Peak of Chic Book Review

Dear Diva Readers,

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The book is set up almost like a chic decorating encyclopedia, detailing 100 entries focused on Jennifer’s favorite decorating elements – like coquillage, leopard prints, and tented rooms – all laid out in alphabetical order.  Accompanying each entry are gorgeous photographs and original illustrations that surely inspire any design enthusiast.

Jennifer Boles

Jennifer Boles

This book can be thought of as a collection of the important elements in 20th Century design.  Taking cues from major taste-makers of the era, Jennifer has corralled a plethora of styles, products, and ideas into one place, offering up not only interesting information on the history of certain trends, but also giving useful decorating advice and helpful tips on how to implement them into modern living.

In With The Old is sure to be an essential reference for anyone wanting to learn about the elements of chic interiors and stylish living.  You may even come across an idea that sparks an entirely new scheme for your home or next decorating project.

Jennifer Boles and Toma Clark Haines

I was delighted to meet Jennifer in real life recently at the Design Bloggers Conference and she enchanted me with her wit and charm!  Consider her book a Must Read Diva Resource!

The Antiques Diva®

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Author: Toma Clark Haines

Toma Clark Haines is a Global Tastemaker, Speaker, Writer & Entrepreneur; and founder and CEO The Antiques Diva® & Co, Europe, Asia and America's largest Antiques Sourcing & Touring Company.