If you're a bookstore browser: (wait, do bookstores even exist anymore?) I'm sure you've stumbled upon the exhaustive series of art titles published by Taschen. Man, Taschen have a book on EVERYTHING and EVERYONE. They know how to distract me on my way to the self help aisle.
So rather than coming home with a book that is likely to help me improve my social skills, tell me how to get rid of my flab or turn me into an entrepreneur I always end up coming home with illustrated books that make me anti social, encourage me to sit at home on the couch leafing through pages while munching on corn chips and wondering why I never have any money.
Well, Taschen have done it again. They're about to release a limited edition book celebrating Gisele Bündchen's twenty years in the fashion/modelling business. 300 photos, put together by Gisele and Giovanni Bianco and full of tributes from the people closest to her.
Just a thousand copies will be printed, at the bargain price of 500 euro a pop. DAMN! I know girl's gotta pay the rent, but really? Oh, wait, they'll be signed by her too.
I know Linda Evangelista once famously said she wouldn't get out of bed for 10K, but I guess you gotta move with the times. Are we now going to go around saying I won't sign it for anything less than 500 euro dollars? Doesn't have the same ring to it I guess. Oh well, best take out a mortgage and sure up the legs on my wonky coffee table.