Karl Lagerfeld Unseen

The Chanel Years

$120.00

This book is not yet published, but will be available from October 2022.

ISBN: 9780500024249 Category:

Robert Fairer

Description

A glamorous tribute to Karl Lagerfeld’s highly influential creations for Chanel captured behind the scenes by US Vogue photographer Robert Fairer in beautiful, never-before-seen images.

Casting a new light on one of the best-loved chapters in fashion history, Karl Lagerfeld Unseen: The Chanel Years illuminates key Chanel collections and creations from behind the scenes.

From discreet client fittings in rue Cambon’s immaculate black-and-beige salons to previously unseen backstage moments that show models, hairdressers, stylists, make-up artists and Karl Lagerfeld himself at work, Robert Fairer’s stunning and high-energy photographs capture the elegance, glamour and spirit that defined Karl Lagerfeld’s shows for Chanel.

Texts by Karl Lagerfeld’s collaborators and friends provide a fresh perspective on his creative process and reveal the stories behind the now iconic designs. A treasure trove of inspiration, this publication will be a must-have reference for fashion and photography lovers alike, and for dedicated Chanel fans the world over.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 24.5 x 33.5 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 20 October 2022
Number of pages 352
Format Hardback
Contributors Preface by Sally Singer, Introduction by Natasha A Fraser, Text by Elizabeth von Thurn und Taxis
Dimensions 24.5 x 33.5 cm
Weight 300 g

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Robert Fairer started photographing the major international womenswear collections in the mid-1990s. First commissioned by Elle and Harper's Bazaar USA, he then became US Vogue's exclusive backstage photographer for over a decade. His first book, Alexander McQueen: Unseen, was published by Thames & Hudson, followed by John Galliano: Unseen, Marc Jacobs: Unseen and John Galliano for Dior. Natasha A Fraser is an author, journalist and expert on Paris, luxury and lifestyle. Her books include Chanel Fashion, Monsieur Dior and After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land. She has also taught at the American University in Paris and is the co-producer of Inside Dior, the two-part television series.