February 13, 2011
A few weeks ago, I picked up this AMAZING book about the Men and Women of Marc Jacobs. Photographed by celebrity photographer, Brian Bowen Smith, this book is one of my favorite new coffee table adornments!!!
From the intro: “Many things can be said about the appealing men and women that Brian Bowen Smith has captured in these photos. They all work for Marc Jacobs, in the company’s stores and corporate offices, all over the United States and the world…..The thing that you keep coming back to is that these look like people who actually like what they do for a living…People want to work there- and not because of the clothes. The men and women in these photographs look like they belong to something they actually want to belong to….”
The best part about this book? It was free! I heard about the give-away through a girl who had seen a twitter post by the official Marc Jacobs Twitter account- @MarcJacobsIntl. Robert Duffy was appearing at the Marc by Marc Jacobs store nearby–signing these beautiful books. By the time I got to the store, Duffy was gone, but one of the super nice employees gave me a copy. I haven’t had much free time to look through the book yet. But, below find some of the fab photos of the “Men and Women of Marc Jacobs”.
Also- This week, you can watch the 2011 Fall/Winter Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs fashion shows streaming live from NYC:
January 16, 2011
Color, Water and Mexican food= Los Angeles in January.
October 10, 2010
The other day I killed some time at the Grove. I was waiting for a friend to get off work so we could go to dinner. I needed to grab the latest book for book club, so I went into Barnes and Noble. I admit, I don’t spend much time at bookstores anymore, as I can buy books much cheaper online. It’s super sad–bookstores are dying.
But, the Barnes and Noble at the Grove has a new ways of luring people in–celebrity book signings. I mean, bookstores have always used book signings to get people to come buy books. But, the Barnes and Noble at the Grove is bringing in real celebrity authors (no A-list, but plenty of B and C list).
Nicole Richie and Tori Spelling had their book signings at this Barnes and Noble location.
Oct 12th-Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna
Oct 19th-Hillary Duff
Oct 28th- Judah Friedlander
Nov 9th-Ricky Martin
Nov 13th-Adam Carolla
Nov 18th- Kat Von D
See full list here.
Enough about celebrity authors. After I visited B&N, I headed to Anthropologie, where they were having a huge sale. But the rad art books were what really caught my eye. No, they weren’t on sale–but I spent about 1/2 an hour looking through them. Here are a few of the books I really liked: