Step out in style in a pair of corn espadrilles. A tagliatelle belt makes for a delicious main course, but should always be worn al dente. Later, for dessert, you can dine on fruit-paste bangles and a cheese necklace, then dance the night away in a pair of aubergine slippers. Accompanying Fulvio's images is a delightful culinary text by New Zealand's 'queen of food', writer Peta Mathias, ensuring that each item is worn with delectable style. May you never go hungry, or naked, again...
Fulvio Bonavia has won numerous awards for his fresh and humorous hyperreal style, and has produced work for clients such as BMW, Volkswagen, Swatch, Dr Scholls, Disney, Nokia and MTV. Fulvio began his career as an advertising illustrator working entirely by hand, but quickly adopted the computer as a creative tool, before developing his skills as a photographer. Fulvio's hands-on approach ensures each image is a complete reflection of his concept and vision. When I succeed in giving an image a soul, I'm happy, he says. Fulvio's numerous awards include Communication Arts, Photo District News, International Photography Award, Italian Art Directors Club and Luerzer's Archive Best Photographer. He divides his time between New York and Milan. A Matter of Taste is his first book.
Peta Mathias is a respected and prolific New Zealand chef, author and broadcaster. Peta's culinary love affair began in Paris where she ran her own restaurant in the 5th arrondissement. She returned to New Zealand ten years later to teach, cook and write. Since 1995, Peta has been presenting travelfood shows for primetime television in New Zealand, hosting gastronomic adventures in the Sout