Five fashion books for your coffee table

From a collection of rare Audrey Hepburn prints to the history of corsets, we list our five favourite fashion coffee table books.

1. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

This collection of rare portraits of Audrey Hepburn includes adverts, behind the scene shots, magazine covers and family photographs as well as an interview with the famous actress. 

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2. The Corset: A Cultural History

The Corset: A Cultural History

This beautifully illustrated and richly informative book traces the the history of corsets up to the present day for both men and women.

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3. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

This exquisite book, which accompanied a retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, celebrates the innovative, provocative and influential career of fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. With its holographic cover and its striking full-page images, the book is a fitting testament to McQueen's sense of style and his flair for dramatic statements.

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4. Denim: Fashion's Frontier

Denim: Fashion's Frontier

Denim is one of the world's favourite fabrics, and today accounts for the largest segment of the clothing industry. Learn more about the history of this incredible fabric and its evolving relationship with high fashion with this handsome and richly illustrated book. 

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5.Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood

This handsome book brings alive the career of British designer Vivienne Westwood whilst shedding light on her sources of inspiration and working practices.

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