minimalism and fashion is a groundbreaking exploration of the influence of minimalism on objects of art, design, and fashion from 1960 to the present and includes a foreword by francisco costa, the women's creative director of calvin klein collection. minimalism is a lifestyle and philosophy of dressing that has endured for decades and is probably best recognized today through the fashion houses of jil sander, balenciaga and calvin klein. this sumptuous volume is the first to examine the minimalist movement in fashion design while addressing its confluence with and divergence from similar currents in art, design and architecture. minimalism and fashion explores the evolving relationships and influences between fine art and the art of sartorial minimalism and is accompanied by more than 150 breathtaking images. elyssa dimant is a fashion historian and expert in contemporary fashion studies. she serves as an adjunct professor at parsons school of design in new york and has lectured at museums, universities and private venues throughout the united states and europe.
minimalism and fashion: reduction in the postmodern era by elyssa dimant
- measures 13½" x 9½"
- 224 pages
- published october 2010