MOFFITT, Rudi and William CLAXTON. The Rudi Gernreich Book.
(Cologne): Taschen, 1991. Second edition (originally published by Rizzoli in 1991). Quarto. 253 pages. Includes the essay Looking Back at a Futurist by Marylou Luther. Text in English, French and German. Superb work on the oracle, and bad boy of fashion, Rudi Gernreich. Inventor of the topless swimsuit, the see-through shirt and the unisex look. The volume documents Gernreich’s career through William Claxton’s photographs of Peggy Moffitt, Gernreich’s favourite model and muse. A very good copy in dust jacket.
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