The asylum : a collage of couture reminiscences... and hysteria
by
 
Doonan, Simon, 1952-

Title
The asylum : a collage of couture reminiscences... and hysteria

Author
Doonan, Simon, 1952-

ISBN
9780399161896

Physical Description
268 pages ; 22 cm

Contents
Lipstick on your kneecaps -- From couture to parole -- When bossy bitches roamed the Earth -- Tears for frocks -- Suzy Menkes's saucisson -- Rei Kawakubo's pasties -- Balenciaga could sew with either hand -- The devil and Miguel Adrover -- The nude wall phone -- Thierry Mugler's flying shoulder pads -- The unkindness of chic -- America's next top shaman -- Anna's wondering why we haven't started yet -- The dream crusher -- Tom Ford's moist lip -- Toxins are the new cargo pants -- Thom Browne's hairy ankles -- The Olsens vs the Phoenix Suns -- Coco was a Jersey girl -- The cellulite closet -- Manishewitz? j'adore! -- Plato ripped my blouse -- Willi Smith was a right-on sista -- Alexander will need a room -- Zips up the back with no bones.

Abstract
"Simon Doonan, "the David Sedaris of the style universe" (The Boston Globe), pens a hilarious collection of autobiographical essays in this bitingly funny valentine to the fashion industry"-- Provided by publisher.
 
"Humorous essays about the fashion industry"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject Term
Fashion -- Humor.
 
Clothing and dress -- Humor.

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York : Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), [2013]


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookARTS FASHION 746.9202 DOON32530607442231Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area