Naeem Khan - Modernity through color and emboridery
Celebrated fashion designer Naeem Khanunveils a world of chic opulence and modernglamour in this illustrated volume featuring hissought-after...
Celebrated fashion designer Naeem Khanunveils a world of chic opulence and modernglamour in this illustrated volume featuring hissought-after red-carpet dresses, elegant bridalgowns, and beautifully beaded and embroideredstatement pieces.Naeem Khan grew up immersed in the lavish world ofIndian textiles, with both his father and grandfathercreating intricate wares worn by Indian royal fami-lies. After moving to the United States as a teenagerand landing an apprenticeship with the legendarydesigner Halston, Khan perfected his expert masteryof draping and cutting fabric. In 2003, he launchedhis eponymous label in the heart of New Yorksfashion district and immediately began selling hisfinely crafted designs at Bergdorf Goodman, NeimanMarcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue.This debut monograph is an ode to Khans dazzlingready-to-wear and bridal designs, highlighting intri-cate embroidery, refined drapery, rich colors, andlush couture fabrics. Marrying the rich traditions andhandmade textiles of his Indian roots as well as designinspirations from his travels to Peru, Japan, Russia, andSpain with modern techniques, the gowns, dresses,and separates presented here capture Khans inno-vative vision and expert artistry. Dramatic red-carpetgowns are studies in volume, while bejeweled frockssparkle with sequins and crystals. Elsewhere, modernrenditions of suits and pajama sets embody Khansromanticism, with delicate hand embroidery. GivenKhans penchant for ornate eveningwear, its nowonder that luminaries such as Michelle Obama,Queen Noor, Beyoncé, and the Duchess of Cambridgehave worn his creations. Brimming with glossy colorphotographs of Khans endlessly chic designs, thisnew title is an enthralling look at one of Americas mostexciting designers.
Autor@: Khan, Naeem
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