Maison Goossens: Haute Couture Jewelry


Patrick Mauries.

Thames & Hudson. London. 2014. Hardback, quarto; grey cloth-bound boards, image pasted to front board, no dust jacket as issued. 224 pages. 180 illustrations. English. 280 x 215mm. 1.3kg. 9780500517703. Fine; as new, in shrink-wrap.

A monograph on Robert Goossens' haute couture jewellery and his legacy. Goossens is well-known for his collaborations with Coco Chanel, creating fashion jewellery for her during the middle years of the twentieth century. He also worked with Yves Saint Laurent, Gres and Balenciaga. Goossens' work has been continued by his descendants and the jewellery brand remains today.