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Town & Country (Philippines) - - T & C - By Man­ica C. Tiglao

hAute Bo­hemI­Ans, By mIgueL FLores-VIAnnA (VenDome press) Flores-Vianna, an Ar­gen­tineborn writer, edi­tor, and pho­tog­ra­pher, trav­els far and wide to cap­ture 20 stun­ning homes in des­ti­na­tions such as Tang­ier, Mi­lan, and Lon­don. The per­sonal spa­ces of a grand mix of creatives make an ap­pear­ance, from artist Alexan­der Twombly’s farm­house-slash-stu­dio in Italy to mag­a­zine edi­tor Mar­i­ane McEvoy’s cot­tage on Hud­son River. In FloresVianna’s own words, “All the houses in th­ese pages are po­etry.” Avail­able at Na­tional Book Store. Vogue LIV­Ing: coun­try, cIty, coAst (KnopF) Fea­tur­ing an im­pres­sive round-up of sub­jects, this vol­ume com­piled by Vogue edi­tor chloe Malle con­tains a rare and ex­haus­tive col­lec­tion of homes of some of the world’s most in­trigu­ing tastemak­ers. Writ­ers in­clud­ing Hamish bowles, plum sykes, and Joan Juliet buck pro­file the likes of dries Van noten, Lau­ren and An­dres santo domingo, stella Mc­cart­ney, and Alexa and Trevor Traina at their res­i­dences, pho­tographed beau­ti­fully by François Halard, oberto gili, and bruce Weber, among oth­ers. Avail­able at Na­tional Book Store. chAm­pAgne: the es­sen­tIAL guIDe to the wInes, pro­Duc­ers, AnD ter­roIrs oF the IconIc re­gIon, By peter LIem (ten speeD press) no mat­ter the sea­son or oc­ca­sion, you’ll find that it’s best to al­ways have a bot­tle of bub­bly on hand—and this sub­stan­tial guide makes for a great com­pan­ion. Liem, a wine writer and founder of cham­pag­, demon­strates his ex­per­tise with es­says on the his­tory and evo­lu­tion of the re­gion as well as de­scrip­tions of its grow­ers and vint­ners. This boxed set also comes with maps of seven vin­tage vine­yards il­lus­trated by Louis Lar­mat. Avail­able at Na­tional Book Store. houses thAt we DreAmt oF: the In­te­rI­ors oF DeL­phIne AnD reeD KrAKoFF (rIz­zoLI) Th­ese days we of­ten hear of Reed krakoff, ap­pointed chief artis­tic of­fi­cer at Tif­fany & co. in 2017. but long-time fol­low­ers of krakoff know that apart from es­tab­lish­ing a name in fash­ion, he’s also man­aged to earn a stellar rep­u­ta­tion for his in­te­rior de­sign work along­side del­phine, his equally re­spected wife who is the founder of pam­ple­mousse de­sign. To­gether the cou­ple have ac­com­plished a num­ber of stun­ning lux­u­ri­ous res­i­den­tial projects, some of which are shown in this vol­ume for the first time, with com­men­tary from a few of the cou­ple’s close friends, in­clud­ing Martha ste­wart and Tory burch. Avail­able at Na­tional Book Store.

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