From the hundreds of fashion images collected in this book, and the photographs of shows at unique locations worldwide, this book presents the complete overview of the first fifty collections by this top Belgian designer. Study his evolution, marvel at his coherent, aesthetic vision, appreciate his fascination with professional skill, and his gift for combining unique prints and colours. Internationally acclaimed fashion journalists Tim Blanks and Susannah Frankel guide you through Van Noten's artistic universe, giving you an intriguing insight into this independent and exceptionally successful fashion house. This edition is an updated version of the historic book first published in 2004, following Dries Van Noten's 50th fashion show, now fully revised with new photos and new texts. "Dries Van Noten stands for all the things I've always liked: the decorative and the practical."
- Suzy Menkes, Vogue.com "The Belgian designer's vivid imagination knows no bounds, resulting in collections that are kaleidoscopic in their references."
- Tamsin Blanchard, The Telegraph
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