Valerie Phillips’ “Another Girl Another Planet”

A vibrant photographic study on female youth

There are some familiar faces within the pages of photographer Valerie Phillips‘ latest compilation, “Another Girl Another Planet,” published by Rizzoli. And yet, every other face that doesn’t belong to a celebrity, model or public figure also feels familiar—we know these women. It can be argued that this all pertains to Phillips style, employing a candid authenticity. The images are vibrant and idealized, yes, but …

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance: 1945 to 1975

A book full of the most rare, collectible and stunning cars and motorcycles from the post–World War II era

Even if you’re not a gung-ho car enthusiast, the new hardcover tome “Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance: 1945 to 1975” (published by Skira Rizzoli) is a breathtaking, alluring book. The pages inside are full of the most rare, collectible and striking vehicles from companies (including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and others) made during Italy’s “il miracolo economico” (the economic miracle) which occurred in the …

GLOSS: The Work of Chris von Wangenheim

Flip through the pages of this stunning, sexy photo book

Berlin-born fashion photographer Chris von Wangenheim had an innate knack for capturing images that were arresting, provocative and sexy. In Rizzoli‘s ultra-glam hardcover “GLOSS: The Work of Chris von Wangenheim,” readers can explore some of his most page-stopping photographs, from topless women with giant guard dogs, babes diving into money, to the ever-iconic Grace Jones posing powerfully next to taxidermy cheetahs and panthers. Von Wangenheim …