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CURRENT (RE) READING: HALSTON: Edited by Steven Bluttal, text by Patricia Mears : Phaidon

The cover of Phaidon's redux of it's iconic Halston volumeThe cover of Phaidon's redux of it's iconic Halston volume

Again? You would think by now the Halston archives have been exhausted unto dust.

CURRENT READING: WORK FOR MONEY DESIGN FOR LOVE: DAVID AIREY

David Airey wanted  to help designers with starting and running their businesses via this book.David Airey wanted to help designers with starting and running their businesses via this book.

"By placing yourself in a specific design niche, you decrease the number of competitors and give yourself a greater chance of being the go-to name for the service you provide.»

CURRENT READING: TENTH OF DECEMBER: GEORGE SAUNDERS

Soooo Margiela...that excerpt!Soooo Margiela...that excerpt!

" The pale boy with unfortunate Prince Valiant bangs and cub-like mannerisms hulked to the mudroom closet and requisitioned Dad’s white coat. Then requisitioned the boots he’d spray-painted white. Painting the pellet gun white had been a no. "

Current Reading: A Natural History Of The Senses: Diane Ackerman

This poetic investigation of the five senses include essays exploring synesthesia, food taboos, kissing and the power  of musicThis poetic investigation of the five senses include essays exploring synesthesia, food taboos, kissing and the power of music

CURRENT READING: Of The Nature Of Things : Titus Lucretius Carus

The poem, written in some 7,400 dactylic hexameters, is divided into six untitled books, and explores Epicurean physicsThe poem, written in some 7,400 dactylic hexameters, is divided into six untitled books, and explores Epicurean physics

CURRENT READING:HERE IS NEW YORK: E.B White

Writing characterized by wit, sophistication, optimism and moral steadfastness.Writing characterized by wit, sophistication, optimism and moral steadfastness.

"No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky"

CURRENT READING: HELLO GOODBYE HELLO: CRAIG BROWN

The details of this day as described by Craig Brown in 'Hello Goodbye Hello'  is high hilarityThe details of this day as described by Craig Brown in 'Hello Goodbye Hello' is high hilarity

Craig Brown's dry and acerbic 'Hello Goodbye Hello', does not want for euphoric reviews, (see The NY Times, Kirkus Review, Vanity Fair and the Washington Post), so let me place it at a perfectly fashionable and superficial angle.

EAGERLY ANTICIPATING: Joel Meyerowitz: Taking My Time : PHAIDON

With over 650 pages and featuring nearly 600 images, Taking My Time provides an unprecedented overview  of Meyerowitz's workWith over 650 pages and featuring nearly 600 images, Taking My Time provides an unprecedented overview of Meyerowitz's work

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