Small hardcover book, lacking dj (as issued?). The Comite Colbert, founded in 1954, is a kind of a guild for 70 French luxury brands, including Chanel, Givenchy, Hermes, Jean Patou, Lesage, Lalique, Mauboussin, Nina Ricci, Pierre Balmain, Revillon, Rochas, Christian Dior. This book is a collection of 73 illustrations that evoke the spirit of the comite, often taken from old advertisements for the members. Illustrators include Karl Lagerfeld, Rene Gruau, Hubert de Givenchy, Jean Patou, Jean-Louis Scherrer, Claude Montana, Gerard Pipart, Georges Lepape, Pierre Le Tan, Jean-Paul Goude, Paul Iribe, Jean Cocteau. Very good condition.
Comite Colbert, 1992
hardcover, very good condition