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The World of Susanne Bartsch

Valerie Steele and Melissa Marra; With Susanne Bartsch and Waleed Khairzada

Susanne Bartsch has been the queen of New York City nightlife since the 1980s when she first became famous for spectacular parties, where a diverse crowd brought fashion to the level of performance art. Her most important party was undoubtedly the 1989 Love Ball, a pioneering AIDS benefit that brought the fashion world together. The Love Ball was followed by other parties, which ultimately raised more than $2.5 million for AIDS research and advocacy. Over the years, Bartsch has had a profound impact on the world of fashion and visual culture. She has been a retailer, a fashion show organizer, a muse, and a catalyst. As Holly Brubach wrote in her 1991 New Yorker profile, “If there is a theme that runs through the various jobs Ba...

2015   168 pp.  250 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300214628  $60.00

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Fairy Tale Fashion

Isaac Mizrahi

The Karl Lagerfeld Collections

Dressing the Decades
Twentieth-Century Vintage Style

On Display
Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence

Fashion Plates
150 Years of Style

Through the Looking Glass

Fashioning the Body
An Intimate History of the Silhouette

Yves Saint Laurent + Halston
Fashioning the ’70s

Dressing Up
Fashion Week NYC

Fashion Victims
Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

High Style
Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dance and Fashion

Silent Partners
Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish

A History of Lingerie

Charles James
Beyond Fashion

Elegance in an Age of Crisis
Fashions of the 1930s

Exhibiting Fashion
Before and After 1971

Art and Music in Venice
From the Renaissance to Baroque

Dressing Dangerously
Dysfunctional Fashion in Film

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