Benjamin Wild. Foreword by Tim Walker.
Thames & Hudson. London. 2016. First edition. Hardback; cloth-backed illustrated paper-covered boards. 144 pages. With 73 illustrations in b&w and colour. English. 315 x 235mm. 1.2kg. 9780500518335. Fine; as new.
An illustrated study of the personal sartorial style of Cecil Beaton. Benjamin Wild traces the development of Beaton's style through the decades and explores the importance of dress to Beaton's self-image. The book is generously illustrated with archive photographs of Beaton and detailed images of the clothes, from the fancy dress outfits to Oxford Bags and Savile Row tailoring.