Fashions and Costumes from Godey´s Lady´s Book:Including 8 Plates in Full Color Dover Publications Stella Blum
The more than eighty collaborators featured in this book comprise an A to Z of Vuitton s creative collaborations, especially from the last decade, with significant chapters devoted to the work of Nicolas Ghesquiere, Marc Jacobs, Takashi Murakami and other key collaborators. Never forgetting the long tradition of the house, the period covered by the book from the late 1990s through the present day will describe the role that Louis Vuitton is playing in a crucial moment in global fashion. Now with 536 pages, this edition features more than 130 pages of stunning new imagery that showcases the increasingly symbiotic relationship between fashion, art, and design.Gebundene Ausgabe.
Richard Avedon´s most indelible images of Dior fashions and portraits from the 1940s through the ´70s, including many never-before-published photographs. Richard Avedon´s iconic fashion work not only changed fashion photography but also changed the way the world looks at fashion. One of his most prolific collaborations was with the house of Dior, which can be traced back to 1947, just after the haute couture house had taken the Paris fashion world by storm.This lavish volume includes 150 iconic and many never-before-published photographs by Avedon, featuring glamorous models and celebrities, including Marlene Dietrich, Suzy Parker, Sunny Hartnett, Dovima, Carmen Dell´Orefice, Dorian Leigh, Capucine, Lauren Hutton, Anjelica Huston, and Barbra Streisand. Avedon´s images document Dior´s fashion, as well as fashion history from the 1940s through the ´70s. With an eye for moments of grace, drama, and humor, as well as a mastery of light and contrast, Avedon captures the essence of Dior´s elegant designs, the style and personality of the iconic women who wore them, and incredible moments in photography that will intrigue photography, art, and fashion lovers alike.Gebundene Ausgabe.
Through glamorous photography and intimate anecdotes, this book explores the technical innovation, unparalleled artistry, and myriad inspirations behind the revered Paris-based makeup line.A former fine-arts student and the founder and artistic director of Make Up For Ever, Dany Sanz started by painting theater sets and eventually worked her way to the human body. By applying her paintbrushes and expertise to the world of makeup, she discovered a new way to convey an entire range of emotions and characters. Since then, the stage has never ceased to influence Make Up For Ever´s vision of makeup.In this exquisite book, Sanz presents her artistry and unique vision of makeup through Ellen von Unwerth´s eye. Inspired by the theatricality and drama of all kinds of stages, Sanz explores makeup in all of its facets, including body painting. This beautiful volume gives lovers of cosmetics, fashion, and photography the opportunity to discover the artistic and exuberant world of a cult makeup brand.
A book of 4 short stories: The Romantic Lady ? The story of a beautiful Italian woman who choses her new husband by inviting a man home and forbidding him to ever see her again. Fay Richmond ? A man finds himself a frequent guest and friend in the house of the beautiful Fay Richmond, engaged to an Italian count, and unable to realize that he himself is in love with her. Consuelo ? A man reminisces about a beautiful woman who he loved, although she was married to his best friend. The Romance of Iris Poole ? a beautiful woman is caught between two brothers. (Excerpt from Goodreads)
Excerpt n people,--as far as they were her own people,--had been taught to doubt her claim. If she were a countess why had she thrown herself into the arms of an old tailor? Why did she let her daughter play with the tailor's child,--if, in truth, that daughter was the Lady Anna? Why, above all things, was the name of the Lady Anna allowed to be mentioned, as it was mentioned, in connection with that of Daniel Thwaite, the tailor's son? During these eight weary years Lady Lovel,--for so she shall be called,--lived in a small cottage about a mile from Keswick, on the road to Grassmere and Ambleside, which she rented from quarter to quarter. She still obtained a certain amount of alimony, which, however, was dribbled out to her through various sieves, and which reached her with protestations as to the impossibility of obtaining anything like the moderate sum which had been awarded to her. And it came at last to be the case that she hardly knew what she was struggling to obtain. It was, of course, her object that
Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. A magnificently crafted novel of Regency manners and mores that will delight Austen enthusiasts with its wit and elegant expression.