Wednesday

THE WELL READ GIRL

Kate Spade sure knows her books AND her pocket books - Spade stores have almost as many vintage display books as they do bags. Which gave her an idea...

Books that are purses!!!

Notice that these clutches are a numbered series from "Kate Spade Publishing." Try to collect every "volume!"


Now you can "read" ...even if you're not in the library!

Or anywhere in particular...

If you'd like to find your own great vintage book covers to decorate with, visit the Database of Vintage Book Covers.

Or just throw down some cash at Anthropologie...

Book covers in spades - these are Andy Spade's displays. Do try this at home:  just print out some of the covers from the Database (above) and frame them! Your walls will be well read.

And, if you'd like to pretend your laptop is a vintage bookstore, visit Kate Spade's special online section "Arguments for Looking at Books Instead of Reading Them," to download wallpapers/book covers with vintage designs.
Images:  Database of Vintage Book Covers, Andy Spade images, Kate Spade ads, more Kate Spade ads.

6 comments:

Courtney N. Hathaway said...

I love everything about this!! Too fabulous :) x

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

Fabulous post! Kate Spade's vintage books always inspire me and now the clutches...so cute!

Bromeliad said...

I saw those, too! There's got to be a way to make one.

shari @ little blue deer said...

That database is amazing! I recently found a company that will print your design to fabric, how cool would it be to do pillows of these? Lovely post (oh, and count me in as someone who adores Mad Men, as well!).

Dumbwit Tellher said...

Genius - I love the idea of framing vintage book covers. I so appreciate the link. You can't always read a book by it's cover, right?

Have a glorious Sunday ~

Claire Watkins, ASID allied said...

I love this idea! Great color, great graphics and the great possibility to make me look smarter than I am!

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