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Model on a boat in Lake Como wearing a striped dress, headscarf, and sunglasses

@ThisTimeTomorrow’s Krystal Bick as captured by Ty Johnson in Assouline’s “Lake Como Idyll”

In the latest edition of Wanderlust, we’ve rounded up a selection of luxurious travel tomes to inspire your next adventure. Whether it’s a classic Bahamian stay at the Ocean Club or a deep dive into India’s textile legacy, these recently published books will transport you to far-flung locales this summer and beyond.

  1. Assouline Lake Como travel book

    Lake Como Idyll

    This feast for the eyes, written by journalist Massimo Navain, reveals the unparalleled mystique of the northern Italian alpine lagoon, a coveted vacation spot for all manner of creatives.
  2. Assouline Monte Carlo travel book

    Monte Carlo

    “Monte Carlo” offers a snapshot of Monaco’s culture and heritage through colorful imagery, the witticisms of resident Ségolène Cazenave Manara, and prose from historic fans like Jean Cocteau and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  3. Great Escapes Greece hotel book

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    Great Escapes Greece: The Hotel Book

    If you’re feeling like everyone else was in Greece this summer, you’re right. It’s not too late to plan your own Greek sojourn, though, and this tome from Taschen is the perfect guide.
  4. Assouline – The Ocean Club book

    The Ocean Club

    If the Caribbean beaches call to you, “The Ocean Club,” by Vanity Fair’s James Reginato, parses the intrigue of the Bahamian hotel which has played host to everyone from politicos to the Slim Aarons set to the Beatles.
  5. India in Fashion book about the impact of Indian dress and textiles on the fashionable imagination

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    India in Fashion

    World of Interiors Editor in Chief Hamish Bowles brings readers on a sartorial journey spanning from the 18th century to today in Rizzoli’s “India in Fashion,” an homage to Indian craftsmanship and the international design impact of traditional textiles and embroideries.
  6. Assouline Louis Vuitton Skin: The Architecture of Luxury book

    Louis Vuitton Skin: The Architecture of Luxury

    For a little bit of luxury here, there, and every-where, pick up “Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury,” an examination of the visual history of Louis Vuitton boutique facades, from Jun Aoki’s Tokyo Bay–inspired rippled glass to Frank Gehry’s sleek postmodernist iterations.
  7. Wallpaper* City Guides Book Set

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    Wallpaper* City Guides

    Even though there are myriad digital travel options at our fingertips, a classic city guide still holds a place in our heart. The Wallpaper City Guides, published by Phaidon, remains our go-to and spans the globe—from Austin to Tel Aviv.


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