26 Essential Fashion Coffee Table Books
Stylish additions to any library.
As the weather begins warming up, it’s prime time to get a head start on your summer reading list. Lucky for readers who are also fashion lovers, coffee table books are a format ideally suited to compiling fashion photography or delving into the history of a particular designer.
Art publisher TASCHEN is behind several landmark compendiums including Peter Lindbergh. Azzedine Alaïa, a celebration of the late photographer and designer’s artistic partnership, and Virgil Abloh. Nike. ICONS, showcasing the Off-White™ founder’s most most iconic Nike sneaker collaborations.
Earlier this month, Dior unveiled Her Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri‘s New Voice, a volume spotlighting female photographers who have collaborated with Chiuri since 2016, the year she was appointed creative director of the storied house. If you’re looking to read up on the history of fashion, 50 Shoes That Changed the World explores the impact of iconic styles from the classic Frye boot to the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star. Similarly informative, Fashion Designers A-Z celebrates the most influential designers of the past century.
Keep reading for essential fashion coffee table books that every sartorial enthusiast should own.