Jessica Kerwin Jenkins

Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, author of the quirky and whimsical Encyclopedia of the Exquisite, began her career in New York writing for Women’s Wear Daily and for W, later becoming the magazine’s European Editor in Paris, covering fashion collections and traveling from Madrid to Copenhagen to Athens to Venice to Ibiza to Tallin, visiting ateliers, villas, palazzos, chateaux, and haciendas. She now lives with her family on the coast of Maine and has written for Vogue and The New York Times.