“in a volume that runs for some 600 pages, not a single word seems wasted, not a sentence seems too long.”
“One can almost imagine Cinderella’s fairy godmother bibbidy-bobbidy-booing her way around with a postmodern fanfare.”
If you were expecting a visual and written history of this heritage brand and its products you might be sorely disappointed with Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation.
Sharon Santoni is well known by Francophiles who either read her daily blog, My French Country Home, or subscribe to her Stylish French Box to receive their quarterly box of French goodies
“an engaging compendium, a fascinating read, and a valuable resource . . .”
“Morbid Curiosities is highly recommended for its lurid yet tasteful exploration of an otherwise ignored subculture of collecting.”
Creative Haven Whimsical Gardens Coloring Book by Alexandra Cowell rings in the gentler seasons of the year.
“This is a paean to one of the world’s lesser-known fashion designers, and Dream the World Awake is a book that should find itself in every supposedly au courant fashion library, f
“. . . the Harry Winston of Fodor’s guides.”
“This is the kind of history that doesn’t appear in textbooks. . . .
“Michelle Owens does not ‘presume to dictate something so personal’ as the ‘rules for making a garden.’ Rather, her stated intention in this delightful book is ‘to suggest ways to think abo