Behind the Gloss

Dressing up. Partying all night. Disco, drugs, sex - and clothes. This is the world of 1970s fashion, and this book is your backstage pass.


Featuring over 25 exclusive interviews with the movers and shakers of the 70s scene, including Grace Coddington, Zandra Rhodes, Willy van Rooy, Marie Helvin, Pat Cleveland, Elsa Peretti and more, Behind the Gloss lifts the lid on the hedonistic, wild world of the 1970s.

They were the designers who dressed the Rolling Stones, Charlotte Rampling and Catherine Deneuve; the photographers who shot Diana Ross, Lauren Hutton and Jerry Hall; the fashion editors, hairstylists and make-up artists who worked with some of the most beautiful women in the world; and they would change the fashion world forever.

Featuring images, sketches and Polaroids exclusively sourced from the contributors’ archives, Behind the Gloss tells the revelatory story of the decade of experimentation.

Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group, Fall 2023.


Tamara Sturtz-Filby

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