My son got me this fantastic book for Christmas. It is the catalog of the show of the same name at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
John Galliano has written the forward which describes his relationship to antique and vintage clothing in relation to fashion design.
I LOVE the images!! Here are some of them from the LACMA website:
Galliano refers to this antique vest:
all images via LACMA
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 15 | 10:00 am: Fashioning a Collection: Vision and Viewpoints | SOLD OUT: Stand-by line opens at 9 am
Exhibition Runs: October 2, 2010–March 27, 2011, Resnick Pavilion