Book Bliss: Linens by Jane Scott Hodges of Leontine Linens
I am thrilled to have an the opportunity to share this beautiful book by my friend, Jane Scott Hodges. I have gushed about her HERE in the past. The publication of Linens: For Every Room and Occasion by Rizzoli is another reason to sing her praises. For design voyeurs and linen addicts alike this book is a visual feast.
This is the essential book on living and entertaining with elegant linens-for every day and special occasions. Offering both visual inspiration and practical information, Linens is the ultimate guide to living and entertaining with fine linens. Credited with reviving the art of couture linens for everyday use, Jane Scott Hodges’s contributions to the world of fine linens have made her a favorite of house and home magazines. As the founder and owner of couture fine linens company Leontine Linens, she has spent the past two decades studying, collecting, and innovating the world of fine linens. In her engaging Southern way, she introduces us to the art of beautifully made linens and shows how easy it is to use them to personalize your home and change looks and moods without redecorating. Whether your style is classic or modern, quirky or quiet, linens are uniquely adaptable to the way you live and decorate and the surest way to put your unique stamp on your home.
Throughout, the book also offers liberal doses of the author’s expert advice and savvy insight on use and care, as well as contributions from leading decorators and home stylists. Replete with beautiful linen-filled rooms detailing countless interpretations of applique, embroidery, and monograms-and the myriad weaves and colors to explore-Linens opens up the possibilities of a world of decorating and a fresh look at entertaining.
Founder of Leontine Linens, Jane Scott Hodges has revived the art of couture linens for the home. Hodges deftly explores fine linens’ everyday use and care, and their importance and relevance to today’s artful lifestyle. A celebrated tastemaker, prolific designer, and author, Charlotte Moss most recently wrote the successful Charlotte Moss: A Visual Life.
All good Southerners know if it sits still long enough we will monogram it…Jane Scott has taken that to another level altogether. The cult following behind Leontine Linens speaks volumes to the quality this brand exudes.
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