In an entertaining flourish rarely seen today, champagne cascades into a pyramid of glasses. This June 1952 cover of Gourmet is set in the whirl of weddings; a bouquet of white roses and baby's breath, and silver-wrapped wedding gifts complete the picture.
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.