Summer's hot months are the perfect time to relax and do some much desired reading. Here are a few recommendations to all who love the art of fashion and photography.
Marilyn- a biography by Norman Mailer
This book is a combination of two books. Not only is it a biography, it is also a pictorial retrospective of Marilyn Monroe and her love affair with the camera. The collaboration of her biography and images give the reader two histories, one in words, and another in breathtaking photographs.
Influence- Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen
As identical twins, we have grown up aspiring to be dress like the Olsen Twins. Due to their impeccable fashion taste, we are proud to say that they are our fashion icons. Influence is comprised of numerous interviews and images of influential fashion icons. From Karl Lagerfeld to Christian Louboutin, the twins cover the notable fashion 411.
The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Women Must Own - Nina Garcia
A close girlfriend gave M and I this book as part of our 20th birthday gift. This handbook summarizes the top 100 staple pieces every fashionista should own. Its simple text and illustrations make this book a pure delight to read.
So grab some Starbucks and get reading!