Icons Dolce & Gabbana, 1990-2010

By Peter Howarth
December 2011
Mondadori Electa
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9788837079642
608 pages, Illustrated
$395.00 Slipcase/Hardcover

In this precious volume the focus shifts from the creations of the famous and glamorous fashion design duo of outputs finest, featuring impeccably cut and definition of details typical of the best Italian sartorial tradition. A unique path in which they occur in the foreground detail and workmanship. A dress Dolce & Gabbana is built layer by layer, from the first cut to the last turn. The fabric is shaped and cut to perfection like a sculpture. The invisible stitches are sewn by hand, one by one, so that the dress conform to the line of the body of a man.Ultimate goal is perfection and so each dress is made entirely by hand. The photographic made specifically for this book by Gian Paolo Barbieri, one of the names of Italian photography the most influential and internationally known. Star of exception is Adam Senn, famous model and star of some hugely popular MTV reality show.



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