The 10 Best style books
Whether you’re after celebrity fashion tips or industry expertise, we’ve got stylish reads for sartorialists of all persuasions
£39.95, Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha
The life and work of the celebrated photographer and illustrator is the subject of this monograph.
£45, Tim Walker
This lavish coffee-table tome provides a beautiful overview of one of the most successful fashion photographers of a generation, with 175 images.
£24.95, Debra N Mancoff
The question "is fashion art?" is circumnavigated as the fashion in Impressionist art is explored, courtesy of Degas, Manet and Monet.
£50, Kate Moss
Since Moss was famously scouted at 14, her professional life has passed into modern folklore. This is a rare chance to see another side of an iconic figure.
£38, James Sherwood
Manners may cost nothing, but the sartorial accoutrements of a gentleman have never come so cheap. This charts social history through their clothing.
£30, Judith Watt
This retrospective exploring the designer's work is densely packed with images, illustrations, anecdotes and insights.
£29.95, Harriet Walker
Footwear has been elevated to a position of idolatry by some. For those, this book by The Independent's Style editor details famous names for every walk of life.
£40, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon
Lim and Leon launched the titular boutique 10 years ago. Now it has outposts all over the world. Contributions from Chloë Sevigny and photos by Terry Richardson.
£28, Kylie Minogue
Kylie's style has come a long way from the ra-ra skirt in her 1987 video for 'The Locomotion'. This book opens the singer's archives to chart the good, the bad and the ugly.
£45, Virginia Bates and Daisy Bates
The 1920s hold timeless appeal for modern designers and Virginia Bates' eponymous vintage fashion boutique has a role to play in that.
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