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  • Couture Confessions

    Late legendary couturiers of modern fashion speaking eloquently about life, design, and inspiration. Vionnet, Chanel, Dior, Saint Laurent, McQueen—these names define haute couture, and long after the designers…

    June 2016 Hardcover $39.95 978-0-8478-4903-1

  • Dance Me to the End of Love

    10 years ago, Welcome Books published the star of its Art & Poetry Series, Dance Me to the End of Love, a deliriously romantic song by Leonard Cohen…

    August 2006 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-932183-93-1

  • Daniel Lismore

    London’s most eccentric dresser reveals his wildly imaginative and transgressive personal style.   Daniel Lismore is known for elaborate and extravagant ensembles that brilliantly combine haute couture with…

    February 2017 Hardcover $55.00 978-0-8478-5963-4

  • Diana Vreeland Memos

    A look behind the scenes at Diana Vreeland’s Vogue, showing the legendary editor in chief in her own inimitable words. When Diana Vreeland became editor in chief of…

    October 2013 Hardcover $55.00 978-0-8478-4074-8

  • Diana Vreeland: The Modern Woman

    The first Vreeland book to focus on her three decades at Harper’s Bazaar, where the legendary editor honed her singular take on fashion.  In 1936, Harper’s Bazaar editor…

    October 2015 Hardcover $60.00 978-0-8478-4608-5

  • Duke Ellington

    Beautifully illustrated and unparalleled in scope, this is an elegant visual celebration befitting the life and work of the “prince of the piano.” Duke Ellington was the undisputed…

    March 2016 Hardcover $55.00 978-0-8478-4813-3

  • Entertaining in Grand Style: Savoir Faire of a Parisian Chef

    Chef James Viaene shares his favorite memories and recipes accumulated over fifty years working in the grand homes and kitchens of the Parisian elite. James Viaene began his…

    September 2016 Hardcover $19.98 978-2-08-020302-1

  • Family Christmas Treasures

    The Family Christmas Treasures collection of fine art and literature, at once both classic and contemporary, celebrates the warm, loving, family Christmas as it is enjoyed throughout the…

    September 2008 Hardcover $35.00 978-0-7893-9971-7

  • Fortuny

    This comprehensive monograph captures the fashions, art, and fantasy of one of the world’s most original fashion designers. Mariano Fortuny is an exceptional figure in the history of…

    February 2016 Hardcover $85.00 978-0-8478-4817-1

  • France: An Illustrated Miscellany

    This handsome volume presents France and its rich culture in all its bounty—from landscape and tradition to literature and legend. Eminent French author Denis Tillinac takes the reader…

    March 2015 Hardcover $34.95 978-2-08-020209-3

  • Francis: The People's Pope

    This first illustrated book about Pope Francis is a devotional keepsake, gathering the most inspiring images of the new papacy. This handsomely illustrated volume pairs photographs of Pope…

    November 2014 Hardcover $24.95 978-0-8478-4553-8

  • French Wine: An Illustrated Miscellany

    This handsome volume pays homage to the humble grape’s revered nectar. This truly exceptional miscellany of anecdotes, facts, quotable quotes, and interesting stories celebrates wine in all its…

    April 2014 Hardcover $34.95 978-2-08-020154-6

  • French Wine: An Illustrated Miscellany

    This handsome volume pays homage to the humble grape’s revered nectar. This truly exceptional miscellany of anecdotes, facts, quotable quotes, and interesting stories celebrates wine in all its…

    September 2016 Hardcover $12.98 978-2-08-020300-7

  • Frocking Life

    At an early age, BillyBoy* chose two mentors: Bugs Bunny and Elsa Schiaparelli. From Bugs Bunny, he learned the basics of how to behave in society and how…

    November 2016 Hardcover $39.95 978-0-8478-4386-2

  • From Marie-Antoinette's Garden

    A horticultural tour of Marie-Antoinette’s domain, the lavishly constructed gardens at Versailles, accompanied by eighteenth-century archival illustrations. Plants, flowers, and trees were Marie-Antoinette’s passion; she transformed the Petit…

    September 2013 Hardcover $49.95 978-2-08-020142-3