Best Style & Clothing Books
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1. The Skinny Confidential's Get the F*ck Out of the Sun: Routines, Products, Tips, and Insider Secrets from 100+ of the World's Best Skincare Gurus
Author: by Lauryn Evarts Bosstick
The in-your-face go-to skincare guide from mega-influencer Lauryn Evarts Bosstick, founder of The Skinny Confidential brand The Skinny Confidential’s Get the F*ck Out of the Sun is the practical, yet incredibly fun and accessible, preventative skincare bible by lifestyle guru Lauryn Evarts Bosstick.
We all have our ever-growing list of skincare questions: What products are essential for a nightly routine? Will a jade roller actually take care of hungover, puffy eyes? Why is sunscreen so important, and does it really need to be applied every day?
What oils and serums are best for glowy, dewy supermodel skin? Lauryn dives into all this and more with a voice reminiscent of a friend at a boozy mimosa brunch who has a little more experience (and a lot more research) under her belt.
From product and beauty tool recommendations to Lauryn’s personal experience with facial massage, fillers, Botox, lymphatic drainage, and cryotherapy, this authoritative and cheeky book is essential for a DIY generation that’s all about shaking up old ideas about skin care and transforming the beauty industry.
2. Milady Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals
Author: by Milady
Milady Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, 11th edition, is the essential source for basic esthetics training. This new edition builds upon Milady’s strong tradition of providing students and instructors with the best beauty and wellness education tools for their future. The rapidly expanding field of esthetics has taken a dramatic leap forward in the past decade, and this up-to-date text plays a critical role in creating a strong foundation for the esthetics student.
Focusing on introductory topics, including history and opportunities in skin care, anatomy and physiology, and infection control and disorders, it lays the groundwork for the future professional to build their knowledge. The reader can then explore the practical skills of a skin care professional, introducing them to the treatment environment, basic facial treatments, hair removal, and the technology likely to be performed in the salon or spa setting.
3. Fashion, New Edition: The Definitive Visual Guide (Smithsonian)
Author: by DK
Is fashion your passion? Unlock the language of clothes with this ultimate fashion show that traces people’s dress over the past 3000 years. Fashion is a visual feast, packed with stunning illustrations of 1,500 costumes from around the globe. It celebrates famous trendsetters, designers, and fashion icons from Queen Henrietta Maria to Jackie Onassis and Jean Paul Gautier.
Fashion endlessly reinvents itself, reflecting society’s trends and innovations. Discover why different looks caught on, from the elaborate ruffs, wigs, and farthingales of the 17th century, to Dior’s “new look” in 1947 and shoulder pads in the 1980s. Find out why for centuries people’s dress was regulated by governments’ “sumptuary rules” and how the invention of new textiles from velvet to lycra influenced clothing design.
Whether you’re part of the fashion industry, a student, or you just love clothes, Fashion is both a glorious visual treat and a treasured history.
4. In Vogue: An Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine
Author: by Alberto Oliva
In Vogue is a fascinating look at the history of the world’s most influential magazine. The complete compendium is illustrated with hundreds of covers and archival interiors of past Vogue editions, featuring the work of some of the twentieth century’s most respected artists, cover illustrators, and photographersfrom Edward Steichen, Toni Frissell, and Erwin Blumenfeld to Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino, Steven Klein, Bruce Webber, and Herb Ritts.
In 1909, an entrepreneurial New Yorker named Cond Nast took charge of a struggling society journal and transformed it into the most glamorous fashion magazine of the twentieth century. In Vogue traces the history, development and influence of this media colossusfrom its beginning as a social gazette in the late nineteenth century, to the exploration of modern fashion photography and new visuals in the mid-twentieth century, to its status as the top style magazine today.
The book explains the makings of the magazinefrom runways, to editorial meetings, to the pages of Vogue. The thoroughly researched story incorporates first-person accounts, interviews with editors and photographers, and excerpts from stories written in the magazine by many world-renowned writers, including Truman Capote, Aldous Huxley, Richard Burton, Federico Fellini, and Marcello Mastroianni.
5. Tracey Cunningham’s True Color: The Essential Hair Color Handbook
Author: by Tracey Cunningham
A photo-packed exploration of the world of hair color and a guide to making it work for you, as told by Hollywood’s most influential hair colorist Tracey Cunningham is the world’s most in-demand hair colorist, working with Hollywood’s biggest celebrities, and her influence on the beauty industry is unparalleled.
In this book, Tracey traces the history of hair color and its global cultural influence and provides a practical manual for transforming your hair into its perfect true coloror even trying your hand at being an actual colorist. Tracey equips you with nutrition and lifestyle habits for healthy hair (the canvas for any good dye job), your essential pre-salon checklist, countless sources of hair color inspiration (including exclusive personal photos from and interviews with her A-list clients), and much more.
