RANKIN COUTURE BOOK Couture in the 21st Century

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Harrods has joined forces with Rankin, one of the world’s leading photographers, to create a new fashion book, Couture in the 21st Century. A snapshot of contemporary design, this publication focuses on the current overarching trend for the craftsmanship of yesteryear. Includes interviews with some of the world’s leading designers featured alongside portraits by Rankin.

  • Watch the exclusive designer interviews online now.
  • Couture in the 21st Century
  • A collaboration between Harrods and Rankin
  • Features Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Elsa Schiaparelli, Coco Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet, Madame Grès and others

Couture in the 21st Century is a reference book of inspirations, with a selection of the world’s top designers expressing, in their own words, the importance of the past in shaping the future. With interviews with the stalwarts of the fashion world such as: Giorgio Armani, Oscar de la Renta and Paul Smith, as well as fresh faces like Erdem and Hannah Marshall, the first-person text is accompanied by photographs and illustrations that span the last century, capturing the allure of couture at fittings and fashion shows, in the hands of the world’s best-known couturiers. Each designer describes his or her own particular relationship with couture over four to six pages. Each interview is accompanied by a portrait by Rankin, the internationally renowned photographer, who is well known for capturing the wit and personality of his subjects.

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