Happy New Year everyone! I’ve decided to bring to you another edition of fashionable reads. One of which I’ve purchased so far. My collection has vastly increased in the last year and I couldn’t be more pleased. I hope to have a library in my home one day. In the meantime, enjoy these few titles.

Alexa Chung: It

British girl about town Alexa Chung’s first book is a compendium of her personal thoughts, inspirations, drawings and photographs. Definitely a must have for anyone who loves fashion.

Lori Goldstein, Style is Instinct

An anthology of stylist Lori Goldstein’s brilliant career, from fashion to advertising. Lori Goldstein is a visionary genius. Her interpretation of beauty and style has produced some of the most iconic images.

Talking Fashion: From Nick Knight to Raf Simons in their Own Words

From Rick Owens and Pierre Cardin to Raf Simons and Veruschka, some of fashion’s largest names offer insider information, insight, and more in this collection of candid interviews.

Carine Roitfeld, irreverent

Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent’ is a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of one of fashion’s most influential women. Mostly written in the form of a continual interview conducted by Olivier Zahm, industry leaders like Mario Testino interject questions, giving the reader an intimate perspective of Roitfield’s design sensibility. It tells a visual story of her illustrious career.

Christian Louboutin

Renowned and adored by the fashion world for his exquisitely crafted shoes and dazzlingly high stilettos, Christian Louboutin is in a league of his own. Delving into the designer’s imagination, this beautiful tome – created to celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary – contains over 300 pages of stunning photography, inspiration, biographic detail and even some pop-up art.

Every fashion enthusiast needs a well rounded collection of fashion-related literature. I decided to compile my first volume of favorites on the market right now. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and I wish you all a prosperous New Year.

Kate Moss edited by Fabien Baron

Kate Moss’ iconic and chameleonic face transcends fashion, and this book is the definitive visual retrospective of her twenty two-year modeling career. It’s a mesmeric compendium of images taken by the world’s most renowned photographers.

The Sartorialist: Closer by Scott Schman

Schuman has returned with another collection of photographs of fashionable everyday men and women across the globe. His sense of and appreciation for fashion and individual expression is as evident in his latest book as in his blog.

Lanvin by Alber Elbaz

Besides being retailed at $450, this book is a limited edition to celebrate 10 years of Alber Elbaz at Lanvin. He invites the visionary into his own world. Images not only unveil the continuous process of design but also the behind the scenes work in progress.

Tim Walker: Story Teller by Tim Walker

World-renowned fashion photographer Tim Walker presents a stunning photography collection showcasing his signature style with some of the biggest names in fashion and contemporary culture.

Stylists: New Fashion Visionaries by Katie Baron

A comprehensive compilation showcasing the finest creative work. This book is a tribute to innovators of the styling field. This visually stimulating tome is packed with glossy ad campaigns, runway shots, and editorial photography that exhibit the industry evolution.

Love Look Not With The Eyes by Anne Deniau

From 1997 until his death in 2010, Lee Alexander McQueen allowed only one photographer backstage at his shows: Anne Deniau. In dozens of fabulous photographs, Deniau captures the late McQueen working with his closest collaborators to create meticulously produced displays of art through fashion. A must for McQueen aficionados, this book is an inspiring tribute to an unforgettable designer.

The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld

This volume reinterpret Chanel’s famous little black jacket: Lagerfeld redesigned the iconic jacket. He captures an extensive group of celebrities wearing the jacket with their own individual flair-sometimes classic, sometimes irreverent, but always Chanel. Each photograph has been styled by Roitfeld. The Little Black Jacket shows the astounding versatility of Chanel’s vision in Lagerfeld’s hands, and ensures the little black jacket’s future as a timeless classic.