LUXURY BOOKS

Luxury books by world-famous publishers such as Assouline, Taschen and teNeues are a recognizable addition to stylish homes. Filled with attractive photographs and unique stories, this must-have books give a special insight into the magical world of prestigious fashion, watches, cars, architecture and travel.

Titles like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior and Rolex, enchant with their exciting content, and will be an ideal gift for every luxury enthusiast.

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THE WATCH BOOK: ROLEX – NEW EDT.
by Gisbert L. Brunner

Price: 86,00 EUR
Pages: 272
Size: 320 x 250 mm
Language: English
Publisher: teNeues

Nearly a century ago, Hans Wilsdorf created the most precise and reliable wristwatch in the world. Thanks to uncompromising requirements, today the brand still produces watches at the forefront of technology and continues to improve them over time. This new, expanded edition is devoted to the company’s incredible tradition, but also devotes sample space to the present. Crafted in-house to exacting specifications, Rolex’s breadth of timepieces combine the utmost in sophisticated luxury with advanced precision. The book includes the latest Rolex models from 2020 and 2021 and celebrates the latest crowns of Rolex achievement.

This book is not an official Rolex book but is the property of an independent publisher and author.

A MAN AND HIS WATCH
by Matt Hranek

Price: 59,00 EUR
Pages: 216
Size: 285 x 184 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Artisan

Speaking with people from diverse careers and with different horological interests, the author introduced incredible stories about men and their watches. What ties all of these men together is that the watch they put on their wrist each day carries immense personal significance and is a small totem of who they are, where they have been, and where they hope to go. This luxury book is an engaging reminder that at the end of the day it’s the stories we imbue our watches with that give them meaning well beyond the gears and pinions that keep them ticking.

DIOR CATWALK
by Alexander Fury

Price: 81,00 EUR
Pages: 632
Size: 277 x 190 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Dior’s first ever collection, this book charts Christian Dior’s fabled collections and those of his successors Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, and Raf Simons, as well as Maria Grazia Chiuri’s debut presentations for the house. Every haute couture collection is represented, as are ready-to-wear collections from the arrival of John Galliano onwards. Complete with an introduction and designer profiles by Alexander Fury, this book offers a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the most influential and luxurious fashion brands of all time and discover rarely seen creations.

LOUIS VUITTON CATWALK
by Louise Rytter

Price: 81,00 EUR
Pages: 632
Size: 277 x 190 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Louis Vuitton Catwalk is the first comprehensive overview of Louis Vuitton’s cutting-edge fashion collections, from the house’s first collection designed by creative director Marc Jacobs to the work of Nicolas Ghesquière, who helms the brand today. Every ready-to-wear collection is represented, as are Cruise collections from the arrival of Ghesquière onwards, complete with designer profiles and collection texts. This luxury book offers a unique opportunity to chart the development of one of the most iconic luxury brands in the world. It’s a treasure trove of inspiration for all fashion professionals and fans of Louis Vuitton.

YVES SAINT LAURENT CATWALK
by Suzy Menkes

Price: 81,00 EUR
Pages: 632
Size: 277 x 190 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Founded by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé in 1961, shortly after the young couturier left his post at the helm of Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent would soon become one of the most successful and influential haute couture houses in Paris. This must-have book opens with a concise history of the house, followed by a brief biographical profile of Yves Saint Laurent, before exploring the collections themselves. The book’s 1000 original runway photographs and text chronologically document not just the house’s groundbreaking designs but also some of the magnificent locations, top models and most-interesting the press and public’s reactions to the collections, from the archives of Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris.

PRADA CATWALK
by Susannah Frankel

Price: 81,00 EUR
Pages: 632
Size: 277 x 190 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Founded as a luxury leather goods house in 1913 in Milan, Prada entered the field of fashion when Miuccia Prada took the helm of the family company in 1979. This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house, followed by a brief biographical profile of Miuccia Prada, before exploring the collections themselves, organized chronologically. Each collection is introduced by a short text unveiling its influences and highlights, and illustrated with carefully curated catwalk images that showcase hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs.

MYKONOS MUSE
by Lizy Manola

Price: 122,00 EUR
Pages: 300
Size: 330 x 250 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Assouline

Mykonos Muse is written through the lenses of Greek photographer Lizy Manola, who beautifully captures everyday life and culture. This luxury books re-counts century-old stories, including ancient mythology, from its early days as a hideout for late celebrities to its current day party scene. It makes a thoughtful gift for the traveler in your life or a beautiful accessory for your home.

