Everyone seems to have a friend of a friend who picked up an antique Louis XVI chair or Moorish chandelier in a backstreet for a song - and your chances of emulating them are much improved with two new guides. (Wanderlust
About the Author
Susan Simon is the author of five cookbooks, including The Nantucket Table and The Nantucket Holiday Table, Contorni: Authentic Italian Side Dishes for All Seasons, Insalate: Authentic Italian Salads for All Seasons, and most recently, with chefs Ron and Colleen Suhanosky, Pasta Sfoglia. Her book, Shopping in Marrakech, is published by The Little Bookroom.
Photojournalist and stylist Nally Bellati was born in Italy and raised in England. She has contributed photographs and features to all major Italian magazines as well as by-lined columns in Harper's Bazaar Uomo
and L'Uomo Vogue
. Her book New Italian Design
was translated into four languages. She lives in Venice.