The Fashion Design Directory is the ultimate guide to who's who in the world of fashion design. Fully illustrated, it presents 125 of the key design practitioners from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, the people and companies who have shaped the world of fashion and those who define the modern perception of style. It features established designers such as Valentino, charts the evolution of long-standing couture houses such as Chanel, and signals the success of rising stars including Christopher Kane and Rodarte. The Fashion Design Directory is unique in offering an expert and insightful overview of each protagonist alongside full colour images showcasing past and present collections. Dipping into the pages of this stylish and luxurious book will transport readers into a world of beauty, creativity, eccentricity, elegance, sophistication and captivating catwalk glamour.