Isabella Blow : a life in fashion

2010, Book , xxv, 274 pages, [16] pages of plates :
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Summary/Review: "From her roots in an odd, British, aristocratic family Isabella Blow grew to be a legendary figure in the fashion world, all the while hiding her bat more...
Summary/Review: "From her roots in an odd, British, aristocratic family Isabella Blow grew to be a legendary figure in the fashion world, all the while hiding her battle with depression behind her wild signature style. In 2007, the news of her tragic suicide at the age of 48 shocked the international fashion world. Hired initially as Anna Wintour's assistant, before long she was overseeing photo shoots at Tatler, Vogue and The Sunday Times. But she is perhaps best-known for the iconic images of her in Philip Treacy's famously outrageous hats. Much the way Wintour herself is portrayed in Front Row, Isabella was a creature of her own making, and she artfully crafted and reinvented herself along the way. Even in her darkest moments, Blow retained her dramatic sense of humor, making her friends laugh as they struggled to help. Lauren Goldstein Crowe has written the ultimate insider story of the fashion world; Isabella Blow's extraordinary story will keep readers furiously turning pages"--
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