If you are reading this, it is because you are probably a fashion lover and you love to learn about its history, its evolution and about the most relevant designers in the world.
It is time to expand your library with the great fashion classics, so today we are going to leave you with our favorite fashion books that you must have in your possession to read over and over again.
You will immerse yourself through the most important decades, the biographies of the great designers, their style, influences... and you will enjoy reading and expanding your knowledge about the icons of the 20th century.
1. CHRISTIAN DIOR
This volume celebrates the history of the House of Dior from its founding in 1947 to the present. You will live a tour of all the exhibitions where there are haute couture designs by the master, and the creative directors who followed him, such as Yves Saint Laurent or John Galliano . In addition, it includes archive material with the sketches of Christian Dior designs. It's a gem!
2. DV – DIANA VREELAND
This book is the riveting autobiography of one of the greatest fashion icons of the 20th century, Diana Vreeland, Harper's Bazaar's only fashion editor and editor-in-chief of Vogue, whose unparalleled sense of style, genius, and style helped define the world of haute couture for fifty years. You will be teleported into his whirlwind life, from English palaces to Parisian nightclubs in the 1930s.
3. FASHION. HISTORY AND STYLES
It is the typical beautiful book that you want to have on your shelf at home. The cover design is extraordinary and the interior is beautifully laid out and illustrated. It tells you about the history of fashion in a very interesting, entertaining way and with curious anecdotes.
4. KENZO TAKADA – KAZUKO MASURI
With stunning photography and more than 300 sketches from Kenzo's private collection, this book traces more than forty years of his creative output. Using hand-colored and pencil drawings and previously unpublished archival photographs, the authors explore Kenzo's career, tracing the evolution of his cult label in a book of visual exuberance.
5. FASHION CLIMBING – BILL CUNNINGHAM
This work is the story of a young man who strives to be the person he was born to be: someone unique. But although he was one of the most recognized and appreciated figures in New York, Bill was also one of the most protected. These memoirs were polished, carefully typed, and safely stored in his lifetime. For those of you who like intrigue, you will surely love it!
6. CHANEL: COLLECTIONS AND CREATIONS
One of the greatest of all time in the world of fashion, the House of Chanel opens its private archives to reveal a galaxy of brilliant designs created from the 1920s onwards.
Chanel's combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive brand.
You have to read it!
If you are like us, passionate about the world of fashion... you need these books now! And if not, you can have them as a gift option, they will be a sure hit
Happy week girls, see you in the next post.