On the Coffee table: Dior slipcase

On the coffee table: Dior slipcase (published 23 May 2012 on http://www.tellusfashion.com)

“I think of my work as ephemeral architecture, dedicated to the beauty of the female body.” — Christian Dior

Assouline presents a new book so full of high class fashion culture, it’s sure to take pride of place on your coffee table. Dior is a collectible three-volume slip case indulging in the rich history of the French couture label.

Available in English, French and Chinese these chic books will help you to discover one of the world’s favourite luxury brands, the artistry it created and the intricate majesty through these three retrospective volumes; Fashion, Fine Jewellery and Perfume.

The hardback books are written by novelist and former editor in chief of L’Officiel de la Mode, Caroline Bongran and luxury lifestyle journalist, Jérôme Hanover, who offer their expert insight into the brand from the founding years in the 1940s to the brand as we know it today.

Each 80-page book also contains 60 stunning illustrations which immortalises the pinnacle of designer finery and weaves an elegant tapestry of decades in Dior.

The Dior slipcase is priced at £50 and is available online at www.assouline.com.

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