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Guerlain: An Imperial Icon


Discover the legendary tale of the iconic "Bee Bottle" by Guerlain in Guerlain: An Imperial Icon. This Assouline Classics Collection volume celebrates the 170th anniversary of the Flacon Abeilles, a symbol of outstanding craftsmanship that embodies the enlightened values of tradition and excellence. Featuring historical and contemporary imagery, unique works created by artists and artisans for Guerlain, and illuminating text by French journalist Laurence Benaïm, Guerlain: An Imperial Icon showcases the exceptional artisanship and artistry of Guerlain. This book is a luxurious addition to any collection and a must-have for anyone who appreciates the unique personality of a perfume and cosmetics house that remains faithful to its own history by continually reinventing it. AUTHOR: Journalist and writer Laurence Benaïm is the author of highly regarded biographies on Yves Saint Laurent, Marie-Laure de Noailles and Jean-Michel Frank (Grasset, 2001, 2017, 2018), in addition to La Sidération (Stock, 2021) and Paris, capitale de Guerlain (Flammarion, 2021). She has written several books on fashion and style history for Assouline, including Yves Saint Laurent: The Impossible Collection (2020), Orientalism Style (2022) and Carita: 11 Fbg Saint Honoré Paris (2022). 215 illustrations Silk Hardcover

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