A perfect summer moment from the 1950s, this Gourmet cover features a towering mint julep, topped with mint and packed with ice. A cigarette, riding crop, and a few photos from the Kentucky Derby are idly placed nearby while, in the distance, horses graze on Kentucky bluegrass.
Founded in 1909, Condé Nast has long defined what is beautiful and relevant in contemporary life. As publisher of the most renowned magazines, from Vogue to Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, the company has bred some of the most legendary photographers and illustrators, including Cecil Beaton and Richard Avedon. These museum-quality reproductions of the original covers and designs, all from the Condé Nast archive, are full of beauty, wit, and elegance.