Here at MONC XIII we turn to our favorite books again and again for ideas and inspiration. Here you will find a select group of our favorite new, vintage and one-of-a-kind book sets to add inspiration to your life. Whether it's decorating, cooking or diving into a novel from one of our favorite authors, these books have the MONC XIII stamp of approval.
One of the most talented and influential couturiers of his time, Yves Saint Laurent began his career as Christian Dior’s protégé and went on to become a legendary arbiter of twentieth-century style. Saint Laurent’s extraordinary taste went well beyond the world of fashion, and in this lavish volume, the eight splendid homes he shared with friend and lifelong business partner Pierre Bergé are presented in immaculate detail. Notoriously shy, the designer and Bergé lived in luxury, surrounded by incomparable collections of furniture and art. Though the homes presented here are now empty, The Private World of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé is a testament to a rare union of passion, elegance, and supreme connoisseurship.