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Limited Edition Book: Beyoncé’s How To Make Lemonade Box Set

Limited Edition Book: Beyoncé’s How To Make Lemonade Box Set – The How To Make Lemonade Box Set is a momentous tome and comprehensive look at Beyoncé’s LEMONADE journey. The How To Make Lemonade Box Set gives unprecedented insight into the making of multiple award-winning LEMONADE, with a numbered, collector’s edition coffee table book, double vinyl LP, and audio and visual album downloads. The 600+ page hardcover book includes hundreds of never-before-seen photos from the making of LEMONADE, and shows the inspiration and themes behind some of the film’s most provocative and cryptic moments. The foreword is written by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson with poetry by Warsan Shire. Beyoncé’s personal writing and lyrics are interwoven throughout the book. LEMONADE is Beyoncé’s sixth studio album, originally released on April 23, 2016. The Box Set includes the first pressing of the double LP vinyl with the following track listing: Side A: Pray You Catch Me Hold Up Don’t Hurt Yourself (Featuring Jack White) Side B: Sorry 6 Inch (Featuring The Weeknd) Daddy Lessons Side C Love Drought Sandcastles Forward (Featuring James Blake) Freedom (Featuring Kendrick Lamar) Side D All Night Formation $299.99 How to Create a Reading Nook: See also: How to Decorate…

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Fashion and Lifestyle Book Canada Goose, the Essence of True North (1)
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Fashion and Lifestyle Book: Canada Goose, the Essence of True North

Fashion and Lifestyle Book: Canada Goose, the Essence of True North – This book celebrates sixty years of a Made in Canada success story created at both Poles, on top of Everest, in icy urban canyons and on the catwalks of Tokyo, Paris and New York. Canada Goose is a brand that defies genres. It is an icon of adventure tested in the most extreme elements on Earth; it lives at the intersection of luxury and functionality. It is the essence of “True North”—which is as much a state of mind as it is a place. It is as much a feeling as it is shifting ice, hard rock, cold wind and sea. It’s a world of intense purity. Where polar bears can pick up scent kilometers away. There is magic in this cold. For sixty years it’s been guiding everything Canada Goose does. Started in 1957 by Sam Tick as Metro Sportswear Ltd., the Canada Goose story began with functional, quality outerwear designed to protect police and military forces. These real-world credentials earned in some of the most demanding conditions anywhere has made Canada Goose parkas trusted around the world by city dwellers, film crews, celebrities, and adventurers alike….

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The Monocle Guide: How to Build a Better Life, Business, Home, Nation

The Monocle Guide: How to Build a Better Life, Business, Home, Nation – Monocle’s books with Gestalten have shown you how to build a better life, business, home, and nation. And now you can easily draw upon inspiration from all four volumes with the Monocle Guide bundle: four insightful collections that will add to your bookshelf and quality of life. The Monocle Guide to Better Living is an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last. Multifaceted perspectives on the world of work today are extolled in The Monocle Guide to Good Business. The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes tells you how to turn a house into a home where lives unfold. How to Make a Nation: A Monocle Guide provides a global perspective on the distinct qualities of nations. Finally, The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining offers insight on how to make the most of your food. These five books are as indispensable as they are motivating. Based in London and acclaimed the world over, Monocle has delivered a unique briefing on global affairs, business, culture, and design since it was founded by Tyler Brûlé in 2007. Alongside the magazine, Monocle has created a 24-hour…

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Hotel Stories: Legendary Hotels and their Famous Guests

Hotel Stories: Legendary Hotels and their Famous Guests – Revealing the myths and mystery behind legendary hotels and their famous guests, Hotel Stories transports you to the most talked-about haunts across the globe. Greta Garbo was “born” in a Berlin palace; “James Bond” was created in a house in Jamaica; Al Capone lived his last days in a hotel in Miami; Frida Kahlo escaped with Leon Trotsky to a hacienda in the Mexican countryside. From Rome to Hong Kong, Nairobi, Chile, and Mexico, travel the world from your couch or use the detailed design hotel guide provided to go see the rooms for yourself.       Born in Chile, Francisca Matteoli spent her childhood in Latin America. Today, from her Paris home, she writes travel books and contributes to National Geographic France and Conde Nast Traveler. She is the author of the popular Hotel Stories: Legendary Hideaways of the World, Island Hotel Stories and American Hotel Stories published by Assouline. Get to know Francisca Matteoli: Travels “My mother left England when she was only 18 years old to settle in Chile with my father. I regard her adventure, unheard of at the time, as embodying everything that a journey should…

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 Book Review James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time Re-edition
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 Book Review: James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time Re-edition

Book Review: James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time Re-edition – First published in 1963, James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America’s so-called “Negro problem.” As remarkable for its masterful prose as it is for its frank and personal account of the black experience in the United States, it is considered one of the most passionate and influential explorations of 1960s race relations, weaving thematic threads of love, faith, and family into a candid assault on the hypocrisy of the “land of the free.” Now, James Baldwin’s rich, raw, and ever relevant prose is reprinted in a letterpress edition with more than 100 photographs from Steve Schapiro, who traveled the American South with Baldwin for Life magazine. The encounter thrust Schapiro into the thick of the movement, allowing for vital, often iconic, images both of civil rights leaders—including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Fred Shuttlesworth, and Jerome Smith—and such landmark events as the March on Washington and the Selma March. Rounding out the edition are Schapiro’s stories from the field, a new introduction by civil rights legend and U.S. Congressman John Lewis, captions by Marcia Davis of The Washington Post, and an essay by…

