A sumptuous journey into the vibrant world of Parisian jewelry designer Marie-Helene de Taillac, renowned for her traditional craftsmanship, colorful gemstones, and exotic inspirations. The French designer s first-ever monograph, this book showcases de Taillac s stunning creations while delving into her fascinating world of inspiration, from whimsical childhood fairy tales to exotic travels to far-off lands. Readers accompany de Taillac as she journeys to London, Jaipur, Tokyo, Paris, and New York with each city s unique spirit infusing her dynamic jewels. Coupled with original illustrations by the renowned artist Jean-Philippe Delhomme, essays penned by Hamish Bowles and Gabrielle de Taillac offer insight into de Taillac s myriad influences and unrivaled creative vision. Designed to appear like a decadent jewelry box, this exquisite volume is an indispensable addition to any library of jewelry, fashion, and design.
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Marie-Helene de Taillac
Marie-Helene de Taillac founded her self-named jewelry house in 1996 following a career in fashion. She currently splits her time between Paris and Jaipur, India. Hamish Bowles is the European editor at large for Vogue and is recognized as one of the most respected authorities on the worlds of fashion and design. He has written many books, including Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years (2001); Carolina Herrera: Portrait of a Fashion Icon (2004); Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People (2007); Yves Saint Laurent Style (2008); The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places (2009), and Balenciaga and Spain (2011). Jean-Philippe Delhomme is a world-famous fashion illustrator. His work has been featured in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, GQ, W, Interview, i-D, The New Yorker, Vogue Paris, and Vogue Japan,and books including How to Be a Man, The Cultivated Life, The Unknown Hipster Diaries, and Design Addicts. Gabrielle de Taillac is one of Marie-Helene de Taillac s three sisters. She actively participates in her sister s thriving company.