“Today’s leading men should take notice of Gary Cooper: Enduring Style.”
-Wall Street Journal
"I’m telling you, you guys are going to love it! Great for men looking for old school style inspiration, great for fans of vintage photography and Old Hollywood glamour and great for women looking for a gift for their man."
"Macho, debonair, ‘catnip to women’ – all perfectly describe Gary Cooper, whose Old Hollywood elegance is celebrated in this new book.”
G. Bruce Boyer has been a noted fashion writer and editor for more than 35 years. He was associated with Town & Country magazine as men’s fashion editor for 15 years. His articles have also appeared in Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and many other publications. He is the author of multiple books on the subject of men’s fashion and has also worked in advertising, PR, and media consulting for companies such as Nordstrom, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Southwick, Bergdorf Goodman, and Gant among others.
Maria Cooper Janis was born in Los Angeles and grew up there with her parents, the actor Gary Cooper and his wife Veronica Cooper. A talented painter, a noted philanthropist, and a filmmaker, Maria married the world-renowned concert pianist, Byron Janis, in 1966.
Ralph Lauren is the Chairman and CEO of Polo Ralph Lauren, a global lifestyle brand representing the best in American design. Lauren’s career has spanned four decades, during which he has cultivated the iconography of America—whether it is a reflection of the New England coast, Native American culture, or Hollywood glamour—to create one of the most widely recognized families of consumer brands, worldwide.
Ruth Ansel, art director, designer, and lecturer has collaborated for over four decades with photographers, illustrators, and artists such as Richard Avedon, Andy Warhol, Peter Beard, Bruce Weber, and Annie Leibovitz. She was the youngest co-art director of Harper’s Bazaar magazine in the 60s. She then went on to art direct The New York Times Magazine in the 70s, House & Garden and Vanity Fair in the 80’s, and Vogue. In the early 90’s she formed her own design studio where she continues to design magazines and books, including a master monograph for Taschen by Peter Beard. A book called Hall of Femmes about Ruth and her celebrated forty-year
career was published in 2010. Ruth was the recipient of The Art Directors prestigious 2011 Hall of Fame award.
I have read more detailed books about Gary Cooper, but "Enduring Style" has what you want to read and none of the phony tales that the Hollywood writers gussy up for... Read morePublished 20 months ago by BVAUNSSON
Intriguing and enduring photos abound in a book that is short on words and "reads" like a family photo album.Published on July 12, 2013 by Alan Berg
This is a very beautiful book of photographs of Gary Cooper. I never realized what a stylish man he was. Read morePublished on March 20, 2012 by K. Paulson
Book browsing this afternoon, I was once again caused to wonder why people write Amazon reviews. Are they prompted by simple altruism and the hope that they'll lead others to a... Read morePublished on December 17, 2011 by Jim Nechas
Just sliding G. Bruce Boyer's and Maria Cooper Janis' book on Gary Cooper out its linen container is a tactile treat. Read morePublished on December 17, 2011 by PMF
I bought "Gary Cooper: Enduring Style" as a gift for friends who are fans of the Golden Age of Hollywood. It's a handsome volume, beautifully produced. Read morePublished on December 16, 2011 by Kathyngs
Some of the reviews here surprised me. It seems that some people are looking for a reprise of a previous book on Cooper by his daughter. Hint: You can just read it again. Read morePublished on December 16, 2011 by Essay fan
I also pre-ordered this book. Couldn't wait for it to come. And was THRILLED when I finally saw it! I love the dark brown linen, silver type, and black/white photo on the cover and... Read morePublished on December 16, 2011 by Holly Hart