Assouline Le Cabinet de Curiosités
Conceived and curated by Thierry W Despont, in cooperation with Marlborough and Steinitz galleries, Le Cabinet de Curiosités was a unique installation in which contemporary art converged with antique furnishings and architecture to create a...n old-world, and otherworldly, setting. The exhibition presented work by Marlborough artists Despont, Manolo Valdés, and the late Claudio Bravo (the first posthumous exhibit of his work), as well as an eclectic array of rare objects from the Steinitz collection. Hardcover with jacket 115 pages Read More
Jutting proudly out of the Mediterranean Sea, Capri is one of the world's chicest destinations. It is a place where well-tanned It...alians joyfully share the islandâ€™s beauty with celebrities and emphatic island lovers. From limoncello (the native digestivo) and its eponymous Capri pants to the bright turquoise jewelry and bejeweled sandals made famous by its glamorous denizens, Capri is the European pleasure island. In a colorful tribute to the isle adored by literary icons and the jet set alike, former editor-in-chief of Town and Country, Pamela Fiori delves into the effortless charm of this fabled island. Hardcover 142 pages Read More
It is the dream of many to own the world's most beautifully designed automobiles, but most often only a handful of collectors ever... come close. Now, The Impossible Collection of Cars makes that dream come true, showcasing the 100 most exceptional cars of the twentieth century. Each luxury automobile-from the 1909 Blitzen Benz to a 1997 Porsche 993 Turbo S-was chosen for its revolutionary design, magnificent lines, and head-turning capabilities. The book also features cars owned by celebrities like Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Pablo Picasso, and Elvis Presley. This Impossible Collection volume is presented on cotton paper in a beautiful black rubber clamshell box with a cutout metal plate. Hardcover 144 pages Read More
A luxury vacation destination since the early 1900s, Palm Beach has drawn conspicuously rich, tanner-than-thou snow birds ever sin...ce. In the Spirit of Palm Beach, by Pamela Fiori, captures the famous resort's splendor in the sand: iconic hotels, palatial estates, poolside champagne, flashy cars and splashy print-clad socialites. With a narrative that shares the history of Palm Beach, this volume, filled with vintage and contemporary photographs, provides the perfect tonic for mid-winter doldrums. Hardcover Published by Assouline Publishing 160 pages 11" high x 7.5" wide Read More
Primarily known for his colorful and vivacious portrayals of women, Rene Gruau revolutionized the concept of masculinity in fashio...n imagery and advertising from the 1950s to the â€™80s, depicting the modern casual, confident man with humor and sex appealâ€”including images of partial male nudity that were considered shocking at the time. By Rejane Bargiel Published by Assouline Publishing Hardcover 250 pages 9.6 x 1.4 x 12.1 inches Read More
Photographer Jonathan Becker began contributing to Vanity Fair following a successful solo exhibition in 1981. His portraits featu...red largely in the prototype for the magazineâ€™s relaunch in 1982. Beckerâ€™s specialty in portraits, photographed mostly on location, soon became a Vanity Fair staple: Robert Mapplethorpe, Jack Kevorkian, Jocelyn Wildenstein, and Martha Graham, as well as countless socialites, artists, and heads of state. Assignments for the magazine have dispatched Becker far and wideâ€”from the Amazonian jungle, for first-encounter photographs of members of the Yanomami tribe, to Buckingham Palace, for the first photographs showing the Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles together. Over three decades with Vanity Fair, Jonathan Becker has photographed some of the most fascinating characters from the rarefied worlds of art, literature, politics, pop culture, and society - capturing the personality and individuality of his celebrity subjects often unseen through other lenses.Jonathan Becker grew up in New York and lived in Paris in the 1970s, mentored by the legendary photographer BrassaÃ¯. He began his career at Interview, and honed his journalistic portrait photography working with Slim Aarons and Frank Zachary at Town and Country in the 1980s. His photographs became a staple at Vanity Fair after its relaunch in 1982, and he has been contributing photographer for the magazine since 1990. Becker has also contributed his portraits extensively at Vogue, The New Yorker, and many major magazines. Hardcover, 300 pages Read More
Limited edition: only 1,000 copies published. Fine jewelry historian Vivienne Becker presents the 100 bijoux that represent the mi...lestones of jewelry design of the last century. From Art Nouveau to the brink of the new millenium, this exclusive hand-bound volume dazzles with stunning of images of the quintessence of Cartier, Van Cleef, David Webb and Boivin, among other sparkling names. This magnificent collection features hand-tipped images and is presented in a beautiful debossed linen clamshell case. Author Vivienne Becker Hardcover, 144 pages 19.6" height x 16" width x 3.2" depth Read More
This 25th Anniversary Collection book features premier travel photos from over the last quarter century from world renowned photog...raphers. This inspiring photographic celebration features 25 foldout spreads plus essays, maps, people, and monuments that captures only the beauty of our planet!251 pages Hardcover Read More
Frustrated that she couldn't find the jewelry she wanted, contemporary jewelry designer Suzanne Syz began crafting her own pieces ...in the mid-1990s. Today, the Geneva-based designer boasts a client list including the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Princess Glora von Thurn und Taxis, the Archduchess Francesca von Habsburg-Thyssen, and Michelle Yeoh. Inspired by nature, childhood fairy tales, art, and her extensive travels, her one-of-a-kind creations are infused with an unparalleled sense of whimsy, joy, and magic. This beautifully illustrated book explores everything from Syz's love for art, her family, inspirations, and much more. With original photography, personal photos, and imagery of some of her most magnificent pieces, Suzanne Syz: Art Jewels is a delight for jewelry lovers, art aficionados, and creatives everywhere. Hardcover, 200 pages Read More
A compendium to celebrate the savior faire and joie de vivre that is French style? complete with lavish illustrations and dynamic ...photographs, this collection presents the country's best innovations ranging from universal human rights to the bikini, Nouvelle Vague cinema to gastronomic delights and philosophical and literary luminaries from the Enlightenment to Existentialism. Explore concepts from scientific advances and haute couture to pop stars and culture. With a fun and informal style balanced by a wealth of information, French Style brings the nation it celebrates to life. By Bérénice Vila Baudry Hardcover 124 pages Approximately 12" height x 9.5" width Read More
From royalty to celebrity to the beautiful and luxurious surroundings, The Luxury Collection Hotel Stories explores the ins and ou...ts of legendary hotels all over the world. Brimming with beautiful imagery, it is a must-have for travel and history enthusiasts alike. Published By: Assouline Hardcover 160 Pages Read More
Sterling silver double handle baby cup.
Pebbled leather photo album with clear sleeves. 4" x 6" Available in Pink.
Soft Barney the Lion plush toy. This little guy has lots of character with his striped mane and paws. Available in Yellow.
Pebbled leather photo album with clear sleeves. 4" x 6" Available in Blue.
Pebbled leather photo album with clear sleeves. 4" x 6" Available in Cream.
Pebbled leather tabletop frame. Holds one 4" x 6" photo 6" x 8" Available in Cream
Pebbled leather tabletop frame. Holds one 4" x 6" photo 6" x 8" Available in Blue
Pebbled leather tabletop frame. Holds one 4" x 4" photo 6" x 6" Available in Cream
Pebbled leather tabletop frame. Holds one 4" x 4" photo 6" x 6" Available in Pink