Thursday, December 1, 2011

Eight books every fashionista is asking Santa for this year


American Fashion By Charles Scheips $70

From the glamour of '30s Hollywood to the quirky '70s cool of Annie Hall, this CFDA-commissioned book is a treasure trove of American fashion inspiration.



Deborah Turbeville: The Fashion Pictures By Deborah Turbeville $85
This stunning compilation is the first to showcase the internationally acclaimed Mademoiselle editor-turned-fashion photographer Deborah Turbeville’s work all in one place.



Christian Louboutin By Christian Louboutin  $95
With never-before-seen archival images, new photography, and fun pop-ups, the book also features a not-to-be-missed catalog of every Louboutin shoe ever designed.



Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels By Charlotte Seeling  $60
An authoritative, all-encompassing encyclopedia for the fashion disciple. From Charles Frederick Worth in the 1860s to the avant-garde designers of today.



Dior Couture By Ingrid Sischy and Patrick Demarchelier  $115
This hard-cover features over 150 fantastical couture pieces — from dresses to jackets — spanning the entire era of the house of Dior.



The Impossible Collection of Fashion By Valerie Steele  $650
Valerie Steele's latest book is the ultimate fashion fantasy. Steele has hand-selected 100 of the most iconic dresses of the last century and offers them up alongside quotes from some of fashion's favorite insiders. Beautifully packaged in a linen clamshell case.



Ralph Lauren By Ralph Lauren $50 
Offering an in-depth pictorial history via personal photos, famed ad campaigns, and iconic magazine imagery of the global fashion mogul.



Harper's Bazaar: Greatest Hits By Glenda Bailey  $65
Take a trip through the long-running glossy's latest decade in this visual compendium, filled with over 300 Bailey-commissioned images.

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