Assouline Home & Living
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 - Imported
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
Dinner Diaries. uses the format of Proust's handy interview helper, here written by Daniel Cappello, to ask everything about dinner parties, from preferred seating arrangements to the best conversation topics and features handwritten answers from experienced hosts such as fashion staple and philanthropist Allison Aston, chef Alex Hitz, and businesswoman Eva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti, in addition to blank questionnaires in the back to share with friends. .Hardcover.96 pages.25 illustrations.9"W X 11.25"H.Imported.
Fendi Roma celebrates ninety years of family, artistry and craftsmanship, says Assouline of its 272-page hardcover book. Edited by Carlo Ducci and Lella Scalia, this definitive tome traces the storied history of a label that was founded in 1925 as a proudly Roman house by Edoardo and Adele Fendi, and one that was eventually helmed by their five daughters. It also pays tribute to the illustrious 50-year collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld – the longest in the history of fashion. A perfect gift for anyone who appreciates style and design, every page is brimming with archival photographs, editorials and colorful illustrations. -- 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614284727 - Made in the UK
Gabrielle Coco Chanel, one of the 20th century's fashion icons, is honored in this set of three hardcover books. The definitive anthology of the Mademoiselle's iconic style, this selection showcases the spirit and heritage of the house of Chanel - from the timeless fashion and glamorous jewelry to the classic fragrances - some of which have been passed down from generation to generation. Keep it displayed on your coffee table or gift it to a friend. -- Jewelry; 80-page hardcover book; published: 2012; publisher: Assouline; ISBN: 978-2843235160 - Fashion; 80-page hardcover book; published: 2012; publisher: Assouline; ISBN: 978-2759401208 - Fragrance; 80-page hardcover book; published 2012; publisher: Assouline; ISBN: 978-2843235177
A symbol of beauty and power, the panther is intertwined with the story of Cartier. First appearing as a motif on an onyx and diamond-encrusted wristwatch in 1914, the mesmerizing big cat was adopted by Jeanne Toussaint - the house's fine jewelry director between 1933 and 1970 - whose fierce confidence and striking elegance earned her the name 'La Panthère.' With words from André Leon Talley, this gorgeously illustrated hardcover tome explores the importance of the animal throughout art history and popular culture. -- 300-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 978-1-61428-428-4 - Imported
See the world through the eyes of your favorite models, musicians, actors and filmmakers with this limited edition hardcover book by Condé Nast Traveler. Filled with 36 personal anecdotes - including tales of Kate Moss' dream beach in the Maldives and Sofia Coppola's family retreat in Southern Italy - it whisks you on a whirlwind adventure around the globe, exploring some of the most beautiful hotels and hangouts along the way. The beautiful contributor photographs and stylish illustrations make it the perfect gift for those with a permanent case of wanderlust. -- 264-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614285373
Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by playful mÃ©langes of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. Drawing on inspirations ranging from Richard Avedon fashion photographs to Rene Gruau illustrations, Redd has crafted interiors for a wide array of venues. His Trademark approach to design has brought to life rooms infused with boldness, fantasy, and sophistication. This lavishly illustrated volume will be an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, eclectic design. 300 pages 150 illustrations English language Released in October 2012 W 9.92 x L 13.07 x D 1.65 in Hardcover with Jacket ISBN: 9781614280613 6.41 lb Miles Redd embarked on his interior design career after graduating from NYU, honing his skills with luminary antiques dealer John Rosselli and decorator Bunny Williams. In 1998 he opened his own design firm in New York Citys NoHo neighborhood and he has been the creative director of Oscar de la Renta Home since 2003. The Big Book of Chic gives a glimpse into the inspiration that fuels Redd, and focuses on the pleasures of living life in a beautiful way. It includes a wide range of projects, from Redds own townhouse and beach house to projects in Houston, Atlanta, Millbrook, and Locust Valley.
