Author(s): Sibella Court
Sibella Court, who worked in New York City for 10 years as an interior stylist for leading American magazines and brands, opens her address book to reveal her favourite places in the world's most exciting and energetic city. Cleverly arranged into loops of interest such as 'Jewellery Hardware', 'Haberdashers Handmade' and 'Furniture Interiors', The Stylist's Guide to NYC takes the first-time visitor - or long- time resident - on a number of surprising and beguiling journeys, uncovering traditional merchants and hidden sanctuaries as well as some of the coolest spots in town. This well-edited collection of stores, services, galleries, markets and refuelling stops also contains city survival tips, maps and comprehensive indexes...An idiosyncratic travel guide celebrating the beautiful, the curious and the unexpected, and chosen with the impeccable eye of an insider, The Stylist's Guide to NYC is an indispensable accessory for anyone visiting, working or living in New York.
After establishing herself as an interior stylist in Australian lifestyle publications, Sibella Court moved to New York in 1999. She built a career in the US over nine years, working on advertising campaigns for Jo Malone, Bergdorf Goodman and Brocade home, and was a regular contributor to magazines including Travel & Leisure, Town & Country, US Vogue Living and House & Garden. She returned home in 2008 and opened The Society Inc, an old haberdashery meets hardware store specialising in local and global textiles, furniture, homewares and beautiful things. Sibella is the Interiors Editor of Harpers Bazaar and Grazia magazines, designs paint ranges quarterly with Murobond Paints and was recently a judge on the interior design TV show Homemade. Etcetera won Best Designed Book and Best Designed General Illustrated Book at the APA Annual Design Awards 2010.