Reading List

November 9, 2012

The sudden onset of gloomy  weather makes us want to spend this weekend cozied up with a  chai tea latte and these 3 new books…which one(s) are you getting?

1. Gypset Travel

Julia Chapin  (who authored our personal bible, Gypset) comes Gypset Travel, which captures the luxuriously bohemian life of the gypset traveller.

2. Petrochemical 

Veteran photographer, Richard Misrach’s latest edition captures 150 miles of the land that lines the Mississippi River- an area rampant with chemical production.

3. W The First 40 Years

The history of this legendary fashion and lifestyle magazine is chronicled in over 300 pages of glossy, editorial images accompanied by tart tid-bits from gossips columnists Suzy and Countess Louise J. Esterhazy.

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In The Spirt Of Travel

June 29, 2011

In the spirt of summer and travel, this Social Gypsy shares, In The Spirt of St. Barths…. Now how to get there (fingers tapping)…

Pucci LTD Book

September 22, 2010

Coming soon from Taschen – Pucci, the pioneering Italian fashion brand. The perfect gift – for yourself!

Vintage Art Edition limited to just 500 signed and numbered copies. Each book is bound in an original vintage Pucci fabric and is accompanied by four art prints of original drawings from the designer Emilio Pucci. Each book will be signed by his daughter Laudomia Pucci who continued to design under the Pucci name after Emilio’s death in 1992 and who is Image Director and Deputy Chairman of the company since 2000.

OK Silverlake

June 12, 2010

Ok – one of the best stores for all things design has opened another store in Silverlake! Owner, Larry, is the man and continues to the have the best book collection in town.

OK Silverlake, 1724 1/2 Silverlake Boulevard (between Effie Street and Easterly Terrace); 323-666-1868.

Social Gypsy’s new client, a blog/diary called Lifestyle Lemonaid, is a racy mix of Sex in the City meets The Real Housewives! Brought to you by a beautiful 6ft blonde MILF named Nikki. This woman is absolutely hilarious, witty, smart, self deprecating (fav quality in a human – hate egotisticals) and gorgeous. We have a feeling we will learn a lot from this broad. Make sure to check her out – she’s got some serious juice (pun intended) – Lifestyle Lemonaid!

The Selby is in your place! This is so badass! Every ounce of it. A photo junkies delight!

Drink-Play- F*c%

April 27, 2010

I’m a little pissed someone beat me to this. My friend and I had it all planned out. We were gonna call it Rock – Play – Fu*k. It was going to be the story of a groupie! Man…

A Magazine Curated by… every emerging, amazing designer you can imagine. Including our new favorite, Haider Ackermann. How adorably cute is this picture of he and his muse, the great Tilda! They look so comfortable together. Make sure to check A Blog Curated by…

Can’t touch Tim Walker

March 14, 2010

We have blogged about Tim Walker before. The Alice and Wonderland photo shoot is quite possibly the best thing that came out of all the recent creative inspirations surrounding Alice. We picked up his book a few months back and still find something new every time we open it. It’s a masterpiece. There is no one even close to this guy. Buy Tim Walker Pictures now! You will thank us later.

OK ok…

March 10, 2010

OK the store on 3rd street is one of our favorites. We could spend hours in this gallery of ecclectic artifacts. Inside you will find the perfect gift, the latest photography book, an array of inspired decorative arts – among many other treasures. We also love the owner, Larry a Gyippy-like dude who has an eye for subtile detail, incredible steeze and maintains a whimsical vibe.