji Yamamoto’s groundbreaking silhouettes and innovative design aesthetic have propelled him to the highest rank of the international avant-garde. Distinguished by his anti-fashion approach, Yamamoto changed the...
November 2014 | Hardcover | 428 pages | $115.00
By Hamish Bowles
This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain’s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga. Hailed...
March 2011 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $65.00
By Tomas Maier, Contribution by Kate Betts, Joan Juliet Buck and Ingrid Sischy, Foreword by Matt Tyrnauer
The first monograph on the luxury house Bottega Veneta, renowned for its superb craftsmanship and understated, no-logo elegance. Bottega Veneta’s illustrious history reaches back to a time when the brand was...
October 2012 | Hardcover | 304 pages | $100.00
Text by Sarah Mower, Contribution by Marc Ascoli, Foreword by Gaby Aghion
This handsome volume chronicles the rise of the fashion house Chloé, a crucible of creativity for some of fashion’s most notable designers. The fashion brand Chloé may be sixty years old,...
October 2013 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $85.00
Text by Ingrid Sischy, Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
Dior is one of the most revered names in fashion, the archetype of the Parisian couture house. Famous for launching the “New Look,” Christian Dior’s landmark first collection that marked a...
November 2011 | Hardcover | 250 pages | $125.00
By Christian Louboutin, Contribution by Eric Reinhardt, Photographed by Philippe Garcia and David Lynch, Foreword by John Malkovich
An extraordinary monograph created by Christian Louboutin, renowned for his beautifully crafted handmade shoes, in particular his elegantly sexy stilettos.This stunning volume, with a fanciful and intricate pop-up, an elaborate foldout...
October 2011 | Hardcover | 304 pages | $150.00
Edited by Adelheid Rasche
The updated story of the Italian company, one of the most important fashion houses in the world, with material from the company’s precious archive.Thanks to a realistic approach and an all-round...
December 2011 | Hardcover | 336 pages | $65.00
By Diesel, Text by Kevin Roberts, Preface by Renzo Russo
Diesel was one of the first fashion labels to break the classic rules of advertising and market itself with irony and humor. Its longtime slogan "For Successful Living" defined Diesel’s insouciant...
November 2008 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $150.00
Edited by Florence Muller
Reaching beyond the intimate setting of the fashion show, the photographer paints a portrait of haute couture that takes the couturier’s intention to enchant the public and elevates it to the...
June 2014 | Hardcover | 152 pages | $45.00
Text by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni, Contribution by Juliet Cuming, Photographed by Mark Shaw, Foreword by Lee Radziwill
A collection of the lavish and iconic gowns of Christian Dior, from the 1950s and ’60s, captured by the legendary photographer Mark Shaw. Iconic photographer Mark Shaw documented the ultra-exclusive Parisian...
October 2013 | Hardcover | 216 pages | $115.00
By Giambattista Valli, Text by Lee Radziwill, John Galliano and Pamela Golbin, Introduction by Francesco Clemente
A unique insight into one of the most creative and romantic fashion designers working today. When the Roman designer Giambattista Valli launched his own line in Paris in 2005, few would...
October 2013 | Hardcover | 392 pages | $100.00
Edited by Frida Giannini, Contribution by Katie Grand, Peter Arnell, Rula Jebreal and Christopher Breward
An unprecedented publication showcasing Gucci as never before, including thought-provoking essays, commentaries, and authoritative anecdotes along with previously unpublished contemporary and archival photographs. Published in conjunction with the opening of the...
November 2011 | Hardcover | 384 pages | $85.00
By Sir Paul Smith, Deyan Sudjic and Donna Loveday, Edited by Alan Aboud
This handsome volume celebrates over forty years of the playful and trendsetting English fashion brand and retailer Paul Smith. Always in fashion, Paul Smith is not only a preeminent fashion designer...
October 2013 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $65.00
Contribution by Sarah Lerfel and Ino Hidefumi
The first monograph on the "godfather of streetwear," this book pays homage to Hiroshi Fujiwara's influence on contemporary fashion, music, and design. The most comprehensive book devoted to the extensive work...
July 2014 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $55.00
By Emmanuelle Polle, Photographed by Francis Hammond
An illustrated monograph of haute couture designer Jean Patou’s life and career during the apex of twentieth-century glamour, drawn from previously unpublished family archives. During the 1920s and 1930s, the French...
October 2013 | Hardcover | 280 pages | $95.00
Preface by Tamara Mellon, Foreword by Colin McDowell
Carrie Bradshaw adored them; Beyoncé sang about them; princesses wear them. From the first time a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes graced the red carpet, the brand has been favored by...
February 2012 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $75.00
By Antonio Marras, Text by Olivier Saillard, Contribution by Bradley Quinn and Catherine Ormen, Foreword by Francesco Bonami
An extraordinary collectible, Kenzo creatively presents forty years of the Paris-based fashion house, founded by Japanese designer Kenzo Takada and now in a resurgence under artistic director Antonio Marras. Established in...
October 2010 | Hardcover | 296 pages | $75.00
By Isabella Cardinali
A gorgeously illustrated book showcasing the exquisite high-end lingerie from the world-renowned Italian brand La Perla. La Perla is celebrated for its sophisticated, sexy, and beautifully designed and crafted lingerie. The...
