Luxury Collection Destination Guides Launch at Del Posto

Assouline Publishing has been offering fine illustrated books since 1994 with one idea in mind – “all that is beautiful ought to be in an Assouline book.” They certainly did not miss the mark with one of their latest endeavors the Luxury Collection Destination Guides.

To launch the collection, The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts Global Brand Leader Paul James hosted a cocktail party at Del Posto. Passed appetizers by Chef Mario Batali were served from silver platters and cocktails created by Mixologist Greg Seider poured into fine stemware.

Attendance was long listed for the step and repeat, including Stanley Tucci, Emily Mortimer, Alan Cumming, Rosie Perez, Paul James, Estelle, Krysten Ritter, Prosper and Martine Assouline, Greg Seider, Andrea Fazari, Emma Snowdon-Jones, and Peter Greenberg.

Emma Snowdon Jones

The handy guidebooks are filled with tidbits of information and stunning photography by Andréa Fazzari. La creme de la creme in six destinations and 70 of the world’s finest hotels across 30 countries are compiled in one handy set.

The perfect gift for a luxury bibliophile, the limited edition set is available online at and Assouline Boutiques in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as and other major retail stores for $140.

*Lead Photo : Paul James*