November 29th, 2015
In WSJ. Magazine

‘IDEA Books: Fashion’s Favorite Rare-Book Dealer’

Founders of the London-based bookseller IDEA, Angela Hill and David Owen, share a few of their favorite finds with WSJ. MagazineTheir must-follow Instagram feed, @IDEABOOKSLTD, has reached cult status.

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ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE

Matias ruffled broderie anglaise-trimmed cotton-poplin blouse

SAINT LAURENT

Charlotte leather ankle boots

GANNI

Silvery Crepe printed dress

FRED LEIGHTON

Collection gold, silver and diamond ring

TOMAS MAIER

Eyelet-embellished intarsia merino wool turtleneck sweater

PRADA

Mid-heel suede knee-high boots

SELIM MOUZANNAR

Beirut 18-karat rose gold diamond ring

MARA HOFFMAN

Camilla one-shoulder textured-organic cotton maxi dress

MARNI

medium Trunk shoulder bag

BOTTEGA VENETA

Cotton-blend poplin top

MIU MIU

Wool sweater

SOPHIE BUHAI

Gold vermeil hoop earrings

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  • After browsing this Instagram, I can only conclude 90,000 followers have way too much free time on their hands to stare at other people’s overly photographed lives. But kudos to the booksellers for capitalizing on stuff we never knew we cared about!

    PaulaNovember 29th, 2015  11:39 PM

     
  • Just read the article. Do they have a website to order from or browse? Love finding rare books for gifts.

    KathyNovember 30th, 2015  4:16 PM

     
  • I have no time on my hands but I love following them on Instagram!

    That's Not My AgeNovember 30th, 2015  4:23 PM

     

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