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The Best Fashion Books to Add to Your Holiday Reading List

With the end of a hectic semester approaching, many students realize that they haven’t read anything simply for the enjoyment of reading in months. The holidays are a perfect time to catch up on any reading you may have wanted to do but just didn’t have time for with all of those assignments piling up throughout the semester. For all the fashionistas out there, here are some great fashion books to add to your holiday reading list. They even make great gifts, for you or a fashion-lover in your life.

Grace: A Memoir


If you fell in love with Grace Coddington after watching The September Issue, then this book is perfect for you. In Grace: A Memoir, Coddington tells her story and gives readers an inside look at her journey. She discusses her early modeling career, her role at Vogue, and even her relationship with the legendary Anna Wintour. This is a great read, especially for anyone who aspires to work in the fashion industry.

Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls.


If you are a fan Leandra Medine’s wildly popular blog Man Repeller, then her new book is a must-read. She shares some humorous tales from her past and centers each account on an article of clothing that contributed to her experience in some way. Anyone with a love for clothes will find something to enjoy in Medine’s book.

Lori Goldstein: Style Is Instinct


With a look inside the creative mind of one of the fashion industry’s most famous stylists, Lori Goldstein’s new book Style Is Instinct is a treat for the mind and for the eyes. Included are four stories and numerous images of Goldstein’s work over the years.

Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years


This new release is perfect for anyone who dreams of working in fashion publishing. While giving an inside look at what Diana Vreeland’s Vogue was like, the book shows readers many of the memos and letters that the legendary editor-in-chief would use to communicate with her staff in lieu of holding regular meetings. Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years really is the perfect book to curl up with this holiday break.

Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns


It’s a sequel to The Devil Wears Prada. Need I say more?

By: Sam Stull

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