I love a big coffee table book. They are easy reads and a quick escape. Added bonus: they bring character, color and conversation to a room.
This year, there was no shortage of eye catching titles to choose from. These are my top five:
Kiki and Coco in Paris
Who says coffee table books are for adults only? The photography will keep parents riveted and the story is as sweet as can be. Oh, and you can buy the dolls, naturellement.
Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita
Photographer Sim Aaron's lavish and breathtaking, chronicle of "the good life" is a decadent escape.
If those walls talk. . . Maxim's has been a part of Parisian high society for over 100 years. The book's cover is a soft, red velvet, like the ropes that would have prevented most of us from getting inside in it's heyday.
The Kate Moss Book
From the effortless sense of style to the devil-may-care attitude, I'm kind of obsessed.
My Ideal Bookshelf
A colorful chronicle of the favorite book's of leading cultural personalities--the ones they decide to keep and display on their bookshelves. Voyeuristic fun for bibliophiles like me. Original drawings by Jane Mount.