In The Illustrated World of Couture, Megan Hess brings to life fashion’s most important and intriguing art form, with fascinating insights and exceptional illustrations.
Hundreds of hours, many expert hands and unimaginable metres of fabric: couture is truly wearable art, where creativity and craftsmanship collide. Worn by only a handful of people worldwide, couture still has incredible influence, even beyond the traditional boundaries of fashion.
In this unique collection, follow Megan through the intricate details, multifaceted inspirations and dramatic shows that define the couture experience. Let her introduce you to the generations of creators who conceive and craft these fantastical garments, and the collectors who treasure them. And travel with her to the exclusive ateliers and glamorous events of the world’s fashion capitals to see how couture is both designed and displayed.
Internationally renowened illustrator Megan Hess has spent her career documenting fashion’s most beautiful people, places and pieces. Here she invites you to discover The Illustrated World of Couture, in an essential volume for all fashion devotees.
07 October 2020