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Unique Diane von Furstenberg 1984 Spring/Summer & 1985 Fall Couture collection with publicity photographs by Helmut Newton, 100's of original full & partly colored renderings, drawings in various states, swatch samples, press photos, Polaroid's and various other related material

Newton, Helmut (Photographs by)

Published by NP, [New York], 1985
Condition: vg Hardcover

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1) Publicity photographs of Diane von Furstenberg by Helmut Newton & press photographs:A) Four 8" x 10" b/w publicity photographs, announcing the opening of Diane von Furstenberg's boutique (all four in duplicate, total of eight photographs). Two photographs by Helmut Newton show von Furstenberg modeling the "Fatale" & "Venezia" dress. All with typewritten information of design pasted on lower rear margin with text folding out below photograph.a) "Fatale," dress of pearl pink silk marocain and black lace. A Gala gown from the Couture collection created for Diane von Furstenberg Fifth Avenue, opening November, 1984. Same image of Furstenberg by Newton depicted on original invitation card to the opening of her Couture Collection (see # 4 below).b) "Venezia," sumptuous swatches of imported black lace and black silk charmeuse for Gala occasions, from the Couture collection created for Diane von Furstenberg Fifth Avenue, opening November, 1984.c) "Zanzibar," a slim gown of Gondola black silk jersey with cocq feathers ruche, for grand exits and Gala occasions, from the Couture Collection created for Diane von Furstenberg Fifth Avenue, opening November, 1984.d) Reproduction of a b/w drawing by architect Michael Graves on photo-paper of Furstenberg's Fifth Avenue storefront. B) Press photos from 1984 Spring/Summer Couture Collection: Thirteen b/w 8" x 10" photos of two models showing eleven different designs. (Three of the thirteen photographs in duplicate). Following four photos with typewritten information of design pasted on lower rear margin with text folding out below photograph:a)"Canaletto," silk chiffon of floral print jacquard, with pleated silk shantung collar. "Negroni," blouse of silk jersey and "Expresso" skirt of silk shantung (1 duplicate).b) "Aria," evening gown with pond lilies of burnt-out chiffon floating over iridescent silk, and a pleated, iridescent handkerchief hemline in gentle motion about the ankles.c) "Backstage," mitsouko jersey dress of black and white stripes with pink shirt, and an unexpected black inset of crisp white lace.d) "Concerto," gown with snugly draped torso of sienna silk jersey, and petal skirt of blue organza. A midnight blue bolero of three-dimensional lace (not shown) accompanies the dress, to be donned at will. Two photographs with handwritten information on verso: a) "Tee-shirt de Mitsonko Racine, noi et blanc, Eté 85" (1 duplicate). b) "Cache coeur de Mitsonko Racine Jonquille, Eté 85."Includes 3 Polaroid's pasted on heavy card stock with handwritten info at rear: a) 1 color Polaroid on 1 card stock: "Alma dress, Fabric: Racine Trais bleu." Color Polaroid shows model in red dress with purple scarf.b) 2 color Polaroid's on 1 card stock: "Hube(id?)", Fabric Racine Trais bleu." First showing model in black skirt with blue & black striped top, the other depicts dress only but with blue skirt and red and black stripes.2) Fully & partly colored renderings, original pencil & ink drawings in various states by Diane von Furstenberg and her staff of her 1985 Fall Couture designs: Majority drawn on 8 1/4" x 11 1/2' leaves. a) 75 original fully colored renderings. Many accompanied with handwritten notes and information on design. Some of designs shown: Sirocco, Candlelight, Delta, Tornado, Hurricane, Blizzard, Torrent, Martini, Margarita, Screwdriver, Negroni, Descent, Divan. Six drawings with some water staining which bled some of the colors. Some creasing to parts of leaves. Overall very good condition.b) 22 partly colored original drawings and renderings. Some accompanied with handwritten notes and information on design. Two designs on smaller leaves, 4" x 6" & 3" x 8 1/4". Minor creasing to edges of leaves. Very good condition.c) 18 original b/w pencil drawings. 1 on smaller sheet 4 1/4" x 6 1/2". Few designs with notes. Three punch holes along inner edge of each leaf. 1 leaf water stained & repaired with tape. Other leaves in very good condition. d) 15 original drawings in black ink, 2 in blue. Bookseller Inventory # 32175

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Title: Unique Diane von Furstenberg 1984 Spring/...

Publisher: NP, [New York]

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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