WorldCat Identities

Müller, Florence 1957-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 294 publications in 2 languages and 2,808 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Biographies  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Catalogues raisonnés 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Contributor, Curator, wpr, Interviewee, wst, Author of introduction
Classifications: TT505.D5, 746.92092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Florence Müller
Yves Saint Laurent by Jéromine Savignon( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yves Saint Laurent was an artist who worked in the sphere of fashion, and whose entire life was devoted to a quest for perfection. His entire creative output is featured in this book
Art & fashion by Florence Müller( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study examines the links between art and fashion and the work of such artists as Dali and Man Ray in the fashion field. It introduces the subject and provides illustrations to show the designs
Dior impressions : the inspiration and influence of impressionism at the House of Dior( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the relationship between the haute couture of Dior and the Impressionist movement. Christian Dior grew up in Granville, in Normandy, in a natural environment similar to the setting favored by the Impressionist artists. Throughout his career, he designed dresses that show links with this art movement, such as the elegance seen in the Impressionist paintings, with subtle connections through common themes such as nature, light, color, and the notion of movement. Published to accompany the Impressions Dior exhibition presented at the Musée Christian Dior in Granville, France, this lavish volume features over 150 pieces of gorgeous art - including noted artworks by Monet, Renoir, Degas, and Manet - alongside a magnificent visual tour of Dior garments, from Christian Dior's first designs to Raf Simons's latest collection
Dior, the legendary images : great photographers and Dior by Florence Muller( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gorgeous exploration of the relationship between the haute couture of Dior and the fashion photography that captures it
Inspiration Dior by Christian Dior( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in French and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive look into one of the world's successful names in fashion. Moving from 1947 onwards, this book defines the roots of Dior style, showcasing the distinctive lines, materials, and shapes that have been loved throughout the decades
Christian Dior : designer of dreams by Christian Dior( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christian Dior's first collection in 1947 heralded the birth of a new fashion silhouette for women. Here, seventy of the most memorable looks created by Christian Dior and his successors - Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri - have been specially selected and photographed in intimate detail. This essential volume also features those designs in original sketches, runway shots, and fashion shoots by the world's greatest fashion photographers, including Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, William Klein, and Helmut Newton. Exploring the classic elements of Dior in depth, the book covers the concept of line and architecture in fashion; the influence of history and art; the use of color; gardens and landscapes as sources of inspiration.Exhibition: Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France (05.07.2017 - 07.01.2018)"
Histoire de la mode au XXe siècle by Yvonne Deslandres( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of fashion throughout the twentieth century arranged chronologically - French language text - Includes designers such as Dior, Chanel, Lanvin, Patou, Cardin, Balenciaga, Chanel, Courreges, Kenzo
Yves Saint Laurent by Yves Saint Laurent( Book )

