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Assouline—the luxury book publisher of all things fashion, photography, art, design and lifestyle—brings you a five-volume slipcase of content and images all about fashion. Each volume is dedicated to one of the reigning design houses that we adore: Dior, Chanel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs and an entire book dedicated to a woman's favorite—the little black dress. This set is perfect for the fashionista in your life.

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Made in China. Set of five hardcover volumes with jackets. Includes slipcase. By Caroline Bongrand. 6 inches x 8.5 inches. ISBN: 9781614281856.


Dior: The pinnacle of French haute couture and savoir faire, the house of Dior is one of the world’s most celebrated luxury brands. Christian Dior envisioned a world of sophistication and elegance, a complete expression of the French tradition of high culture, artistry, and meticulous workmanship. With his fashions, Dior created idealized feminine shapes, seeking harmony and coherence in the lines of his designs.


Chanel: Self-inventor extraordinaire, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel revolutionized the lifestyle of her time by inventing a modern concept of luxury. She set her stamp on the 20th century, promoting a new feminine silhouette both sophisticated and discreet. This modern attitude of understated luxe thrives today thanks to the creative talents of Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director since 1983, who has reinvigorated the house by reinventing its famous signatures season after season.


The Little Black Dress: An essential piece of clothing in a woman's closet, the little black dress has maintained its popularity through all trends because it is always the "right" thing to wear. It is a timeless classic and all great designers have created their own variation. Photographs of these dresses are juxtaposed with archive photos of Romy Schneider, Catherine Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau, Sofia Loren, Edith Piaf, Paloma Picasso, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor - all in their black dress finest.


Jean-Paul Gaultier: Since he first exploded on the scene with his first COLLECTIONS in the late 1970s, enfant terrible of the French fashion world Jean Paul Gaultier has continued to astound with inventiveness, energy, and an ability to have fun. A master of mixing styles and influences often drawn from the streets of London and Paris, his clothes break down the barriers between beauty and ugliness, elegance and vulgarity and have earned him a singular place in the history of haute couture.


Marc Jacobs: A chic volume devoted to the career of one of the brightest, most successful and imitated international designers. In a 20-year career, Marc Jacobs has soared from whiz-kid extraordinaire and the toast of New York's Parsons School of Design to one of the brightest, most successful, and most imitated international designers of our time. His is a story of passion, dogged determination, countless obstacles, and a firm belief in style as a major cultural barometer. But most of all, his is a story of fashion's limitless potential to delight.

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  • Dimensions: H 9.2 Inches x W 3.0 Inches x L 6.8 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000164515

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