First Look – “Validated: The Makeup of Val Garland”

In the backstage of fashion shows there is always a creative atmosphere, an ongoing process thought for months, where everything has to go perfectly according to the vision of designers and the makeup artists have to create the exact vision in a relatively short time. There is such a teamwork where coordination has to be…

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Italian Cuisine – At The Table With Missoni Family

The Missonis are well-known for their colorful, vivid and dynamic vision of life which they all share and express so lovely through fashion. But they do have another passion – the love for cooking! It’s been in the making for seven years and now it has finally seen the light – The Missoni Family Cook Book at…

This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book by Adam Katz Sinding

Born in San Francisco but based in Copenhagen, Adam Kats Sinding is a cult fashion week photographer, on the move 300 days per year, working with magazines like Vogue and W, gathering the material that now makes the subject of his book – This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book. The title is pretty succint –…

Art Has No Limits – Food Couture by Gretchen Röehrs

Meet Gretchen Röehrs, amazing artist and designer who’s illustrations become the subject of a book, and a quite interesting one –  “A Fashion Feast for the Eyes, From Banana Peel Jumpsuits to Kale Frocks”. Her work has been featured in famous publications like The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, among others. Here is a sneak…

LouLou de la Falaise – A Fashion Icon and A Muse

LouLou de la Falaise – the eternal muse, and the first to have inspirited with her bold yet elegant style, was Yves Saint Laurent – a genius of the era, born in Algeria, with an almost inhuman sense of aesthetics and beauty. They first met five years after Yves and Pierre Berge, his life and business partner, opened…

The Dress – A New Fashion Gift from Rizzoli

Publisher Rizzoli, New York, famous for its books about fashion, prepared another gift for all the aesthetes – this October they published The Dress. The book contains the most inspiring dresses in the history of modern fashion – Prada, Alexander McQueen and Chanel, the legendary white dress of Marilyn Monroe from “The Seven Year Itch,”…

Westwood About Her Abusive Love Story

As i brought to your attention in a previous post, one of the most anticipated books of fashion industry, showcasing the life of controversary Vivienne Westwood is about to see the light. Inside the book Westwood talks about the emotional and physical abuse she suffered with her former love, and father of her younger son,…

Vivienne Westwood Unveils The Story Of Her Life

The british fashion icon, Vivienne Westood, decided to unveil the story of her life with a biographical book, for the first time ever, written by the designer herself with the contribution of renowed biographer, Ian Kelly. A controversal figure in the fashion and political world, Vivienne gathered together 464 pages of wild and glamorous life, with…

Audrey Hepburn – The Style Icon

Publisher Tachen returns to the best seller shelves – an album of photographs of Audrey Hepburn, made by famous Hollywood photographer Bob Willoughby, who captured glorious stars like Marilyn Monroe, Jane Fonda and Elizabeth Taylor. Being a close friend to Audrey, he framed her working and home life during time, and when the book was…

Notre Chanel – A New Biography on Mademoiselle by Jean Lebrun

Gabrielle Chanel, a source of endless inspiration due to her powerful personality and  her ability to continuously reinvent herself, has, since April 2014 when the book was released, a new biography on stands, written by journalist and historian Jean Lebrun –  a man who, aside his now defunct partner, Bernard Costa, lost to AIDS in 1990,…

Louis Vuitton Photographie et Mode – A New Deluxe Fashion Book by Rizzoli

A new fashion book is about to be released, by Rizzoli, a journey into the last 60 years of Louis Vuitton‘s history, with more than 200 photos to scroll through, taken by legendary names of the fashion photography like David Bailey and Helmut Newton, Mario Testino, Annie Leibovitz, Karl Lagerfeld and Patrick Demarchelier – and these are…

La Dolce Vita – ” Valentino: At The Emperor’s Table” New Book Release

Valentino created an empire, with his long-term partner Giancarlo Giammetti, when back in 1959 they founded the legendary label and created for the high society, like Jackie Onasis‘ wedding gown when she married Aristote Onasis. At The Emperor’s Table is an invitation into the five houses that Valentino owns – in London, New York, at Gstaad…

10 Coffee Table Books – All About Fashion

Veruschka: From Vera to Veruschka She was one of the biggest faces of the 1960s. Actress and muse to photographer Franco Rubbartelli, Vera von Lendhorff became Veruschka over the course of her a career that still holds us in thrall today. A beautiful new tome from Rizzoli – by photographer Johnny Moncada, who shot her several times for Italian Vogue –…

Emerald – A New Thames & Hudson Published Book

Emerald – a new book that sees through the history of this precious gem published by Thames & Hudson and having Franca Sozzani to write the preface. The experts Joanna Hardy and Jonathan Self  take us in a  fascinating journey through the history of this stone, passing through countries like Columbia, Zambia and India. The…

Mila Kunis – The New 2014 Face and Global Ambassador of Gemfields

Monday evening a crowd of gemstone lovers showed up to celebrate Gemfields‘ new tabletop book, “Emerald” and the new advertising campaign showing actress Mila Kunis. She had spent seven days in Zambia earlier last year as she had been chosen global ambassador of Gemfields. “It’s really a luxury to own jewellery and gemstones. If you’re in…

Merry Christmas Everybody and A Happy 2014!!!!

Everything is inviting for Christmas, the big shops are decorating their windows, the city is glowing with lights, people everywhere filled with new expectations for the year to come, new hopes and dreams are starting to take a different shape and, nevertheless, presents need to be bought. All this creates such an excitement that I…

Jewelry Coffee Table Books-Your Christmas Present

If you are behind with the Christmas gifts here is a collection of 15 coffee table books, exploring the world of precious gem stones from Cartier refined style to Bulgari opulence and Indian priceless stones. A perfect gift for the beauty lovers! Sapphires from Sri Lanka, diamonds from Golconda and engraved emeralds, this breathtaking book…

Beyond Extravagances: Treasures Of India

Assouline publications has released a collector’s edition book which retraces four centuries of Indian history through the astounding jewelry collection of Sheikh Hamad-Beyond Extravagance: Treasures Of India.   Source vogue.fr

“For The Love Of Shoes” by Patrice Farameh-A New Coffee Table Book

If you love shoes than you must love the new book by Patrice Farameh – “For the love of shoes” ( $95.00, available from October 2013). This luxury book explores the avant-garde shoe design, extraordinary forms and materials. Any woman knows that cool shoes not only complement the outfit but they are the whole point….