London: Opus Media Group Limited, 2008
90 x 64 x 4cm deep, 196pp plus boards, part bound in leather. This is a huge, and ornate over-sized book. Cover design by Westwood featuring her fashion and designs and artworks: this artist’s book was issued in 9 different cover formats each reserved to 100 numbered copies. This example is the “Manifesto” cover.
Featuring 97 Polaroid images taken on a high resolution Polaroid 20 x 24 Studio camera, the images are of Vivienne’s friends and family and include international celebrities and important personalities within the world of fashion all wearing one of her creations.
In this deluxe edition each celebrity has signed their own polaroid picture in the book – the models include: Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Moss, Phillip Treacy, Tim Burton, Jerry Hall, Sarah Ferguson, Naomi Campbell, Bob Geldof, Erin O’Connor and Tracy Emin.
A beautiful production which comes in its original storage box and shipping box (which are difficult to carry due to size without help) and original invoice. Limited to 100 signed (by Westwood and friends) and numbered copies, this is in fine condition.
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