Celebrating the most hallowed fashion brands from Hermès of Paris and Burberry of London through to legendary US labels such as Brooks Brothers, this lush and sophisticated volume will captivate and inform even the most avid fashion devotee.
Written and exhaustively researched by international fashion authority Caroline Cox, Luxe Fashion is a comprehensive guide to iconic heritage fashion brands—categorized by country into clothing, knitwear, footwear, and accessories. Part 1 profiles 50 of the finest heritage fashion labels, from their earliest origins to how they maintain success and relevance today. Part 2 is a directory of more than 150 more essential brands that live up to the standard of a heritage label. Each featured brand is beautifully illustrated with historical and contemporary imagery that contributes to the story of how artisans from all over the world have created exceptional objects of desire that have endured because of their superb quality, superior craftsmanship, and timeless design appeal.