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Enjoy a masterful collection of five Fashion books beautifully packaged in an aged-wood vintage wine crate. Curated exclusively for Gilt Noir.
ABOUT THE COLLECTION:
Often portrayed as the father of 20th-century art direction, Alexey Brodovitch and his contributions to Harper's Bazaar over more than 20 years remain the reference point for several generations of photographers and art directors. With an infallible eye, he promoted photographers such as Blumenfeld, Cartier-Bresson, Avedon and Man Ray. This book is a unique homage to an exceptional talent.
Dior Sixty Year Anniversary:
On the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary, the House of Dior presents a monumental recounting of its history, imparted through its exceptional legacy: one hundred and fifty of its most beautiful dresses. This magnificent, four-hundred-page book is the definitive anthology of one of the world's foremost couture houses. An added bonus: a comprehensive list of the house's 120 Haute Couture collections, including their launch dates, themes, and designers is listed in the appendix..
Dolce Vita Style:
The fantastic creative energy of the 1960s took off with a burst of black and white: La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini. Dolce Vita Style draws on the history of those that inspired the film in theatrical Rome 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 from Valentino to Dolce & Gabbana. Image by image, this book retraces the astonishing itinerary of a work that is a supreme emblem and a source of inexhaustible style..
American Fashion Menswear:
In the same series as the bestselling American Fashion and American Fashion Accessories, Assouline and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) present American Fashion Menswear, the most authoritative and exciting book to date on the evolution of menswear in our country over the past century. From Levi Strauss to the Ivy League, lounge suits to Zoot suits, cowboys to counterculture, this book celebrates the quintessentially American themes that are emulated throughout the world of fashion, as well as the designers and style icons who have made lasting contributions to the way men dress.
Fashion Game Book:
Brainiacs have all the fun in this compendium of fashion intrigue, lore, who's who, and what's what. Stump your friends with questions and answers, quizzes, and matching games covering 100 years of Fashion. From Charles James and Claire McCardell to Marc Jacobs and Zac Posen, from jeans and T-shirts to bridal gowns and high heels, the Fashion Game Book offers the essential keys to understanding the art of appearances. With this complete guide, you'll never hear the words, "You're out.”
Assouline publishes the illustrated art and fashion books you buy as gifts but end up keeping for yourself. Founded by French husband-and-wife team Prosper and Martine Assouline in 1994, this New York-based publishing house offers a collection of more than 1,000 image-heavy titles on design, fashion, food, art, travel, architecture, and photography. Notable works include "The American Fashion Cookbook," containing recipes from more than 100 designers plus a foreword by Martha Stewart; Claiborne Swanson Frank's "American Beauty," featuring high-art photographs of American women; and Francois Baudot and Francoise Aveline's three-book set on iconic designer Coco Chanel. Aside from its printing press, Assouline operates several charming book boutiques in Paris, New York, Istanbul, and other major world cities.