Adrian: Silver Screen to Custom Label (Hardcover)

Silver Screen to Custom Label

By Christian Esquevin, Christian Esquevin (Foreword by)

The Monacelli Press, 9781580931939, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2008



This book highlights and showcases many of Adrian great costume and fashion designs from the 1920s through the 1950s. Not only are his timeless glamour gowns, period costumes, and amazing show-girl costumes shown from the movies, but also his impeccable suits and beautiful gowns from his private label. The ten years of Adrian Ltd. are summarized year-by-year, and his life with Janet Gaynor and his taste for decorating and art are described.

About the Author

Christian Esquevin was born in the south of France and raised in Los Angeles. He is a collector and historian of costume design art from the classic films of Hollywood. He is also director of the Coronado Public Library in Southern California.