GUCCI
by Frida Giannini

Price: 115,00 EUR
Pages: 384
Size: 260 x 330 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Rizzoli

This gorgeous book designed by Arnell offers an in-depth look into Gucci’s origins, identity, influence, and innovation, including fabrication methods and appropriation of signature materials, past and present, and its influence among high society and Hollywood. An unprecedented publication showcasing Gucci as never before, including thought-provoking essays, commentaries, and authoritative anecdotes along with previously unpublished contemporary and archival photographs. Published in conjunction with the opening of the new Gucci Museum in Florence, Gucci is the ultimate celebration of the world-renowned fashion house. The book is a heartfelt and personalized tribute to the heritage and influence of this iconic, multifaceted brand.

THE FERRARI BOOK – PASSION FOR DESIGN
by Jürgen Lewandowski 

Price: 146,00 EUR
Pages: 416
Size: 290 x 370 mm
Language: English
Publisher: teNeues

Even today—70 years after the company was founded—the miracle of Ferrari is still due in large part to the personality of Il Commendatore, Enzo Ferrari. Patience, passion, and being hard on himself and those around him gave the brand, under the emblem of the Cavallino Rampante, the power to become what it is today: sheer fascination on four wheels. There is no class, no competition, that Ferrari did not set its sights on and win more or less immediately during the company’s last 70 years. Finally, Ferrari is synonymous with aesthetics, elegance, and trend-setting design. The true value of a brand and its products is measured in the currency of impassioned devotion. The Ferrari Book – Passion for Design traces the evolution of the miracle and lets us experience passion given automotive form in a large and engrossing format.

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST AT 100: A CENTURY OF STYLE
by Architectural Digest

Price: 131,00 EUR
Pages: 464
Size: 264 x 339 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Abrams

A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine’s 100th anniversary. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland, and includes the work of top designers and architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe.

VERSACE CATWALK
by Tim Blanks

Price: 81,00 EUR
Pages: 632
Size: 201 x 289 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

This definitive publication opens with a concise history of the house, followed by brief biographical profiles of Gianni Versace and Donatella Versace, before exploring the collections themselves, organized chronologically. Each collection is introduced by a short text unveiling its influences and highlights, and illustrated with carefully curated catwalk images that showcase hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks and set designs – and, of course, the top fashion models who wore them on the runway, from Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer to Jennifer Lopez and Kaia Gerber. A rich reference section, including an extensive index, concludes the book.

LITTLE GUIDES TO STYLE
by Emma Baxter-Wright, Karen Homer, Laia Farran Graves

Price: 73,00 EUR
Pages: 640
Size: 130 x 190 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing

Includes Little Book of ChanelLittle Book of DiorLittle Book of Gucci and Little Book of Prada – telling the stories of four iconic fashion houses. With images of the four houses’ most timeless and celebrated designs, plus captivating text on the personalities and lives of the creative geniuses behind the brands, The Little Guides to Style is the quintessential collection that will delight any fashion lover.

THE REINVENTION OF FORMS
by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen

Price: 92,00 EUR
Pages: 134
Size: 250 x 330 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Étui Editions

The first monograph by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen presents a striking collection of the Danish photographer’s cinematic compositions. Fragmenting bodies, architecture and nature, Bjerre-Poulsen reinvents the forms around him as luminous images, creating intimate and enigmatic juxtapositions that invite the viewer to look again and imagine what lies beyond the frame. A trained architect, Bjerre-Poulsen brings to life his understanding of tactility, minimalism and detail by anchoring his still life series around a recurring motif of spherical shapes and through rendering each image in exquisite black and white tonalities. Alongside the mesmerizing aesthetics of the photographic work, THE REINVENTION OF FORMS also includes interpretations of Bjerre-Poulsen’s practice from his close friends and collaborators, including an introduction by the seminal Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa and a short fictional story by prize-winning Danish author Thomas Rydahl.

KATE MOSS
by Kate Moss, Fabien Baron, Jess Hallett, Jefferson Hack 

Price: 99,00 EUR
Pages: 448
Size: 250 x 330 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Rizzoli

Created by Kate Moss herself, in collaboration with creative director Fabien Baron, Jess Hallett, and Jefferson Hack, this book is a highly personal retrospective of Kate Moss’s career, tracing her evolution from “new girl with potential” to one of the most iconic models of all time.

