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BEST OF THE BOOKS, 2012

08.01.12

Reading; the best way to while away the hours, especially during these cold winter months. Here are our top picks from this year's future book releases.

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Hedi Slimane: Anthology of a Decade- Out April, 2010.

This volume is a series of black-and-white photos taken in the UK between 2005-2010 and includes photographs of fans at gigs and a few from Slimane's Youth Series; Pete Doherty, Amy Whinehouse, Miles Kane, Kate Moss among others.

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Tomboy Style: Beyond the Boundaries of Fashion- Out April 2012

Lizzie Garrett Mettler is a freelance journalist and her blog, TomboyStyle, explores women that blur the line between masculinity and femininity and the evolution of this style. 2012 sees her popular site become one of the key fashion reads of the year.

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Advanced Style- Out April 2012.

Advanced Style is Ari Seth Cohen's blog-based ode to the confidence, beauty and fashion that can only be achieved through the experience of a life lived glamorously. A collection of street style photos focusing on the over-60 set in the world's most stylish locales.

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Piet Boon III - Out now

The third book by the worldwide renowned interior designer Piet Boon.

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Dior Joaillerie- Out March 2012

The first book to celebrate the timeless beauty and craftsmanship of Dior's jewellery designs. Since launching Dior Fine Jewellery in 1998, Victoire de Castellane has been celebrated for having revolutionized the world of jewellery design. Her sources of inspiration include a global mix of pop culture, floral and, natural motifs and the visual excesses of Bollywood.

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IMPACT: 50 Years of the CFDA- Out February 2012.

IMPACT is the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the CFDA, exploring the influence of the careers of America's most influential designers over the last five decades. Accompanied by elegant images of career changing moments, this book is the definitive word on the voice of American fashion.

 

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Culture to Catwalk: How World Cultures Influence Fashion- Out January 2012.

Kristen Knox aka Reiss friend and blogger, The Clothes Whisperer, traces the roots of today's ready-to-wear fashion designers and clothing styles from more than 60 cultures around the world and explores how local or 'street' fashions are coming back once again.