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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FRED LEIGHTON

1800s gold and sterling diamond ring

MIU MIU

Embellished crepe coat

ELEVEN SIX

Alexia tie-back crocheted Pima cotton tank

MARC JACOBS

Duchesse-satin skirt

EUGENIA KIM

Mischka leather beret

MARC JACOBS

Balmacaan textured coated-cotton coat

ELEVEN SIX

Tia crocheted Pima cotton mini dress

MARNI

Gold-tone, poplin and crystal brooch

PRADA

Feather-trimmed silk-crepon top

SAINT LAURENT

Charlotte medium leather bag

CÉLINE EYEWEAR

Kim square sunglasses

ERDEM X H&M

Mohair-blend sweater

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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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