Sunday, December 23, 2012

Christmas gifts: a book of fashion, the perfect gift for any fashionista

Grace Coddington

My friends and family often turn to give me for Christmas fashion books, because they know that I love. And also ground to make me take a good Christmas autorregalo order as Amazon with titles that will enjoy throughout the year. Do not hesitate, if you know what a fashionista relagar pro, with books be right.


  • Grace Coddington's memoir is high quality material: its past as a model, and his path to becoming the creative director of Vogue USA in the shade (or making shade) to Anna Wintour. For less than 30 euros .
  • The Sartorialist, Closer. The second book of Scott Schumann returns to collect the best shots of your camera as streetstyle guru. It costs 23 euros .


  • Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel. A book and a documentary critical to meet one of the greatest fashion, a woman with a unique vision of fashion and life, for 36 euros .

Diana Vreeland

Photography and illustration

The format of the coffee books is ideal for fashion images and the work of great photographers:

  • Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson. Two great provocateurs united, nothing bad can come of it. For 22 euros .

lady gaga

  • 100 Years of Fashion Illustration by Cally Blackman. Illustration in fashion had its golden age in the early twentieth century, but still leaving us with pretty pictures today. A good way to see how fashion has evolved over 400 illustrations. Only 24 euros .



If you love a designer, get your hands on a comprehensive collection of his designs and you will enjoy looking at the photos remirando. We go to two opposite styles, but equally great: Dior, and Alexander McQueen.

MacQueen dior

  • Dior Couture by Patrick Demarchelier and M. Peroggi, for 60 euros . An exquisite book.
  • Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty by Andrew Bolton. A major exhibition of MET New York that if you could not visit, you can enjoy now via book. For 42 euros .

Meet fashion inside

If you want to learn something more fashionable, books Fashion GG Collection will become enjoyable, and very educational. I have four, fully recommend them, and from time to time, I can not add any more to my library.

fashion books

  • Fashionlabel: Mark Style from Armani to Zara.
  • Fashion Marketing.
  • Fashion Victim: How to create, why continue.
  • The fashion secrets revealed.


Fashion has many fields, all igualmebte fascinating (at least to me). I like designers that make you dream, but I also like to know tips to dress better. If this interests someone close, give her a book styling.

More visual, with explanatory illustrations and photos:

style books

Less visual, more content to read:

etsilo2 books

  • Secrets of an expert in the world of fashion, by Betty Halbreich. now not available , but a woman who has worked leading the team of stylists stores Bergdorf Goodman in New York, has enough experience to advise.
  • The red book style, Brenda Chavez, for 20 euros , with reviews of great fashion on how to improve your style.

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