John Galliano states in the Foreword of Vogue: Fantasy & Fashion “you are working with the most talented people in the industry to produce excellence, to create this moment.”
It would be a safe assumption that the name Frédéric Zaavy is known only to a select few who have dedicated and immersed themselves into the art and craft of haute joallerie and gemology.
There is a great discrepancy in what awaits the reader of Chinese Contemporary Jewelry Design since what you might expect is nothing at all compared to the reality of its content.
It is a rare occurrence when a dedicated and extremely well-informed fashionphile runs across a book about a creator that they have never heard of before.
If you are a compulsive and devoted fashionphile, there is always some little morsel of information or quote that can be found in a fashion book no matter how many books you have read about a parti
A chameleon is defined as a person who often changes his or her beliefs or behavior in order to please others or to succeed.
“unexpected treasure of a book . . .”
“Without hats there is no civilization.”
The starring attraction here is supposed to be the jewelry that has been created under the watchful eye of Victoire de Castellane who has been the sole “mistress” of Dior Joaillerie since its incep
Vintage Rolex: The Largest Collection in the World is an ode, a love letter, and a paean to family tradition while also being a celebration of the longevity of the Rolex brand.
To say that Naeem Khan is a man of the cloth is an understatement and not to be confused with the usual meaning of the phrase.
This is one of those books that requires a thirst for the past glories of what life was once all about for a small-town boy who “made good” in New York City.
Brace yourself, because if you, as the prospective reader, are waiting for another mega-sized coffee table monograph then you will be disappointed.
While the title, Anatomy of Style, may be quite alluring and magnetic, the content of Sophie Gachet’s latest effort is somewhat questionable and certainly one not aimed at an audience of s
Incontrovertibly Philip Gefter did his homework when it came to writing about the lives, both professional and personal, of Richard Avedon.
The subtitle to Beautiful Creatures is Jewelry Inspired by The Animal Kingdom, but prepare yourself to see some of the most spectacular jewelry ever produced whose jumping off poi
Shoes, as a facet of fashion, have been sometimes seen by the fashion world as an art form.
There was a time (1960–1970) in the fashion cycle when the likes of Capucci, Fabiani, Sorelle Fontana, Simonetta, Galitzine, and Forquet were leaders in Italy’s answer to France’s haute couture; th
Once Upon a Diamond is most definitely more than a history of family jewels.
“Don’t take fashion shows too seriously!”
The most important aspect of Harper's Bazaar: First in Fashion is that it serves as a catalogue for a museum show that took place in Paris at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs.
Gems is a journey through time for those who possess a neverending curiosity not just about the finished product, jewelry, but how each creative expression came to be from the time the raw
“Fashion is not always spelled out in capital letters.”
“1967 was a vintage year in the history of muses, those extraordinary creatures endowed with an irresistible and mysterious je ne sais quoi that kindles the imagination and inspiration of
“Shaun Leane is a definitive example of the genre on every level.
The biggest misconception about the fashion business is that it is glamorous and filled with people cut from a precious cloth, pun intended, that few can compare to.