Books We Covet: Mert and Marcus, Redefining Standards for Fashion ⇒ Mert and Marcus shot some of the most powerful brands and personalities of our time, from Miu Miu to Angelina Jolie, from Givenchy to Gisele Bündchen. In this XXL Collector’s Edition of 1,000 copies, each numbered and signed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, you will find approximately 300 pictures from the hyper-glamorous, hyper-glossy repertoire of a creative partnership that has defined and redefined standards for fashion.
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Designed in collaboration with Giovanni Bianco and with an introduction by Charlotte Cotton, this masterpiece explores the unique vision of a creative partnership that has defined and redefined standards for glamour, fashion and luxury.
Their photographs are renowned particularly for their use of digitized augmentation of images and a fascination for strong, sexually charged, confident female subjects.
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Mert Alas, born in Turkey, and Marcus Piggott, born in Wales, met in 1994 at a party and rapidly discovered they had plenty in common. It was the love of fashion that made Mert and Marcus start a studio in East London, where they developed their first collaborative photographic work published in Dazed & Confused.
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