Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors

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PATTERN is the follow-up to the 2005 Phaidon success SAMPLE, presenting 100 of the most creative fashion designers who have recently emerged internationally. Selected by 10 of the most respected figures in the field – a mixture of leading designers, stylists, editors, educators, bloggers and writers – it is a must-see catwalk in a book. Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 338 x 250 mm (13 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 432 pp
  • Illustrations: 1000 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714849720

10 Curators

Imran Amed (London/New York) is a fashion business writer, editor and entrepreneur, and is founder and editor of the website The Business of Fashion.

Tavi Gevinson (Chicago) is an American fashion blogger who started her blog Style Rookie in 2008 at age 11.

Gert Jonkers & Jop van Bennekom (Amsterdam) are the creators and editors of men's magazine Fantastic Man.

Tim Lim (Shanghai) is a stylist and fashion editor and currently the Group Fashion Director at Modern Media.

Preen (London) is the fashion label of designers Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, which has garnered international acclaim for its structural sophistication and pared back opulence.

Yasmin Sewell (London) is a fashion retail consultant, creative advisor for fashion brands and most recently the Chief Creative Consultant for Liberty of London.

SHOWstudio (London) is a groundbreaking fashion and photography website that under the guidance of founder Nick Knight continues to redefine the representation of fashion online.

Keegan Singh (New York) is a fashion stylist whose work regularly appears in publications including American Vogue, Love, Purple and Interview.

Heather Sproat (London) is a senior lecturer in fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.

A.F. Vandevorst (Antwerp) is the fashion label of designers An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx, celebrated for its elegantly intellectual take on femininity and rich palette of influences.

"I love this book. Pattern saves me from having to search a ton of uber-cool websites and blogs to find all the new, cool, edgy and emerging designers around the world. It's a great resource, and edited by credible, interesting curators."—Fern Mallis, former Executive Director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America

"Which young designers will be the next global tastemakers? New tome Pattern highlights 100 names currently shaping fashion."—Harper's Bazaar

"Pattern features established designers, well-known emerging labels, and proper newbies. The designers’ diverse aesthetics, techniques and outlooks are presented via detailed introductions, backstage, campaign and editorial photographs, and never-before-seen sketches, all of which serve to give readers an in-depth understanding of their work."—Style.com

"Phaidon has done it again... Fashion lovers will devour this hefty four-hundred page book. This is a gorgeous book... Exactly what you need on your coffee table."—Beso.com

"This hefty volume, a follow-up to Phaidon's Sample (2005) takes on an almost impossible task: identifying the 100 most influential new designers of the moment... The book, presented in a printed Tyvek shoulder bag, offers something for everyone."—Publishers Weekly

"Kudos for Phaidon’s newest book Pattern - 10 curators from around the world describe a groundbreaking generation of the most courageous fashion designers. I especially admire those designers whose creativity is combined with sound business acumen."—Adrienne Vittadini, fashion designer

"A comprehensive labor of fashion love."—Net a Porter.com

"10 leading taste makers have picked the designers [...] defining the decade with innovative techniques and processes."—Daily Telegraph magazine

"We'll be spending the next few months swooning over the pages of Pattern, the most current, comprehensive and, well, beautiful collections of fashion designers and their work we've seen for a long time... No humble fashion list, Pattern is an opus giving four pages each to the designers and cover never before seen photographs, drawings, sketchings and computer renderings If there's one thing on our must-have list this season this might just be it."—Top Shop blog, Inside Out