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WOMEN THEN: Photographs 1954-1969, Jerry Schatzberg

© Jerry Schatzberg, WOMEN THEN: Photographs 1954-1969, Rizzoli New York, 2010. Following Jerry Schatzberg’s best-selling 2008 monograph titles Paris 1962, this beautiful book, designed by Ruth Ansel, captures the romance and glamour of women in the 1950s and 1960s. A stylish mix of fashion and portraiture, Women Then includes portraits of timeless beauties including Nico, Faye Dunaway, Edie Sedgwick, Sharon Tate and Catherine Deneuve, as well as some of Schatzberg’s favorite models including Carmen Dell’Orefice, Peggy Moffit and Anne St. Marie who was the inspiration for Schatzberg’s first film “Puzzle of a Downfall Child.” With this body of work Schatzberg preserves the sophisticated and very adult elegance and beauty of women in the now popular “Mad Men” period. “Jerry Schatzberg...

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CARTIER DAZZLING HIGH JEWELRY AND PRECIOUS OBJECTS By François Chaille

CARTIER DAZZLING HIGH JEWELRY AND PRECIOUS OBJECTS By François Chaille Flammarion / ISBN: 978-2-08-020260-4 Previous volumes in the expansive Cartier library have presented the latest creations from this illustrious house’s High Jewelry workshop; precious stones and the craft of fine jewelry-making are at the heart of this latest volume, which also explores the fascinating narrative behind these storied creations. Notably, Cartier Dazzling reveals the history of the celebrated Romanov sapphire; its many jeweled iterations, and the fascinating lives of its owners. It opens with how Cartier uncovered the identity of the original owner— the vivacious Maria Feodorovna, mother of Tsar Nicholas II—and the dramatic details of her life—the loss of her first love and later her infant son to meningitis, her husband...

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High Jewelry And Precious Objects By Cartier

High Jewelry And Precious Objects By CartierThe Odyssey of a StyleBy Francois ChailleFlammarion, distributed by Rizzoli New York The inimitable Cartier style is the product of a wide range of inspirations and this sumptuous new volume is divided into chapters devoted to influential categories including the mystery and opulence of China, India, Africa and the Orient; the energy of striking, iconic architecture; the voluptuousness of Orchids; and the strength and grace of Panthers—one of Cartier’s most treasured signature motifs. Featuring 230 color images, many of them full-page to show every exquisite detail, this lavish book presents one hundred pieces from Cartier’s most recent collections: modern pieces of high jewelry and precious objects conceived in the spirit of Cartier’s traditional values...

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How To Read Fashion... A Crash Course in Styles, Designers, and Couture.

How To Read Fashion... A Crash Course in Styles, Designers, and Couture.By Fiona Ffoulkes, Rizzoli New York, 2013Styles are constantly changing and designers are forever recycling and reinventing.... making it hard to remember where the well-known classics come from. This book references styles of the past and explores the accessories that complete any outfit, including makeup, hair, jewelry, handbags, scarves and shoes. You'll find out which fashion house made the pantsuit acceptable evening wear and how Brigitte Bardot popularized the the bikini in Cannes. How To read Fashion uncovers the fashion secrets of the little black dress, the Birkin bag, the trench coat, and much more.This handy guide helps you to better understand fashion as it covers major fashion trends,...

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