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Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hits (hardcover, 13.25" x 10" x 1.25") by Glenda Bailey ((Editor in Chief of Harper's Bazaar) is a collection of more than 300 photographs that chronicles the best fashion, photography, and graphic design of our time. What a beautiful book - for you or to give as a gift.
Readers travel back in time to explore American decorator-turned-socialite Elsie de Wolfe's fabulous Parisian soirees. By Charlie Scheips, with photographs by Roger Schall Published by Abrams Hardcover 160 pages 10.25" length x 0.75" width x 13.00" height, approximately
This book celebrate's LA design firm Commune's tenth anniversary by showcasing some of its most inspired interiors. Text by Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknect, Pamela Shamshiri and Ramin Shamshiri; contributions by Lisa Eisner, Mallery Roberts Morgan, Matt Tyrnauer and Mayer Rus Published by Abrams Paperback 256 pages 9" length x 1" width x 11" height, approximately
Innovative interior designer Markham Roberts offers readers decorating tips while highlighting his own inspired work. By Markham Roberts, foreword by Senga Mortimer, principal photography by Nelson Hancock Published by The Vendome Press Hardcover 260 pages 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately
Catering company Pinch Food Design's co-owners, TJ Girard and Bob Spiegel, offer recipes and entertaining tips to make your next party a guaranteed hit. By TJ Girard and Bob Spiegel, with Casey Barber Published by Abrams Hardcover 224 pages 8.25" length x 1.00" width x 10.25" height, approximately
A collection of ten of W magazine's most inspired fashion stories, including Steven Klein's "One for the Ages" and Tim Walker's "Planet Tilda." Edited by Stefano Tonchi Published by Abrams Hardcover 256 pages 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 13.00" height, approximately
Featuring vintage and specially commissioned photographs, this slipcase volume explores the legendary holdings of the Cartier collections and archive to showcase the house's breathtaking jewels and accessories. ByMargaret Young-Sánchez; with essays byMartin Chapman, Michael Hall, Stefano Papi and Janet Zapata; foreword by Christoph Heinrich; introduction by Pierre Rainero Published by The Vendome Press in association with the Denver Art Museum Hardcover 272 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately (without slipcase)
Readers explore seven decades of celebrated fashion photographer Richard Avedon's stunning work. By Richard Avedon, with texts by Carol Squiers, Vince Aletti, and Philippe Garner, and Willis Hartshorn Published by Abrams Books Hardcover 372 pages 10.0" length x 1.5" width x 12.5" height, approximately
Prolific companion piece to modern artist Damien Hirst's exhibition at all eleven worldwide locations of the Gagosian Gallery in 2012, spotlighting twenty-five years of his infamous spot paintings. Limited Edition Singed by Damien Hirst Published by Other Criteria/Gagosian Gallery Hard cover, portfolio sleeve 864 pages 11.5" h x 9.25" width x 3" depth
The CFDA's 400-plus members, which include such celebrated names as Joseph Altuzarra, Prabal Gurung and Irene Neuwirth, offer readers a variety of thought-provoking insights, inspiration and words of wisdom. By the Council of Fashion Designers of America Published by Abrams Hardcover 223 pages 7.25" height x 5.5" length x 0.75" width (approximately)
Readers explore the inspirations, creative processes and studios of some of fashion's biggest names. Ambika Conroy, Giuseppe Zanotti and Yoshikazu Yamagata are among the profiled designers, stylists, haberdashers and more. By Todd Selby, foreword by Simon Doonan Published by Abrams Books Hardcover 348 pages 8.25" length x 11.25" height x 1.25" depth (approximately)
Author Thomas O'Brien's signature "warm modern" aesthetic is brought to life in Aero. The book provides a look into the designer's studio and store, where he creates his masterpiece works. Hardcover 272 pages
Tom Scheerer describes his brand as cheerful and no nonsense. Exquisitely photographed, this first book of Scheerer's work perfectly illustrates what makes that work so unforgettable. "There is something undeniably sunny about [Tom Scheerer's] work. . . . But Scheerer's exuberance is always cut with a hearty dose of Yankee restraint and practicality. It adds up to inspiring rooms that are comfortable, modern, and unpretentious." --Elle DÃ©cor "Scheerer combines classic decorating with modernist touches which is how we all really live today. Get the extremely well-written book today!" Architecture Design Hardcover 240 pages
Featuring stunning interiors by Steven Gambrel, Kelly Wearstler and more, this visually appealing book showcases more than 200 rooms decorated by the some of the world's most celebrated designers. Text by Ingrid Abramovitch Published by Abrams Hardcover 224 pages 11.25" height x 8.75" length x 1.00" depth, approximately
Readers explore the fashion of the '60s and '70s through the history of popular London store Biba. By Barbara Hulanicki and Martin Pel Published by V&A Publishing Hardcover 248 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 11.50" height, approximately
Readers go behind the scenes at some of fashion's most famous houses, including Oscar Carvallo and St é phane Rolland. By Hélène Farnault, foreword by Hubert de Givenchy, principal photography by Alexis Lecomte Published by The Vendome Press Hardcover 287 pages 9.75" length x 1.25" width x 11.50" height, approximately
Vogue 's International Editor-at-Large explores The Costume Institute's history and renowned exhibitions, while also giving readers an insider's take on what many consider to be the party of the year. By Hamish Bowles, foreword by Thomas P. Campbell, introduction by Anna Wintour Published by Abrams Hardcover 272 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately
Presented by renowned designer Julia Buckingham, Modernique serves an in-depth guide on how to expertly decorate a modern home. Famed for her exquisite blending of elements, the American tastemaker motivates readers to create a personalized, timeless aesthetic by infusing contemporary and vintage decor. By Julia Buckingham. Foreword by Ken Downing. Contributions by Judith Nasatir. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (April 4, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 288 pages. 9" length x 1" width x 11" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724817.
