Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights
|Author:||Jessica Kerwin Jenkins|
"A delightful ode to everyday elegance that brims with tales showing how beauty can be found in the most unlikely places. "Encyclopedia of the Exquisite" has the potential to make our lives that much more interesting. It left me truly inspired." Sarah Jessica Parker. "A beautifully researched and written book. Every story whether on the origins of badminton or the art of Renaissance sotleties is fascinating and inspiring. I kept turning the page, wanting to learn more." Tory Burch. "A wonderful melange of chic and amusing tidbits this book makes me smile." Michael Kors. "Jenkins's wittily curated selection emphasizes the rare and not often considered, with a dash of Julie Andrews's 'favorite things' sensibility. . . . There are enough fancies in "Encyclopedia of the Exquisite" to fill a castle of your own. It is a worthy trove." The New York Times Book Review.