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Holiday Gift Guide: Best Fashion Books Of 2012

If the fashionista on your shopping list has you in a tizzy about what to buy, you can guarantee that he or she will love one of these amazing new fashion book from 2012. After all, most clothes come and go, but coffee table books are forever.

Kate: The Kate Moss Book

We’ve been dropping tons of hints that all we want for the holidays is the Kate Moss Book, and this post is yet another hint to whoever happens to have our name in our office Secret Santa. Kate created Kate: The Kate Moss Book in collaboration with Fabien Baron and Jefferson Hack (who is also the father of Kate’s daughter). The book follows Kate over the course of her unimaginable career in fashion from her humble beginnings in The Face Magazine to her Calvin Klein ads with Marky Mark to her current career in her late 30s. And when you’re Kat Moss, a can opt for 8 different covers shot by the world’s most famous photographers who also happen to be your closest friends. rizzoliusa.com, $90

Related Link: The Must-Have Kate Moss Book

Grace: A Memoir

Anyone who saw the Vogue documentary The September Issue immediately fell in love with Vogue creative director Grace Coddington, the impossibly sweet and incredibly artistic fashion icon. In Grace: A Memoir, Grace reveals some of the most amazing highlights of her incredible career. $30 chapter.indigo.ca

Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs
If someone on your shopping list asked you to buy them something from Louis Vuitton, then why not pick them up a copy of this collector’s item? Marc Jacobs Louis Vuitton tells the tale of how both Vuitton and Jacobs have shaped the fashion world, complete with 300 colour illustrations. At just $105, it’s one of the most affordable LV items we’ve ever come across! louisvuitton.com, $105

Never before seen images of the life of Alexander McQueen make up many of the pages in Love Looks Not With The Eyes, by photographer Anne Deniau. For over 13 year, Anne was the only photographer allowed backstage at McQueen’s runway shows. With over 400 photographs in total, the book features images of McQueen with some of his closest friends and fellow fashion icons, like Kate Moss, Sarah Burton and Philip Treacy. chapters.indigo.ca, $86

Just because you haven’t been able to make it out to Karl Lagerfeld’s traveling photo exhibit about Chanel’s famous tweed jacket doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the magic. The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, has all the photos of famous famous like Sarah Jessica Parker and Alexa Chung wearing the fashion house’s iconic jacket. chapters.indigo.ca, $68

Photos Courtesy of: Rizzoli, Chanel, Louis Vuitton

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