20 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yves Saint Laurent was an artist who worked in the sphere of fashion, and whose entire life was devoted to a quest for perfection. His entire creative output is featured in this book
Costume jewelry for haute couture by Florence Müller( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Coco Chanel in the 1920s to Yves Saint Laurent in the 1970s to Lanvin today, haute couture costume jewelry has been an eye-catching accessory to enhance a designer's vision. The dazzling, one-of-a-kind jewelry was designed by skilled artisans to complement and adorn individual couture pieces for fashion shows and photo shoots. This sumptuous book surveys the exquisite range of costume jewelry produced by legendary European fashion houses over the past seventy-five years."--Jacket
Yves Saint Laurent : the perfection of style by Florence Müller( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent's reputation precedes him but what of the man behind the work? Florence Muüller traces Saint Laurent's career, from aspiring designer to Christian Dior's protege to director of his own fashion house from 1961 until 2002. The book emphasizes the designer's creative process, his inspirations, the conception and fabric selection, the various stages of fitting and production and takes the reader behind the scenes of the atelier. Also featured are original sketches, runway shots, and never-before-published photographs of Saint Laurent at work, as well as new photography of iconic YSL designs from the exhibition, including the first Tuxedo pantsuit (1966), the Safari tunic (1968), the Mondrian dress (1965), and the Wesselmann dress (1966). The book also includes a 1991 interview from Le Figaro with the late designer. This focused exploration shows how Saint Laurent's radical clothes for the modern woman presented here in gorgeous detail continue to inspire fashion lovers and fans of art and design for their innovation and perfection of style.00Exhibition: Seattle Art Museum, USA (11.10.16 - 17.01.2017) / Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA (07.05. - 26.08.2017)"--Publisher's description
Dior : the New Look revolution by Laurence Benaïm( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book to focus on Dior's iconic design known as the New Look, which revolutionized the fashion industry. A must-have for followers and students of fashion
Costume jewelry for haute couture by Florence Müller( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The term 'costume jewelry' was coined in the twentieth century for the use of non-precious metals and jewels for human adornment. This illustrated book surveys the exquisite range of costume jewelry produced by haute couture fashion houses, a subject until now overlooked by both historians and fashion cognoscenti alike. It showcases the extraordinary diversity and exceptional craftsmanship of the jewelry in hundreds of beautifully reproduced pieces from such fashion houses as Chanel, Courreges, Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin."--Jacket
Women in Dior : portraits of elegance by Laurence Benaïm( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite celebration of Dior's most glamorous clients and the dresses they have brought to life. Embraced worldwide from the very first collection, Dior's creations have dressed celebrities, debutantes, and other notable figures for generations. This new exquisite tome from the House of Dior focuses on the many extraordinary people who have brought the celebrated designs to life. Through fashion photography and rarely seen and never-before-published illustrations and letters from Dior's archive, readers will discover the relationships that inspired the couture and helped build the venerable fashion house. From Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor to Rihanna and Natalie Portman, leading women have helped propel and keep Dior at the forefront of the fashion world. Women in Dior showcases the greatest clients of Dior and their most beautiful dresses. Featuring designs by Christian Dior and also by subsequent head designers from Yves Saint Laurent to Raf Simons, this gorgeously produced volume presents Dior's creations in a new revealing light, and is a must-have for students of fashion and those who aspire to high style
Piaget : watchmakers and jewellers since 1874 by Florence Müller( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Paris to New York to Hollywood, from Geneva to Beijing, Piaget represents stylish elegance and technical prowess. This beautiful book traces the history of Piaget since its founding in 1874 to the present. Piaget's sophisticated creations have been worn by artists such as Dali and Warhol and some of the chicest women in the world, from Elizabeth Taylor to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to Marisa Berenson. This spectacular book, filled with stunning new photography, offers a behind-the-scenes look into a world of unparalleled craftsmanship, sophistication and beauty. 00Translation of the French original, ISBN 9782732462530 (2014)
Fashion game book : a world history of 20th century fashion by Florence Müller( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brainiacs have all the fun in this compendium of fashion intrigue, lore, who's who, and what's what. An entire century of designers, couturiers, and must-have looks parades between the covers. Stump your friends and test your knowledge with questions and answers, quizzes, and matching games. Accompanying photographs illustrate one hundred years of design in vivid color. From Charles James and Claire McCardell to Marc Jacobs and Zac Posen, from jeans and T-shirts to bridal gowns and high heels, the Fashion Game Book offers the essential keys to understanding the art of appearances. With this complete guide, you'll never hear the words, 'You're out.'"--Publisher's website
Les chapeaux : une histoire de tête by Florence Müller( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La saga du chapeau comme accessoire de mode, le langage des chapeaux, les métiers du chapeau
Christian Dior : designer of dreams( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christian Dior's first collection in 1947 heralded the birth of a new fashion silhouette for women. Here, seventy of the most memorable looks created by Christian Dior and his successors - Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri - have been specially selected and photographed in intimate detail. This essential volume also features those designs in original sketches, runway shots, and fashion shoots by the world's greatest fashion photographers, including Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, William Klein, and Helmut Newton. Exploring the classic elements of Dior in depth, the book covers the concept of line and architecture in fashion; the influence of history and art; the use of color; gardens and landscapes as sources of inspiration.Exhibition: Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France (05.07.2017 - 07.01.2018)"
Yves Saint Laurent style by Yves Saint Lauren( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This retrospective covers 40 years of the Yves Saint Laurent fashion house and highlights the inventive character of the designer's work. Over 160 of the best designs and accessories are presented along with drawings, photographs and video stills
Grace of Monaco : Princess in Dior by Brigitte Richart( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singular look into Grace of Monaco's stylish life through the exceptional dresses that the house of Dior created for her over the years. Grace Kelly's life may have transformed from that of a Hollywood star to Princess of Monaco, but her status as a style icon remained constant throughout her life. There is perhaps no better record of this than her close thirty-year-long relationship with the illustrious house of Dior. Published on the occasion of the 2019 exhibition at the Musée Christian Dior in Granville, France, this sophisticated illustrated volume celebrates the close collaboration between Grace Kelly and the artistic directors of Dior throughout the years, from Christian Dior, to her support of Yves Saint Laurent, and her close friendship with Marc Bohan. An in-depth overview of this special exhibition, this new title explores the evolving relationship between Dior's designers and their muse through insights from experts on Dior and Monaco's royals--including an intimate interview with Princess Grace's favorite couturier and close friend, Marc Bohan--and beautiful images from Dior's archives as well as an exclusive photoshoot in Monaco. Fashion-loving readers will be delighted to rediscover the classic elegance of Grace Kelly's wardrobe through the gorgeous designs created for her by Dior
Art & mode by Florence Müller( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au XXe siècle, les avant-gardes replacent l'art dans une nouvelle vision de la société et repensent le vêtement dans ses formes, ses matières, ses systèmes de production-consommation. Les couturiers et créateurs, réceptifs entre tous au modernisme, multiplient les collaborations avec des artistes dans la création de tissus, de décors, d'installations d'expositions ou de magasins
 
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Inspiration DiorYves Saint LaurentCostume jewelry for haute coutureCostume jewelry for haute coutureFashion game book : a world history of 20th century fashionYves Saint Laurent style
Alternative Names
Florence Müller Frans historica

Florence Müller French historian

Florence Müller historiadora francesa

Florence Muller historiane franceze

Florence Müller storica francese

Müller, Florence

Muller, Florence 1957-

Флоренс Мюллер

فلورنسا مولر مؤرخة فرنسية

ミュラー, フロランス

Languages
English (90)

French (35)