France's beauty, dazzling style, and enviable joie de vivre star in the 29th edition of the iconic and internationally acclaimed French CountryDiary. Visit exclusive private domains, such as the romantic Provencal home of a renowned antiques dealer, a chateau's prize-winning topiary garden in Brittany, and a unique Paris apartment with a Napoleonic theme. Enjoy 52 wonderful weeks of discovery in La Belle France!
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France’s beauty, dazzling style, and enviable joie de vivre from dramatic coastal Brittany to the chic-rustique hill-towns of Provence star in this 28th edition of the iconic and internationally acclaimed French Country Diary. The year promises a bounty of visual delights, from the exquisite 18th- and 19th-century toiles from the archives of the Paris fabric house Pierre Frey to the antique village of Les-Baux-de-Provence, pink-hued at sunset. Visit privileged private domains, such as the Paris apartment where every element, from furniture to dish towel, dates from the 18th century; tour a romantic seaside garden near Saint-Malo; and view an award-winning decorator’s fabulously restored chateau in the Loire Valley. Finally, essential to any sojourn in France, are the gastronomic treats, including the warm madeleines presented with afternoon tea at Avignon’s historic Hotel La Mirande and the luscious black-cherry clafoutis tart served at the handsome Bastide de Gordes in the Luberon. Enjoy 52 weeks of delicious discovery in La Belle France! Désirée Sadek
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Created by noted lifestyle and design writer Linda Dannenberg, with dazzling photographs by esteemed French decorative arts photographer Guillaume de Laubier, this sought-after and collectible engagement calendar also serves as inspiration and a travel guide to the more than 25,000 passionate Francophiles who never start the New Year without it. Extensive "Sources" pages provide detailed information and travel contacts for locations featured in the 58 photographs.
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This elegant 26th edition of the French Country Diary employs vintage typography and 58 evocative new photographs by Guillaume de Laubier to enhance the captivating design of this unique engagement calendar. The gleaming slipcase features a vibrant blue and white Provençal fabric pattern with a contrasting border fabric from the Olivades company in Saint-Rémy, while the linen-textured hardcover book itself has a red floral design that displays the year “2014” in a decorative medallion. Each of the week-at-a-glance spreads offers a vignette of the French countryside, including gardens, private homes, villages, and inspiring landscapes. This year’s diary visits the posh resort of Biarritz, poised on the shores of the Atlantic in the Pays Basque; strolls through the romantic gardens of Eugénie-les-Bains in the Landes region; explores the palm-decked harbor town of Villefranche-sur-Mer on the Mediterranean, with its pastel-hued hillside homes; and enjoys a pre-Christmas evening on the Left Bank at the Deux Magots café. Also included are lush four-color endpapers, generous space for jotting daily notes, a ribbon stitched in to mark each week, and back matter that includes decorative address pages.
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