Rebel Stylist Celebrates The Work Of One Of Fashion’s Most Radical Figures

Rebel Stylist celebrates the work of the maverick British fashion editor Caroline Baker. It’s subtitle is The Woman Who Invented Street Style. And lest anyone accuse author Iain R. Webb of hyperbole, let’s make it clear from the get go: Never was a truer word spoken—or, for that matter, incorporated into the title of a book, which celebrates someone who should, quite frankly, have legend status. (The book is out now and is published by ACC Art Books.)

The images Baker created across the years and decades for such magazines as Nova, Deluxe, The Face, i-D, Ritz, Cosmopolitan UK, French Elle, You, and a very brief sojourn at British Vogue, and with the likes of Helmut Newton, Sarah Moon, Saul Leiter, Terence Donovan, Hans Feurer, and Harri Peccinotti, et al, are a virtual primer in the art of making clothes

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