Time for an artful endeavor? Look no further than our bibliophile Lance Avery Morgan’s recommendations for a cultural twist for your beach house read.
By Jane Webster
French House Chic is a glimpse inside the most private of French residences: from supremely elegant Parisian apartments to lavishly upholstered sitting rooms in French country estates. From le salon to la salle de bain and every room in between, this is visual inspiration to achieve the most French look in any space. $45. At Thames & Hudson
Stories of Sartorial Icons by Savile Row’s Master Tailor Richard Anderson
Savile Row’s venerable institutions are responsible for producing the world’s most
exquisite suits for elite clients who include celebrated entertainers, athletes, businessmen, politicians and royals. In this close-up look, all secrets are revealed. $40. At Thames & Hudson.
By Megan Morton
Searching the globe to find dreamhouse owners and interiors mavens that seem to pull it off a beautiful home with ease was a goal reached with this book. You’ll get an inside look at how the decor and design of a dwelling help to shape the beauty and timelessness of its appeal. $45. At Thames & Hudson.
STREETWEAR PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
By King Adz and Wilma Stone
This is the story of streetwear recounted with how a long line of subcultural movements have taken over both the high street and high-end fashion, and explore just how a revolutionary sartorial trend has
evolved to encompass a vast range of styles. At Thames & Hudson.
By Celeste Farge, Bénédicte Garnier and Ian Jenkins
Rodin, famous for The Thinker and The Kiss, was captivated by the sculptures of classical antiquity, and he constantly reworked and assimilated the forms of ancient Greek and Roman art in his own work. $57. At Thames & Hudson.
By Martin Gayford
The development of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s is a story that has never been told before as a single narrative of some of the best and brightest artists of their generation. $39.95. At Thames & Hudson.