La Collection Privée Christian Dior reflects the remarkable legacy and refined fragrances of François Demachy, perfumer-creator of Dior. The unique portfolio explores the artisanal traditions and remarkable heritage behind the brand and ends with a hearty evocative text by fragrance expert Élisabeth de Feydeau. ; Hardcover with jacket; 168 pages; 130 illustrations; 10W X 13H; Imported
Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the Panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie. Cartier Panthère illustrates the panther throughout art history and popular culture, chronicles the creative evolution and technical expertise behind Cartier's exquisite Panther jewelry, and recounts anecdotes of legendary Cartier personalities and patrons from Jeanne Toussaint and Daisy Fellowes to María Fé
Founded in 1931 in Venice by Giuseppe Cipriani, the mythical Harry's Bar is world-renowned for its Italian simplicity and sophistication. Simply Italian offers recipes and tips from Arrigo Cipriani-Giuseppe's son and the restaurant's current owner-to make simple yet delicious Italian dishes from Harry's menu.; Spiral binding; 200 pages and illustrations; 9.75W X 8.5H; Imported
Assouline's 'Louis Vuitton Windows' is written by Vanessa Friedman, the famed fashion director at The New York Times. This illustrious hand-bound tome is both an engaging read and a visual feast. Overflowing with five gatefolds, 150 illustrations and hand-tipped images, it brings to life the vision behind the French label's magnetic, magical and iconic storefront windows. Give it as a gift or display it on your coffee table. - 168-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Assouline - IS
This book is a stunning visual and written account that enters the world of famed fashion designer Valentino Garavani, the emperor not only of fashion but also of l'art de vivre. Beyond the tangible objets d'art housed in each of his residences, Valentino's excellence as a host is defined by the warmth and joy he creates for his guests. ; Hardcover; 80 illustrations; 192 pages; 10.25W X 13.5H; Imported
Since its creation in 1772, Veuve Clicquot has never ceased to create and innovate and has never compromised quality. These high standards were set by Madame Clicquot herself when she took the reins of the company in 1805. Almost 250 years later, Veuve Clicquot has become not only one of the most sought-after champagnes in the world, but also an attitude. Readers will discover the thrilling atmosphere of the brand's international celebrations, whether in New York at the Polo Classic or in Japan
Since its earliest days Seville has been revered for its rare beauty and a special spirit embodied by its exceptionally friendly, diverse inhabitants. Including a foreword by the Duchess of Alba de Tormes, one of Seville's most beloved figures, this in-depth volume transports readers with gorgeous illustrations exploring the city's most extraordinary sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions, from the opulent Alcazar to the sensual rhythms and movements of flamenco.; Hardcover; 168 pages
Flavors of grill smoke and sea spray fill the summer air, making it the perfect time for entertaining outdoors. Journalist and author Holly Peterson shares over 60 recipes and valuable tips for outdoor gatherings in this book. It features fresh ingredients for a seashore lobster bake, a Cuban vineyard night and much more to ease the work of hosts. 100 illustrations.; Hardcover; 160 pages; 9.5W x 11.7H; Imported
Oscar De La Renta, a renaissance man of American fashion, has played a central role in the fashion scene for over forty years. This updated addition features iconic fashion photography, images from de la Renta's personal albums, and the story of the man whose artistic spirit transcends his fashion creations. 208 pages; Hardcover in a luxury slipcase.Measures: 10.5" x 13.5"
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Details A stylish guide to cocktail making, "Celebrity Cocktails" by Brian Van Flandern names the drinks with Hollywood's icons' names such as Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Charlie Chaplin and Dean Martin. Material & Care Paper
Cartier Panthere coffee table book by Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter, Vivienne Becker, Joanna Hardy, and Andre Leon Talley. Illustrates the iconic panther throughout art history and popular culture. Features stunning drawings from the Cartier archives. 300 pages; Linen Hardcover in luxury slipcase.Measures: 11" x 14"
Allure Of Men Francois Baudot Assouline A collection of the most desired, envied, and debonair men in history. Paintings and photographs of famous and lesser-known figures dating back almost 200 years, embodying centuries of elegance and style. 108 pages Hardcover 2000 English
With just a few ingredients and the right pour, the cocktails in this book can be prepared simply and graciously. A dream gift that every host should stock in his or her bar. Featuring vibrant photographs taken at New York City's renowned Carlyle Hotel. ; Hardcover; 70 illustrations; 140 pages; 91⁄2W X 12H; Imported
Laurent Halasz's Fig & Olive restaurants have seduced diners with fresh, seasonal ingredients and the finest olive oils for the past decade. More than a cookbook, Fig & Olive is an exploration of the Mediterranean table. Halasz shares his passion for olive oil and the cuisine of the South of France and his insider's tips, from simple techniques to seasonal ingredients to pairing the right olive oils with each dish. Includes more than 60 simple recipes that are sure to delight.; H