A book for fashion and design lovers detailing Emilio Pucci's creativity beyond fashion, expressed through his interior design projects, rugs, and porcelain.
The brightly colored printed fabrics that twist around in a kaleidoscope created by Emilio Pucci recount an important period of Italian fashion history dating back to the 1960s.
This volume celebrates Emilio Pucci's creativity, which he expressed through his interior design projects, rugs, and porcelain, as well as in his fashion. Pucci's patterns and designs have been used in collaboration with other brands to create designer and collector objects.
Assouline and Chanel present a newly updated trilogy celebrating the timeless spirit, signatures, and heritage of the house of Chanel, this slipcase set includes three Mémoire volumes: Chanel Fashion, Chanel Jewelry And Watches,andChanel Fragrance And Beauty.
Arguably the most famous perfume in the world—most memorably endorsed by Marilyn Monroe—Chanel No. 5 continues to fascinate and claim millions of devotees around the world. Created in 1921 by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, the perfume was one of the first to use synthetics. To complement her pioneering fashion, Chanel wanted to give the modern woman “a perfume, but an artificial perfume . . . not rose or lily of the valley . . . a perfume that iscompound,” presented in a distinctively pared-back glass bottle that would become an icon in its own right.
Presented in two volumes—a book dedicated to the early years of Chanel No. 5 from 1921 to 1945 and a volume exploring the period in which Chanel No. 5 went truly global, from the postwar years to today—ChanelNo. 5explores the evolution of the perfume’s packaging, composition, manufacture, and marketing, with unprecedented access to the Chanel archives and those tasked with creating the fragrance today.
The world’s leading creatives have lent their talents to the perfume’s advertising campaigns, which feature prominently in the book, from photographers such as Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton, to film directors including Ridley Scott and Baz Luhrmann, and stylish muses—Gabrielle Chanel herself, as well as Suzy Parker, Catherine Deneuve, Nicole Kidman, Gisele Bündchen, Lily-Rose Depp, and Marion Cotillard. Presented in a high-end package inspired by the original perfume box,ChanelNo. 5will delight lovers of luxury, fashion, and perfume.