10 Fashion Books That Deserve a Spot On Your Bookshelf
It's nice to flip through large coffee table books filled with pretty pictures from your favorite designers. Hey, they even make great decoration. But what about those moments when you want a little more? Maybe you're looking for some guidance on how to land your first job in the fashion industry or want to know exactly what a designer was thinking when they created that iconic dress.
Well, today's your lucky day. You'll find all that and so much more in the 10 fashion books ahead. So keep scrolling to find a great fash read to bury your nose in this fall.
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Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs
Bill Cunningham's posthumous autobiography takes you inside the famed photographer's life as he compares fashion climbing to social climbing. As you read about his journey to the top you'll definitely laugh and, most importantly, learn why it's crucial to always be yourself.
Find out what it's like to work at a fashion magazine, from one of the greatest to every do it, Diana Vreeland. Vreeland gives readers an sneak peek into her glamorous world as she casually shares her encounters with Coco Chanel and partying it up in the fashion-forward city of Paris.
Deluxe: How Luxury Lost It's Luster
The worlds of fashion, culture, and finance are perfectly married in this book, which will make you think twice before your next big purchase. Is it a quality investment or just another item wrapped up in marketing?
The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris
Everything you ever wanted to know about Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent's rivalry is summed up in this addicting page turner. Find out how they laid the foundations for the greatest fashion houses back in the 1970s and get a bird's-eye view into their lives outside of work, too.
Making It in Manhattan: The Beginner's Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the World of Fashion
Here's one for those who need applicable steps in securing a dream job in fashion. It has all of the fashion career advice you'll need in one place, from juggling tough internships to nailing that big interview.
Hijacking the Runway: How Celebrities Are Stealing the Spotlight from Fashion Designers
Ever wondered what it took for Victoria Beckham or Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen turned their celebrity into a fashion phenomenon? Well, Teri Agins gives readers a deep dive into how celebrity influence pushes sales in the fashion industry.
The Threads Of Time, The Fabric Of History: Profiles Of African American Dressmakers And Designers From 1850 To The Present
Not only will you get to know prominent African American designers — like Ann Lowe who designed Jackie Kennedy's wedding dress — in this book, but you'll also find out about their struggles to make it in fashion as an African American.
Iris Apfel: Accidental Icon
Read up on anecdotes and essays from a fashion legend who is, hands down, responsible for teaching us everything we know about honing in on your personal style.
The Woman I Wanted to Be
Diane von Furstenberg takes us beyond her fashion brand and into her personal life, from childhood to her relationship and so much more.
If you've ever wanted to venture into the world of entrepreneurship — especially in the fashion realm — you'll appreciate this rags-to-riches story, which is both entertaining and filled with business tips.