If you’re a fashionista then you know how important it is to draw inspiration from different sources. With inspiration, we’re able to incorporate our passions into our work, style, and everyday lives. But where do these stylish ladies get their influences from? Sometimes all it takes is the completion of one book.
#Girlboss by Sophia Amourso
Sophia Amoruso is the founder and CEO of Nastygal, a popular fashion retailer that sells online and now in-stores. #Girlboss doesn’t focus on how to become rich or famous, but how to acquire qualities that lead you to success. Amoruso expresses that all you need is a clear idea of what area you’re talented in and focus on that. By the end of this book, you find yourself motivated to take control of your life and become the ultimate girlboss.
How To Be Parisian Love, Style, and Bad Habits by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas
This book features tips on how to live by including all aspects of elegance and grace in life. From the perspective of four besties, you get the behind-the-scenes of a French woman’s way of living. Her quirks, tendencies, and actions are one any woman can relate to making this book a humorous and intellectual read.
It by Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung, contributing editor of British Vogue is known for her unique vintage and rock & roll-inspired point of view. Her influences give her a different outlook on fashion that overall impacts her style. It even showcases her artistic side by featuring some of her personal drawings and photographs. With this book, fashionistas can gain some advice on how to embrace their interests and incorporate them into their style.
Love x Style x Life by Garance Doré
Love x Style x Life dives into Doré’s experiences in photography, fashion blogging, and growing up. It also includes a set of style guidelines everyone should follow as a woman of fashion. Her beautiful journey through life as a French woman and New York artist compliments the bold illustrations featured in every chapter. It is definitely the perfect book to read when inspiration is running low.
Style Stalking by Piera Gelardi & Christene Barberich
Refinery 29’s Style Stalking is the perfect coffee table read as it provides the basics on how to become an expert at styling. With its numerous photos of street style, inspiration comes naturally with the flip of each page. Every fashion-forward girl can obtain a new piece of information from this book and incorporate what she learns into her wardrobe.
Let us know what your favorite fashion-forward book is below!