Book Review: Yves Saint Laurent, Icons Of Fashion Design and Photography

This is a gorgeous homage to the uncrowned king of haute couture. Originally published in 1988, this new reprint traces the success of Saint...

Dominique Crenn: Rebel Chef

Dominique Crenn is one of the world’s greatest chefs. Her flagship restaurant in San Francisco, Atelier Crenn, has been awarded three Michelin stars, while...

Planète Gascogne: Every Gîte Should Have a Copy

Combine a talented illustrator and a soupçon of British eccentricity. Add a dose of rural Gascony and soon you have a unique recipe – cartoons...

Book Review: La Symphonie pastorale

André Gide’s classic novella La symphonie pastorale marked its 100th birthday last year, so what better excuse to revisit this heart-rending tale? Brimming with...

Book Review: Paris, Fashion Flair by Marc-Antoine Coulon

Working for the biggest names in couture, Marc-Antoine Coulon celebrates fashion and the spirit of Paris both on and off the runway in this...

Exclusive Recipes from “Un soupçon de sucre” by Trish Deseine

Irish-born chef Trish Deseine shares recipes from her latest cookbook which celebrates sugary treats in all their forms, from cakes, cookies and scones to...

Book Review: Notre-Dame de Paris by Kathy Borrus

On April 15 last year, the world looked on in horror as Notre-Dame blazed in the heart of Paris. Kathy Borrus’s book offers a...

Book Review: Trianon and The Queen’s Hamlet at Versailles

Created by Louis Le Vau for Louis XIV, Trianon was an oasis for the French royal family on the fringes of political life, far...

Book Review: Jacques Henri Lartigue, Published by Flammarion

“When I think about my photo collections (and I rarely do), I say to myself, ‘The only ones that have a chance of entertaining...

Book Review: Dior, Moments of Joy

A brief scan of the preface – a psychoanalytical essay on the mechanisms of joy – tells you this is no ordinary fashion coffee-table...