Inside Catherine Malandrino’s New Book


Catherine Malandrino's celebrating her tenth anniversary in the fashion biz by opening a new L.A. boutique and releasing a coffee-table tome. What, you thought she'd have cake and streamers? Mais non! The tome is by Pascale Richard as part of Assouline's "Memoires de Mode" series ($18.95) and features photos and sketches of Malandrino's designs throughout the past decade, from her iconic American flag-print shirtdress in fall 2001 to her draping, jewel-toned cocktail frocks of fall 2008. Click ahead for a look inside.