Fashion & Beauty

Marie-Hélène de Taillac: Gold and Gems

Parisian jewelry designer Marie-Hélène de Taillac's first book offers a sumptuous journey into her colorful and vibrant world, from her exotic inspirations to her artisanal savoir faire

When she drew her first designs in 1996, Marie-Hélène de Taillac stirred a revolution in contemporary jewelry, forging a style centered on the artisanal techniques of handcrafted jewelry to showcase the stones themselves.

The French designer's first monograph showcases her creations while delving into her inspirations, from whimsical fairy tales to her extensive travels. The layout reflects de Taillac's preoccupation with color, with each chapter featuring a different colored text. With detailed sections dedicated to the journey of creating jewelry, this new title presents a fascinating glimpse into the work of one of today's most exciting designers.

About The Author

Marie-Hélène de Taillac founded her eponymous jewelry brand in 1996.
Nathalie Rykiel is a writer and former CEO and artistic director of Sonia Rykiel.
Inès de la Fressange is the art director of fashion and home accessories at Inès de la Fressange Paris, a consultant and brand ambassador for Roger Vivier, and the designer of her line at Uniqlo.
Eric Deroo is a filmmaker, artist, and historian.
Jean-Philippe Delhomme is a writer and artist.
Hamish Bowles is American Vogue's international editor at large.
Vanessa Friedman is fashion director at the New York Times.

  • Publish Date: September 17, 2019
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Design - Fashion & Accessories
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 9 x 11
  • Pages: 224
  • US Price: $85.00
  • CDN Price: $100.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6049-4

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