Isaac Mizrahi's Mushroom Truffle Spaghetti, Carolina Herrera's Pommes Toupinel, Mark Ecko's "Adults Only" Chocolate Chip Cookies, Derek Lam's Yellowtail Crudo, John Varvatos's Calaloo Soup...food can be fashionable too! American Fashion Cookbook is a chic objet containing recipes and original illustrations by more than 100 American designers. Brimming with color, flavor, and personality, here are the fashion community's favorite dishes and preparation tips. Published with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and with a foreword by Martha Stewart and texts by Lisa Marsh.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of 350 of America's foremost fashion and accessory designers.
Lisa Marsh is a fashion industry veteran. She has worked on staff at Women's Wear Daily, DNR, and The New York Post, and currently is a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in such publications as People, Elle, Condé Nast Portfolio.com, City, MSN.com and The New York Post. She is the author of The House of Klein: Fashion, Controversy, and a Business Obsession (Wiley, 2003), and Marvin Traub: Like No Other Career (Assouline, 2008). She lives in New York City.
Martha Stewart is an American business magnate, television host, author and magazine publisher. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she has gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, and merchandising. Stewart's syndicated talk show, Martha, is broadcast throughout the world, she has written numerous bestselling books, and she is the publisher of the Martha Stewart Living magazine. In 2001, Stewart was named the third most powerful woman in America by Ladies Home Journal.
This hardcover book measures 11¼ inches by 9 inches. Published September 1, 2009.
Origin: United States
Assouline publishes the illustrated art and fashion books you buy as gifts but end up keeping for yourself. Founded by French husband-and-wife team Prosper and Martine Assouline in 1994, this New York-based publishing house offers a collection of more than 1,000 image-heavy titles on design, fashion, food, art, travel, architecture, and photography. Notable works include "The American Fashion Cookbook," containing recipes from more than 100 designers plus a foreword by Martha Stewart; Claiborne Swanson Frank's "American Beauty," featuring high-art photographs of American women; and Francois Baudot and Francoise Aveline's three-book set on iconic designer Coco Chanel. Aside from its printing press, Assouline operates several charming book boutiques in Paris, New York, Istanbul, and other major world cities.