An essential collector's item for any Rolling Stone fan, this stunning volume offers a look back at the renowned magazine's rise to prominence and its coverage of American music, pop culture, and history. Filled with the publication's most memorable feature articles, interviews, exposés, and photography organized by decade, the book gives readers an in-depth and comprehensive look into Rolling Stone 's fascinating past. Introduction by Jann S. Wenner. Edited by Jodi Peckman and Joe Levy. Published by Abrams Books. (May 16, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 288 pages. 11.50" length x 1.25" width x 14.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724466.
In light of Rosé's rising popularity, this essential guide invites readers to learn about the history and creation of pink wine as well as where to find the best of it. Author and wine columnist Katherine Cole organizes this book's chapters by regions, each with its own exciting atmosphere and flavors. By Katherine Cole. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (April 11, 2017.) Hardcover. 288 pages. 5.8" length x 1.0" width x 10.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724107.
This witty narrative follows the life and career of award-winning artist Christoph Niemann. Filled with nearly 350 original images, including whimsical sketches, travel journals, and newspaper features, this book will both entertain and inspire. By Christoph Niemann. Published by Abrams. (October 25, 2016.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 8.5" length x 1.0" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722684.
Known for showcasing the homes and closets of the most beloved celebrities and trendsetters, The Coveteur has quickly become one of fashion's leading websites. Through gorgeous and colorful illustrations, this beautiful coffee table book examines the creative processes of 43 style icons including Christian Louboutin, Dita Von Teese, Karlie Kloss, and more. By Stephanie Mark. Photographs by Jake Rosenberg. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 18, 2016.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 9.2" length x 1.0" width x 11.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419721991.
In the 1930s, Horst P. Horst was one of Vogue 's most distinguished fashion photographers. In 1963, friend and new Vogue editor in chief Diana Vreeland commissioned Horst to document the world's greatest homes and their elite occupants. This visually stunning book of interiors serves as a who's who of 20th century society, politics, and the arts. By Valentine Lawford and Ivan Shaw. Foreword by Hamish Bowles. Photographs by Horst P. Horst. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 4, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 384 pages. 10.4" length x 1.2" width x 14.4" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722240.
This comprehensive book uncovers the inspirations of over seventy of the world's renowned chefs, food writers, bakers, and restaurateurs. Featured talents include Massimo Bottura, Wylie Dufresne, and Joan Roca. By Jenny Linford. Published by Abrams Books. (October 11, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 352 pages. 750 illustrations. 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 9.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419720802.
This updated volume is filled with more than 200 new photographs of The New York Botanical Garden. Founded in 1891, the urban oasis celebrates its 125th year as an internationally renowned leader in plant research and conservation. With new additions providing in-depth views of the plants, gardens, architecture, and landscape, this book will delight readers with its beautifully documented history. By Gregory Long and Todd A. Forrest. Published by Harry N. Abrams; Revised, Updated ed. edition. (April 5, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 252 pages. 11.00" length x 1.25" width x 11.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419719752.
Created in 1921, the beloved Chanel No. 5 fragrance is made from the most aromatic flowers in the Pégomas Valley. Written by perfume expert Lionel Paillès, this boxed set profiles the five main blooms used in both the house's signature scent and all the famed label's perfumes. Boxed set includes six titles: Grasse Iris, Grasse Jasmine, May Rose, Pégomas, Rose Geranium, Tuberose. By Lionel Paillès. Photographs by Pierre Even. Published by Harry N. Abrams; Box edition. (November 15, 2016.) Hardcovers with jackets. 316 pages total. 111 color photographs. Books: 8.00" length x 0.50" width x 9.00" height each. Boxed set: 8.50" length x 3.75" width x 9.75" height. (Approximately.) ISBN: 9781419719387.
The work of multi-award-winning photographer Tim Flach is showcased in Lewis Blackwell's Dogs. From rescue dogs, to racing greyhounds and the show dogs of Crufts and Westminster, this beautiful book dedicates over 200 pages to man's best friend. By Lewis Blackwell. Photographer by Tim Flach. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 1, 2010.) Hardcover with jacket. 216 pages. 12.00" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780810996533.
