June 15, 2019
CHARLES JAMES THE COUTURE SECRETS OF SHAPE EVENING
book of the week
On the occasion of the exhibition
Charles James – The Couture Secrets of Shape
edited, produced and presented by Rick Owens talk with
Michela Gattermayer, Elle Vice Director
Antonio Mancinelli, Marie Claire Managing Editor
Dorothea Mink, Fashion Design Professor, University of the Arts Bremen
to launch the book
edited by Homer Layne, James’ legendary assistant and Dorothea Mink
and published by Spector Books.
A pleasant afternoon testifying to an extraordinary creative method
and analyzing Charles James’ remarkable innovations,
revealing what made his designs so special
and how designers today applied his design principles to their work.