Penned by Brazilian journalist Bruno Astuto, 'In The Spirit Of Rio' transports you to one of the world's most energetic locales. This hardcover book, full of dazzling imagery of the coastal city, serves as a guide, offering itinerary recommendations on the best dining and shopping. Anecdotes and breathtaking illustrations make it a leisurely read or coffee table display. -- 167-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline Books - ISBN: 9781614285328
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
Assouline's set of four books is a chic coffee table addition or a smart gift for that fashion-loving friend. The slim, hardcover editions pay homage to iconic fashion houses Balenciaga and Lanvin, as well as celebrated milliner Philip Treacy and French shoe designer Roger Vivier. You're sure to revisit the beautiful and iconic photographs that adorn each page. -- Set of four 80-page hardcover books - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614281825 - Made in the UK
Released in celebration of the iconic fashion house's 70th anniversary Dior by Christian Dior includes photography and text illustrating 150 of label's most stunning haute couture creations from Yves Saint Laurent Marc Bohan and Gianfranco Ferr to John Galliano and Raf Simons.
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Frida Kahlo: * 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 is an optical effect that Frida employed with shrewd artistic intention. Frida knew that life is theater, and fashion was her costume. Frida understood the importance of image and attitude, no matter who you are. The canvas was Frida's mirror, and she was the painter, the model, and the painting-author, subject, medium, and object. Frida was her own best work of art. Hardcover in a luxury slipcase. 184 pages *Measurements:* 10.5" x 13.25"
This elegant slipcase set includes three Memoire volumes celebrating Mademoiselle's revolutionary style: .Chanel Fashion, Chanel Jewelry, and. Chanel Perfume. Set of 3.Hardcover.180 illustrations.240 pages.6.5"W x 9.5"H.Imported.
From G. Bruce Boyer, a 79 page analysis and collection of photographs of post World War II counterculture icons. • Color photographs • 79 pages • © 2013 Assouline publishing
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Featuring historical illustrations and snapshots compiled by author, photographer, and Seville expert Mr Antonio Del Junco, this Assouline volume showcases the warm spirit and rich history of the Spanish city. With enchanting images of stunning architecture like the Alcázar, and a foreword from the Duchess of Alba de Tormes, it's an erudite documentation of the Andalusian capital's heritage. - - 168-page hardcover book - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614281481
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Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches, Mr Andy Warhol advised, and this Assouline hardcover book provides undisputed proof of his legacy. Curated by Mr Eric Shiner, the former director of the Andy Warhol Museum, it charts the evolution of the pop artist's oeuvre in 100 paintings, prints, sculpture, films and photographs. As well as the infamous 'Campbell Soup Cans' and 'Marilyn Diptych', you'll find lesser-known but equally compelling works in its pages. - - 172-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Assouline - ISBN: 9781614286271
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Young Hollywood: * Young Hollywood is a splendid new body of work by portrait photographer and stylist Claiborne Swanson Frank and comes on the heels of her first Assouline book, American Beauty. Swanson Frank photographed sixty of the hottest up-and-coming women in the entertainment industry today - actresses, directors, stylists, and more, from Isabel Lucas and Elisabeth Moss to Mickey Sumner and Amber Heard - drawing inspiration from old Hollywood. Hardcover. 176 pages *Measurements:* 9.5" x 13"
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Flowers: Art & Bouquets: * Art & Bouquets showcases a glorious profusion of floral images and interpretations across a spectrum of artistic media and time periods. Design writer Sixtine Dubly chronicles the evolution of floral design in this remarkable compendium, which also features stunning work by more than forty contemporary floral artists in London, Paris, and New York, from minimalist to elaborate. This treasury of gorgeous imagery blooms in resplendent color before the reader's eyes. Hardcover. 272 pages
Black calf leather 'Didot' holdall from Assouline featuring round top handles, a top zip fastening, a front zip pocket, a hanging luggage tag and Assouline’s signature Didot lettering and red cotton twill lining interior. This item is unisex. Please note this is an exclusive piece.