The 8 Best Fashion Books for Your Coffee Table (and Your Soul)

1. In Vogue: An Illustrated History of the World’s Most Famous Fashion Magazine

2. How to Dress for Success by Edith Headhow to dress for success edith head

3. The World According to Karl

the world according to karl

4. Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
chanel the vocabulary of style

5. Kate: The Kate Moss Book

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6. Philip Treacy by Kevin Davies

Personal note: I’m sure it’s weird to have a favorite miliner, but I’m also sure I don’t care. Weird away. Philip Treacy is such a badass.

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7. Alexander McQueen: The Life and the Legacy


8. W: The First 40 Years

the first 40 years W

If This is What 30 Looks Like, It Can’t Be That Bad

Today, Mila Kunis turns 30. And she looks like this. Sunday, I turn 30. Though I won’t wake up looking like the fashion goddess Ms. Kunis is, exiting my 20s is something to look forward to. More on that later. For now—beautiful photos to wind down your Wednesday.

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Los Angeles Times Magazine, February 2011
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W, March 2011
Harper's Bazaar, April 2012
Harper’s Bazaar, April 2012

Kevin West, Scott Sternberg Discuss the Overlap of Fashion and Food at the (Amazing and Beautiful) Hammer Museum

I’ll just give you my favorite quote by Kevin West from last night discussing his transition from being an editor at W to a successful blogger and photographer: “Writing the blog was how I played hooky from the magazine, and the photography was how I played hooky from writing the blog.” He’s pictured below (left) talking with Scott Sternberg (right), Band of Outsiders founder, about the overlap of fashion and food. The other photos are from around Hammer Museum, which is amazing, and if you haven’t been—you must go!

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