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 …

Chloë Sevigny Book

Defying time and gender stereotypes, the downtown NYC style icon has just released a tome full of her best looks

The term “It Girl” tends to be overused and is borderline meaningless at times, but when you’re talking about Chloë Sevigny, it’s an ideal descriptor. In her self-titled photo book—published by Rizzoli and boasting a foreword by Kim Gordon—Sevigny’s eclectic and truly personal style is explored, from her days as a teenager interning for Sassy to being the face of Miu Miu. From her shaved …

Dream Cars

A tome of some of the most creative, visionary ideas in auto design throughout the last century

Everyone’s idea of their personal “dream car” is different. For some it’s the latest supercar, for others it’s an off-road adventure-mobile. However the dream cars of auto designers are in a category all their own. Sarah Schleuning (curator at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta) along with award-winning automotive writer Ken Gross teamed up for “Dream Cars“: a beautiful hardcover highlighting some of the most …