BOOK TALK – Saturday, Oct 20 @ 4PM, Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, Dweck Center.
Author Laird Borrelli, Senior Fashion Editor at Style.com and fashion illustration historian, discusses her book Fashion Illustrations by Fashion Designers which features 280 stunning sketches collected from a galaxy of international designers. Artwork featured in this book include works by Karl Lagerfeld, Isaac Mizrahi, Betsy Johnson, Phillip Lim, and many more.
Following Borrelli, renown fashion illustrator Samantha Hahn (official illustrator for DailyCandy.com) discusses her new book Shoestrology: Discover Your Birthday Shoe where she illustrated 366 chic shoe designs. Hahn collaborated with astrologers Tali Edut and Ophira Edut to offer readers a trendy interpretation of their personality as defined by their birthday shoe.
Moderated by Karen Trivette Cannell, Asst. Prof and Head of Special Collections and FIT Archives at Fashion Institute of Technology.
This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition, Fashion Illustration: A Contemporary Look curated by Brandon Graham.