BALS: Legendary Costume Balls Of The Twentieth Century explores the nine most exception private costume parties of the twentieth century, from the twilight of the Romanov dynasty through les années folles of Art Deco Paris to the jet-set seventies, in the most beautiful book ever produced on the subject. In addition to social commentary from or about colorful characters—including Paul Poiret, Truman Capote, and Cecil Beaton, who immortalized these extraordinary balls—Jacqueline de Ribes, Hélène David-Weill, and Marisa Berenson share their vivid souvenirs in first-person narratives. This is the ultimate book on such a unique and captivating theme.
- Nicolas Foulkes
- 11 inches by 14 inches
- 308 pages
- 250+ illustrations
- Hardcover in a luxury slipcase