She also takes you inside the mind of an expert colorist and shares her own epic entrepreneurial journey in the process. With Tracey Cunningham’s True Color as your guide, you’ll never look at hair the same wayand never leave the salon anything but happy again.
6. Norma Kamali: I Am Invincible
Author: by Norma Kamali
Abrams (February 2, 2021)
Wit and wisdom from the innovative, influential, and empowering wellness guru and designer Norma Kamali In her first book, fashion legend Norma Kamali offers readers a stylish, inspiring, and heartfelt handbook for gliding boldly through each of life’s decades with purpose and power.
Manifesto, memoir, and essential guide, its pages are informed by 50 years of Kamali’s twists, turns, triumphs, and failures experienced while nding the courage and conviction to race after her dreams and never look back. At 75, Kamali looksand actsnearly half her age.
The secret, she writes, is learning to age with power: Embracing a healthy lifestyle and looking forward to every milestone and the changes they bring, with the realization that reaching one’s potential has no date. With wisdom and wit, Kamali imparts her lessons on authentic beauty, timeless style, career-building, tness, and health through personal stories, worldly insight, and actionable advice designed to help women of every age create their happiest, healthiest, most successful and fulfilling lives.
7. Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris
Author: by Jennifer L. Scott
Simon & Schuster
Inspired by Paris, this lighthearted and deceptively wise contemporary memoir serves as a guidebook for women on the path to adulthood, sophistication, and style, perfect for any woman looking to lead a more fulfilling, passionate, and artful life. Paris may be the City of Light, but for many it is also the City of Transformation.
When Jennifer Scott arrived in Paris as an exchange student from California, she had little idea she would become an avid fan of French fashion, lifestyle, and sophistication. Used to a casual life back home, in Paris she was hosted by a woman she calls Madame Chic, mistress of a grand apartment in the Sixteenth Arrondissement.
Madame Chic mentors Jennifer in the art of living, with elegance and an impeccably French less-is-more philosophy. Three-course meals prepared by the well-dressed Madame Chic (her neat clothes covered by an apron, of course) lure Jennifer from her usual habit of frequent snacks, junk food, sweatpants, and TV.
Additional time spent with Madame Bohemienne, a charming single mother who passionately embraces Parisian joie de vivre, introduces readers to another facet of behind-closed-doors Parisian life. While Francophiles will appreciate this memoir of a young woman’s adventure abroad, others who may not know much about France will thrill to the surprisingly do-able (yet chic!
8. Exam Review for Milady Standard Barbering
Author: by Milady
The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in multiple-choice formats to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.
9. Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45
Author: by Christopher Hopkins
Health Communications Inc
Christopher Hopkins first became known as The Makeover Guy during his two appearances in Oprah’s over-50 makeover shows. Since then, he has dedicated his talents and passion for fashion, makeup, and hair care to this booming audience of women. In Staging Your Comeback, Hopkins champions women over 45, teaching them how to command attention by looking and feeling great.
With compassion and brutal honesty, Hopkins tackles and rectifies problems that women face as they age. Hopkins’s simple tips and tricks help women create their own self-expression and turnaround common mistakes they make in fashion and hair and skin care.
Some topics include: Gray or nay? Your ideal hair color Working with over-40 skin Discover your image profile Second-act ground rules Your ideal silhouette When symmetry goes south Myths and misconceptions Long hair in act two: Does it work? Managing curl What you need to know about undergarments Fads, trends, and classics
10. Joy in the Little Things: Finding Happiness in Style, Home, and the Everyday
Author: by Kerrie Hess
The beloved fashion and lifestyle illustrator celebrates the best, most important joys of all-the little pleasures-in this guide full of ideas and inspiration for tapping into your own happiness and creativity. This delicious book begins with an invitation to discover joy every day, just as Kerrie Hess does.
Her fabulously creative life has turned her into one of the most eagerly-watched influencers on Instagram. Kerrie’s secret is that she’s discovered the little things that make her heart sing, and now she wants to help you do the same.
From the very first sparkling words to the charming illustrations of macarons, peonies, teacups, and jewelry to the images of strong, chic women who grace its pages, this book is a love letter and guide to what makes us truly happy.
Weaving through pleasures, including relaxation, creative pursuits, time with family and friends-in person or virtually-as well as fashion, beauty, home, and travel, Kerrie shares her favorite joy-givers and her tips for bringing sparkling moments into each day. Brimming with Kerrie’s signature original watercolor illustrations and photo vignettes, and beautifully evocative text written with Paris Dreaming author Katrina Lawrence, this book is an unquestionable object of desire.
11. Tiny Tattoos: 1,000 Small Inspirational Artworks
Author: by Rebecca Vincent
A unique sourcebook of 1,000 mini works of art, ranging in myriad styles and subjects, curated by acclaimed tattoo artist Rebecca Vincent, complete with black-and-white illustrations and 50 color photographs throughout. Tiny tattoos are perennial favorites with both ink enthusiasts and the curious interested in getting their first piece of body art.
