If you were expecting a visual and written history of this heritage brand and its products you might be sorely disappointed with Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation.
If there is such a thing as a platinum standard for books of this genre, then Volez Voguez Voyagez reaches that level and possibly even stretches beyond.
Where to start?
Art/Fashion in the 21st Century is a bit misleading as a title because such collaborations actually began in the first half of the 20th century with Poiret and Schiaparelli.
“. . . you will read this book and weep.”
“If you are a fan of Tomas Maier, the Bottega Veneta brand, fine leather, fashion heritage, Italian craftsmanship, exquisite product photography, or the many other topics so skillfully expl
“Vogue: The Editors Eye is a visual treat. Very tastefully executed in every way, shape, and form.”
“W was, for so many years, a fashion bible as well as the bitchiest publication out there and sadly, none of that is captured within this new book.”
“. . . raises the bar for today’s fashion designers.”
“. . . nothing short of a sublime gift to the fashion industry.”
“. . . a delightful source of enlightenment for those who wish to go deeper than the surface . . .”
“Kudos to all involved in A Third Decade of Guess Images.”
“Make no mistake: This book is a paean both to the brand and its creative director.
“Culture to Catwalk stands out for providing information on the history and contemporary politics of each country and for discussing the ways in which fashion, like the arts more g
“. . . if there’s anything that Autobiography of a Fashion Designer: Ralph Rucci proves, it is that Mr. Rucci should never cease designing, creating—journeying.”
“If there is anyone on your holiday list who is a devotee of Chanel or a card-carrying fashion maniac, then receiving this book will thrill them to no end.
First off, let’s discuss the book from the point of view of its sublime physical presence.
“When it comes to books about fine jewelry, Boucheron: The Secret Archives is a must for your coffee table.
“. . . the Harry Winston of Fodor’s guides.”
“If talent can provoke you or inspire you, then this book will stimulate your creative juices . . .”
“In short, Nostalgia in Vogue is a book to be read and not just skimmed through for its pretty photographs—for if you just skim it, you will miss wonderful pieces of history sliced
“Covering everything from mystery clocks to Tourbillion movements to the most stunning and unimaginably complex watches, Cartier Time Art will educate as well as entertain anyone w
“Alice Temperley is ‘true British’ in the sense that she follows in the footsteps of many great original English designers who forged their own paths and made a lasting impact on the fashio
“If you are still a believer in the tangible book then this is the Harry Winston of treasured books.”
“Ms. Matheopoulos has provided a scholarly yet highly entertaining volume where both opera and fashion share a stage.