Assouline Cecil Beaton: The Art of the Scrapbook book
As one of the 20th century's most important photographers, Cecil Beaton documented lives both famous and quotidian in dozens of scrapbooks now held by Sotheby's London. In the course of his decades-long career as a photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, as well as a British war correspondent, Beaton helped invent the cult of the celebrity image. In these pages, reproduced here for the first time, you will enter a fabulous and surreal party where Tallulah Bankhead rubs shoulders with a bust of Voltaire and a portrait of Stravinsky, and where Beaton's first trip on the Queen Mary coincides with Queen Elizabeth's coronation.
Assouline In the Spirit of: St Tropez
In the Spirit of: St Tropez from Assouline.
Assouline Adria de Haume: Cross Purpose book
This beautiful slipcase edition includes a comprehensive catalogue raisonné of de Haume’s cross sculptures, panels, and prints from 1989 to the present. Charles Riley’s detailed essay interpreting de Haume’s works is a tribute to the complexity and depth of each piece’s unique story.
Assouline Hair book
Twiggy’s pixie cut epitomizes mod sixties youth and the freedom of shortening hemlines, Farah Fawcett’s tousled waves vividly call to mind the decadent disco era, and Grace Jones’ flattop symbolizes her pioneering androgyny. From Roaring Twenties bobs to punk mohawks, 18th-century perruques to dreadlocks and afros, in Hair, Assouline and renowned stylist John Barrett curate a portfolio of the most symbolic and iconic images that have defined our cultural world.
Assouline Valentino: Mirabilia Romae book
Since 2008, the renowned Italian fashion house of Valentino has been anchored by creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, who have moved the house’s aesthetic forward with their contemporary feminine designs. One of Chiuri and Piccioli’s most profound inspirations is Rome itself, the Eternal City. Its seamless blend of ancient and modern, pagan and baroque, historic buildings and contemporary lifestyle reflects their own distinctive approach in which heritage, tradition, and innovation coexist to create a new concept of the house of Valentino.
Assouline American Fashion book
American Fashion is the ultimate volume on the history of fashion in this country, celebrating over eight decades and the work of more than 100 designers. Commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), American Fashion is a visual journey through iconic and fresh images by the century’s greatest photographers and illustrators, accompanied by essays defining nearly a century of fascinating history.
Assouline In the Spirit of: The Hamptons
In the Spirit of: The Hamptons from Assouline.
Assouline The Shoe Book
For centuries shoes have served as a form of expression that communicates to the world who we are or who we want to be.Following on the heels of the success of The T-Shirt Book, The Leather Book, The Bikini Book, and The Trench Book from Assouline’s Anthology COLLECTIONS, The Shoe Book explores the history and technologies that have shaped the designs and styles that continue to evolve.With contributions by Manolo Blahnik, Bruno Frisoni, Christian Louboutin, and Sarah Jessica Parker, The Shoe Book is the most definitive and visually compelling volume published on footwear to date.
Assouline Farfetch Curates: Design book
Farfetch Curates: Design, from Assouline. Farfetch is not only a trailblazer in fashion, it also curates a lifestyle. Farfetch Curates Design is the second installment of the three-part series showcasing Farfetch boutique owners’ and expert curators’ recommendations for the hottest trends. Filled with design objects, studios, shops, hotels, and homes, Farfetch Curates Design is a must-have volume for lovers of fashion, travel, and design.
Assouline Dolce Vita Style book
The fantastic creative energy of the 1960s took off with a burst of black and white: La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini. An instant cult film, it became a great classic of modernity and continues to affect generation after generation, legendary yet always contemporary. Dolce Vita Style draws on the history that inspired the film in the theatrical Rome of the 50's and sums up the innumerable influences that this cult film has had on so many of those in the worlds of movies, popular music, society, life, and fashion.Image by image, this book retraces the astonishing itinerary of a work that is a supreme emblem and a source of inexhaustible style.
Assouline La Collection Privée Christian Dior book
La Collection Privée Christian Dior from Assouline. La Collection Privée Christian Dior is a portfolio of refined fragrances reflecting the unique legacy of the founding couturier. Featuring evocative text by fragrance expert Élisabeth de Feydeau, La Collection Privée Christian Dior is a beautifully illustrated volume that unveils the creative journey behind this exquisite tour de force of haute parfumerie from Dior.
Assouline A Touch of Style book
Carlos Mota is the mastermind behind the amazing photographs seen in top design magazines including Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, and Interior Design. His gifted and educated eye for selecting furniture, textiles, accessories, and art has produced some memorable imagery. Known for adding color and sophistication to the set, often by using elegant flower arrangements, Mota influences the way we see the world’s most extraordinary interiors. Beautifully illustrated, A Touch of Style presents a curated journey through some of these incredible spaces.
Assouline Private book
Private from Assouline. Slipcase edition. This beautiful collector’s volume features in-depth interviews, collections from his journals, and a curated selection of exclusive personal pictures. “Not many people know that I have been taking pictures almost all my life,” says Giammetti. “I had amassed more than 57,000 images. Reviewing them all [for this book] reminded me that Valentino and I have lived through an amazing series of events and fashion moments, and that we have met thousands of interesting people.”
Assouline In the Spirit of Rio
In the Spirit of Rio from Assouline.
Assouline The Night Before BAFTA book
The Night Before BAFTA from Assouline. Before the Oscars, the buzz of the British Academy Film Awards gives a unique energy to awards season, making one night in early February a highlight for everyone in the film business. Thus in 1999, Charles Finch’s now-famous pre-BAFTA party was born. With a foreword by John Malkovich, The Night Before BAFTA is a behind-the-scenes invitation to this glamorous night, featuring iconic images of British actors and films, anecdotes from the party’s guests and notable figures, and the story of the famed British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Assouline Flowers: Art & Bouquets book
Flowers: Art & Bouquets from Assouline. Flowers: Art & Bouquets showcases a glorious profusion of floral images and interpretations across a spectrum of artistic media and time periods. Design writer Sixtine Dubly chronicles the evolution of floral design in this remarkable compendium, which also features stunning work by more than forty contemporary floral artists in London, Paris, and New York, from minimalist to elaborate. This treasury of gorgeous imagery blooms in resplendent color before the reader’s eyes.
Assouline The Big Book of Chic book
An internationally acclaimed interior design sensation, Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. This lavishly illustrated volume features a diverse selection of his unique interiors, an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, eclectic design.
Assouline Jewels of the Renaissance book
With the kind permission of Dr. Hackenbroch’s estate, Assouline has abridged Dr. Hackenbroch’s original text to produce this spectacular volume, brimming with luxurious imagery expressing the overflowing creativity and boundless spirit of the Age of the Renaissance.
Assouline The Impossible Collection of: Jewelry
The Impossible Collection of: Jewelry from Assouline.
Assouline Art Game Book
With games, puzzles, quotations, and commentaries, the Art Game Book is an original way to explore 20th-century painting, sculpture, architecture, design, video, installation, and photography. Newly updated, with abundant illustrations and a glossary, this extensive book also includes an international guide to museums, websites, fairs and modern art events around the world.