Going back to the minimal style of the very first tattoos known to humanitydotted patterns and lines found on mummiescelebrated English tattoo artist Rebecca Vincent brings together 1,000 small yet striking tattoos in this one-of-a-kind guide. Tiny Tattoos is the only contemporary source of inspiration for tattoo artists and fans interested in minimal ink designs.
It offers advice drawn from Rebecca’s own experience; interviews with artists who specialize in smaller tattoos; a placement guide to show the parts of the body that heal fastest; information on the symbology behind select tattoos, including what they represent within the tattoo world and in other cultures; and pairing guides to show which tiny tattoos look good together.
12. At Home with Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Daily Life
Author: by Jennifer L. Scott
Approach life at home the Madame Chic way: a beautiful, illustrated toolbox of tips and ideas for organizing, entertaining, and savoring a stylish life. When she arrived at Madame Chic’s Parisian apartment as a foreign exchange student, Jennifer Scott was a casual California girl who thought sweatpants were appropriate street attire.
Madame Chic took Jennifer under her wing and tutored her in the secrets of how the French elevate the little things in life to the art of living. Years later, Jennifer was back in California with a husband, two young daughters, a dog, and her first home.
Every day she confronted mundane duties like folding laundry and unloading the dishwasher, and she began to think about Madame Chic’s homehow the breakfast table was set beautifully the night before, the music that always played in the background, the calm of Madame and Monsieur Chic’s ritual cocktail hour together.
Jennifer wanted that life. She decided to see what would happen if she didn’t perform her chores impatiently or mindlessly, if, instead, she could live like Madame Chic. At Home with Madame Chic reveals the secrets to having a happy, fulfilling, and passionate life at home.
13. Making Faces
Author: by Kevyn Aucoin
The classic – and gorgeous – bestseller from one of the most influential makeup artist in history. Kevin Aucoin shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but also how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks.
14. The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe
Author: by Angela Kelly
THE OFFICIAL BOOK, FULLY ENDORSED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH IIFrom Her Majesty’s trusted confidant and Dresser Angela Kelly LVO comes a lavishly designed book of never-before-seen photos of The Queen, Her wardrobe and Her jewels and features intimate anecdotes from Angela’s 25-year career working closely with Her Majesty.
A truly unique keepsake and collectors’ item to be treasured. For the nearly seven decades of her reign, Her Majesty The Queen has used clothing to create a powerful visual identity that transcends fashion and has made her perhaps the most readily identifiable person on the planet.
Angela Kelly, building on the work of the great designers and milliners who have worked with Her Majesty through the years including couturiers Sir Norman Hartnell, Sir Hardy Amies, and Ian Thomas, and milliners such as Simone Mirman and Freddy Fox brings her own imagination to bear on an iconic uniform’ that suggests continuity and tradition, and ensures that the wearer is always the most visible person in a room or a crowd.’Anna Wintour, VogueWhen Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace.
15. Thirty Chic Days: Practical inspiration for a beautiful life
Author: by Fiona Ferris
Is it possible to live a chic and elegant life if you don’t live in Paris, or even France? Instead of daydreaming about running away to the City of Light, ‘Thirty Chic Days’ invites you to put on your French-tinted sunglasses and view your everyday through an enchanting and motivating filter.
Inside this book you will find thirty chapters (or ‘days’) full of joie de vivre sharing fun and exciting ways to bring your ideal chic life into being. ‘Thirty Chic Days’ is a warm, encouraging and fanciful guide on living a simple and beautiful French-inspired life.
Enjoy dozens of delicious no-cost ideas and feel inspired to uplevel yourself and your surroundings in an effortless and enjoyable way. Contents:Day 1 Have a Paris state of mindDay 2 Eat real foodDay 3 Bathe yourself in mystiqueDay 4 Make up your eyesDay 5 Create and guard your secret gardenDay 6 Be your own French auntDay 7 Honour your body with chic movementDay 8 Be beautifully positiveDay 9 Support your signature charityDay 10 Simplify your life for abundanceDay 11 Adopt a low-drama way of beingDay 12 Curate your wardrobe like it is your own bijou boutiqueDay 13 Indulge in your femininityDay 14 Design the life of your dreamsDay 15 Cultivate serenity and calmness in your lifeDay 16 Create a sanctuary at homeDay 17 Take exquisite care of your groomingDay 18 Little and oftenDay 19 Socialise in a relaxed mannerDay 20 Be your own chefDay 21 Inspire yourselfDay 22 Build rest and repose into your daily routineDay 23 Be financially chicDay 24 Live a life of luxuryDay 25 Collect contentment in petite measuresDay 26 Make every day magicalDay 27 Embrace creativity and enjoy the benefitsDay 28 Think of your home as if it were a boutique hotelDay 29 Walk your errandsDay 30 Immerse yourself in sensuous beautyBonus Day Take inspired actionIf you enjoyed Jennifer L.