Algebre de mode – Anna Piaggi’s Fashion Algebra D.P. in Vogue
Edition : First / London / Thames & Hudson / 1998 / Hardcover. / VG+ / VG+ Folio, 312pp. Cloth in photographic dustwrapper. Numerous Colour and Black & White plates. Text in Italian and English.
The best of Anna Piaggi’s famous Doppie pagine collected here in 1 volume. Amazing! From the publisher: “For ten years Anna Piaggi, cult figure in the world of fashion, has worked for the Italian Vogue creating her hypnotic “Doppie Pagine” (double-page spreads), collages of words, ideas and images illustrating the links between very different stylistic creations. / This volume contains a selection of the best “Doppie Pagine” engendered by Anna Piaggi’s fertile imagination: brightly coloured full-page illustrations that provide a closely observed interpretation of all the essential elements of style today, highlighting the themes and trends of the various fashion houses. Divided into chapters reflecting the themes chosen by the author, the book begins with an introduction written by Anna Piaggi herself to reconstruct the history of her work for Vogue and reveal the inspiration underlying her “Doppie Pagine”.”