Slim Aarons is regarded as one of the most influential magazine photographers of his generation. His photographs appeared in many magazines, including Holiday, Town & Country, Life, Look, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and Travel & Leisure. His first book A Wonderful Time (1974) is considered a classic. His book Once Upon a Time was published to great acclaim in 2003. Christopher Sweet, former senior editor at Harry N. Abrams, Inc., is Editor in Chief of the Vendome Press. He acquired and edited Once Upon a Time as well as A Place in the Sun for Abrams. In addition to his editorial activities, he is an occasional writer and curator.