A gripping photo-biography of François Nars' vivid story, rule-breaking vision, and rarefied world of beauty. Every chapter reveals the multifaceted and ever-inspiring artist behind the name, François Nars. In just six chapters, (each named after an iconic NARS product; Fashion Rebel, Unconditional Love, The Pop Life, Exhibit A, New Order, and Island Fever) François Nars divulges 400 pages of exclusive photographs, moments, and quotes from tastemakers, and celebrities. With art direction and forward by Fabien Baron of Baron & Baron.
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More Than Meets the EyeThis book far exceeded my expectations in showcasing Mr. Nars' fine eye for detail and beautiful presentation of his subjects. I was prepared to see the gorgeous photos of models and campaigns, and was eagerly looking forward to seeing the evolution of his work over the years. However, that was just the tip of the iceberg. Interspersed between the photos are personal commentaries of and by his friends and family, along with personal photos of them. I especially love page 409 (his family in a beautiful setting and their warm, relaxed, and happy smiles), and Marcel in his adorable(!) outfits. I know, it's insane to be commenting about those two things when the man's professionally awesome photos are on display, but the personal photos and explanations within the book were immensely helpful in creating a more complete picture of Mr. Nars. Overall, this is a beautiful book that offers an intimate and fascinating look at the man behind the cosmetic brand.