The 10 Best Fashion Books To Add To Your Coffee Table!

10 of the best old and new fashion books every fashion and style lovers should add to their reading list. . .

2016 Best Fashion Book

"From four stunning and accomplished French women – at last – a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves. The authors – Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas – unmarried but attached, with children – have been friends for years. Talented bohemian iconoclasts with careers in the worlds of music, film, fashion and publishing, they are untypically frank and outspoken as they debunk the myths about what it means to be a French woman today."

where to buy: urban outfitters, one kings lane

2016 Best Fashion Book

"This one-off collection of Alexa Chung's writing, doodles and photographs combines stories of early style inspirations such as her grandpa and the Spice Girls with discussion of figures of obsession like Jane Birkin and Annie Hall, reflecting on heartbreak, how to get dressed in the morning, the challenges of taking a good selfie, and more. Witty, charming and with a refreshingly down-to-earth attitude, It is a must-have for anyone who loves fashion, worries about growing up, or loves just about everything Alexa Chung."

where to buy: urban outfitters, barney's new york

2016 Best Fashion Book

"Delightfully underscored by Grace’s pen-and-ink illustrations, Grace will introduce readers to the colorful designers, hairstylists, makeup artists, photographers, models, and celebrities with whom Grace has created her signature images. Grace reveals her private world with equal candor — the car accident that almost derailed her modeling career, her two marriages, the untimely death of her sister, Rosemary, her friendship with Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief Liz Tilberis, and her thirty-year romance with Didier Malige."

where to buy: joy the store, amazon, barney's new york

2016 Best Fashion Book

"In Korea, healthy, glowing skin is the ideal form of beauty. It's considered achievable by all, men and women, young and old — and it begins with adopting a skin-first mentality. Now, this Korean beauty philosophy has taken the world by storm! With the knowledge of an expert and voice of a trusted friend, Charlotte's personal tour through Korean beauty culture will help you find joy in the everyday beauty routines that will transform your skin."

where to buy: urban outfitters

2016 Best Fashion Book

"Always on the go, Karl Lagerfeld is everywhere and nowhere all at once. Now, fictional fashion blogger Florence de la Sabine (you can call her Fleur) must find him – surely an interview with him will set her website apart from the rest. But where will he turn up? Roll up your Alexander McQueen skull sleeves and bust out your vintage Chanel monocle as you follow Fleur all around the world's hottest fashion scenes searching for Monsieur Lagerfeld."

where to buy: amazon, barney's new york

2016 Best Fashion Book

"Filled with how-tos, personal essays, anecdotes, recipes, and a liberal dash of style, all in good taste will transform you into the hostess everyone wants an invitation from. the book covers the essential lost arts—how to shuck an oyster, curate a vibrant guest list, guide a dinner-table discussion—right alongside modern conundrums such as instagram etiquette at dinner. whether you entertain a little or a lot, or just love being the person everyone wants to sit next to at dinner, all in good taste is the modern classic you’ll treasure for years."

where to buy: kate spade website

2016 Best Fashion Book

"Legendary influential performer Grace Jones offers a revealing account of her spectacular career and turbulent life, charting the development of a persona that has made her one of the world’s most recognizable artists. Featuring sixteen pages of stunning full-color photographs, many from her own personal archive, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs follows this ageless creative nomad as she rejects her strict religious upbringing in Jamaica; conquers New York, Paris, and the 1980s; answers to no-one; and lives to fight again and again."

where to buy: amazon

2016 Best Fashion Book

"Illustrated with delightful photographs and drawings, this beautiful book is the perfect gift for both the style-conscious and the desperately in need! Christian Dior reveals the secrets of style in his indispensable guide that covers everything from what to wear to a wedding and how to tie a scarf to how to walk with grace."

where to buy: one kings lane, unbeatable sales, shopbop

2016 Best Fashion Book

"A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta. In October 2014 one of the fashion world’s champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half-century reign. In this intimate volume, longtime editor and friend André Leon Talley recounts de la Renta’s journey through nearly 70 iconic dresses, mainly made for private clients, accompanied by fascinating stories of the exquisite craftsmanship and the legendary friends that brought each gown to life."

where to buy: oscar dela renta website, barney's new york

2016 Best Fashion Book

"A fashion A-lister, beloved by top fashion editors and aspiring fashionistas alike, she takes a candid and self-deprecating approach that's thoroughly unique. Part-style guide, part-visual diary, part-intimate look into the world of one of fashion's most powerful influencers, Garance surprises us with her candour and intimacy, blending deeply personal storytelling with her unmistakable photos and illustrations in a unique narrative journey."

where to buy: rifle paper co., amazon

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nogagui said...

Genial las recomendaciones!!!

Pam Scalfi said...

how to be Parisian is a MUST!
Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

Paola Lauretano said...

I would like to read them all!!!
Kisses, Paola.


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Liakada said...

oooo I love them all!

Alas de Angel said...

Great post!! :)

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Jackie Harrison said...

Interesting selection

Larissa said...

Nice book inspo!
Thanks a lot for your last comment : )

De. said...

So great:) kiss

Magda Carvalho said...

Excelents books

Nequéren Reis said...

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Sonya V. said...

It by Alexa is one of my favs.
Great post!

Love from VOH,

Chelsea Davis said...

These books are not only full of great style but they look like art pieces. I love the last book cover.

XO Chelsea

Sophia I. said...

Lovely post.

Toks said...

Good choice of books. How to be Parisian is a definate must. Thanks so much for stopping by and your sweet comment.

Rachel-Beth said...

What a great list! I've always wanted to read that Alexa Chung book

Rachel xx

Adriana R. said...

NEed them all! <3
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Adriana Leandro said...

Interesting selection. Kisses!

Rebeca Muñoz López said...

I would like read all this books, great selection! Thanks for shared.

Prettytendency said...

Muy buena selección.

sonia de macedo said...

I've got a few of these already!


Marisa Raquel Fonseca said...

They all seem great! I only have the frist one but joing the others to my wishlist!xo

Tijana J. Dominguez said...

Fantastic choice! I'll definitely check out some of those...

Deisi J. said...

Great book dear, kisses!

Lenya said...

Some great books.

Coco Smile said...

Nice post dear,
I really like this books.
Kisses from Spain

Lili Vu said...

I'd love to have that Oscar De La Renta book on my table!

soledad rodriguez lopez said...

como ser parisina tiene que ser espectacular

nycheartsme said...

ooh what great selection of books. great to read and then pretty to leave as a nice display piece...

have a great week.


Vale ♥ said...

I would love to have them all, love this kind of books

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Оксана Золотухина said...

Such a lovely and inspiring post! Thanks for sharing))

Stripes n Vibes said...

I actually have few of the books on my coffee table and love them, but I'm a sucker for books about style so I just ordered the Kate Spade one))


Rosanna Briguglio said...

Great tips, I need to get shopping!
Have a lovely weekend :)
Rosanna x


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Epsita M said...

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Piña de Lys said...

libros maravillosos me encantan!!
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Food & Emotions said...

Great post!


Beauty Follower said...

Thanks for the suggestions!

Noey Lolita said...

They are so so recomended

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Inma Aurora said...

el primero tiene muy buena pinta

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Epsita M said...

I loveee this post. Would love to read all of these books. They sound so intriguing.
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