“My Favourite Dress” by Gity Monsef, Samantha Erin Safer & Robert de Niet


Dear  Shaded Viewers,

Over 70 influential and celebrated fashion designers and personalities  were asked to showcase – My Favourite Dress.  The texts include commentary on the emotional attachment that various people have with their favourite dress. The idea is to highlight the intimacy between the designer and the wearer of their garments. Some of the designers featured in the book are: Alexander McQueen, Barbara Hulanicki, Bernhard Willhelm, Calvin Klein, Christian Lacroix, Dolce & Gabbana, Dries Van Noten, Eley Kishimoto, Giles Deacon, Giorgio Armani, Isabel Toledo, Issey Miyake, John Galliano, Albert Ebaz, Marc Jacobs, Mary Quant, Naoki Takizawa, Paul Smith, Rick Owens, yours truly and the list goes on. 

My Favourite Dress – Hardcover (Dec 16, 2009) available now for pre-order on amazon.com



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.