The invitation/ The opulent snapshots of Studio 54

Pour yourself a glass of champagne to feel welcome along this visual ride inside those over-the-top nights in the legendary nightclub of NYC. Take a look inside Studio 54 through the lens of Tod Papageorge, the photographer who patiently documented all the decadency, vibrancy and glamour of New York’s most infamous club. Read more

The invitation/ Valentino Garavani wants to wine and dine with you

He is the undeniable Emperor, not only of fashion but also of l’art de vivre. A legendary party host, he brings his unique mix of opulence and refinement to bear on his events, held at his homes around the world. An invitation from Mr. Valentino cannot be turned down—and now, readers everywhere can join the soiree. As fashion editor and friend André Leon Talley writes in the introduction of Assouline’s soon to be published VALENTINO: At the Emperor’s Table, a keepsake book shot by renowned Italian photographer Oberto Gili and organized by residence  Read more