20th Century Jewelry And The Icons of Style-Thames and Hudson’s New Book

For jewelry lovers, it’s not the sex and scandal surrounding  20th century icons like Wallis Simpson, Daisy Fellowes, Barbara Hutton that are so fascinating, but their incredible collections of fine jewelry. With Thames and Hudson’s new book 20th century Jewelry and the Icons of Style, which explores both aspects of the women’s lives, there’s no need…

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Dior Glamour Book Preview-Explore Dior’s Divine Decade

Step inside one of the most ground-breaking periods in the history of couture with Dior’s new book, which focuses on what it describes as the label’s “Divine Decade”. From 1952 until 1962, photographer Mark Shaw worked closely with the fashion house, documenting all that he saw – from intimate shows and fittings to shots of socialites…

“Private”-Giancarlo Giammetti’s New Book -from Madonna to Jackie O

Giancarlo Giammetti-for 45 years the power behind Valentino fashion empire, alongside Valentino Garavani and the one that helped him mint multimillions-met Valentino in 1960, the same year “La Dolce vita” hit the big screen. “I’ve been taking pictures of friends all my life, and it took two years to archive them — there were 57,000!…

Giambattista Valli’s Book from Rizzoli

“To make clothes with dreams behind them is what couture is about. But, for me, it is about moments with these real women. These incredible women are part of my story – inspiring me, encouraging me, listening to me – they are the people who experiment with me; who wear my clothes. They are part…

Mellerio dits Meller: 400 Years Of History

It’s a story that spans 14 generations of one family, running from the Craveggia valley on the Swiss-Italian border, to Paris’ rue de la Paix, via some of the most colorful figures in the European royal history. Jewelry historian, Vincent Meylan, takes us through the Mellerio dits Meller story, in a new book from Télémaque….

Where Fashion Meets Fantasy

After ten years of scouring libraries and museums all over the world, seasoned Vogue hair stylist Laurent Philippon, releases his own anthology of styling “You could rewrite the history of human society with the story of hair” says Laurent Philippon, the author of new hair bible, Hair: Fashion and Fantasy. With the help of images gathered from all…

Fall Coffe Table Fashion Books

Since the creation of his eponymous fashion house in 2004, modern design has certainly felt the influence of Giambattista Valli. Whether it’s atMoncler Gamme Rouge where he combines sportswear with a haute couture aesthetic, or in his own ateliers on Paris‘ rue Boissy d’Anglas, having learned the ropes at Fendi and Emmanuel Ungaro the designer’s creations are sumptuous in their minimalism, oozing his…

The Giambattista Valli Book

The designer presented in Paris his book, edited by Rizzoli. Here are some of his guest for the event.