Four hundred magnificent full-color photographs take readers inside thirty-six spectacular homes and gardens belonging to trend-setters from the worlds of music, art, fashion, and society, from the Provençal estate of Janet de Botton, to the Domincan retreat of Oscar de la Renta, to Donna Karan's sleek New York penthouse. 25,000 first printing.
Author: Hamish Bowles
-The next collection of all-new beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with more than 400 full-color photographs. Lavishly illustrated in full color, Vogue Living: City, Country, by the Sea is an irresistible voyage through some of the world's most beautiful and private gardens and interiors to be published as a book for the first time. Here is Tory Burch in Southampton, India Jane Birley in Marrakesh, Aerin Lauder in Aspen, David and Elizabeth Netto in Los Angeles, Stella McCartney in Scotland, Dries van Noten in Belgium, Karl Lagerfeld in Paris, Philip Taaffe in New York, Adam Lindemann and Amalia Dayan in Montauk, Dolce & Gabbana in Italy, and many more. These glamorous houses and gardens--whose owners come from the worlds of fashion, art, architecture, and design--have been photographed by such celebrated photographers as Oberto Gili, Franocois Halard, Mario Testino and Bruce Weber; with accompanying stories by Hamish Bowles, Plum Sykes, and Chloe Malle among many others. This book is not only rich in ideas for the layman but a resource for designers, architects, and landscape architects as well---
The World in Vogue
Author: Hamish Bowles, Alexandra Kotur
Features images of trend-setting and news-making figures as photographed for Vogue by such individuals as Cecil Beaton, Herb Ritts and Annie Liebovitz between the 1960s and the present, in a volume that showcases celebrity events in a variety of famous locations.
Beauty at Home
Author: Aerin Lauder, Christine Pittel
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Offers a look at the design style of Aerin Lauder by compiling photographs of the interiors of her home that combines her grandmother's heritage with modern-day taste.
Author: Hamish Bowles
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Culled from the last five decades of Vogue, a sumptuous collection of 400 color and black-and-white photographs of weddings and wedding dresses includes images taken by such celebrated photographers as Irving Penn, Helmut Newton and Annie Liebovitz.
Around That Time
Author: Valentine Lawford, Hamish Bowles, Horst P. Horst
"Vogue s Book of Houses, Gardens, People" (1968) was a landmark publication among decorating books, and it chronicles an important chapter in the history of "Vogue." "Vogue" s Horst P. Horst, a leading fashion photographer of his time, developed an intense interest in seeing the world s great homes and meeting their owners; beginning in the early 1960s, he journeyed in an elite world that would soon be lost. With accompanying lyrical essays about homes and their occupants by the famed writer Valentine Lawford (Horst s partner in work and life), the book is a virtual who s who of society, politics, and the arts in the mid-20th century. "Around That Time" showcases much of the material featured in the original book, plus never-before-seen photographs from those homes as well as images from additional homes Horst shot well into the 1980s. This book introduces this work to a new generation of design, decorating, and visual art professionals, academics, and enthusiasts."
The Big Book of Chic
Author: Miles Redd
Publisher: Editions Assouline
"Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by a playful mélange of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. Drawing on inspirations ranging from Richard Avedon fashion photographs to Rene Gruau illustrations, Redd has crafted interiors for a wide array of venues. His trademark approach to design has brought to life rooms infused with boldness, fantasy, and sophistication. This lavishly illustrated volume will be an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, and eclectic design. Miles Redd embarked on his interior design career after graduating from NYU, honing his skills with luminary antiques dealer John Rosselli and decorator Bunny Williams. In 1998, he opened his own design firm in New York City's NoHo neighborhood and he has been the creative director of Oscar de la Renta Home since 2003. The Big Book of Chic gives a glimpse into the inspiration that fuels Redd, and focuses on the pleasures of living life in a beautiful way. It includes a wide range of projects, from Redd's own townhouse and beach house to projects in Houston, Atlanta, Millbrook, and Locust Valley"--Publisher's web site.
