Place Vendôme
Price $85.00
Price $85.00
Whenever the rich and famous are in Paris, they head for the city’s most beautiful square, the Place Vendôme. This evocatively written volume traces the square’s history from its beginnings in the time of Louis XIV to its life in the twentieth century as Paris’s center of fashion, jewelry, high finance, and art. From designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli to European high society, Russian grand dukes, Indian maharajas, and celebrities from Princess Diana to Ernest Hemingway, a cast of extraordinary personalities have lent the Place Vendôme an ineffable aura
ISBN: 9781614282761
9 x 11.75 in – 23 x 30 cm
240 pages | 150 illustrations
Hardcover with jacket

Also available in French on demand

About The Author
Alexis Gregory is the founder of Vendôme Press, a publishing house with a special commitment to fine arts, music, architecture, and culture. Gregory has contributed to magazines including Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveler, and Town & Country, and he has written books on travel and the Gilded Age, including The Golden Age of Travel ; Families of Fortune: Life in the Gilded Age; and Private Splendor: Great Families at Home,. He also wrote In the Spirit of Venice for Assouline.
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