Synopses & Reviews
Since opening her first shop in Paris in 1975, agnes b. has been dedicated to creating timeless designs. Snap cardigans, striped T-shirts, strapless dresses, mini skirts, leather pants--each of her unforgettable pieces mixes classical influences with street style. This richly illustrated clothbound book explores her signature approach to design, the history of the brand, and her continuing influence, which extends beyond fashion to the worlds of art, film, publishing, and music. Presenting design sketches, press clippings, photographs by agnes b., and the work of photographers such as Peter Lindbergh, Dominique Issermann, Ellen von Unwerth, Bruce Weber, Gilles Bensimon, and Jean-Baptiste Mondino, agnes b.: l'histoire celebrates the complexity and creativity of the agnes b. universe.