← Back to Search

Holding Details

Barcode30053003291849
LocationParis-Bourbon
Call NoB TALL
TitleThe chiffon trenches : a memoir / Andre Leon Talley.
AuthorTalley, Andre Leon, author.
CollectionNEW: Adult Biography
Reserve Item

Copies

StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc Status
 Paris-Bourbon30053003291849B TALL6/22/2020 Available

Catalog Details

Personal Name Talley, Andre Leon, author.
Title Statement The chiffon trenches : a memoir / Andre Leon Talley.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : Ballantine Books, [2020]
Physical Description xv, 284 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume rdacarrier
Summary, Etc. "Discover what truly happens behind the scenes in the world of high fashion in this detailed, storied memoir from style icon, bestselling author, and former Vogue creative director Andre´ Leon Talley. During Andre´ Leon Talley's first magazine job assisting Andy Warhol at Interview, a fateful meeting with Karl Lagerfeld began a decade's long friendship with the enigmatic, often caustic designer. Propelled into the upper echelons by his knowledge and adoration of fashion, Talley moved to Paris as bureau chief of John Fairchild's Women's Wear Daily, befriending fashion's most important designers. But as Talley made friends, he also made enemies. A racially tinged encounter with a member of the house of Yves Saint Laurent sent him back to New York and into the offices of Vogue under Grace Mirabella. There, he developed an unlikely but intimate friendship with Anna Wintour, and as she rose to the top of Vogue's masthead, Talley became the most influential man in fashion. The Chiffon Trenches is a candid look at the who's who of the last fifty years of fashion, and proof that fact is always fascinatingly more devilish than fiction. Andre´ Leon Talley's engaging memoir tells the story of how he not only survived but thrived--despite racism, illicit rumors, and all the other challenges of this notoriously cutthroat industry--to become one of the most legendary voices and faces in fashion"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject-Personal Name Talley, Andre Leon.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Fashion editors Biography. United States
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term African American fashion editors Biography.

Book Reviews

Create Review