Francis Sultana:
Designs & Interiors

This book is a career survey of Francis Sultana, who consistently ranks on Architectural Digest’s annual ‘AD100’ list of top architects and designers. I adapted my chapter about his restoration of a historic dwelling within London’s fabled Albany apartment complex for the cover story of AD’s December 2019 ‘Living With Art’ issue.


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"One of the best design books of 2019."

Sunday Times


"The juiciest, most divinely inspiring, fantasy packed book."

British Vogue



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Condé Nast enlisted me to edit Brilliant – The Story of Atelier Swarovski. I went all out to recruit a diverse range of expert contributors. Karl Lagerfeld wrote the foreword, Hubert de Givenchy, the introduction. Iwona Blazwick, Douglas Coupland and Sarah Thornton contributed essays.


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Vogue On: Coco Chanel

Vogue On: Coco Chanel is a best-seller.


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Hotel Il Pellicano

Il Pellicano’s history was forgotten until I unearthed it for this tome featuring specially commissioned photographs by John Swope, Slim Aarons and Juergen Teller.


"The real heart of the book, which captures the soul of Il Pellicano is written by Bronwyn Cosgrave."

An Andrew Harper Blog


“A fascinating insight into the rise of the leisure class.”

Creative Review


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Made for Each Other: Fashion and the Academy Awards

This is the first fashion history of the Oscars. It assesses the important relationships which gave rise to red carpet culture and reveals how, through time in Hollywood, legendary actresses harnessed the power of costume and fashion to project their identity.



New York Times

“Gossip of the highest class.”

Times Literary Supplement


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Cuttings from Contemporary Fashion

Saks Fifth Avenue's New York flagship displayed Sample in six windows facing Rockefel ler Center to promote its 2005 publication. The Guardian named Sample a “Book of the Year,” in its annual roundup (click to read). Described as a “fashion exhibition in a book” Sample presents the perspective on contemporary design from 10 fashion notables whom I enlisted as contributors including Tim Blanks, Alexander McQueen and Arianne Phillips.


“Intriguing eye candy.”

The Guardian

“Exactingly edited.”

Financial Times

“Gorgeous — there's a lot of energy and creativity on these pages.”

The Atlantic


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Costume and Fashion: A Complete History

The New York Post recognized Costume and Fashion as one of the most popular books at New York Public Library. (Click here to read the Post).  This is my first book and it chronicles the evolution of fashion from a social , cultural , and historical perspective.


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