5 must read fashion books in 2017 summer

5 must read fashion books in 2017 summer


5 must read fashion books in 2017 summer

Summer is the season for finding inspiration. Whether you’re spending your summer on the beach, by the poolside or on a series of sweltering commutes, finding the perfect page-turner can really help to beat the heat.

A time to sit with an easy read, hot summer days allow us a golden window of opportunity to soak up the rays and plot lines as we swap cosy nights in watching Netflix for reading on the beach.

Here are the 5 best fashion books to put on your summer reading list. 

Where Stylists Shop: The Fashion Insider’s Ultimate Guide

Booth Moore, longtime fashion journalist and Senior Fashion Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, brings together her A-list contact list and exceptional fashion industry access to create the definitive guide to shopping around the world.

As an international authority on fashion, Moore has interviewed more than 175 of the top designers, stylists, editors, bloggers, models, costume designers, street-style stars, and tastemakers on where they shop—from hidden vintage gems in Paris to up-and-coming local designer boutiques in Sydney, from old-school New York establishments and made-to-order jewelry in Los Angeles to the best street markets in Hong Kong, all the shopping secrets of the fashion elite are revealed.

Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style

P. Lewis, black men with a penchant for color and refined fashion, both new and vintage, have gained popular attention in recent years, influencing mainstream fashion. But black dandyism itself is not new; originating in Enlightenment England’s slave culture, it has continued for generations in black cultures around the world.

Dandy Lion presents and celebrates individual dandy personalities, designers and tailors, movements and events that define contemporary Dandyism.

The Curated Closet: Discover Your Personal Style and Build Your Dream Wardrobe

Berlin-based style blogger Anuschka Rees will change your attitude and approach to clothes and shopping with her new minimal method. She rejects the clichéd fashion rules and instead encourages you to look in your wardrobe and at your life, as well as in the mirror. A must-have guide that will help you discover and develop a strong sense of personal style.

Mario Testino: Undressed

One for the coffee table, this stunning book features a series of 50 images from Mario Testino’s Undressed exhibition, all of which centre on the naked body and pushing the boundaries between sex, gender identity and fashion.

Mario Testino pais tribute to the outstanding influence of Helmut on his own fashion photography. Coinciding with an exhibition at hte Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin, the collection includes Testino’s hitherto unpublished series ‘Studio Nude’.

Baddiewinkle’s Guide to Life

Instagram’s hippest grandma shares her thoughts on living and dressing adventurously in this humorous illustrated guide.

Imbued with her energetic, infectious spirt and rebellious attitude, Baddiewinkle’s Guide to Life is an inspiring handbook for living life adventurously. Baddie tells her life story, including the joys and heartbreak and the lessons she has learned, and shares her thoughts on a wide range of issues, including funky fashion, the internet and pop culture, being age appropriate, and being an octogenarian internet star.

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