What are some good books for fashion?
Fashion is well documented. From the history of fashion to what it's like working in the industry, there are some books that every fashionista worth her salt has read and essentially memorized. Some of them are classics, others written by respected industry insiders. Either way, they're a must-read! Here are some good book for fashion:
The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion
This book has everything—literally everything—you would ever need to know about fashion. From designers to the name of that little pintuck on your pants. Every fashionista should have this book.Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style
Before he was a Project Runway fashion guru, Tim Gunn spent years and years in the industry. Through those years, he has learned a thing or two about working in the biz. From funny annecdotes to useful tips, he has everything you need to know boiled down into an easy to read, witty book.Nina Garcia's Look Book: What to Wear for Every Occasion
Have you ever looked in your closet and gone: What do I wear? Well, don't worry because Nina Garcia is here to answer your every question. From first dates to interviews, she has you covered. Never fear looking like an outcast again!
If You Have to Cry, Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You
Many people like to sugarcoat things so they don't hurt other people's feelings. Not Kelly Cutrone. She tells it to you like it is. As a single mother and CEO of a company she founded, Kelly doesn't have the time to make you feel better. She takes all the fluff out of the fashion industry and gives a real guide to making it. If you have what it takes, or if you don't, she'll be sure to let you know.
Chanel: Collections and Creations
From 1920 to now, Chanel has been revolutionizing fashion and leading the world in style. This book, a must-read for all fashion lovers, traces the history of the brand from its early beginnings. Take a look through how it has influenced modern fashion and all the beauty it has produced over the years.