Kindles may be popular and take up space around the pool scene this summer but, despite the rapid fire of eBook technology, the end of the good old-fashioned book is far from nigh. Quite the contrary, bibliophiles have some thrilling new shelves to browse and nothing quite feels as comfortable as a good book while lounging on a chaise.
There's an extraordinary new bookstore that is the talk of the town.
Last season, rather than launching a new label, Marc Jacobs opened a bookshop in New York's West Village called BookMarc. The fashion designer kept the details close to his heart when he set up shop and filled it with books of interest on the premises of a former book shop. This site of Marc´s endeavor is on Bleecker Street right near the “Sex and The City” famed Magnolia Bakery.
This is a store where you will find not only rare and hard-to-find books but other accessories that are surprisingly fun and inexpensive. A world filled with gadgets of all kinds awaits inside. Who said that fashion could not be in article as simple as stationary? Find some unusual and colorful boxes at Bookmarc.
Look for a pair of cord shoelaces for Sketchers, Converse, Nike or any other sneakers. The only dilemma is what color to choose to make them outshine the ones at the shoemaker.
Make rainy days fun days full of glamour with a Marc Jacobs designed umbrella featuring red lipstick kisses. There´s even a heart-shaped box containing a mirror inside that is ideal to carry 24 hours a day in a designer handbag.
Take a downtown classic when visiting BookMarc with an authentic Marc Jacobs Susan Satchel. Based with the softest white leather that is also lightweight, its retro style will take a gal anywhere in this season. This is definitely a bag of doubles.
First of all, the pre-owned Susan is carried via its rolled double top handle straps and its additional adjustable and longer shoulder strap. Typical of Marc Jacob´s collection of designer handbags, the pre-owned bag features two front pockets with push-lock closure embellished with the MJ name. All hardware, including studs, handle rings and zippers are in a rich silver tone.
The two top zips offer dual inside compartments on the front and back of the bag, and an additional middle section opens via an interior magnetic snap closure. The lined interior contains a zipped pocket.
There is ample room in the well laid out authentic Marc Jacobs Susan Satchel that any notepads, pens and a book fits in effortlessly.