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The yellow labels of the House Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin have become global icons, evoking excellence in champagne. By coincidence, Madame Clicquot named her daughter Clémentine, never suspecting that the labels of her champagne would one day be defined by that shining optimistic hue. The Veuve Clicquot Yellow is a subtle mix of golden yellow and orange. Its exceptional pigments give it unequalled charm and elegance. A symbol of wisdom and eternity, recalling the vivid brushstrokes of Gauguin and Rothko, the Veuve Clicquot Yellow is the supreme luxury, ushering in a breath of life, and a taste of metamorphosis.
Elisabeth Vedrenne is an art critic and journalist specializing in contemporary art, design, and architecture. She has written for numerous magazines and has authored several books.
This hardcover book measures 6 inches by 8½ inches. Published January 1, 2008.
Origin: United States
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.