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Akira Isogawa

Unfolding a Life in Fashion

Georgina Safe Akira Isogawa Cate Blanchett

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Thames & Hudson
01 November 2018
Akira Isogawa delves into the creative world of one of Australia's best known and most loved designers. Beautifully illustrated and with more than 50 garments, it explores the background, inspirations, impulses and cultural references that have contributed to the making of a fashion original.

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Akira arrived in Australia as a young man. Over 25 years, Akira Isogawa's signature East-West fusion, manipulation of fabric, form and distinctive 'fold' design element have captivated fashion audiences around the world.
By:   Georgina Safe, Akira Isogawa
Foreword by:   Cate Blanchett
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 327mm,  Width: 236mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   1.591kg
ISBN:   9781760760182
ISBN 10:   1760760188
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Akira Isogawa is one of Australia's pre-eminent fashion designers.Georgina Safe is one of Australia's most respected fashion authorities. She has written for Vogue, Monocle, Harper's BAZAAR and Good Weekend.

  • Long-listed for Australian Book Designer Awards 2019 (Australia)

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