October 18th, 2022
Books & Magazines

More Fall Reads

Last December I posted on Claire Keegan’s Small Things Like These, which was so good that I gave it to a number of friends over the holidays. Keegan’s Foster is getting great reviews and is available in the U.S. November 1. The fall issues of Konfekt and Self Service are winging their way to me, and Carlos Mota’s Forever Green, out last week, is on my bedside table.

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SAINT LAURENT

Le 5 à 7 Small leather tote bag

KHAITE

Fulman cropped down jacket

THE ROW

Everett leather tote bag

THE ROW

Silvia silk-twill scarf

SAINT LAURENT

Caged satin minaudière

TÔTEME

Wool-crepe strapless top

ISABEL MARANT

Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans

THE ROW

Garcon suede loafers

MIU MIU

Laser-engraved logo belt

ALAÏA

Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress

SAINT LAURENT

Cropped leather jacket

SOPHIE BUHAI

Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings

NILI LOTAN

Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag

DRIES VAN NOTEN

Belted wool blazer

  • Thank you for flagging Keegan’s new novel! I read the short-story version in The New Yorker and am eager to see how it unfolds in a longer form. Writing like this is hard to find.

    RMOctober 18th, 2022  7:21 AM

     
  • Konfekt is wonderful. So much to read, interesting people to discover, lovely photography and no filler/endless advertorials (or if they are, they’re good ones!).

    disneyrollergirlOctober 18th, 2022  7:32 AM

     
  • It is wonderful – I picked up the spring issue in Rome last May.

    PrestonOctober 18th, 2022  8:09 AM

     
  • I ordered Small Things Like This – not sure how I missed that post. Looks great.

    KathyOctober 18th, 2022  9:18 AM

     
  • Oooh, a new magazine to read!

    TracyOctober 18th, 2022  7:53 PM

     
  • I’m super late to this post, but wanted to check out Konfect and be informed. Every descriptive phrase and adjective used in the magazine description spoke to me in a positive way:
    “Sharp dressing, drinking, dining, travel, and design.”
    “Champion craftsmen.”
    “Beautiful things made well.”
    “Chic seasonal looks.”
    “Joyful newsletter . . . good humor.”
    “An exacting eye.”
    “Celebrates a chic, understated glamour.”
    I could go on – if the magazine delivers on half of this, it will be a success. For me, this is what I want a publication/fashion guide to be. There was barely a mention of the editors and no mention of what people look like or their back stories. It sounds like a magazine focused on talent, craft, style. I signed up immediately. Thank you, Preston, for writing about this!

    PaulaOctober 22nd, 2022  7:36 PM

     
  • Thanks for the intro to Claire Keegan.Just purchased my second issue of Konfekt and love it all.Finally a worthwhile magazine to enjoy all-round!Hoorah!!

    JulietNovember 3rd, 2022  10:11 PM

     

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