Christmas Gift Ideas: Fashion Books

Are you looking for that perfect Christmas gift or stocking filler? Well, how about a book for your fashion-loving friend, colleague or family member?

Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hits by Glenda Bailey: The British editor-in-chief hand-selects images and excerpts from the industry’s top photographers and writers to take you on a truly inspirational journey through fashion history.

Will Work for Shoes: The Business Behind Red Carpet Product Placement: Susan J Ashbrook, founder of Fashion PR agency Film Fashion, shares her Hollywood tales and tips for getting your brand, business or product in the spotlight. The how-to book will help you get your product on the body or in the hands of a celebrity, connect with stylists, publicists and other handlers who have access to the stars, avoid awkward product-celebrity match-ups and find the perfect person for your brand, and execute a celebrity marketing campaign for next to nothing.

New African Fashion: Helen Jennings has written a book on African fashion that bypasses all the clichés about Africa and looks at the continent as a source of fashion inspiration that is home to a slew of beautiful models like Georgie Baddiel and Ajak Deng. Helen also looks at why Africa is so popular on the international catwalks. Profiling popular designers such as Duro Olowu, Jewel by Lisa, Black Coffee and Eric Raisina, the book explores the myriad of reasons why African fashion is having its moment in the sun.

Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life: Author Justine Picardie peels away the layers of romance and myth surrounding the legend of Coco Chanel, revealing the true history of the incredible woman who shaped modern fashion and created an empire of haute couture. Picardie’s unprecedented research illuminates Chanel’s path from little-known seamstress to the aristocracy of style in this stunning look at the fashion icon, illustrated with more than sixty colour and black-and-white images.

Who Wore Valentino Better? Carolina Crescentini or Tang Wei

Who Wore Valentino Better? Carolina Crescentini or Tang Wei

LAX Style: Victoria Beckham In Prada

LAX Style: Victoria Beckham In Prada

4 Responses to Christmas Gift Ideas: Fashion Books

  1. Christian Utz November 30, 2011 at 11:03 #

    I think books are a great gift idea for any occasion not just for christmas. Given the time of year though, to give a book to somene for christmas means you have put some thought into the gift and the person and matched them together. Thanks for the ideas.

  2. Madi November 28, 2011 at 17:21 #

    Why haven’t YOU written a book yet? 🙂

  3. samaira November 28, 2011 at 10:43 #

    I wish I could gift you this, this christmas, for all the happiness you have given me through out the year, you made my day good even when the weather sucked and my hair acted against me. Love your blog and appreciate all the effort you put in 🙂

    • Fashion Critic November 28, 2011 at 10:58 #

      Samaira, you are so very sweet. What a beautiful thing to say. I’m so humbled.

      I would like to thank you. Without your support this blog wouldn’t be what it is xxx

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