Lovely & Luxe Holiday Edition :: Books

Chloé : Attitudes by Sarah Mower

Chloe Attitudes Coffee Table Book

Chloe Attitudes Coffee Table Book

Chloe Attitudes Coffee Table Book

Chloe Attitudes Coffee Table Book

Chloe Attitudes Coffee Table Book

Chloe : Attitudes examines the rise and evolution of the fashion house Chloe, the first Paris fashion house to sell exclusively ready to wear fashion. Chloé’s founder Egyptian born Gaby Aghion {last image above}  as well as many other designers along with over three hundred gorgeous fashion images grace the pages of this book. It is a wonderful look at  Chloe’s sixty year history. Chloe: Attitudes would make a wonderful gift for that friend who loves exploring the history of today’s still standing iconic fashion houses.

 

Dior Glamour : 1952 – 1962  Mark Shaw

Dior Glamour : 1952- 1962 Coffee Table Book

Dior Glamour : 1952 – 1962 by Mark Shaw

Coffee Table Book - Dior Glamour : 1952 – 1962 by Mark Shaw

Coffee Table Book - Dior Glamour : 1952 – 1962 by Mark Shaw

Photographer Mark Shaw was given exclusive access to the house of Christian Dior which allowed him to capture intimate behind the scenes images. These images taken in a ten year span highlights runways shows, socialites, models and some amazing ball gowns that will have the reader wishing they were a part of this very special time in couture history. Christian Dior: 1952 – 1962 is the perfect coffee table book for the fashion obsessed.

 

French Food Safari Maeve O’Meara with Guillaume Brahimi

French Food Safari Maeve O'Meara with Guillaume Brahimi

French Food Safari Maeve O

French Food Safari Maeve O

French Food Safari Maeve O

French Food Safari is one gift you may want to keep for yourself! Maeve O’Meara and chef Guillaume Brahim take on France by visiting top French chefs. You will be taken on a culinary trip to places like the aromatic rooms filled with cheeses by well known Formagerie Laurent Dubois. This book will not only delight you with its gorgeous images, it is also a cookbook with classic French recipes. French Food Safari is a must have book for any Francophile foodie.

Bold, Beautiful and Damned: The World of 1980s Fashion Illustrator Tony Viramontes

 Bold, Beautiful and Damned

 Bold, Beautiful and Damned

Tony Viramontes: Bold, Beautiful And Damned

 Bold, Beautiful and Damned

The life of  the late TonyViramontes fashion illustrator of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s as examined and told by Dean Rhys Morgan is the subject of this book. Stunning sketches abound and Tony Viramontes’ extensive body of work is beautifully depicted in this treasure. Bold Beautiful and Damned is wonderful book for a future illustrator or established one. This book is truly a work of art that will and should be treasured.

Credits: Vanity Fair ,Rizzoli, Chronicle Books, Forbes, ELLE

  • LenaDecember 9, 2013 - 5:16 PM

    My mama LOVES art and fashion books–she’d adore all of these beauties!ReplyCancel

    • NaomiDecember 9, 2013 - 9:20 PM

      They are lovely! You both deserve something wonderful. What better than a coffee table book! xoReplyCancel

      • LenaDecember 10, 2013 - 8:48 AM

        I couldn’t agree more! What’s on your holiday wishlist, darling? xoxReplyCancel

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