Books Under The Tree: Books for Fashionistas

Books Under The Tree: Books for Fashionistas

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A shoes gallery calendar, the latest make-up trends, a guide to organize your closet and an intimate memoire of one of the best American designers, these are the best books your fashionista friend would love to find under the Christmas tree!


51Q9XX2+crL._SX427_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgShoes Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2017 Calendar by Workman Publishing

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Everybody needs a calendar, right? Well, that’s the perfect fit for every shoe lover’s desktop, a year of fabulous footwear photographed in luxuriant full color.

Jerome C. Rousseau’s red silk “Gilliam” pump with glittering gold toe. A sexy purple velvet ankle boot by Cleo B. Plus swoon-worthy designs by Sophia Webster, Minna Parikka, and Nicholas Kirkwood, Vivienne Westwood’s sky-high gingham and leather platform pump, and an elegant silk brocade dancing shoe, circa 1916. A year of impeccable style.


513caRaVCEL._SX494_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgFace by Pixiwoo

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Sam and Nic Chapman aka the Pixiwoos have compiled their extensive knowledge of makeup into one book …This is face. Fully illustrated using original photography, this beautiful book includes advice, techniques and top tips for your skin, brows, eyes, lashes and lips, including how Hollywood greats like Marilyn Monroe shaped these throughout history. From easy-to-follow guides to recommendations for the ideal tools used to create the perfect look, this incredible manual will reveal how to manage and style each feature to suit you best. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, an aspiring make-up artist or are simply looking to try out something new, face is the book for you.


51vKc0TxCOL._SX350_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgThe Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobeby Anuschka Rees 

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Many women don’t know what their personal style is.. MEDon’t have a wardrobe that actually matches their style or life.. ME AGAIN. Don’t know how to shop… ME, ME, ME…and –sigh– ME! I have to admit that if only my closet would be organized as good as my library, I would find peace of mind, not to mention that I would finally wear something different from jeans and t-shirts.

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to fashion I am a big mess. I love reading fashion magazines, I am a serial pinner of fancy outfits on Pinterestonline shopping is my jam!… but, no matter what I do, I end up feeling a bit lost. Getting my style together has always been on my “to do list”, but I never fully commit myself to it, until this morning when I stumble upon Anuschka Rees book “The Curated Closet“. Writer and founder of the style blog  into-mind.comRees comes out with a guide for every girl that helps you discovering your unique style and build a wardrobe that make you feel confident everyday; 4 easy steps and the used and abused “I have nothing to wear” will be a faint memory.


51J7T+WPFTL._SX374_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgBloom: Navigating Life and Style by Estée Lalonde

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Estée Lalonde comes a book that’s about more than just living the perfect lifestyle; it’s about giving readers the confidence to live the lifestyle that’s perfect for you.

In Bloom, YouTube personality Estée Lalonde shares the moments, people and things that have made her who she is today. She reveals her life lessons, and offers her tips for surviving life and finding yourself. With the same charming and friendly voice and advice that has made her a global star, Estee guides readers in discovering their own bloom story and celebrating what makes them unique.


51ZcarPKzwL._SX389_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgVictoria Beckham: Style Power by David Foy

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Victoria Beckham: Style Power explores the dynamic rise of Victoria Beckham as a fashion designer. This beautifully packaged book is the first work to document Victoria’s entire fashion career, a sumptuous full color photographic retrospective, it documents every collection that Victoria has created, examining her signature style and her creative evolution. It also looks at how Victoria has grown her brand, seducing customers and critics alike with her innovative designs that appeal to modern women across the globe.


51tRURGAmeL._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgAmerican Dreamer: My Life in Fashion & Business by Tommy HilfigerPeter Knobler

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Successful businessman and pop culture icon Tommy Hilfiger is  synonymous with all-American style. Growing up one of nine children in a working-class family in Elmira, New York, Tommy suffered from dyslexia, flunked sophomore year of high school, and found himself constantly at odds with his father. Nevertheless, this self-described dreamer had a vision and the relentless will to make it a reality. This is the story of a true American original, told for the first time in his own words, with honesty, humor, and the insatiable appetite for life and style that proves that sometimes you have to dream big to make it big.


41U1v-MRw0L._SX392_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgThe Coveteur: Private Spaces, Personal Style by Stephanie MarkJake Rosenberg

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Based on the wildly popular fashion website, The Coveteur is a photography coffee table book offering exclusive access to celebrity closets and homes. A fabulous gift for those seeking insider access into the world of celebrated fashion trendsetters that the fashion-obsessed will want to look at over and over again.

Showcasing Karlie KlossRosie Huntington-WhiteleyBobbi BrownCindy CrawfordChristian LouboutinMiranda KerrTavi GevinsonLisa Eldridge and Tommy Hilfiger’s favorite clothes, accessories, and objects in their private, rarely seen spaces, The Coveteur book is an intoxicating combination of fashion eye candy, interior design, and celebrity voyeurism.


61iU5vdVORL._SX394_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgIn the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney

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Over 100 influential and creative women across the globe are  beautifully portrayed in this amazing book. In the Company of Women give access to practical and inspirational advice for those looking to forge their own paths and start creative businesses. These interviews detail the keys to success (for example, going with your gut; maintaining meaningful and lasting relationships), highlight the importance of everyday rituals (meditating; creating a daily to-do list), and dispense advice for the next generation of women entrepreneurs and makers (stay true to what you believe in; have patience). Filled with hundred of unique photographs of the women in their work spaces, In the Company of Women is a splendid book to read over and over again.

 

 

 

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