10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Valentino: Mirabilia Romae Hardcover Book - Off-white
'Mirabilia Romae' directly translates to Wonderful Rome, the city that continues to have a major influence on Valentino Creative Directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. This hardcover offers an insight into the world behind their passion and vision, along with the tremendous impact they've had on the famed label. The pages are full of anecdotes, original photography and inspiration boards, perfect for the fashion lover in your life. -- 400-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Assouline Books - ISBN: 978-1-6142-8440-6293-8
10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Gucci: Blind For Love By Nick Waplington Hardcover Book - Red
In one of the most memorable fashion events of 2016, Gucci transformed the cloisters of London's Westminster Abbey into a runway, debuting the Cruise '17 collection. This limited edition hardcover book is both a visual celebration of the show and a candid insight into the backstage happenings leading up to it. Art directed by Christopher Simmonds, the images are by renowned British artist and photographer Nick Waplington and are accompanied only by verses from traditional ballad 'Scarborough Fair', reflecting Alessandro Michele's fascination with English culture. -- 224-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 978-1-61428-600-4
10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Dior: Christian Dior 1947-1957 By Olivier Saillard Hardcover Book
Released to celebrate Dior's 70th birthday, this weighty tome is the first in a series of books exploring each designer who has held the creative reigns at the French fashion house. Compiled by the director of Paris' Palais Galliera, Olivier Saillard, it explores Christian Dior's most iconic haute couture creations from 1947-1957 through beautiful photography from museums and institutions around the world. -- 504-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 978-1614285489
10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Ibiza Bohemia Hardcover Book - Pink
Ibiza Bohemia captures the spirit of the Mediterranean island that's served as an escape for artists, creatives and musicians since the '30s. Flicking through this hardcover book will reveal 300 pages of vibrant photos, quotes and anecdotes curated through the perspective of fashion stylist and editor Renu Kashyap and travel writer Maya Boyd. Explore the island's scenic cliffs, bohemian interiors and legendary cast of free-spirited characters. -- 300-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614285915
10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Nomad Deluxe By Herbert Ypma Hardcover Book - Blue
Noted travel writer Herbert Ypma inspires a summer of wander with his hardcover book, 'Nomad Deluxe' - friend and fan Hugh Jackman owns a copy. Filled with 270 pages, it contains stunning photography of hip and hidden places around the world, a well-informed commentary and gripping anecdotes. Place it on your coffee table or gift it to an intrepid friend. -- 270-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614285151
10% OFF CODE: SHOP10Assouline Dior By Yves Saint Laurent 1958-1960 By Laurence Benaïm Hardcover Book
The second in its series, Assouline's monograph chronicles the next chapter of Christian Dior, after protégé Yves Saint Laurent found himself at the helm of the couture house at just 21 years old. From his debut Trapèze silhouette in 1958 that was hailed as breaking the mold of fashion in Paris, to the provocative beatnik collection of 1960, this book is filled with anecdotes, striking photography of exquisite archival couture and insight into the designer's vision. -- 300-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Assouline Books - ISBN: 978-1-6142-8599-1 - Made in Italy
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In the Spirit of: The Hamptons from Assouline. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline The Light of New York book
At dawn, the streets of New York resonate with a life of its own: muted, subdued, and mysterious. Award-winning photographer Jean-Michel Berts captures the city that never sleeps in moments of dream-like serenity. The city's greatest landmarks and views are captured here like never before, as buildings, bridges, completely deserted streets, trees, and empty flights of stairs take on a poetic, ethereal quality. Much more than a hymn, this photographic gem is a moving homage to the world's greatest city, seen as a virtuoso sculptor's masterpiece. Each print is given ample breathing space in a GIFTS-volume whose opulent trim size befits the spectacular quality of the shots. Size: One Size. Color: Grey. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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In the twilight of dawn, when the stately avenues and gritty side streets are empty and silent, London’s smorgasbord of architecture both medieval and modern can be seen with new eyes. London’s legendary fogs have long since dissipated, but the city’s expansive parks are still shrouded in morning mist, and the historic streets echo with centuries of history, captured and condensed by renowned author John Julius Norwich. Jean-Michel Berts’s camera and Lord Norwich’s pen expose the unique character of this majestic city when the bustle of the global capital is stilled. Size: One Size. Color: Grey. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Featuring an assortment of games, puzzles, and trivia, this comprehensive volume contains a wealth of information, detailing all there is to know on 20th-century music history. Beautifully illustrated and filled with clever, short essays, Music Game Book is the fourth edition of Assouline's popular Game Book series. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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The Light of Paris book from Assouline. Size: One Size. Color: Grey. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Man of letters, philosopher, and politician, the Marquis de Sade is one of the most controversial figures since the eighteenth century, but recently psychology, theater, cinema, and literary criticism have shed new light on his life and works. Thanks to the Sade family opening its archives for the first time, historian Jean-Pascal Hesse examines Sade’s story through previously unpublished documents and imagery and walks in the Marquis’ footsteps in his beloved château. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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The Art of Flying from Assouline. Beginning with the jet age of the 1940s and 1950s, air travel has been at the forefront of technology, culture, and luxury. The Art of Flying explores its fascinating evolution, curating a vibrant cultural history from the mid-twentieth century to the present. In partnership with VistaJet and lavishly illustrated with over seven decades of imagery, The Art of Flying celebrates the golden past and the dream of luxury air travel today. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Color: Black. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the art of being book
Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the art of being from Assouline. Frida Kahlo was not only an iconic artist, she was also a bold beauty and an avant-garde fashionista whose timeless sense of style continues to inspire and influence the worlds of fashion, media, and art today. Fashion as the Art of Being is a vibrant tribute to Frida Kahlo’s bold character, style, and art, a fascinating journey reflecting the kaleidoscopic ways Frida’s unique story and personality have been interpreted and adapted as few others in our time. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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In this stunning new addition to the Assouline series, British historian Nicholas Foulkes has selected the 100 breakthrough timepieces of the twentieth century. Featuring illustrious names such as Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Tag Heuer, these 100 timepieces include the 1915 Omega Lawrence of Arabia aviator chronograph, 1962 Breitling Cosmonaute, and the 1985 Ulysse Nardin Astrolabium. Beautiful timepieces invite us to join a story, and these 100 examples unfold the narrative of one of the most dynamic periods in human history. Size: One Size. Color: Red. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Chosen by design expert Frédéric Chambre, this selection of furniture designs unspools like the frames of a film, an epic picture composed of one hundred years of creative innovations in form, materials, and techniques. This hand-bound oversize luxury edition, presented in a linen clamshell case, traces the development of twentieth-century design from the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements through Bauhaus and Art Deco, Pop Art and the Memphis school, to today’s digital age, illustrating the dynamic story of a groundbreaking century through the evolution of everyday human objects. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline 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. Size: One Size. Color: White. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline The World Departures book
Departures magazine believes that the best is defined not by its price tag but by quality, rarity, and one-of-a-kind discoveries. Explore the world through the eyes of this luxury lifestyle magazine -seen until now only by American Express Platinum and Centurion card members- the definitive source for travel, art, culture, and design.The World of Departures celebrates the magazines's first twenty-five years with the best of its award-winning articles, photography, and illustrations. Size: One Size. Color: White. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Bals: Legendary Costume Balls of the Twentieth Century from Assouline. Slipcase edition. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline Louis Vuitton Windows book
Louis Vuitton Windows from Assouline. Any passerby has seen them: The windows of Louis Vuitton’s storefronts are magnetic. They draw crowds of adults and children alike, eyes wide in wonder at such spectacles as a colossal roller coaster, gleaming golden dinosaur, panoply of brightly colored hot-air balloons, or a universe of polka dots. With an oeuvre of over thirty-five displays, creators Faye McLeod and Ansel Thompson bring the windows of one of the world’s leading luxury brands to life with their unparalleled magic. Size: One Size. Color: Black. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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.” Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Color: Red. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline In the Spirit of: Napa Valley book
In the Spirit of: Napa Valley from Assouline. Napa Valley is known around the globe for its world-class wines, beautiful farmland and countryside, and envied lifestyle. Featuring a foreword by renowned chef Thomas Keller, In the Spirit of Napa surveys great local culinary establishments from exclusive restaurants to local farmers’ markets, legendary wine pioneers and cult labels, notable architectural landmarks from fantasy castles to historic family estates, plus art collections, music festivals, and natural mineral spas. This gorgeous volume concludes with a comprehensive guide to hotels, restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, sightseeing, entertainment, and recreation. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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In the Spirit of: Miami Beach from Assouline. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
FREE GLOBAL SHIPPINGAssouline In the Spirit of: Beverly Hills book
