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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?
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.
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.
It’s a match made in fashion heaven: model Kate Moss and famed fashion photographer Mario Testino have come together for a new coffee table book that will feature the obvious: photographs of Kate shot by Mario. Genius!
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.