Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Reading List….Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan


Do yourself a favor and devote (at the LEAST), an evening to this beautiful new book. While reading her stories, you’ll discover that the elegance of Marella far extends her beautiful gaze and mesmerizing long neck…


You’ll realize that the same poise that comes through in a photograph of Marella, is emitted in the homes and the friendships that she kept.


**Not to mention this book is way more satisfying and much less calories than you’re typical night time indulgence (less than mine anyway,  why Ben & Jerry’s, why?)


Back to your newest indulgence -


I think a lot of large coffee table books end up with too much of a separation between the writing and the images. I’m telling you that is not the case here. Dedicate the time that this book justly deserves. Sit down and enjoy it. How rare to be able to read first hand, about such a beautiful life. The photos will entice you and the words will hold your heart.


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  1. Fashion Snag

    November 11, 2014 at 2:05 pm

  2. Helen

    November 11, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    Thank you for the recommendation. I can’t (won’t?) imagine you snaffling B&J of an evening (writes she, who’s currently addicted to late night hot chocolate and salty popcorn!)

    • Love CompassionateLee

      November 12, 2014 at 11:54 pm

      Hot chocolate and popcorn??? Wonderful idea! Going to the kitchen now :)

  3. Daniela

    November 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    So beautiful, so much style – simply great ! Thank u 4 the idea!!

  4. ChamaFashion

    November 11, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Want to read it!

  5. Liz

    November 11, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    want it!

    giveaway on blog!


  6. Charlotte not Gainsbourg

    November 12, 2014 at 1:49 am

    oh wow! i am italian and i am a big fan of this lady. and i consider this book and armani’s one my bible!

    i have mentioned it in my blog too :)

    love you so much for this!

    grande maestro:)

  7. Kochkultur/ Beate

    November 12, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Love your book recommendations. I’ ll have them all on my (endless) to buy list.


    November 12, 2014 at 2:17 pm


  9. LEE @ Modern Granola

    November 12, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Ooh sounds good! It prob won’t take the place of Ben and Jerry’s, but it’s worth a shot :)

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