October 2012 | Hardcover | 248 pages | $85.00
By Dean L Merceron, Contribution by Alber Elbaz and Harold Koda
The House of Lanvin evolved from the creative force and remarkable energy of an extraordinary woman, Jeanne Lanvin. Her design career survived fifty-six successful and productive years. Lanvin is the oldest...
October 2007 | Hardcover | 370 pages | $85.00
Preface by Yves Carcelle, Helene David Weill and Beatrice Salmon, Edited by Pamela Golbin, Contribution by Veronique Belloir
This fascinating publication presents the roles two men have played in turning a small workshop in nineteenth-century Paris into one of the most successful and recognized brands in the world.
April 2012 | Hardcover | 308 pages | $85.00
By Mary McFadden, Introduction by Murray Gell-Mann
Mary McFadden helped define the look of the 1970s with original clothing designs created from textiles picked up on her travels around the globe. With tunics of hand-painted fabrics layered over...
April 2012 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $75.00
By Colin McDowell, Foreword by Sienna Miller
A unique insight into one of the most exciting fashion designers working today, revealing the imagination fueling his exuberant creations. Celebrated for his deluxe bohemian chic, Matthew Williamson’s vivacious, color-drenched creations...
October 2010 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $65.00
Edited by Mariuccia Casadio
The iconic designs of the venerable Italian brand Missoni are collected here for the first time in one luxurious monograph. This volume documents the revered past and the multifaceted present of...
April 2015 | Trade Paperback | 400 pages | $100.00
By Narciso Rodriguez and Betsy Berne, Contribution by Cathy Horyn, Cindy Sherman and Rachel Weisz
The two-time winner of the Best Designer of the Year Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and hailed as the king of minimalism, Narciso Rodriguez is poised to...
November 2008 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $45.00
By Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, Contribution by Spike Jonze and Chloe Sevigny, Photographed by Terry Richardson
This lively volume celebrates the contributions to inventive fashionable living by the New York– based style innovator Opening Ceremony—a bible for the fashion-forward and culturally savvy alike. In 2002, when Carol...
September 2012 | Hardcover | 352 pages | $65.00
By Ralph Lauren, Edited by Mary Randolph Carter
The landmark volume celebrating the life and work of Ralph Lauren, now available in a smaller, more portable edition. Unlike many designers, Ralph Lauren is not known for a single signature...
October 2011 | Hardcover | 496 pages | $50.00
By Rick Owens, Contribution by Francesco Bonami, Olivier Zahm and Maria Luisa Frisa
This luxurious large-format book documents the work of the American designer Rick Owens, a transformational figure in contemporary fashion. Defiantly antifashion, Rick Owens’s honest and intensely personal approach to craft has...
October 2011 | Hardcover | 296 pages | $135.00
By Roberto Cavalli
In celebration of the fortieth anniversary of its founding in Florence—a retrospective of classic, rich looks that created a fashion empire. The house that Roberto Cavalli founded in the sixties—with a...
January 2011 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $85.00
By Virginie Mouzat and Colombe Pringle, Contribution by Ines de la Fressange, Bruno Frisoni and Cate Blanchett
A gorgeous tribute to the legendary shoe and accessories designs of Roger Vivier. Master designer Roger Vivier elevated both the form and decoration of ladies’ shoes during his sixty-year career. His...
April 2013 | Hardcover | 340 pages | $75.00
By Stefania Ricci and Sergio Risaliti
A journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity. This beautiful catalog is a journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity and his ability to assimilate...
September 2012 | Trade Paperback | 168 pages | $50.00
Text by Jerome Hanover, Foreword by Serge Toubiana, Introduction by Florence Muller
A love letter to the cinema from the House of Dior, featuring legendary screen actresses in signature Dior. Embraced by Hollywood and the iconic women who are its stars, the fashions...
September 2012 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $65.00
Edited by Daniela Morera, Contribution by Phyllis Magidson, Glenn O'Brien, Laird Persson and Museum of the City of New York
This unprecedented volume documents the revolutionary work of African American fashion designer Stephen Burrows—celebrating some of the most innovative and vibrant years in American Fashion.
April 2013 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $45.00
By Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha, Foreword by Tama Janowitz
Inventive, enigmatic, and supremely creative, Stephen Sprouse made art and clothing that captured the mood of the eighties. One of the first American designers to mix graffiti and a punk aesthetic...
January 2009 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $65.00
By Alice Temperley, Foreword by Lucy Yeomans
Celebrating a decade of fashion from tastemaker Alice Temperley, the Queen of Magpie Style and one of England’s most exciting fashion designers. Alice Temperley’s distinctive designs combine meticulous detail and lush...
October 2011 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $65.00
By Pamela Golbin, Contribution by Valentino
The name Valentino has been synonymous with high fashion for almost fifty years. Based in Rome, Valentino is only one of two couture houses recognized by the French government outside of...
September 2008 | Hardcover | 300 pages | $75.00
Edited by Sandrine Gulbenkian and Jean-Christophe Napias, Illustrated by Charles Ameline, Foreword by Patrick Mauries
Karl Lagerfeld's quick wit and silver tongue are as notorious as Chanel's quilted handbag. This book is a cornucopia of his Karlisms: cultivated, unpredictable, provocative, sometimes shocking, but always impossible to...
September 2013 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $29.95