17 Must-Have Books for Every Fashion Lover

‘The Woman I wanted to be’ by Diane von Furstenberg 'The Woman I wanted to be' by Diane von Furstenberg.

‘Grace: A Memoir’ by Grace Coddington 

'Grace: A Memoir' by Grace Coddington

‘How to Dress for Success’ by Edith Head 

'How to Dress for Sucess' by Edith Head

‘The Little Dictionary of Fashion: a Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman’

by Christian Dior

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‘The Glass of Fashion’ by Cecil Beaton 

'The Glass of Fashion' by Cecil Beaton

‘D.V.’ by Diana Vreeland 

'D.V.' by Diana Vreeland

‘Elsa Schiaparelli: a Biography’ by Meryle Secrest

'Elsa Schiaparelli: a Biography' by Meryle Secrest

‘A.L.T’ by Andre Leon Talley

'A.L.T' by Andre Leon Talley

‘The Glitter Plan’

by Pamela Skaist-Levy, Gela Nash-Taylor, Booth Moore

'The Glitter Plan' by Pamela Skaist-Levy, Gela Nash-Taylor, Booth Moore

‘In My Shoes’ by Tamara Mellon 

'In My Shoes' by Tamara Mellon

‘The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever’

by Teri Agins 

'The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever' by Teri Agins

‘It’ by Alexa Chung 

'It' by Alexa Chung

‘Parisian Chic: a Style Guide’ by Ines de la Fressange 

'Parisian Chic: a Style Guide' by Ines de la Fressange

‘The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World’s Most Glamorous Woman’

by Karen Karbo 

'The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Glamorous Woman' by Karen Karbo

‘Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty, & and Everything Glamour ‘

by Rachel Zoe

'Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty, & and Everything Glamour ' by Rachel Zoe

‘Front Row: The Cool Life and Hot Times of Vogue’s Editor in Chief’

by Jerry Oppenheimer 

'Front Row: The Cool Life and Hot Times of Vogue's Editor in Chief' by Jerry Oppenheimer

‘The Sartorialist’ by Scott Schuman 

'The Sartorialist' by Scott Schuman

Met Gala 2015: Red Carpet Photos

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute gala, also known as the “Oscars of the fashion world” has come and gone once again. This year’s theme was “China: Through the Looking Glass” – the exhibition of the same name (curated and organized by longtime MET curator Andrew Bolton) looks at China’s influence on western fashion and opens this month.

There was glamour, there was edginess, and there was (of course) ridiculousness on the red carpet. All courtesy of celebrities, models, designers and anyone else who was either a guest or paid the hefty sum of $25,000 for a ticket!

PS. Shoutout to the fabulous Chiara Ferragni, who was a guest of Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa, for making fashion history by being the first blogger ever to attend the MET gala!

(Click on any of the photos below for the slideshow).

[Photos via: Hollywood Life; E! Online; WhoWhatWear; NY Times; Huffington Post; Vogue; Vanity Fair; Harpers Bazaar].

(Celebrity) Coachella Style 2015

Alexa Chung for Longchamp

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Alexa and Longchamp. How great of a partnership does that sound? Once again, miss Chung has been chosen as the face of a huge fashion brand. This time, it’s one of my favourites! Longchamp has chosen the television presenter and model to front their spring/summer 2014 and autumn/winter 2014 campaigns. She follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Coco Rocha, who also modelled for past campaigns. Rumour has it that Alexa’s relationship with Longchamp started after meeting its international communications director, Marie-Sabine Leclercq, at a dj’ing gig at the brand’s London flagship opening. The campaign, in which Alexa models the new Escales collection, was shot by Max Vadukul last month in St. Tropez.

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