Tricks of the Trade

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The fashion industry is a one of a kind industry from design to editing, public relations and beyond. Before you enter one of its bastions of style for work, it’s best to learn the tricks of the trade from the masters. Here, are some great fashion books that every fashionista must read. These books leave you feeling empowered, informed, and ready to take on the fashion world.


From dumpster diving for bagels to creating a multi-million dollar company, Sophia Amoruso author of, #GIRLBOSS tells us how she became so successful and how you can too. Sophia discusses what it truly means to be a GirlBoss and how you can be successful by doing what you love. This is a great book for anyone trying to create his or her own fashion name with little to no start up capital.


Aliza Licht, author of Leave Your Mark, is the global fashion communications executive for Donna Karan. She tells her early beginnings in fashion and gives advice about how to separate yourself by building your personal brand. She is also the woman behind the famous Twitter account @DKNYPRgirl. This fashion book is a great inspiration for landing your dream job.


Fashion icon, Rachael Zoe wrote a famous styling book, Style A to Zoe. This book is about fashion from the perspective of one of Hollywood’s most sought-after stylists. The style manual includes tips on everything from accessorizing your outfit and dressing for your days off, to packing for vacations. Rachel Zoe offers some great suggestions for developing your own personal style.


Former BAZAAR editor-in-chief, Diana Veeland writes about her life and how her passion for style influenced the industry for fifty years. This book is filled with dazzling stores of style, society, and success. Plus, poignant life lessons we can all learn from. This book is known for meeting the legendary icon of American fashion.


Fashion insider, Grace Coddington documents her life before Vogue Magazine. Grace’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue has made her an international icon. Did you know she was a model in London before she was scooped up by Anna Winter? Inside her memoir, she gives specific details of her life, relationships, and her love for cats.

We loved reading these books from fashion insiders! We hope you do too!

Yours in Style,

Lauren Cecchi New York Team

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