If you are anything like us and your love of fashion goes beyond just the confines of what’s trending on the blogs and magazines then you might want to bookmark this article for reference. Read on as we enlist 5 fashion books to fall back on in times of sartorial emergencies.

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‘Fashion A to Z’ by Alex Newman' and Zakee Shariff

If you are looking at a career in fashion and need to build a strong fashion vocabulary for yourself then this is the book to own. Concise and precise, this book is a fashion dictionary except with beautiful illustrations and diagrams. Illustrated by renowned fashion illustrator and designer Zakee Shariff, this is your quirky fashion guide.

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‘The Vogue Factor’ by Kirstie Clements

An insight into the cut throat world of fashion, the book unfolds as Kirstie Clements recounts her journey from a receptionist to the Editor-in-Chief. The book is a ‘can’t put down’ read as it takes you through Clements 25 years at Vogue.

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‘D.V.’ by Diana Vreeland

The autobiography of a lady that defined haute couture and most of 20th century fashion, this one is certainly something no fashion follower will want to miss. The book is a witty read as it takes you through the fifty years of Diana’s glorious fashion journey through Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.

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‘Grace: A Memoir’ by Grace Coddington

Another autobiography of a fashion personality Grace Coddington, who is known to have been Anna Wintour’s right hand, this book is packed to the brim with lovely and revealing anecdotes. Perfect for anyone who wants to know the real truths that go into the making of the fashion glossies.

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‘Closer’ By Scott Schuman

This book is a compilation of Scott Schuman’s street style photography. A photo essay by the pioneer of street style, the book will help you better understand the evolution of street style and from firsthand experience we can definitely say that is provides some serious inspiration even when it comes to dressing for work.

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