Federico Forquet - A life in style. fashion, interiors, gardens
A sweeping survey of the work of celebrated bonvivant Federico Forquetwhose decades-longdesign career has embraced couture fashion,elegant...
A sweeping survey of the work of celebrated bonvivant Federico Forquetwhose decades-longdesign career has embraced couture fashion,elegant interiors, and imaginative gardens,reflecting both the best of Italian style and thedolce vita era of Rome.Through his long and crowded life, polyglot designerFederico Forquet has been by turns a couturier wholearned his craft at Balenciagas side and whosecreations for his eponymous house clothed the best-dressed women of the day; a decorator of interiors ofsingular style and charm; a discriminating collector ofrare and beautiful objects, furnishings, and pictures;and a creator of magical gardens.For the first time, the many worlds of this creativevisionary are brought together in a richly illus-trated celebration of style: from imagery of his lavishhaute-couture gowns featured in 1960s and 70sVogue, Harpers Bazaar, and other fashionable publi-cations and worn by trendsetters such as MarellaAgnelli, Sophia Loren, and Diana Vreeland to pictur-esque scenes of verdant Tuscan gardens and opulent,old-world Roman villas and palazzos decorated byForquet. Accompanied by insightful texts from thedesign worlds authoritative voices, this inspiringand utterly enchanting tome will appeal to readersfascinated by fashion, social history, gardens, interiordesign, and Italian style.
Autor@: Bowles, Hamish
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