The Fairy Tale Life Of Manolo Blahnik
This fairy tale meets real life story about Manolo Blahnik born in the Canary Island who goes off to London to become one of the most famous shoe designers, thanks to Carrie Bradshaw, and the well-heeled society worldwide. Manolo Blahnik and the Tale of the Elves and the Shoemaker is part of a series of fashion fairy tales by fashion writer Camilla Morton, who inventively meshes some our favorite Once Upon A Time tales with real life stories of famed fashion designers. Along with the beautiful illustrations from Blahnik himself, the whimsical narrative will take you back to the time when fairy tales were a reality.
Both fashion lovers and music lovers will enjoy reading Rizzoli’s latest release, M.I.A. penned by the controversial songstress herself. Her outfits are outlandishly interesting, her lyrics are raw and heart wrenching and her confidence is intoxicating. The new coffee table/autobiography/collage book published by Rizzoli is an eclectic ode to M.I.A. that includes personal never before seen photos, graphic prints, inspirations, poems and song lyrics.
The Sartorialist: Closer
We’re inspired heavily by street style and absolutely adore TheSartorialist.com so the new book Sartorialist: Closer is a real treat. Scott Schuman’s photos of real fashion lovers from around the globe have documented human style at its best. This book is bound to spark some major inspiration.
CR Fashion Book
Carine Roitfeld, ex French VOGUE editor and the godmother of fashion gave birth to the first edition of her own magazine, CR Fashion Book. The forward is a touching essay about birth written by Indian spiritual leader AMMA and continues with the rebirth theme with tons of edgy editorial spreads depicting fertility, birth and renewal done with a haute couture touch. Don’t miss the spread by Tom Ford which follows a fashionista from birth to her very well dug grave.