Lou Stoppard Pens Fashion Book

FASHION FRIENDS: Collaborations and partnerships are key in fashion, so it’s no wonder that “Fashion Together” is the focus of Lou Stoppard’s first book. The 304-page tome, published by Rizzoli New York with a foreword by Andrew Bolton, explores these alliances. “Fashion Together: Fashion’s Most Extraordinary Duos on the Art of Collaboration” includes interviews and unpublished works, photos and drawings as well as notes and sketches.
Stoppard, who is the editor at large at Showstudio as well as a writer and curator, spent three years working on the book, which spotlights partnerships between Marc Jacobs and Katie Grand; Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness; Riccardo Tisci and Mariacarla Boscono, and Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
“It was such a joyful project,” said Stoppard at a cocktail hosted by Matchesfashion.com in west London late last week. “I interviewed every pair together, and what really struck me was how haphazard the (first) meetings were between each pair.”
“I think that’s quite inspiring for a young person to know that someone you met through a friend or someone that you sat next to at college might become a really important person in your life.”
British jewelry designer Shaun Leane met Lee Alexander McQueen in 1990 through a

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