The Best Coffee Table Books to Give This Holiday Season
Everybody wants something pretty for the holidays, and few things are more beautiful to look at than a coffee table book. Plus, let's be honest, it's the perfect gift for someone if you're not quite sure what they want. Here, our nine favorite new titles that are sure to impress your friend, family member, co-worker, or loved one, whether they're a film buff, a music lover, or a fashion obsessive.
Fendi Roma by Carlo Ducci and Lella Scalia
This gorgeous 272-page tome pays homage to 90 years of Fendi designs and the city that influenced them. A must for any Italophile.
François Nars by Francois Nars
Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography by Thierry-Maxime Loriot
A fascinating history of the fashion set through the eyes of the iconic German photographer, replete with over 400 of his romantic, often black-and-white, photos.
Nasty Galaxy by Sophia Amoruso
Part memoir, part scrapbook, this tell-all from the original #girlboss will leave you feeling inspired to take a seat at the head of the table.
75 Years of Capitol Records by Barney Hoskyns
Peek inside the world of the iconic record label, which has released music by everyone from Miles Davis to Katy Perry. Make sure to read with speakers in close proximity.
The Stanley Kubrick Archives by Alison Castle
Rare film stills, sketches, and screenplays from the creative brains behind 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Shining that's compact enough to carry out of the house.
Barneys New York by Christopher Bollen
A comprehensive look at the legendary Manhattan shopping institution, from the designers that fill its racks to the inventive window displays that draw crowds each holiday season.
The Coveteur: Private Spaces, Personal Style by Stephanie Mark
Alexander McQueen: Unseen by Robert Fairer and Sally Singer
Pay homage to the late designer's dramatic artistry with this behind-the-scenes look at 30 of his fashion shows, courtesy of Vogue's exclusive backstage photographer Robert Fairer.