Sunday Readings – 3 Books That Will Change Your Life Perception

There are so many ways to enlarge our world and I believe that – along with travelling which I am addicted to, for it connects you instantly to the culture of the places and people’s customs – reading adds up a new value to our lives. What can be best than people sharing their life…

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Gisele’s Coffee Table Book Coming Soon – Expensive?

The highest earning model in the world, Brazilian beauty Gisele Bundchen, is about to release a book about herself, celebrating 20 years of her career in the fashion industry. This limited Collector’s Edition is curated by the supermodel herself, all the over 300 photos were carefully chosen by Gisele, as well as the legendary nude,…

Manolo Blahnik’s New Coffee Table Book – Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions

488 pages of history trapped in one amazing book – Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions – a complete book about inspiration and creativity, whose texts Blahnik wrote himself, a dialogue the designer has with Sofia Coppola, Pedro Almodovar, Andre Leon Telly and many other prominent figures which inspired him along the way.  Four decades of…

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…

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…

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…

Jane Weitzman-A Book On Art Shoes-“Art and Sole”

Jane Weitzman, the wife of American shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, has published a book of fantasy shoes, “Art and Sole”, shoes that she herself bought during time, a normality for a shoe lover. She used to decorate the windows her husband stores with shoes, created from corrugated cardboard, wire, wool, steel or flowers, just to…

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…

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…