A must-have visual sourcebook for all those who love fashion and jewellery.
'Jewellery in all its guises has been a signifier of glamour in the pages of Vogue since the magazine's inception in 1916...the jewellery always commands the image - infinitely powerful and desirable, inventive and extraordinary.' - Alexandra Shulman
'This book sparkles with glamour and flamboyance.' - Daily Mail
'From simple strings of gleaming pearls to showstopping tiaras, this book is perfect for anyone with a true love of jewels.' - Conde Nast Traveller
Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, VOGUE: THE JEWELLERY is the ultimate book for fashion and jewellery lovers.
From couture to costume jewellery, the brilliant pieces featured on the pages of British Vogue for more than a century have encapsulated the fashion zeitgeist of each new age for which they were created. Adorning princesses and rock chicks alike, the jewels shown in VOGUE: THE JEWELLERY reveal a dazzling array of styles and moods - from fairytale romance to Jazz-age glamour, sculptural modernism to timeless elegance. On every page sumptuous jewellery is the star of the show, nourishing dreams in us all.
Carol Woolton has curated a collection of more than 300 fabulous images within five thematic chapters: Show-stoppers, Rock Chick, Minimalist, Exotic and Classic. From diamond-encrusted tiaras and intricate jet chokers to sculptural silver cuffs and simple strings of pearls, the book provides an evocative celebration of a century of jewellery, while showcasing British Vogue's best photographers including Norman Parkinson, David Bailey, Arthur Elgort, Corinne Day, Cecil Beaton and Tim Walker.
Now available in a new format with a luxurious real cloth cover, this is essential reading for fashionistas everywhere.
Carol Woolton is a leading authority on jewellery, having lectured and written widely on antique and modern jewellery for newspapers and magazines around the world. She's been British Vogue's jewellery editor for 14 years and has published three books: Fashion for Jewels: 100 years of styles and icons, Drawing Jewels for Fashion and Precious Jewels about the world's leading designers.