With its stunning color images and detailed reviews and commentary, this beautiful work is a comprehensive guide to 100 of the world's greatest modern golf courses. By Darius Oliver. Forewords by Darius Keiser and Mike Keiser. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (September 20, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 352 pages. 10.00" length x 1.25" width x 13.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722790.
This beautiful book is a compilation of images from acclaimed photographer Slim Aarons, showcasing the extraordinary women who most influenced his career. The photographs feature big personalities like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe in some of the most glamorous locations around the world. By Laura Hawk. Photographs by Slim Aarons and Getty Images. Published by Abrams. (October 4, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height (approximately). ISBN:9781419722424.
Focusing on the history of men's style, this book by writer and editor David Coggins explores how men dress and why. Including interviews with some of the world's most dapper male icons who question some of their early fashion faux pas, this work sparks intriguing conversation about what to wear. By David Coggins. Published by Abrams. (October 11, 2016.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 6.25" length x 0.75" width x 9.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722325.
Self-taught designer Ken Fulk is known for his remarkable and often over-the-top style. This book features 240 color photographs depicting some of his incredible designs for home interiors, restaurants, parties, and even a private jet. By Ken Fulk. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 18, 2016.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 240 color photographs. 10.9" length x 1.1" width x 13.9" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722387.
Renowned for their artistry in a time of social and political unrest, Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol are two of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. Accompanying an exhibition at Gagosian in London, this beautiful book showcases some of the men's most creative and iconic work. By Mark Francis and John Richardson. Introduction by Larry Gagosian. Contributions by Michael Bracewell and Ara Merjian. Published by Gagosian Gallery. (March 29, 2016.) Paperback. 256 pages. 12" length x 1" width x 12" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419719486.
Following the popular blog of the same name, Salad For President presents readers with over 75 salad recipes ranging from easy to ambitious. Featuring contributions and interviews by creative luminaries such as William Wegman, Tauba Auerbach, Laurie Anderson, and Alice Waters, Julia Sherman's debut cookbook treats salad as an indulgence that should be enjoyed with every meal. By Julia Sherman. Forewords by Christine Muhlke and Robert Irwin. Published by Abrams. (May 16, 2017.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 8.25" length x 1.00" width x 11.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724114.
Located along New York's seaside borough, the Hamptons uphold a charming coastal landscape just around the corner from Manhattan's busy streets. Created by long-time South Fork resident Jennifer Ash Rudick, this comprehensive edition features large-scale imagery and detailed text to provide a tour of more than 25 spectacular homes and gardens that rest within the quaint towns of this beach region. By Jennifer Ash Rudick. Photography by Tria Giovan. Published by Vendome Press. (July 11, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 328 pages. 9.50" length x 1.25" width x 12.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780865653375.
The word on style since 1892, Vogue continues to print visionary work that seams together the ever-changing fashion industry with art, culture, photography, and more. This engaging volume chronicles every cover printed by the publication up until 2010, from early 20th-century illustrations to celebrity features. Complete with text detailing trends throughout the decades, this exquisite edition is a must-have for readers in awe of the iconic magazine and its innovative storytelling. By Dodie Kazanjian. Foreword by Hamish Bowles. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (September 5, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 304 pages. 9.25" length x 1.25" width x 12.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419727535.
Written by one of the world's most respected wine critics, this book teaches would-be experts all that there is to know about wine. Jancis Robinson shares her extensive knowledge in a way that is informative, witty, and approachable. By Jancis Robinson. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (September 6, 2016.) Hardcover. 112 pages. 5.25" length x 0.50" width x 7.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722660.
The beloved American fashion and portrait photographer, Richard Avedon, has a true affinity with France, which has heavily impacted his visionary career. Showcasing an assortment of material from the Avedon Foundation archives, including photographs, interviews, and literature, this volume reveals various angles of the artist's remarkable aesthetic and how it has evolved over the decades. By Robert M. Rubin and Marianne Le Galliard. Preface by Laurence Engel. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (March 7, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 792 pages. 6.50" length x 2.25" width x 7.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419726002.
Recognized for pioneering the fashionable silhouette, Cristóbal Balenciaga continues to be one of the most influential fashion designers of all time. This extended and revised edition exhibits the couturiers background as a budding artist, the growth of his famed fashion house, and his glamorous clients, which included Jackie Kennedy and Ava Gardner. Complete with thoroughly detailed excerpts, Balenciaga's Craft: Outside In will leave readers in awe with the Spanish-born artist's distinguished career and impact on style. By Lesley Ellis Miller. Published by Victoria & Albert Museum. (May 23, 2017.) Hardcover. 192 pages. 8.75" length x 1.00" width x 11.00 height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851779031.
This visually engaging book celebrates the work of contemporary artist Rob Pruitt, best known for applying a whimsical pop aesthetic to a variety of mediums, such as painting, drawing, sculpture, textiles, and industrial design. The comprehensive monograph includes essays and quotes from friends, artists, critics, and celebrity fans. By Rob Pruitt. Introduction by Max Brown. Contributions by Jeffrey Deitch. Published by Abrams Books. (March 1, 2010.) Hardcover. 224 pages. 10.00" length x 1.00" width x 11.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780810954328.