Thursday, November 19, 2009

The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places

The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places by Hamish Bowles and Alexandra Kotur is another book that is going on my Christmas list, unless Knopf would like to send me a copy. Hint hint. I had a chance to look through it this week and it's chock full of socialites, celebrities, fashion designers, models and other beautiful people at glamorous parties and stylish places. There are a few chic weddings thrown in for good measure! The shots were taken by some of the most famous photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Francois Halard, Horst P. Horst, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Helmet Newton, Bruce Weber and many more! It's a fun look at how the other half lives and plays!










12 comments:

Karena said...

Heather your images are wonderful, I would love the book as well, a give away.... maybe Knopf would send you two copies!!

Merilin said...

I LOVE THE GARDEN PICTURE WITH THE MOTHER AND HER CHILD, it's so adorable. The garden looks so beautiful!!!:) Not just typical classical garden planning,it seems to have a twist in it!:)

Dumbwit Tellher said...

Oh my, another fabulous Vogue book. Must have! Thanks for the tip for our Christmas lists x

CashmereLibrarian said...

It's on my Christmas list; hope husband comes through!

circa22 said...

Great post!!! Images are beautiful!!

red ticking said...

so amazing... just love this book...

vicki archer said...

On my list too...xv

DoxaHome.com said...

Love the Shalom Harlow photo, great color palette, lol. A def must have book, thanks for sharing.

Best,
Jaime

little augury said...

Heather, I got my copy a few days ago- I think it may be one of those wonderful books that over time will be coveted- like the Vogue's Horst books. You must have it. GT

avant garde said...

another book to add to my wish list. i could look at beautiful photographs forever and a day! i'll keep my eyes peeled for this one, thanks for the find :)

TheCluelessCrafter said...

Oh, that dress - I'd love to feel like an ethereal goddess and glide through a party with such drama.

lindaraxa said...

Babe Paley, the height of chic. She could walk out of that photo and still be fashionable today.

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