This season, add these sleek new titles to your loved ones' coffee table collections.
Aerin Lauder’s latest book will inspire your holiday travels. Like many of the world’s elite, Lauder (the granddaughter of Estée) has been traveling to Aspen with her family for decades. An homage to the mountain getaway, the designer’s 300-page love letter juxtaposes historic and current photographs of the town and landscape, and features recommendations of the best restaurants, shopping, and insider tips.
American designer Calvin Klein’s eponymous (and first-ever) book reflects on his most career-defining moments in 480 pages of black-and-white photographs by the world’s most distinguished photographers (Patrick Demarchelier, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon) and most recognizable faces (Kate Moss and Christy Turlington among them).
The iconic Claudia Schiffer celebrates 30 years of modeling with her bare-all tome. The German supermodel personally selected her favorite fashion moments featuring a roster of contributors: Mario Testino, Arthur Elgort, Steven Klein, Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Cindy Crawford, and more.
About three and a half decades ago, David Yurman debuted a twisted helix bracelet. Now, the emblematic Cable design has become a unifying element in all of his collections, from pinky rings to necklaces, and everything in between. For the jewelry fanatic on your list, David Yurman Cable offers a never-before-seen glimpse of original sketches and insights behind the designer’s success.
Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff
Designers Delphine and Reed Krakoff’s expertise stretches far beyond the fashion realm. In their new coffee table book, the couple shows how to transform a house into a home. Through tales of dinner with Tory Burch at the couple's historic Hamptons estate, descriptions by Martha Stewart of their Connecticut country home, and remarks from Simon Doonan on their Palm Beach paradise, this 256-page hardcover provides endless inspiration for the design lover on your list.
Photographers Mert & Marcus—a duo known for their digitally-augmented, powerful portraits of talent including Madonna, Charlotte Rampling, and Angelina Jolie—have created this limited-edition volume of over 300 glossy images. Each copy is numbered and signed by the duo.
A former menswear designer for Calvin Klein, Rafael de Cárdenas has since designed shops and installations for brands such as Baccarat, Cartier, Nike, and Delfina Delettrez with his multidisciplinary practice, Architecture at Large. His new softcover, with four interchangeable covers, follows a decade of his work including bold interior designs from commercial buildings to elegant Manhattan brownstones.
Peter Lindbergh’s Shadows on the Wall features 292 pages of black-and-white portraits derived from around 37,000 unpublished photographs from his 2017 Pirelli calendar shoot. The intimate and raw images showcase icons such as Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman, and Julianne Moore.