Christopher Sweet is the former editor in chief of Viking Studio and the Vendome Press. He was the editor of Slim Aarons’s Once Upon a Time and A Place in the Sun and has written several other books on art and photography.
Fabulous photos. Glamours times that hardly exist any more . great coffee table book and also historical reference of grand houses and beautiful peoplePublished 15 months ago by Janey Gal
As someone who lived in Italy for five years and visits family and friends frequently, this book is disappointing. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Frank Lawton
This was purchased as a gift for a great Italian friend. He truly thinks it is just lovely. I will purchase another of these for the next gift for him.Published 20 months ago by Marlene Brereton
The content and the book is as I expected - very inspiring - but the front-page was having a damage from the freight....Published 22 months ago by Flemming Gyldenhammer
And they loved it! Slim Aarons' books are great - a sneak peak at the lives of the quietly glamorous in beautiful photography.Published on January 25, 2013 by ACB
La Dolce Vita, I was expecting beautiful pictures of life in Italy. Not so here. Lots of interior shots of "old money" in designer clothes sitting in ornate rooms looking... Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by WillieReads