Books

Design inspiration from decorators, doyennes, hotels, and the world of antiques are a few of the offerings this spring.

How They Decorated: Inspiration from Great Women of the Twentieth Century

P. Gaye Tapp
Rizzoli
April 2017
224 pages, $55

Much has been written about the great doyennes of the past, but few accounts are quite so entertaining and informative as designer P. Gaye Tapp’s new book How They Decorated: Inspiration from Great Women of the Twentieth Century. Sixteen celebrated women of style are profiled in four different categories-Legacy Style, In the Grand Manner, Fashionably Chic, and Unconventional Eye-with each story reading like a novel.

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