Our Favourite Fashion Reads for National Book Lovers Day 9th August 2016 – Posted in: Blog – Tags: Dior, Fashion Books, Karl Lagerfeld, National Book Lovers Day, Parisian Chic, Parisian Style, Style Guide, Vogue 100
To celebrate National Book Lovers Day we thought we would take a look at four of our favourite (and very different) fashion related reads …
Parisian Chic: A Style Guide
by Ines de la Fressange
Let’s face it, when it comes to fashion and style Parisians have it nailed! In this amazing Parisian Chic: A Style Guide, celebrity model Ines de la Fressange shares her secrets on maintaining effortless glamour, Parisian style. With personal tips, step by step dos and don’ts and how to pair affordable basics with high fashion pieces, this book has it all. Beautifully bound with a wrapper band and containing gorgeous drawings this book will make a life-long companion, helping you to add a touch of Paris to your style wherever you are.
Vogue 100: A Century of Style
by Robin Muir
Earlier this year British Vogue celebrated 100 years since it was first established in 1916. In this Vogue 100: A Century of Style, Robin Muir takes you on a journey decade by decade of 100 years of this illustrious fashion magazine. Celebrating fashion’s greatest moments in print, portrait and beauty photography this book showcases some well-known images as well as rarely seen photographs. Featuring everything from renowned fashion designers to how the fashion world has changed over the last century, this book is truly outstanding.
Dior by Dior: The Autobiography of Christian Dior
by Christian Dior
In this fascinating autobiography, Christian Dior reveals ‘behind the scenes’ insight into the workings of a great fashion house, the haute couture of the 1950s and the ‘private man’ behind the illustrious Dior brand. Christian Dior details everything from his first collection in 1947, his childhood in Granville, the family and friends closest to him and the brand that took the world by storm. This really is a captivating read that provides a detailed account of one of the greatest designers in fashion history.
Where’s Karl?: A Fashion-Forward Parody
by Stacey Caldwell and Ajiri A. Aki
Have you seen Karl Lagerfeld? In this cool and exciting book you can find Karl Lagerfeld in fifteen fashion-filled illustrated scenes from the Met Gala in New York to the slopes in St. Moritz. Follow fictional fashion blogger Florence de la Sabine (Fleur) around the world’s fashion hotspots in search for Mr Lagerfeld where you will also meet some of fashion’s most influential and famous faces. This is a must for fashion lovers who are also fans of Where’s Wally!
Happy reading fellow fashionista’s!