Private Gardens of the Fashion World

Private Gardens of the Fashion World

by Francis D'Orleans
     
 

An intimate look at the gardens of some of the world's most esteemed fashion designers.

Like their first designs for the runway, the gardens of the couturiers are exquisite creations of color, texture, line, shape, and form. This lavishly illustrated volume takes the reader on a private tour of the gardens of the most renowned fashion designers in the world.

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An intimate look at the gardens of some of the world's most esteemed fashion designers.

Like their first designs for the runway, the gardens of the couturiers are exquisite creations of color, texture, line, shape, and form. This lavishly illustrated volume takes the reader on a private tour of the gardens of the most renowned fashion designers in the world.

The reader is invited to savor the formal elegance of Hubert de Givenchy's garden in Normandy and the joie de vivre of his garden in the south of France; the bold exoticism of Yves Saint Laurent's garden in Marrakech; the timeless grace of Valentino's garden in Tuscany; the luxuriant grandeur of Oscar de la Renta's garden in Connecticut; the quaint charm of Hardy Amies's garden in the Cotswolds; and many others.

Stunningly beautiful and sensuous, Private Gardens is sure to be irresistible to aficionados of fashion and garden lovers alike.

Other Details: 200 full-color illustrations 208 pages 9 3/4 x 9 3/4" Published 2000

Author Biography: Clarie de Virieu is a garden photographer whose work has been published in a number of books, including the series "Small Books of Great Garden" (Vendome), and in such magazines as Architectual Digest, Marie-Claire Maison, Elle Decor, and Madame Figaro. Francis d'Orleans is a feature writer for French Vogue.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789204479
Publisher:
Abbeville Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
10.06(w) x 12.54(h) x 0.14(d)

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