Issue Thirty

$18

Issue Thirty of Kinfolk is a celebration of hospitality.

The winter issue of Kinfolk revisits one of our guiding principles: good hospitality. Featuring a special section dedicated to the art of hosting, Issue Thirty looks beyond recipe repertoires and honed housekeeping to unearth the secret ingredients of having a good time.

Drilling down into the heart of hospitality, we investigate its five pillars: acceptance, comfort, empathy, entertainment and trust. How has the rise in peer-to-peer services such as Airbnb changed our relationship to having strangers in our home? Does a lack of formality translate into a more comfortable environment, or do subtle rules actually make it easier for people to know how to behave? And, how do you get a guest to leave?

We receive expert advice on hospitality from leading hoteliers, culinary artists, salon hosts and party planners, and meet wunderkind chef Flynn McGarry—host of New Yorker-reviewed dinner parties since the age of thirteen. Elsewhere, we speak to actress Teyonah Parris—star of the forthcoming James Baldwin adaptation If Beale Street Could Talk—explore seasonal subjects such as hunkering down, hometowns and ghost stories, plus much more.

DETAILS

192 pages, offset-printed and perfect bound, full color on uncoated and coated paper. Printed in Canada and United Kingdom.

Publication date: November 28th, 2018

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Issue Thirty Stories

Suzie wears a shirt by Hermès, hat by Laurence Bossion and stylist’s own earrings. Alexis wears a turtleneck sweater by De Fursac.

L’Hôtel

In Paris, chance encounters come knocking at the Hotel Plaza Athénée.

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Parris wears a coat by The Row.

Teyonah Parris

What does it take to get on Barry Jenkins’ call sheet? Candice Frederick speaks to the woman who knows.

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