5 Coffee Table Books to Read for Instant Style Inspo

By  - 3 weeks ago

Take advantage of the cool weather and curl up with some stylish reads. Here, we’ve rounded up five coffee table books—a.k.a. Insta-worthy décors for your desks—that are brimming with style inspo. Because let’s be real: as much as we love the internet, nothing can beat the inspiring (and relaxing) feeling of flipping through a visual-heavy fashion book. Check out our picks below:

 

 

5. The Sartorialist

 

Source: Penguin

Obsessed with street style? The Sartorialist is your new source of inspo—think of it as Pinterest but in book form. Essentially, it’s a collection of Scott Schuman’s photographs of real men and women from the streets of New York, London, Milan and Paris whose style demands attention. Coupled with Schuman’s insightful commentary, read (or flip through) it everytime your wardrobe begs for a major boost.

 

4. Face Hunter

 

 

Source: Amazon

If you want to switch up your look, get your fashion fix from the Face Hunter. The book chronicles photographer Yvan Rodic’s street style shots from all over the world (think: Egypt, Ecuador, Nigeria and 113 more countries!). All the fresh and out-of-the-ordinary OOTDs inside will inspire you to shake things up.

 

3. Refinery 29: Style Stalking

 

 

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When in doubt, take cues from the fashion pros. Written by Refinery 29’s Co-Founder Piera Gelardi and Editor-In-Chief/Co-Founder Christene Barberich, Refinery 29: Style Stalking hooks you up with tips and how to’s on dressing up like a street style star. Read up and get your followers double-tapping your OOTDs!

 

 

2. On The Street

 

 

Source: Amy Arbus

Revisit the standout 80s fashion in photographer Amy Arbus’ On The Street. Known for her portraits of New Yorkers in The Village Voice, the book features 500 of her most adventurous street style subjects who all see style as a form of self-expression. If you’re up for channeling the ‘80s style now, this is a must-read.

 

 

1. The Coveteur: Private Spaces, Personal Style

 

 

Source: Barnes & Noble

If we could trade closets with anyone, it would undoubtedly be with a celeb. This book by fashion website The Coveteur lets you in on the enviable wardrobes (and even homes) of Miranda Kerr, Karlie Kloss, Christian Louboutin, Bobbi Brown and 39 more renowned fashion influencers. It’s a visual feast for the style hungry, and it’s the kind of book you’ll want to read over and over again.

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