"In this personal, insider's monograph, one of today's most popular young fashion designers takes his fans through the creation of his favorite gowns, from sketch to dress. Following the 2008 debut of his eponymous label at New York Fashion Week, Christian Siriano burst into international stardom, becoming a red-carpet favorite and one of today's most popular young fashion designers. Known for the sophisticated structure and exquisite movement of his gowns, Siriano has also gained fans for his vision of inclusiveness in fashion. For the first time, the beloved designer offers an intimate glimpse into his imaginative design process in Dresses to Dream About. This book takes readers through the creative journey of some of Siriano's favorite dresses, from initial inspiration to finished gown. Each dress featured in the book has been chosen by the designer, and its creation is narrated in Siriano's own words. Sketches, mood boards, and photographs of the designer at work in his Manhattan studio give a behind-the-scenes look of the materials and crafting of his lavish dresses, culminating in images of the finished gowns, presenting an intimate look at the work of one of America's most accomplished young fashion designers."-- Provided by publisher.