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Want to know what’s hot in the fashion industry right now? Check out these new book releases.

The Boot by Bradley Quinn

The boot has become an essential in most people’s outfits, both pragmatically and aesthetically – what would the world do without Hunters, over-the-knee boots, and stiletto heels? This book explains the allure and sexiness of the boot, and its rise in becoming a fashonista’s must-have today. Drool over pictures of beautiful designs by Louboutin, Chanel, and Manolo Blahnik, and gain insight on their inspirations and techniques.

Buy here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1856696634/?tag=brel-20

Emilio Pucci by Vanessa Friedman

Who is not enamored by Pucci’s amazing and colorful prints? Learn more about Emilio Pucci’s talent and impact on the fashion world in this informative limited-edition book written by the Financial Times’ fashion editor. The hundreds of photographs, drawings, and candids make this book both  intellectually and visually stunning.

Buy here:http://www.amazon.com/dp/3836507366/?tag=brel-20

Fashion: Concept to Catwalk by Olivier Gerval

Fashion is not just a pretty face –  there are many sketches, fittings, fabrics, and hard work involved! Learn about the creative process involved in creating the collections admired by fashionistas all over the world. This book is especially useful for those who have their eyes set on a career in the fashion industry.

Buy here:http://www.amazon.com/dp/0764336002/?tag=gredi-20#b0764336002

Emerging Fashion Designers I by Sally Congdon-Martin

While brands such as Chanel will always remain classics, the great thing about the fashion industry is the endless emergence of new designers and their perspectives. Check out the many profiles of these many up-and-coming designers, and perhaps one of them will be a household name in the near future.

Buy here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0764336002/?tag=gredi-20#b0764336002

–Esther Kim

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