5 Books Every Fashion Girl Will Be Reading This Month
With the temperatures falling, there’s no better time to stay inside and cozy up with a good book. Lucky for us fashion fans, there are some amazing new options on the market that are sure to satisfy our industry-driven curiosities. Memoirs are especially popular this season—find out which iconic fashionistas are spilling all, below.
Scroll down to discover the top 5 fashion books of the season.
Cindy Crawford and Katherine O’Leary Becoming ($28)
To mark her upcoming 50th birthday, famed supermodel Cindy Crawford has released an essay collection exploring the best moments of her career alongside the lessons she’s picked up along the way. There are plenty of beautiful photographs, too, including the cover image shot by her close confidante Herb Ritts. Highlights include her struggle to accept her mole, how she feels about posing nude and whether or not she wants her kids to pursue modeling.
Garance Doré Love Style Life ($17)
After years of courting fans online with her killer photography and illustrations, Parisian transplant Garance Doré is celebrating her career thus far with a compilation of all new work and a candid retelling of how she ended up where she is today. Spanning matters of style, career, beauty and love, Doré leaves no stone unturned, and, as if that weren’t enough, she’s included interviews with famous friends like Emmanuelle Alt and Jenna Lyons on all the same topics.
Donna Karan My Journey ($17)
Designer Donna Karan is not holding back in a new memoir that traces her journey from Long Island high school student to being crowned the Queen of Seventh Avenue by the fashion industry. Karan not only opens up about her troubled upbringing with a sick mother, she also divulges details of the “emotional turmoil” she endured during an affair with Stephen Weiss, who she would eventually marry. That experience, it turns out, infused her designs with a “raw sensuality” that women the world over would be drawn to.
kate spade new york all in good taste ($19)
For kate spade new york’s latest tome, the brand tackles how to be the most fashionable hostess on the block, replacing dated rules with new school etiquette. Whether you’re wondering what to wear on the day of a dinner, how to curate the perfect guest list, or whether or not Instagramming an event is okay, this book has your answers.
Joe Zee That’s What Fashion Is ($19)
In this new book from fashion-world favorite Joe Zee, the Editor in Chief of Yahoo Style and “lifestylist” on the new ABC show FAB Life jokes that he’s a “slashie,” or, a man who wears many hats. It’s an accurate description, as this fast-paced memoir confirms. Amidst tales of near-impossible assignments and ever-looming deadlines, Zee also shares accessible fashion tips (and his pro tip for taking the perfect selfie). And like everything Zee touches, it’s hilarious.
Which book are you most excited to read? Let us know in the comments!