Patrick Mauriès

Patrick Mauriees is a Paris-based writer of many notable titles on fashion and design. Among his previous books are Maison Goossens: Haute Couture Jewelry, Jewelry by Chanel, and Androgyne, all published by Thames & Hudson.

Books by Patrick Mauriès

  1. Book CoverAndrogyne: Fashion and Gender

    The first visually led exploration of androgyny—from representations in antiquity to its current prevalence in the fashion world and beyondMore

  2. Book CoverA Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death

    For bibliophiles, print collectors, and connoisseurs, and anyone whose imagination is fired by the macabre and the arcane: contemporary etchings recreating interiors, studios, cityscapes, landscapes, and fantastical compositions from a Piranesian worldMore

  3. Book CoverCabinet of Wonders: The Gaston-Louis Vuitton Collection

    The extraordinary personal collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton, grandson of the founder of one of the world’s most famous luxury brandsMore

  4. Book CoverCabinets of Curiosities

    “Maurie`s’ tour of strange objects is entertaining and fascinating.” —Antiques And The Arts WeeklyMore

  5. Book CoverCabinets of Curiosities

    "Bound to entertain anyone who is intellectually curious, and serve as a source of inspiration for interior decorators and contemporary artists."—Antiques and the ArtsMore

  6. Book CoverChristian Lacroix on Fashion

    Christian Lacroix is one of the most inventive and admired fashion designers in the world, and he is also incredibly well-versed in fashion history. He brings that expertise to bear in this imaginary museum of historic and contemporary fashion, telling the story of fashion from the eighteenth century to the present day and illustrating it with examples of his own designs plus historic costumes from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.More

  7. Book CoverFashion Quotes: Stylish Wit and Catwalk Wisdom

    A smart, sophisticated compendium of fashion’s most trenchant quotes, from Oscar Wilde to Kanye West, with color illustrations specially hand-drawn by Christian LacroixMore

  8. Book CoverFauna: The Art of Jewelry

    A glittering collection of jewelry imitating animals from the nineteenth century to todayMore

  9. Book CoverFigures and Faces: The Art of Jewelry

    A glittering collection of jewelry emulating the human form, from the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in ParisMore

  10. Book CoverFlora: The Art of Jewelry

    A dazzling collection of jewelry imitating flowers, from the seventeenth century to todayMore

  11. Book CoverFornasetti: Designer of Dreams

    “Glorious . . . almost as good as owning one of the things themselves.”—The World of InteriorsMore

  12. Book CoverJewelry by Chanel

    Celebrating eighty years of Chanel jewelry from the iconic 1932 designs to the new 2012 anniversary collectionMore

  13. Book CoverMaison Goossens: Haute Couture Jewelry

    Haute couture jewelry from Goossen’s, one of the most revered names in the fieldMore

  14. Book CoverMaison Lesage: Haute Couture Embroidery

    The definitive monograph on the most luxurious and illustrious Haute Couture embroidery house in the world, featuring specially commissioned photography of Maison Lesage’s historic creations.More