I’m a firm believer that one can never have too many books. Darryl and I often talk about our ideal bookshelves and how they should be constructed in order to hold our growing collection. Our current living situation will not allow for more book storage, but that hasn’t stopped me for indulging in a few more art, fashion, and design tomes. Here’s a taste of what’s on my list right now.
A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of a Misspent Life by Mary Randolph Carter. What a great title! MRC is the longtime creative director at Ralph Lauren and you might remember her office from The Selby.
Encyclopedia of the Exquisite, An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights. I’m pretty sure I read about this book in Vogue and immediately looked it up. It’s about finding the beauty in things and becoming enamored with the unexpected.
Ok, so this belongs in the food category but I had to include it because sandwiches are my jam. My friend Mitzi had me over for a caramelized onion and gruyere melt that she borrowed from this book, ‘wichcraft. I flipped through it and freaked.