If you type "fashion book" into Amazon you'll be greeted by 115,718 search results. To save you hours of clicking the "next page" button, we're filling your bookcase for you with our required fashion reading list. From classic books that we've loved for years—such as the Olsen twins' book, Influence, and the tale of Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent in the '60s—to this year's best new releases (did you know Jeanne Damas is now an author?), these 12 books are not only educational but are a beautiful decoration for your coffee table too.
Keep scrolling to shop our edit of the best fashion books to place on your coffee table.
This coffee table book was launched to coincide with the icon's 50th birthday, and it includes some of her most iconic photo shoots, plus the back story of how she became one of the world's most powerful supermodels.
Assistant editor Elinor Block recommends this book for two reasons: "a) It's hilarious and doesn't take it too seriously. And b) it's also got some great advice and gives a real insight into how you might emulate French women and their style."