The latest fashion book releases include the story behind Gianni Versace's murder, a declaration of love to Olivier Theyskens, and eye candy by today's leading photographers.

Missing Theyskens

Olivier Theyskens, the critically acclaimed designer who left French design house Nina Ricci in 2009, is portrayed by Vogue editor Sally Singer and photographer Julien Claessens in a new behind-the-scenes work entitled Olivier Theyskens: The Other Side of the Picture. Priced at $120, the coffee-table book is now available for preorder.

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Cover girls

Fashion bible Vogue will launch Vogue Covers: On Fashion's Front Page ($16.47), featuring nearly a century of front pages from the UK edition of the magazine, this June. The book can be preordered online.

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The other side of the lens

Fashion photography royalty Juergen Teller ( Deste Fashion Collection, $16.50), Rankin ( Rankin's Cheeky, around $50), and Karl Lagerfeld ( The Beauty of Violence, $31.50) are all releasing new books showcasing their latest works.

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Moving on

After Luella Bartley ceased trading late last year, the UK designer is forced to fill her time with other projects for the time being. Enter 'Luella's Guide to English Style' (provisional title), a fashion bible Bartley is reportedly working on and planning to release just in time for London Fashion Week in September.

Murder mystery

The story of Gianni Versace's murder, entitled House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival (costing around €15), hits online retailers February 2 - but can already be preordered via amazon.com.

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