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Book Club: American Fashion Designers At Home




    The Council of Fashion Designers of America promises some major house porn from the style world with their lushly photographed new book American Fashion Designers At Home. Copublished with high-end imprint Assouline and written by design expert Rima Suqi, the $65 coffee table tome--released this month to coincide with New York Fashion Week--takes us on a tour of 100 razzle-dazzle residences, including Carolina Herrera's Louis XV-style apartment, Betsey Johnson's ultragirly pink pad and Donna Karan's serene, eco-friendly villa in Turks and Caicos.

    In honor of the book, CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg and a coterie of other CFDA designers (Elie Tahari, Nicole Miller, Lambertson & Truex) have teamed up with interior decorators such as Jonathan Adler to outfit a showhouse at Manhattan luxury building, the Aldyn. Will there be a leopard-print room evoking DVF's wrap dresses? Is black the ultimate eternally chic color for paint? We'll have more about that soon.