Four Design Books to Pre-Order Now

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A House by the Sea: I treasure all my Bunny Williams books and can’t wait to add this upcoming title by the celebrated interior designer to my shelf. Written with renowned architect Gil Schafer, the book reveals Bunny’s stunning Caribbean retreat. If the pages are half as dreamy as the cover above, I’m sold. READ POST

Supermodels Posing for Francesco Clemente

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How fantastic are these portraits by artist Francesco Clemente…? The famous painter sat with each of the five supermodels separately and the results are striking. Each piece manages to reflect the subject while still retaining Clemente’s distinct style. I especially love the shot of Christy Turlington posed with her portrait above—so statuesque and strong. Pictured from the top: Christy Turlington, Liya Kebede, Anna Ewers, Linda Evangelista, and Iman (she was unable to pose with her portrait due to her husband’s passing).

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On My Radar

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Manus x Machina: This year, The Met’s Costume Institute celebrates “Fashion in the Age of Technology” with an exhibition comparing haute couture craftsmanship with machine-made fashion. Over 150 ensembles will be on display from throughout the 20th century. I’m looking forward to watching the Met Gala red carpet on Monday, May 2! The exhibit will be open to the public May 5 – August 15, 2016. READ POST