Spruce up your home without completely maxing out the credit cards, but instead by investing in a few coffee table books.
Not only are most affordable if you’re buying online, but they’re great conversation starters as well! Try a few of these fashion and lifestyle related books if you need to add a bit of character to the living room.
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with A Literary Twist, $17
Pun-tastic cocktails which are inspired by classic novella’s of the late 20th century – who wouldn’t love this classy and sophisticated book? Each cocktail has easy steps to recreate at home, or even if you’re entertaining.
Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food, $35
Food writer Nigel Slater released this sophisticated, yet easy to follow recipe book for burgeoning chefs. In it you will find over 600 ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even delicious desserts which everyone can master with ease.
Grace: A Memoir, $39.95
You might remember Grace Coddington from the unapologetic documentary titled ‘The September Issue’ back in 2007. As a head stylist for US Vogue, this personal portrayal captures her off-beat sense of humour as well as her cute illustrations.
Decorate: 1,000 Design Ideas for Your Home, $46
Bloggers and lifestyle writers Joanna Copestick and Holly Becker have simplified professional design ideas which everyone can incorporate into their home. In it you will find easy tricks on how to make the most of the space you have, without resorting to an expensive interior designer!
Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent, $70
More than just your usual autobiography, Carine Roitfeld chronicles her career at Paris Vogue in this intimate instalment published in late 2011. In it you will find everything from family portraits, to behind-the-scenes shots of popular editorials from her tenure at Vogue.
What are some of your must-have coffee table books?
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