Erscheinungsdatum: 25.02.2016Medium: TaschenbuchEinband: Kartoniert / BroschiertTitel: 111 Coffee Shops in London, die man gesehen haben mussAutor: Glasow, Kirstin vonFotograph: Glasow, Kirstin vonVerlag: Emons VerlagSprache: DeutschSchlagworte: L
Erscheinungsdatum: 11/2016Medium: TaschenbuchEinband: Kartoniert / BroschiertTitel: 111 Shops in London That You Shouldn´t MissAuflage: 4. Auflage von 2016 // 4th edition, revisedAutor: Glasow, Kirstin vonVerlag: Emons VerlagSprache: EnglischSchla
With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek presents stylish, elegant London in This is London, first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Here this beloved illustrator shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops and Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. Sasek has cast his loving eye on London and the result are colorful, sophisticated pictures of one of the most exciting cities in the world, paired with a lively text that keeps a playful sense of fun while taking the reader to the highlights of one of the world´s great capitals. This is London is a facsimile editions of Sasek´s original title. His brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved and remain true to his vision. With the passing of time facts have been updated where applicable in the back of the book. The result is a treasure with an elegant, classic look and delightful narrative that will charm both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the same book from their own childhood.
Featuring 30 of the most unique and vibrant neighbourhoods in London, this is the ultimate guide to exploring the city in a whole new way. Features photographs and an illustrated map for each ´village´, as well as a summary of its spirit, history and location, and a guide to the best independent shops, markets, cafes, and public spaces to visit.
From Tudor oyster pedlars and Victorian pie and mash shops, to the supper clubs and street food scene flourishing today, Britain´s capital has always been a tantalising draw for those who live to eat. In Made in London, Londoner Leah Hyslop offers a joyful celebration of the city and its food, past and present. The book features recipes invented in the city; such as the 18th century treat Chelsea buns (a favourite of King George II) and Omelette Arnold Bennett, created for the famous writer while staying at the Savoy Hotel. Alongside these are new, exciting dishes, inspired by the Leah´s eating adventures around the capital: such as a mouthwatering Pimm´s and lemon curd trifle, an unusual goat´s cheese and cherry tart and an easy twist on Indian restaurant Dishoom´s iconic bacon naan, one of the best brunches in London. Interspersed with the recipes are short, entertaining histories and profiles about London´s food scene, including the tale of the 18th century ´gin craze´; a profile of the East End´s most beloved greasy spoon; and why Scotch eggs might have actually been invented in a London department store! Short shopping guides, lifting the lid on such pressing gastronomic questions as where to buy cheese, the city´s most delicious chocolate shops, or the best cocktail bars for a nightcap (or two.) are also featured. Beautifully illustrated with contemporary photographs of London, alongside vintage images sourced from historic archives, this is a book for anyone who has ever lived in, visited or simply dreamt of sipping a cocktail while watching red buses trundle by in the world´s greatest city.
The new looks, updated traditions, and influential designers defining men´s fashion today, from the world´s capital of gentlemen´s style. Combining the unique heritage of gentlemen´s tailoring with a progressive approach to street style, London is fast becoming the world´s capital of men´s fashion. For this book, Dylan Jones presents a discerning sartorialist´s guide to the capital, from London´s coolest neighborhoods to the studios of its most influential designers and beyond. Beginning with an exploration of London´s chicest urban villages, the book reflects the extraordinary eclecticism of the city´s street style-from envelope-pushing streetwear in Shoreditch to classic tailoring in Mayfair. Forays into the coolest and hardest-to-find menswear shops in the city at once reveal the sources of the fashions on display and capture the atmosphere of the capital. At the heart of the book are profiles of London´s top designers-from world renowned brands to up-and-coming names, these are the designers whose work is shaping the future of menswear. Legends such as Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, whose flair for subversion colors their refinement, sit alongside younger designers such as Christopher Shannon and Agi & Sam, pioneers of bringing graphics and pattern to luxury streetwear. Icons of classic elegance such as Tom Ford and Burberry contrast with a new generation of designers, from Nigel Cabourn to Mr. Hare, whose redefined silhouettes and innovative materials take the traditions of Savile Row into the new millennium.
Sophisticated shopping and travel expert Rachel Felder, the author of Insider Brooklyn, takes you deep into the heart of the world´s most visited city-London-with her painstakingly curated selection of 200 not-to-be-missed destinations-major retailers, specialty boutiques, hotels, cultural venues, restaurants, cafes, and bars-hundreds of colorful photographs, a specially commissioned illustrated map, and an index of listings. In the past decade, London has consistently been the world´s top destination among international travelers, including nearly nineteen million visitors in 2015 alone. In this beautifully designed, practical, and portable compendium, Rachel, a widely published journalist specializing in fashion, beauty, travel, and trends, takes you on a unique, personalized tour of the city that is her second home. Insider London is, in essence, Rachel´s very own little black book, an annotated guide to the best of the city: heritage businesses and upstart boutiques, established and burgeoning neighborhoods, from Mayfair to trendy Shoreditch, and filled with essential information only a savvy Londoner would know. The coverage includes: City Essentials´ Hotels, Museums and Galleries, Parks and Open Spaces, Live Music Venues, and Theaters Shops-Department Stores, Clothing and Fashion Accessories Beauty, Grooming, and Wellness Décor, Flowers, and Items for the Home Stationery, Books and Gifts Markets Food and Drink-Restaurants; Pubs, Gastropubs, and Cocktail Bars; Quick Bites, Bakeries and Takeaways; Fish and Chips; Afternoon Tea; Coffee Bars and Tea Houses Listings Index Every entry-from appointment-only boutiques to unique galleries to unusual tea purveyors-have been chosen with Felder´s refined tastemaker´s eye, including new discoveries, blink-and-you´ll-miss-it neighborhood gems, and quintessential mainstays. Rachel describes each venue in detail, highlighting its specialties and profiling the experience, and provides its complete street address, phone number, website, and closest tube station. An indispensable guide for London dwellers and visitors, Insider London is also visual feast for Anglophiles who simply want to dream about it and shop it from home.