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November 21, 2019

Cool Hunter: Bibliophile Style

Fashion, decor or trinkets book lovers shouldn’t be without.

Photography by Peter Markiw

Above: Feeling bookish? Wear it proud with gold/tortoiseshell Oscar Magnuson frames ($280) or Pillsbury cat-eye frames by Seraphin Eyewear ($291), both available at Occhiali. (8115 104 St., 780-433-6759)


Above: This porcelain mug is perfect for the creative writer in need of an inspiration elixir. It’s $12.99 at Chapters. (10504 82 Ave., 780-435-1290, and several other locations)


Above: The Muro notepaper dispenser keeps your ideas rolling. Designed by Blomus, it can be mounted to a table or wall. It’s $29 at The Artworks. (101 Street and 102 A. Avenue, 780-420-6311)


Above: In the Library was designed by Christopher Brosius Ltd. for the CB I Hate Perfume line. Available for both men and women, it was inspired by Brosius’s love of the scent of books. A 100 ml bottle costs $85 at gravitypope Tailored Goods. (8222 Gateway Blvd., 780-988-1637)


Above: Who said adhesive tape has to be boring? The 10-pack of Washi tape rolls by Kamoi Kakoshi Co. is $45 at The Artworks. (101 Street and 102 A. Avenue, 780-420-6311)


Above: Use Umbra’s Lookend bookends to keep your design books together and, while you’re at it, add Books Do Furnish a Room by Leslie Geddes-Brown to your collection. The book shows how libraries can transform rooms. The bookends are $36.50 per pair at the Tin Box (10512 82 Ave., 780-436-2006, and 12433 102 Ave., 780-454-4474, thetinbox.ca) and the book is $49.95 at Greenwoods’ Bookshoppe. (7925 104 St., 780-439-2005)


Above: Bring out your inner librarian with a silk-viscose Norfolk cardigan by Rag & Bone. It’s $349 at gravitypope Tailored Goods. (8222 Gateway Blvd., 780-988-1637)


Above: This letter opener by Two’s Company will have you wishing for even more bills in the mail. It’s $21 at Notables. (12543 102 Ave., 780-488-4625)


Above: Scented product maker, Paddywax, includes candles and diffusers named after Poe, Thoreau, Austen and Whitman in its Library series. Available in several aromas, a 118 ml bottle of diffuser is $32 and a 60-hour soy wax candle is $27.50 at Lyndale Accents. (9676 142 St., 780-439-4302)


Above: This tote bag and expandable file folder by Fiorentina will ensure even your files look stylish. It’s $118 at Notables. (12543 102 Ave., 780-488-4625)


Above: Let this German-made “Studio Violet” fountain pen by Lamy help craft your finest words with a 14 k gold nib. It’s $190 at Notables, where you can also find a bottle of Visconti ink ($21). (12543 102 Ave., 780-488-4625)

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