Charlie Rose interviews the supremely elegant Hubert de Givenchy.
Watercolour of the Green Salon, Rue de Grenelle, Paris.
My preference is always for tall bouquets, as here in this spray of ere murus in a vermeil bucket.
The hallway of Le Jonchet, Givenchy's country manor.
Man with a Guitar, a sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz, on a bronze table by Diego Giacometti. Above that hangs a painting by Krouchnik.
Interior of the pool house at Clos Fiorentina, Givenchy's house at Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.
All images from The Givenchy Style
Interview with the very individual Loulou de la Falaise.
Apartment of Albert Hadley, photographed by Fernando Bengochea.
In Christopher Mason's article Master Class (2004), Albert Hadley opines that younger decorators are trying to reinvent the wheel, and the results are sometimes very dubious,... They’re looking to do things that have never been done before. And quite often it’s done without authority, without knowledge or a background in taste.
Further, Mr Hadley bemoans the fact that, They’re all doing beige rooms, and wishes that young designers would take more time to educate themselves. As he puts it, It’s all about acquiring a richer vocabulary.
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