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Lifestyle Book: Discover Bliss in Bohemian Ibiza

Lifestyle Book: Discover Bliss in Bohemian Ibiza  – From roaring nightlife to peaceful yoga retreats, Ibiza’s hippie-chic atmosphere is its hallmark. This quintessential Mediterranean hot spot has served as an escape for artists, creatives, and musicians alike for decades. It is a place to reinvent oneself, to walk the fine line between civilization and wilderness, and to discover bliss. Ibiza Bohemia explores the island’s scenic Balearic cliffs, its legendary cast of characters, and the archetypal interiors that define its signature style. Renu Kashyap is a fashion stylist and editor whose chic and feminine aesthetic has made her a favorite with such magazines as Glamour Netherlands. Following years of shooting in far-flung locations, she relocated to Ibiza from Amsterdam with her husband, Bas, and daughter, Skye Avelon, in 2012. Passionate about timeless, iconic fashion photography, Renu is now a partner at Caramba Productions, an Ibiza-based company that produces high-fashion editorials for international editions of Vogue and advertising campaigns for the world’s biggest names. Maya Boyd is a travel writer whose work appears in titles including Condé Nast Traveller, Elle, and The Guardian. She is also the founder of the cultural and historical forum Ibiza Insights. Maya’s father lived in Ibiza during…

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Book Review: 200 Ilustrated American Style Icons

Book Review: 200 Ilustrated American Style Icons – More than 200 American style icons are illustrated and defined in this book dedicated to the ever-changing persona of fashion in the United States. In an insightful introduction, Harold Koda, curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, shares his insights on American style throughout American history. Subjects include Courtney Love, Cindy Sherman, Las Vegas, Farrah Fawcett, the Black Panthers, Donna Karan, Bergdorf Goodman, Lilly Pulitzer, Stetson, the Rat Pack, Levi’s, Barbie, Diane von Furstenberg, Vanity Fair, Tiffany’s, Carolina Herrera, Charivari, Madonna, Diana Vreeland, the Playboy Bunny, Russell Simmons, and many more. See also: Book Review: Lauren Rottet -The Substance of Style Kelly Bensimon is an author, model, jewelry designer, and former editor of Elle Accessories. She began her modeling career in New York City. She has appeared in magazines such as ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and Harper’s Bazaar. She has authored several books with Assouline including In The Spirit of the Hamptons, American Style, and The Bikini Book. Kelly also wrote a column in Page Six Magazine called The Socializer: Kelly Killoren-Bensimon. See also: Book review: The American Mater, Jeffrey Bilhuber Keep following Best Design Books for the latest book reviews and…

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Book Review Fell in Love with Maria Callas
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Book Review: Fell in Love with Maria Callas

Book Review: Fell in Love with Maria Callas – Decades after the legendary prima donna left the scene forever, filmmaker Tom Volf fell in love with Maria Callas. He traveled the globe to interview Callas’s closest friends and colleagues, who opened their collections, unveiling a trove of previously unknown photos, many of which came from Maria’s own albums. Composed with the support of many of Maria’s loved ones, including Nadia Stancioff, her longtime best friend, and Georges Prêtre, her favorite conductor, who for the first time in forty years agreed to collaborate on a book about her, Maria by Callas, the definitive, unique product of countless hours of research, offers a new perspective, a personal album as Maria herself would have presented, invoking the diva’s own voice. You can also like: Book Review: Nendo – Interior Design Book from Japan Tom Volf is a photographer and filmmaker whose work ranges from opera and fashion advertising to documentaries for television broadcast and international communications. As a photographer he uses vintage film cameras such as Rolleiflex and Hasselblad; his fashion photographs have been published in numerous magazines, and he has presented exhibitions in Paris. He is also producing a documentary film on Maria…

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Book Review Exclusive Interviews with Incredibly Eccentric People
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Book Review: Exclusive Interviews with Eccentric People

Book Review: Exclusive Interviews with Eccentric People – Published in collaboration with Dallas-based luxury boutique Forty Five Ten, The Eccentrics features exclusive interviews with such icons as Iris Apfel, Edward Bess, and Dita Von Teese. Coupled with original photography by internationally renowned photographer Ruven Afanador that captures the idiosyncrasies, characteristics, and personas of each subject, legendary journalist Hal Rubenstein defines what sets these individuals apart, and, most importantly, what makes them eccentrics. See also: Book Review: Nendo – Interior Design Book from Japan Hal Rubenstein is a journalist, restaurant critic, designer, philanthropist and author of five books including his most recent The Looks of Love: 50 Moments in Fashion that Inspired Romance and the best-selling 100 Unforgettable Dresses. Perhaps best known as one of the founding editors at InStyle magazine, he served as its Fashion Director for fifteen years, following five years as Men’s Style Director for The New York Times Magazine, and after creating the now-cult classic Egg Magazine. Rubenstein is co-founder and director of the non-profit Fund in the Sun Foundation, and serves on the boards of Live Out Loud and the Paul Taylor Dance Company. See also: Contemporary Residential Architecture and Interiors by James Silverman The recipient of numerous…

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