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Opening Ceremony
     

Opening Ceremony

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by Carol Lim, Humberto Leon, Terry Richardson (Photographer), Spike Jonze (Contribution by), Chloe Sevigny (Contribution by)
 

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This lively volume celebrates the contributions to inventive fashionable living by the New York– based style innovator Opening Ceremony—a bible for the fashion-forward and culturally savvy alike. In 2002, when Carol Lim and Humberto Leon opened the downtown Manhattan retail shop Opening Ceremony, they created what has become the most innovative

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This lively volume celebrates the contributions to inventive fashionable living by the New York– based style innovator Opening Ceremony—a bible for the fashion-forward and culturally savvy alike. In 2002, when Carol Lim and Humberto Leon opened the downtown Manhattan retail shop Opening Ceremony, they created what has become the most innovative fashion and culture destination in New York. Bringing together the best emerging American talent with international designers and historic brands, Opening Ceremony represents the best in fashion and has played a vital role in launching the careers of many young designers. Celebrating the company’s tenth anniversary, Opening Ceremony is a visually rich documentation of Leon and Lim’s diverse inspirations, collaborators, and creative community, including Ryan McGinley, Rodarte, and Alexander Wang. A celebratory look at New York’s quintessential style headquarters, this book will captivate and inspire readers from fashion, art, music, film, and beyond.

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"Featuring lively anecdotal text to accompany the sublime interiors other wise not open to the public, this beautifully illustrated volume is essential for anyone who has dreamt of living in one of the most romantic cities in Europe..." ~Italian Tribune

"This stunningly photographed volume treats readers...will transport armchair tourists and design enthusiasts alike into one of Europe's most romantic cities." ~Martha Stewart

"...a lavishly photographed volume...Venetian Interiorsis an enchanting volume essential for anyone who has fantasized about living in one of the most romantic cities in Europe." ~StyleBistro.com

"Venetian homes are shown, one vision after another. Prepare yourself for palazzo envy." ~Daily News (NY)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847838707
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.58(w) x 12.32(h) x 1.38(d)

Meet the Author

Opening Ceremony founders and the creative directors of Kenzo, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim are also advisers to Parsons School of Design and members of the CFDA. Terry Richardson is one of the world’s most respected and provocative photographers. Spike Jonze is an Academy Award–nominated film and music video director and producer. Chloë Sevigny is an Academy Award–nominated actress and fashion icon. Eric Wilson is a fashion reporter at the New York Times. Sally Singer is a writer and the editor-in-chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine

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Opening Ceremony 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this book, I enjoyed reading the history and learning more about how the company was started!