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We’re always impressed by those who can reel off fashion facts like nobody’s business. Fortunately, there are a ton of awesome books out there for the fashion-obsessed bookworm and for those just getting into the habit of picking up an actual book instead of a digital one (aka us). From photobooks of Mario Testino and Bruce Weber‘s iconic work to Grace Coddington‘s memoir and even fairy tales by Diane von Furstenberg, we’ve got a little bit of everything.
A Kate Moss retrospective, aptly titled Kate: The Kate Moss Book and brought to you by publishing house Rizzoli, is coming out this fall. Is anyone else surprised that there wasn’t one already?
Trying to get Blake Lively to notice you at a party is like one of those high school movies where the embattled (yet totally adorable) nerd wants to at least talk to the girl of his dreams before graduation. You don’t want to be pushy, and you don’t want to seem desperate — and you definitely don’t want to bore her once she actually looks in your direction.
Pulitzer prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan is writing about about the 1973 fashion battle in Versailles between American fashion upstarts and French fashion masters, known as the Grand Divertissement à Versailles. What’s that? You say you’ve never heard of the Grand Divertissement à Versailles? Well let us paint you a picture.
Half of Lauren Conrad‘s life has been chronicled on TV, but she didn’t really have much input in Laguna Beach or The Hills. So when it came time to make arrangements for her new show on MTV, Conrad made sure she’d be in control.
Read on to find out why our Fashion Week Survival Kit includes satirist literature, mass quantities of 1,200-denier polyester and enough calories to make a glossy magazine editor faint.
Wouldn’t life at the beach be easier if you didn’t have to haul around so much stuff? If you could share a few basic things with a friend or significant other of the opposite sex (guy friends and girlfriends already have this luxury), you wouldn’t have to pack as much or worry about leaving something at home. In the spirit of androgyny, reducing summer travel stress and overall life efficiency, herein our list of summer essentials that guys and girls can wear and share.
Ever wonder where some of your favorite designers rest their heads at night? In September, Assouline and the CFDA will give you an intimate look at the homes of some of today’s most important American designers with the publication of a 115-page coffee table book: American Fashion Designers At Home.
Last night, Barney’s New York celebrated the launch of fashion writer Derek Blasberg’s new humorous handbook, “Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady.” Fashion’s elite showed up to congratulate their friend and fellow colleague. Attendees included Simon Doonan, Zac Posen, Dennis Basso, Jessica Stam, and Harper’s Bazaar editor in chief Glenda Bailey — to name a few.