This unprecedented volume considers the profound and enduring impact of Spain's history, art, and culture - on one of the greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Cristobal Balenciaga. Hailed as "fashion's Picasso" by Cecil Beaton, Balenciaga created a revolutionary oeuvre that transformed the way women dressed. From the opening of his Paris fashion home in 1937 until his retirement in 1968, his visionary, ever-evolving designs and impeccable tailoring seduced generations of the most fashionable women in the world, including Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain, the Duchess of Windsor, Gloria Guinness, Pauline de Rothschild, Mona Bismarck, Princess Grace of Monaco, Dons Duke, and Diana Vreeland. Published on the occasion of a major exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, this book traces the deep influence of the Spanish masters-from Zurbarân, Velâzquez, and Goya to Picasso and Miro-on the protean Balenciaga's designs. It also investigates the legacy of his native Spain's religious dress and ceremony, its lavish royal court, the tradition of flamenco dance, the drama of the bullfight, and the distinctive costumes of the country's diverse regions. Featuring never-before-published photographs by renowned artiste such as Richard Avedon and Irving Penn as well as remarkable documentary images from the archives of the home of Balenciaga, this illuminating and lavishly illustrated volume is a must-have for art and fashion connoisseurs.
Author: Hamish Bowles, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Photographs of the former first lady and the suits, dresses, and gowns she wore during her White House years accompany essays describing each outfit's history.
Author: Melanie Acevedo, Dara Caponigro
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Here is a deep exploration into the substance of style through evocative photography and stimulating interviews that seek to unravel the tenets of taste and talent. The featured homeowners, all true originals, help define our culture. With an artful mix of color and black-and-white photography that includes portraits, interiors, gardens, and still-life shots of flowers, food, and more, The Authenticsexamines the lives and work of these visionaries in an inspiring tribute to confidence, originality, and the power of finding one's own voice.
Vogue: The Covers
Author: Dodie Kazanjian
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
"An illustrated history of the iconic fashion magazine's cover, this book chronicles over 100 years of the images that have influenced past and present style"--
Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Queen. The extraordinary public and private life of the world’s most famous monarch Her Majesty the Queen, Royal Edition by Vivienne Westwood is limited to 500 copies with special cover and clamshell case designed by British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood. Comes with the numbered and signed gelatin silver print Royal Departure by photographer Harry Benson. Art Edition B - No. 501-1,000 Royal Departure, 1966 by Harry Benson Gelatin silver print 28.9 x 40.5 cm / 11.4 x 15.9 in. (image), 33.5 x 45.7 cm / 13.2 x 18 in. (sheet) (Frame not included) This limited edition book, with a cover designed by Vivienne Westwood, is a hand-crafted couture collector’s item. Featuring a design referencing the Queen’s reign, Great Britain, and Vivienne’s own Gold Label collection, the cover is embellished with a drawing of the Star of the Noble Order of the Garter that is hand-stitched with silver metallic thread. The book is also encased in an elegant mother of pearl clam shell box. The understated white of the box has been designed to contrast against the resolute colour palette of the book inside. Also available in a second Art Edition (No. 1–500) with an alternative print. The artist: British fashion icon Vivienne Westwood is singlehandedly responsible for bringing punk and new wave into the mainstream in the 1970s, and remains one of the most influential designers in the fashion world today. Her first foray into fashion was a collaboration with Sex Pistols manager Malcom McLaren for his London shop, opened in 1971, and a decade later she presented her first catwalk show, entitled ""Pirates."" Her new romantic style was a dominant force in 1980s fashion, and her designs have continued to have a strong impact on clothing design and style in the world today. The photographer: Glasgow-born Harry Benson has photographed every US President since Eisenhower, the Civil Rights movement, and was next to Robert Kennedy when he was assassinated. As well as The Beatles, he has shot some of the biggest personalities of the last 50 years, including Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Her Majesty The Queen. In 2009, he was made Commander of the British Empire (CBE).
When Art Meets Design
Author: Hunt Slonem
Publisher: Editions Assouline
Offers a view into artist Hunt Slonem's fantastically decorated and meticulously restored homes, such as his two Southern mansions in Louisiana, named Albania and Lakeside. Pairing vintage furniture with contemporary art, including pieces by Alex Katz and Andy Warhol, Slonem creates spectacular spaces
Profiles of thirty distinctive homes, providing photographs and descriptions of each dwelling's interior design, which range from urban settings to rural retreats.