5 Amazing Books You Could Gift to Almost Anyone
This quintet of gift books
can't be surpassed for the sublime pleasures they offer, visual and otherwise.
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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Thames & Hudson
"bar suit," a design inspired by habituées of Paris's Hôtel Plaza
Athénée. The "Maxim's," worn by Rita Hayworth, seductively
photographed by Horst. The "flower-woman" gown, glittering with
petal-covered crinolines. This coffee table book celebrating 70 years of the
iconic fashion house is so sumptuous, it's as if the reader gets to play
dress-up with the most luscious clothes ever made.