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  • Published: 28 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241198162
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99

Gods And Kings

The Rise And Fall Of Alexander McQueen And John Galliano



They were the working-class British boys who shook fashion to its core, bringing the edginess of the London club scene to French couture and taking excess to its limits. In this unputdownable biography, fashion insider Dana Thomas chronicles the blazing talent, dizzying rise and savage fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano. 

In Gods and Kings Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe, tells the story of how John Galliano and Alexander McQueen changed the face of fashionIn the first decade of the 21st century the fashion world was dominated by two different but equally successful and turbulent figures. Within twelve months, Alexander McQueen had committed suicide, and John Galliano had professionally imploded. Who was to blame? And how was fashion changed by their rise and fall? Spanning the 80s, 90s and noughties, Gods and Kings tells the story of these two charismatic figures and times of great change in the world of fashion, from London's raucous art and club scene to the old-world glamour of Parisian couture, and reveals the machinations of this notoriously secretive industry.

  • Published: 28 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241198162
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99

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