Radical, chic and synonymous with modernity – Chanel style is not just about clothes. The fashion designer initiated a trans-disciplinary approach that has now become a standard. From perfumes to jewellery to fashion, this box set offers a macro view of the Chanel universe. Its codes, its past, and the importance of such audacity in today’s fashion!
Authors: Anne Berest, Fabienne Reybaud, Marion Vignal
Publishing House: Assouline
Publication Date: December 2020
Description : Assouline and Chanel present a newly updated trilogy celebrating the timeless spirit, signatures, and heritage of the house of Chanel, this slipcase set includes three Mémoire volumes: Chanel Fashion, Chanel Jewelry And Watches, and Chanel Fragrance And Beauty.
Brioni suits are the sartorial expression of Italy itself… From impeccable James Bond suits to the most elegant of men – you still need to know the story of Gaetano Savini… The man who notably made Milan a fixture on the international fashion calendar. That’s what this book is all about!
Author: Gigliola Savini
Publishing House: Assouline
Publication Date: October 2015
Description :In the age when Savile Row was synonymous with men’s style, an innovative Italian, Gaetano Savini, put his country on the map, forever reinventing menswear. From the first men’s fashion show at Florence’s Palazzo Pitti in 1952 to his craftsmanship influences still evident in today’s styles, Savini was truly a creator on the cutting edge. His legacy as the visionary and designer extraordinaire behind the Brioni luxury brand is celebrated in this spectacular illustrated edition. Highlighting examples of Savini’s innovative cuts, bold colors, and the psychedelic patterns that led the Peacock Revolution of the 1960s, The Man Who Was Brioni includes sketches and newspaper articles illustrating how the man became the legend. Replete with letters, photographs, and personal anecdotes from Savini’s daughter and Brioni heir, this volume details the brand’s far-reaching influence, and how it came to be known as “the Dior of menswear.”
Authors: Suzy Menkes, Matt Tyrnauer, Armando Chitolina
Publishing House: Taschen
Publication Date: April 2009
This book traces Valentino’s illustrious career through copious images from his archives, including drawings, magazine editorial shoots, advertisements, portraits, and documentary photographs. Presented chronologically, the visual material is accompanied by a vast array of newspaper and magazine articles about Valentino throughout the years. Combined, they provide an in-depth look at the man, his lifestyle, and his genius.
Description :Bright colors, bold prints, and joie-de-vivre flair abound in this must-have tribute to Pucci, the fashion house like no other. Packed full of archival photography, sketches, designs, and evocative ephemera, this updated XL edition captures the breathtaking elegance, drama, and innovation of a unique brand. Each book is uniquely bound with one of a selection of original print fabrics from Emilio Pucci’s collection.