Featured Fashion & Style Guides
Find style bibles, designer biographies and more with our selection of fashion books. Whether you’re in need of a makeover or simply want to browse stunning editorials from fashion’s most prominent photographers, you’ll find plenty of inspiration.
Bestselling Fashion Books and Style Guides
13 Jan 2014
Best Fashion Books
The History of Fashion
Take a wild ride through fashion’s vivid history. View portraits of supermodels Kate Moss and Cindy Crawford taken by legends like Mario Testino and Helmut Newton. Go further back in time to explore the world of historic fashions, from the lacy gowns of the Victorian era to slinky beaded flapper dresses. For further inspiration, read about Karl Lagerfeld in 1970s Paris or Alexander McQueen in 1990s London. Learn more about fashion’s most innovative and iconic names like Christian Dior, Elsa Schiaparelli, Diane von Furstenberg and Coco Chanel.
Guides to Personal Style
Whether you’re dressing for a wedding or a Mediterranean resort, learn how to look effortlessly fabulous. A big focus in many top fashion bestsellers is how to get the effortless style of a Parisian woman. Imagine the perfect bedhead, Breton top and matte red lipstick as you read How to be Parisian or Parisian Chic: A Style Guide.
Dedicated followers of fashion will love insider’s insights into the world behind closed doors at some of the world’s most influential magazines. Pick up Conde Nast Vogue: The Editor’s Eye to learn more about Vogue’s legendary ladies like Anna Wintour and Polly Mellen, or treat yourself to the wit and wisdom of Vogue editor and model Grace Coddington. Her memoir travels from the streets of Paris to the editorial offices of New York, with an editor’s prestigious front row view of the catwalk.
Whether you’re interested in purchasing a beautifully glossy coffee table book or learning more about the history of fashion, you’ll find plenty of chic fashion books to choose from.