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26 Fashion Reads That Prove Books Are The New Black

  1. Love Style Life Book Cover Picture

    Love Style Life

    Garance Doré, founder of the eponymous influential fashion blog, shares stories of life, love, style, and career, from Paris to New York.

  2. I'll Drink to That Book Cover Picture

    I’ll Drink to That

    Betty Halbreich spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street.

  3. Advanced Style Book Cover Picture

    Advanced Style

    Ari Seth Cohen presents a collection of street fashion focusing on the over-60 set in the world’s most stylish locales.

  4. The Truth About Style Book Cover Picture

    The Truth About Style

    Stacy London, cohost of What Not to Wear, shares her struggle with self-esteem and how style develops confidence.

  5. The Cheap Chica's Guide to Style Book Cover Picture

    The Cheap Chica’s Guide to Style

    Lilliana Vazquez’s of shares tips and tricks on how to shop on a budget and dress chic for less.

  6. The Sartorialist: X Book Cover Picture

    The Sartorialist

    Renowned photographer, Scott Schuman pays homage to stunning street style in the 3rd installment of The Sartorialist.

  7. The Asylum Book Cover Picture

    The Asylum

    The hilarious memoir The Asylum by Simon Doonan reveals a glamorous madness and stylish insanity behind the fashion industry.

  8. My Paris Dream Book Cover Picture

    My Paris Dream

    Former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor Kate Betts brings us a delightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980’s Paris. She also wrote Everyday Icon, see #21.

  9. How to Tie a Tie Book Cover Picture

    How to Tie a Tie

    Dress to impress during NYFW with step-by-step instructions on how to tie the perfect windsor knot and more guidelines on looking your best. “A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.”  -Oscar Wilde.

  10. Gods and Kings Book Cover Picture

    Gods and Kings

    Dana Thomas’ Gods and Kings is a harrowing biography about the most coveted names in fashion, Alexandra McQueen and John Galliano and their tragic, emotional demise.

  11. Women in Clothes Book Cover Picture

    Women in Clothes

    Women in Clothes is the insightful, authentic discussion of clothing and how it shapes our lives, from hundreds of voices including the famous, anonymous, religious, married, single, young, and old.

  12. Bright Lights Paris Book Cover Picture

    Bright Lights Paris

    Fashion publicist and brand consultant, Angie Niles, takes us on a journey through local Paris in Bright Lights Paris. The book features tips from celebrities, bloggers, and chefs as well as hundreds of stunning photographs.

  13. The Knockoff Book Cover Picture

    The Knockoff

    If fashion in fiction is what you want, The Knockoff is what you’ll get! The stylish and funny story of fashion in the digital age features Imogen Tate, editor in chief of Glossy magazine, whose career is in jeopardy when a twentysomething former assistant becomes a threat.

  14. Mademoiselle Book Cover Picture


    Reading Mademoiselle, you’ll learn about the fascinating life of Coco Chanel whose historical influence forever transformed the way women dressed.

  15. Always Pack a Party Dress Book Cover Picture

    Always Pack a Party Dress

    Style expert and former Barney’s fashion director, Amanda Brooks recalls career aspirations, successes and failures, offers fashion and beauty tips, and showcases inspiring photographs throughout Always Pack a Party Dress.

  16. #GIRLBOSS Book Cover Picture


    Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso reveals how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest growing retailers around the world.

  17. The Devil Wears Prada Book Cover Picture

    The Devil Wears Prada

    The Devil Wears Prada is a staple in the fashion world, a hilarious tale  that exposes the shocking truth behind working in this grueling and competitive industry.

  18. In Fashion Book Cover Picture

    In Fashion

    Whether you want to work at Vogue, photograph models, or style celebrities, find out how to get In Fashion with this guide to the fashion industry.

  19. A Vintage Affair Book Cover Picture

    A Vintage Affair

    A Vintage Affair is an elegant, romantic story of the history behind dresses and the women that wore them.

  20. Coco Chanel Book Cover Picture

    Coco Chanel

    Because why have one book about the life of Coco Chanel on a fashion list when you can have two? Explore her controversial and eclectic life in this biography by Lisa Chaney.

  21. It Book Cover Picture


    Alexa Chung is a fashion symbol and her collection of drawings, musings, and photographs is the perfect accessory for any design lover.

  22. Designer Nails Book Cover Picture

    Designer Nails

    Don’t forget about nails during NYFW! Ami Vega shows you how to turn your nails into miniature works of art.

  23. The Glitter Plan Book Cover Picture

    The Glitter Plan

    This book takes you inside the story of Juice Couture. Part memoir, part business manual, explain how they built an empire from the ground up.

  24. How to Get Dressed Book Cover Picture

    How to Get Dressed

    Costumer designer Alison Freer tells you how to style the many clothes you have in your closet like a fashion expert while providing tips on fitting, organization, and thrifting.

  25. Everyday Icon Book Cover Picture

    Everyday Icon

    Kate Betts’ second title on the list, Everyday Icon, covers the influence of fashion in politics and the media and that style and substance are not mutually exclusive.

  26. Nasty Galaxy Book Cover Picture

    Nasty Galaxy

    From Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal, comes her life bible that is part scrapbook and part inspo-journey, with moments of frivolity scattered throughout.  

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