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MISSONI La Grande Moda Italiana
Fashion lovers will love this special edition, limited collectors table book by Massimiliano Capella, Professor of Costume and Fashion History at the Bergamo University, Italy. Every copy is hand-numbered, with only 899 in production. Each unique volume features exclusive fabrics provided by the Fashion House.
The book focuses on the elements designs, original fabrics, color trials and the celebration of style, elegance and artistic expression since the launch of the brand in the 1950’s by Rosita and Ottavio Missoni. Available for $175. at Missoni.com.
Living with Coco Chanel
From the convents of the French countryside to the glittering lights of Paris to the secluded woods of Switzerland, Living with Coco Chanel (publishing September 3 from White Lion Publishing) takes you on an intimate tour of the places and people that influenced and drove the iconic designer’s work, life and legacy.
The book is a fresh approach to Chanel and her work, and is fully illustrated with beautiful archive imagery, sketches, designs and contemporary photography. The book is by Edinburgh-based writer and fashion journalist Caroline Young , who is the author of Classic Hollywood Style, Style Tribes, and Tartan and Tweed. $21.
Looking for a little bit of Hollywood glamour mixed with the sweetness of furry animal friends? ACC Art Books have released Hollywood Dogs and Hollywood Cats. A rare look of photos of Hollywood’s elite and their famous pals. The perfect gift for animal lovers and movie buffs.$45.
Bring a little zen to your life with this photographic journey by photographer Michael O’Neill, as he travels the world capturing over 200 stunning images. He captures the most influential yogis of our time as a physical, spiritual, and mindful practice. The pictures are highlighted with stories from his travels and essays by meditation master H. H. Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Ashtanga guru Eddie Stern. $70.
New York by Reuel Golden
Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table
Step inside the life and design of Valentino Garavani, as he entertains at his homes around the world. Stunning photography by renowned Italian photographer Oberto Gili showcases Valentino’s table settings and recipes at each home. From his chalet in Gstaad, to his home in London and New York City, Valentino demostrates his love of beauty and attention to detail.
As fashion editor and friend André Leon Talley writes in the introduction, “Valentino Garavani designs his luncheons and dinners, in all of his homes, the way he has created crescendos and allegros vivace throughout his forty-plus-year career as one of the greatest haute couture designers and high-fashion leaders in the world.” $150.