In the Spirit of: Beverly Hills from Assouline. With its dreamy mansions, sophisticated residents, world-renowned shopping, and legendary haunts, Beverly Hills is the epitome of luxury, wealth, and beauty. Originally established as a private residential community in the early twentieth century, the city celebrates its centennial in 2014. From its larger-than-life denizens including Elizabeth Taylor, Charlie Chaplin, and Zsa Zsa Gabor, luxurious Rodeo Drive boutiques, and fabled addresses such as The Beverly Hills Hotel, to its countless depictions in popular culture, In the Spirit of Beverly Hills explores the rich and glamorous heritage of this city that lies within Los Angeles. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Color: Black/white. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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From the motel in Psycho and the bachelor pad in Rear Window to the blonde elegance of Tippi Hedren and Grace Kelly, this is the first book about Hitchcock to explore the great director's style, art direction, and use of fashion. Hitchcock's images reveal an aesthetic as vivid as his suspenseful subject matter. Jean-Pierre Dufreigne explores the world of Hitchcock, examining the director's unique atmospheric sensibilities. Featuring many of the actors, set and costume designers, cameramen, composers, and title creators from Hitchcock's inner circle, this stylistic study ends with a catalogue raisonné of Sir Alfred's entire oeuvre. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Experience the world through the eyes of the renowned concierges of The Luxury Collection in the third volume of The Luxury Collection book series, The Luxury Collection Certified Indigenous. Each concierge from the more than ninety Luxury Collection hotels has prepared a customized indigenous experience for a vibrant twenty-four-hour tour in their city. Organized by morning, afternoon, and evening recommendations, discover the culture, environment, and cuisine in each locale. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Since its earliest days Seville has been revered for its rare beauty and a special spirit embodied by its exceptionally friendly, diverse inhabitants. The city’s legacy continues to shine today, with its variety of stunning architecture, unforgettable Feria de Abril, and enduring sense of culture and custom.Including a foreword by the Duchess of Alba de Tormes, one of Seville’s most beloved figures, this in-depth volume transports readers with gorgeous illustrations exploring the city’s most extraordinary sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions, from the opulent Alcàzar to the sensual rhythms and movements of flamenco. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Gypsetters are artists, designers, and bon vivants who live and work around the globe. Wanderlust meets the height of sophistication as New York Times journalist Julia Chaplin explores the unconventional lives of these high-low cultural nomads and the bohemian enclaves they inhabit. In addition to Jade Jagger, Damien Hirst, and Alice Temperly, the Gypsetters' counterculture forebears, including the Victorian explorers, the Lost Generation, the Beatniks, and the hippies, are all profiled. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Established as a luxury vacation destination for the rich and famous in the early 1900s, Palm Beach is synonymous with old-world glamour and new world sophistication. In this exquisite volume, longtime visitor Pamela Fiori shares with readers the heritage of this tropical paradise. From its world-renowned resorts, dreamy estates, and flashy cars to its endless shopping opportunities and impeccable golf courses, In the Spirit of Palm Beach presents a full spectrum of everything the island can offer. An insider’s guide featuring Fiori’s selection of hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops completes the book. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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Whenever the rich and famous are in Paris, they head for the city’s most beautiful square, the Place Vendôme. This evocatively written volume traces the square’s history from its beginnings in the time of Louis XIV to its life in the twentieth century as Paris’s center of fashion, jewelry, high finance, and art. From designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli to European high society, Russian grand dukes, Indian maharajas, and celebrities from Princess Diana to Ernest Hemingway, a cast of extraordinary personalities have lent the Place Vendôme an ineffable aura Size: One Size. Color: Grey. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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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. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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From starters and entrees to side dishes, breads, and desserts, Dinner with Jackson Pollock features more than 50 recipes collected from handwritten pages scrawled by Jackson; his wife, artist Lee Krasner; his mother, Stella; or traded among their many friends in the town of Springs on Long Island, interspersed with Jackson’s masterworks, still lifes of the Pollock-Krasner home, and beautiful photographs of each delectable recipe, plus delightful tales from Jackson and Lee’s family and local friends, for a truly unique and insightful portrait of a great American artist. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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#Carlos's Places from Assouline. Carlos Souza, Worldwide Brand Ambassador for Valentino, is constantly traveling. From New York to São Paolo to Shanghai, he shares a colorful guide to his favorite destinations overflowing with food, fashion, art, and life. Much more than simply an address book, #Carlos’s Places is framed by Souza’s personal experience and wanderlust, and offers an exclusive insider’s look at some of the world’s chicest cities, complete with recommendations for old favorites and new classics.#Carlos’s Places is an effervescent handbook for the seasoned globetrotter in search of a lively travel. Size: One Size. Color: Blue. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.
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In her third book in the Gypset series for Assouline, Julia Chaplin explores the living spaces of gypsy-jet-setters around the world, from Hydra to Gué,thary; from Cuixmala to Pa’ia, and beyond to the Indonesian isles. Chaplin, who coined the term gypset, provides an insightful look into these spectacular personal utopias with her witty and humorous stories of the gypsetters that she meets along the way, such as Alix Goldsmith Marcaccini at her Mexican hideaway, or Halemano, a kind of hippie Four Seasons in Hawaii. Stunning photography opens the door to the fascinating and dazzling homes and haunts of the bohemian artists, designers, and bons vivants known as the gypset. Size: One Size. Gender: Unisex. Material: Paper.