SNEAKER FREAKER. THE ULTIMATE SNEAKER BOOK
by Simon Wood and Sneaker Freaker

Price: 79,00 EUR
Pages: 672
Size: 230 x 320,5 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Taschen

The first and only publication of its kind, Sneaker Freaker has been at the forefront of the global sneaker scene for nearly two decades. With over 650 redesigned pages, fresh photography, insane historical detail, and otaku-level minutiae, this monster anthology combines the magazine’s finest with content created exclusively for TASCHEN into one seriously epic celebration of sneakers.

MEN’S MANUAL
by Michael Kockritz

Price: 41,00 EUR
Pages: 224
Size: 210 x 280 mm
Language: English
Publisher: teNeues

Men’s Manual brings readers a best-of remix of features and images, infographics and illustrations, useful and useless knowledge, as well as a wealth of quotes and gadgets. Relaxed, positive, humorous, not always politically correct, but always brave, adventurous, and surprising. A book for real men, wild guys, and dudes.

INTANGIBLE
by Kerry Joyce

Price: 113,00 EUR
Pages: 240
Size: 290,5 x 350 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press

Emmy Award-winning designer Kerry Joyce is known for the refined elegance and quiet classicism that unite his varied houses and interiors, as well as his collections of textiles, furniture, lighting, and rugs. His debut book spans a fascinating career, celebrating an impeccable, warm design sense that seeks always to turn houses into homes—to achieve the Intangible through the creation of tranquility and balance. The book covers eight homes in a surprising range of styles, from modern to traditional, urban to rustic, period restorations to entirely newly imagined houses that feel as though they are just as authentic. In addition, a charming introduction describes Joyce’s unusual path to becoming a designer, with thoughtful essays on each part of his work, from houses to interiors to his products. A special view into the creative process of an influential and multi-talented designer.

MR. SLOWBOY: PORTRAITS OF THE MODERN GENTLEMAN
by Mr. Slowboy

Price: 47,00 EUR
Pages: 216
Size: 180 x 240 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Victionary

Drawing from his years of experience honed through commissions for iconic brands around the world, Mr. SLOWBOY presents his portraits of the modern gentleman in a variety of delightful illustrations that inspire with their sense of individuality and effortlessness. His book includes quintessential tips for assembling a coveted closet and a sneak peek into his creative background to appeal to both sartorialists and artists alike.

THE KINFOLK TABLE
by Nathan Williams

Price: 46,00 EUR
Pages: 368
Size: 210 × 280,5 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Artisan Books

The Kinfolk Table puts the emphasis back on the relationships that surround eating. One-third cookbook, one-third narrative tale and one-third international adventure, The Kinfolk Table is a collection of 85 delectable recipes spread over 368 pages from creative types around the world including Brooklyn, Copenhagen, Canada and the English countryside. Filled with gorgeous photography and design you’re used to seeing in the magazine, the book will inspire your next small gathering.

THE KINFOLK HOME
by Nathan Williams

Price: 46,00 EUR
Pages: 352
Size: 203 × 279 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Artisan Books

The Kinfolk Home welcomes readers into 35 homes around the world that reflect some of the key principles of slow living: cultivating community, simplifying our lives and reclaiming time for what matters most. Through a mix of portrait and interior photography, profiles and essays, we visit the homes of designers, entrepreneurs, architects, photographers and stylists. Delving deeper than decor, author Nathan Williams invites each resident to share their values, the ways those ideals have shaped their homes and the ways their homes have in turn shaped them. What each of these homes shares in common is that they’ve been put together carefully, slowly, and with intention.

THE KINFOLK GARDEN
by John Burns

Price: 46,00 EUR
Pages: 368
Size: 270,8 × 200,3 mm
Language: English
Publisher: Artisan Books

Featuring 30 inspiring people and places around the globe, The Kinfolk Garden offers an easy approach to bringing nature into your life. Following on from The Kinfolk TableHome and Entrepreneur, the latest book from the team behind Kinfolk magazine focusses on beautiful spaces that bring the outdoors in and the indoors out. Divided into chapters on Care, Creativity and Community, the book explores the garden as a place for work, play, entertaining, and inspiration. Explore lush gardens and plant-filled homes, meet the inspiring people who coax them into bloom and learn from the experts about everything from arranging to eating plants and flowers.

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