aTerrifically exciting and funa (Publishers Weekly), Champagne Supernovas is aa lucid, smoothly executed look at a pivotal decade in the legacy of American fashiona (Kirkus Reviews) as told through the lives of Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueenathe three iconic personalities who defined the time. Veteran pop culture journalist Maureen Callahan takes us back to the pivotal style moment of the early 1990sawhen supermodel glamazons gave way to heroin chic, when the alternative became the mainstream, and when fashion suddenly became the cradle for the most exciting artistic and cultural innovations of the age. Champagne Supernovas gives you the inside scoop from a bevy of supermodels, stylists, editors, photographers, confidantes, club kids, and scenesters who were there. Theyall tell the unvarnished story of three of the most influential personalities to emerge in fashion in decadesaKate, Marc, and McQueenaand show why the conditions in the 1990s were perfect for their riseabbut also helped contribute to their personal struggles. Steeped in the creative brew of art, decadence, and genius that defined the era, Champagne Supernovas is a atitillating ride through the fashion worlda (Elle) that offers readers front-row tickets to a gloriously debauched soap opera about the losers and freaks who became the industryas It Girls and Boysaband who changed the larger culture forever.Theyall tell the unvarnished story of three of the most influential personalities to emerge in fashion in decadesaKate, Marc, and McQueenaand show why the conditions in the 1990s were perfect for their riseabbut also helped ...
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