From the Tumblr, " Clever matches between bathing suits and books. Each match discovered by hand. We should have been doing this all along, am I right? "
" The book: Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut The first sentence: “All this happened, more or less.” The cover designer: Carin Goldberg The bikini: Kudeta Bikini. $45."
" The book: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace The first sentence: “I am seated in an office, surrounded by heads and bodies.” The bikini: Hanalei Bikini by Mikoh. Top $70. "
" The book: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky The first sentence: “At the beginning of July, during an extremely hot spell, towards evening, a young man left the closet he rented from tenants in S—-y Lane, walked out onto the street, and slowly, if indecisively, headed for K—-n Bridge.” The cover designer: Peter Mendelsund The bathing suit: Trinity Swimsuit by Chromat. $235." Don't get to engrossed BookFans. You will be left with an unfortunate tan.
" The book: Lethal Seduction by Jackie Collins The first sentence: “What’s the best sex you’ve ever had?” The cover designer: Bernard Maisner The bathing suit: Betty Black & Lime Swimsuit by Mandalynn. $95."
" The book: I Was Told There’d be Cake by Sloane Crosley The first sentence: “As most New Yorkers have done, I have given serious and generous thought to the state of my apartment should I be killed during the day.” The cover designer: Ben Gibson. The bathing suit: Havana Floral Adjustable Bandeau Cut Out Maillot by Marc by Marc Jacobs. $104.99. "
Too bloody good, this one: " The book: The Life of Pi by Yann Martel The first sentence: “My suffering left me sad and gloomy.” The bathing suit: Men’s Swimming Trunks by EUROPANN. $49."
" The book: Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld The first sentence: “I think that everything, at least the part of everything that happened to me, started with the Roman architecture mix-up.” The bikini: Party Stripe Bikini by Vineyard Vines. Top for $60."
I have to admit that I have read every single one of these books. I have only worn a simple black bikini for the last 12 years, however. " The book: True Believers. The first sentence: “My publishers signed me up a year ago to write a book, but not this book.” The book designer: Jo Anne Metsch. The bikini: Swimwear Crush Bandeau by Tyler Rose. Top for $95."
Genius. Except, Paris Hiltons, This is a LION, not a TIGER. The book: The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht The first sentence: “In my earliest memory, my grandfather is bald as a stone and he takes me to see the tigers.” The book designer: Virginia Norey The bathing suit: The King Panel One Piece by We Are Handsome. $340. "
And there you have it.
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