The Book: Neiman Marcus’s Magazine-Inspired Catalogue

July 2, 2012

By Conor Risch

© The Book/Photo by Mark Abrahams

A photograph of actor Susan Sarandon, shot by Mark Abrahams, for the Spring 2012 Neiman Marcus "Art of Fashion" print campaign.

Nine times a year, luxury department store Neiman Marcus produces a lavish, 200- to 300-page publication that’s part catalogue, part fashion magazine: It’s called “The Book.” The visual presentation, which includes fashion photographs shot on location and in-studio, as well as still-life and beauty photographs, has recently shifted to become more magazine than catalogue. (That Neiman Marcus began accepting ads...

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