About the Author
François Nars is president and creative director of NARS cosmetics, with more than 200 boutiques worldwide. His work has been featured on the runways of designers like Versace, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, and Karl Lagerfeld, and on the covers of such prestigious magazines as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Italian Vogue, W, Elle, and Allure. Additionally, Nars has collaborated with such legendary photographers as Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, and Patrick Demarchelier. Nars first monograph, X-Ray (pH, 1999) was published to instant acclaim and sold out in just over three months. Born in France, Nars lives and works in New York City.
Fabien Baron, president of Baron and Baron, is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed graphic designer who, in addition to famously redefining the look of Harpers Bazaar in 1992, designed Madonnas notorious art book, Sex. Baron is also Art Director for print and television advertisements for Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Kors, Prada, Valentino, Jil Sander, and Burberry; fragrance and makeup package designer for NARS, Calvin Klein, and Carolina Herrera; and Editor-in-Chief of Arena Homme Plus Born in France, Baron lives and works in New York City.