Alors que Lucien Pellat-Finet et sa marque de mode éponyme célèbrent leurs 25 ans, il revient sur sa vie et sa carrière et comment il est devenu le roi du cachemire.
Partisan du streetwear chic, il est réputé pour son utilisation emblématique de symboles tels que la feuille de chanvre, le signe de la paix, des personnages de dessins animés et des crânes sur les chandails les plus exquis et les plus luxueux.
Super F**king Lucky retrace les moments et les lieux qui ont marqué durablement son style et son esthétique. Depuis son enfance sur la légendaire Côte d'Azur, jusqu'à ses adventures sur la plage d'Ipanema en 1968, à sa découverte comme mannequin par le célèbre designer Pierre Cardin; les défilés de Thierry Mugler dans les années 1970 et la vie californiennes du skateboard et des motards-ces expériences transparaissent dans ses vêtements faciles à porter et élégants, conçus pour les hommes, les femmes et les enfants.
Monsieur Dior: Once Upon A Time is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the ten years Christian Dior ran his esteemed house. As women were starved for glamour following World War II, Dior's New Look was revolutionary in bringing femininity back to fashion with a bold use of fabric and silhouetted lines. In the short time he ran the house, Dior rose to superstardom and managed to expand his empire to perfumes, jewelry, and hosiery while opening boutiques all over the world. Author Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni interviewed dozens of people who had a direct relationship with the fashion designer such as Jacqueline de Ribes, Olivia de Havilland, John Fairchild, Pierre Cardin, Victoire Doutreleau, and many others, including his vendeuses or saleswomen, society clients, models, and muses, giving readers unique intimate insight into how this captivating house operated. With dazzling images by photographers such as Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lord Snowdon, and Willy Maywald, as well as never- before-seen materials from the Dior Archives, this account is a fresh and surprising view into the House of Dior and life of its brilliant founder.
Monsieur Dior: Once Upon A Time is elegantly presented in a Dior grey box with silver tissue paper and a grosgrain bookmark.
Explore the varied and incredibly chic residences crafted by internationally acclaimed decorator Tino Zervudachi in his first monograph, Tino Zervudachi: A Portfolio, written by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni. Tino applies his unfaltering and flawless design to projects as diverse and all-encompassing as a Parisian château, a Swiss chalet, a zen refuge in Tokyo, a Mediterranean villa, and even a 45-meter long yacht, with a result that is never short of breath-taking. Tino's respect for the individual personality and cultural environment of each space he decorates, and his fearless ability to splash a room with a bold color, or to accent it with a striking piece of contemporary art, makes his work unparalleled.
With a foreword by the internationally esteemed interior decorator and Tino's mentor, David Mlinaric, a preface by Lindy, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava, and dazzling images of Tino's high-profile interiors, Tino Zervudachi: A Portfolio presents an immaculate and inspiring collection of understated glamour that will leave you longing for more.