the best fashion books to read in 2020

1 Dior: ”Moments of Joy” by Muriel Teodori

”Moments of Joy” invite us to discover the house of Dior universe with a focus on pleasure and jubilation, It’s a beautiful compilation of stories of Dior’s successes, friendships, and creativity depicted via illustrations, behind the scenes of  220 images brimming with joy, The book explores Dior’s long history of creativity, beauty, and success through a celebration of one of our most profound emotions.

2 ”How to Dress for Success” by Edith Head

“You can do anything you want in life if you dress for it,” says Edith Head

The book includes invaluable lessons; How to Dress to Get A Man & Keep Him, How to Dress To Get & Keep the Job, How to Dress Your Family for Success by the Legendary costume designer Edith Head who dressed everyone from Audrey Hepburn,  Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and many others.

3 ”Women in Clothes” by Sheila Heti

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Thebook features the voices of 639 women of all nationalities, religions, ages, backgrounds, and professions on the subject of clothing, and how the clothes we choose for ourselves shape our lives.

4 ”Becoming By Cindy Crawford” by Cinda Crawford

Was launched to coincide with the icon’s 50th birthday, and it includes some of her most iconic photoshoots, plus the back story of how she became one of the world’s most powerful supermodels. Cindy Crawford was the cornerstone of the golden age of the supermodel in the 1990s. Crawford looks back, photo shoot by a photo shoot, on a remarkable career, and various life lessons she absorbed. Written by Cindy Crawford with Katherine O’ Leary.

5 ”Alexander McQueen” by Claire Wilcox

This book from Claire Wilcox, curator of the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, invites you into the creative mind and world of one of Britain’s most brilliant, daring, and provocative designers offers an in-depth look at the designer’s work, rounding up the late designer’s most impactful work.

6 ”Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon” by Megan Hess

Fashion is ever-changing, influenced by the key designers that capture a moment in history; and Coco Chanel is arguably the most significant influence on women’s fashion in the twentieth century the author and the international fashion illustrator Megan Hess chronicles 100 of the most influential moments in the designer’s life through historical anecdotes and chic black and white sketch drawings sprinkled throughout with insightful quotes from Chanel herself.

7 ”Inside Haute Couture”: Behind the Scenes at the Paris Ateliers Hardcover by Désirée Sadek

Photographed by Guillaume de Laubier and text by Désirée Sadek, Inside Haute Couture offers a private tour of 10 pioneers of French fashion. This book is an unprecedented journey into a world often closed to the public, against a backdrop of an exceptional architectural heritage.