READING LIST : TOP TEN BOOKS ABOUT WOMEN WHO'VE LIVED GREAT LIVES by VANESSA WEBSTER OF CHADWICK BELL

DESIGN BY REBECCA JOHNSON

 
NAME:
Vanessa Webster
 
LOCATION:
New York City
 
OCCUPATION:
Co-Founder, Chadwick Bell
 
FAVORITE SPOT TO READ:
A Chaise lounge with a view overlooking the Farmer's Market.
 
TOP TEN BOOKS ABOUT WOMEN WHO'VE LIVED GREAT LIVES:
Slim: Memories of a Rich and Imperfect Life
Rilke and Andreas-Salomé: A Love Story in Letters
Tinisima  
An Omelette and a Glass of Wine by Elizabeth David
Tete a Tete: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre
Alice Waters and Chez Panisse 
Great Granny Webster by Caroline Blackwood
Frida's Fiesta's: Recipes and Reminiscenses of Life with Frida Kahlo
Just Kids by Patti Smith
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña, and Richard Fariña 
 
My dream vacation would be:
Up in the hills of Taiwan, consuming lots of oolong and delicious seafood.
Would love to read something by the farmer and philosopher Masononu Fukouka.
Love his book The One-Straw revolution.
 
 
Vanessa Webster co-founded Chadwick Bell with the designer in 2008.
They are currently working on the Spring 2014 collection.


June 2013