It’s the season of the glossy tome
CHAUMET PARIS: CROWN JEWELS
Founded in 1780, Chaumet became the jeweller to Empress Josephine of France, creating delectable pieces for the French aristocracy. This book from Assouline offers a closer look at the exquisite craftsmanship that made the house what it is.
THE ALLURE OF HORSES
This tome by Uli Weber looks at the enduring relationship between people and their horses, blending portraits with reportage-style images. Shot over six years at estates and manors in the UK, this is a unique insight into the equine world.
THE WORLD OF PRIVATE ISLANDS
If you can dream it, it’s out there for you: that’s the premise of Farhad Vladi’s book, which showcases everything from Canadian lake isles and Pacific atolls to the secluded holiday homes of Johnny Depp and Richard Branson.
POCKET COCO CHANEL WISDOM
There’s nobody in the world that couldn’t learn a little something from the formidable Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. The witty quotes and wise words in this pocket book will help you on your way.