Supreme Glamour Mary Wilson

Supreme Glamour

Author: Mary Wilson
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Book Title
Supreme Glamour
Author
Mary Wilson
ISBN
9780500022009
As Motown's leading act in the 1960s, The Supremes became synonymous with glamorous, elegant, coordinated ensembles. Supreme Glamour presents founding member Mary Wilson's unparalleled collection, showcasing thirty-two of the group's most eye-catching gowns, meticulously reassembled and photographed on the Grammy Museum stage. Detailed captions accompany each photograph, providing information about the design, fabric, and embellishments of each ensemble, as well as the occasion on which each was first worn.In addition to the fashion history of The Supremes, the book chronicles the evolution of the group and celebrates the cultural icons they became. Engaging and insightful narrative text by Mary Wilson and close personal friend Mark Bego is interspersed among hundreds of archival photos. Packed with anecdotes and insights, Mary Wilson tells the complete story of The Supremes, both on- and off- stage, from their founding in Detroit in 1959 as The Primettes to their 1964 breakthrough hit, "Where Did Our Love Go," and from the departure of Diana Ross to The Supremes' disco hits of the 1970s. Supreme Glamour builds a complete picture of the charm, sophistication, and magic of The Supremes.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Mary Wilson, Mark BegoPublisher: Thames & HudsonPublished: 09/17/2019ISBN: 9780500022009Pages: 240Weight: 3.00lbsSize: 12.20h x 7.90w x 1.00dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/08/2019Library Journal 09/06/2019 pg. 1Booklist 11/15/2019 pg. 17

As Motown's leading act in the 1960s, The Supremes became synonymous with glamorous, elegant, coordinated ensembles. Supreme Glamour presents founding member Mary Wilson's unparalleled collection, showcasing thirty-two of the group's most eye-catching gowns, meticulously reassembled and photographed on the Grammy Museum stage. Detailed captions accompany each photograph, providing information about the design, fabric, and embellishments of each ensemble, as well as the occasion on which each was first worn.

In addition to the fashion history of The Supremes, the book chronicles the evolution of the group and celebrates the cultural icons they became. Engaging and insightful narrative text by Mary Wilson and close personal friend Mark Bego is interspersed among hundreds of archival photos. Packed with anecdotes and insights, Mary Wilson tells the complete story of The Supremes, both on- and off- stage, from their founding in Detroit in 1959 as The Primettes to their 1964 breakthrough hit, "Where Did Our Love Go," and from the departure of Diana Ross to The Supremes' disco hits of the 1970s. Supreme Glamour builds a complete picture of the charm, sophistication, and magic of The Supremes.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Mary Wilson, Mark Bego
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780500022009
Pages: 240
Weight: 3.00lbs
Size: 12.20h x 7.90w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/08/2019
Library Journal 09/06/2019 pg. 1
Booklist 11/15/2019 pg. 17

As Motown's leading act in the 1960s, The Supremes became synonymous with glamorous, elegant, coordinated ensembles. Supreme Glamour presents founding member Mary Wilson's unparalleled collection, showcasing thirty-two of the group's most eye-catching gowns, meticulously reassembled and photographed on the Grammy Museum stage. Detailed captions accompany each photograph, providing information about the design, fabric, and embellishments of each ensemble, as well as the occasion on which each was first worn.

In addition to the fashion history of The Supremes, the book chronicles the evolution of the group and celebrates the cultural icons they became. Engaging and insightful narrative text by Mary Wilson and close personal friend Mark Bego is interspersed among hundreds of archival photos. Packed with anecdotes and insights, Mary Wilson tells the complete story of The Supremes, both on- and off- stage, from their founding in Detroit in 1959 as The Primettes to their 1964 breakthrough hit, "Where Did Our Love Go," and from the departure of Diana Ross to The Supremes' disco hits of the 1970s. Supreme Glamour builds a complete picture of the charm, sophistication, and magic of The Supremes.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Mary Wilson, Mark Bego
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9780500022009
Pages: 240
Weight: 3.00lbs
Size: 12.20h x 7.90w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/08/2019
Library Journal 09/06/2019 pg. 1
Booklist 11/15/2019 pg. 17