“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.”
About the Author
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.
, 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.