Conran Octopus to publish Vogue jewellery title

Conran Octopus to publish Vogue jewellery title

Conran Octopus has signed a book covering Vogue magazine's relationship with jewellery, authored by Vogue jewellery editor Carol Woolton.

Vogue the Jewellery will be published as a £75 hardback printed in a large, silk-bound format and packaged in a foil-blocked clamshell case.

The book will contain more than 300 images across five chapters, themed on subjects such as classic, minimalist and exotic, with pictures by photographers such as Mario Testino, David Bailey and Cecil Beaton. Vogue editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman will write has written a foreword to the book.

Woolton has been British Vogue's jewellery editor for 13 years, and is the author of three books on the subject.

Octopus publisher Alison Starling signed world rights from Condé Nast’s agent, Julian Alexander at LAW. Starling said: "With Carol’s vast knowledge of the craftsmanship and imagination integral to the best jewellery and Vogue’s archive of more than a million superb pictures to work with, Vogue the Jewellery looks set to become the definitive work on the subject for decades to come. It’s a sourcebook that will appeal to fashionistas, all those who love jewellery and connoisseurs of the very best fashion photography."

Vogue the Jewellery will be published in October 2015.