From Yves Saint Laurent to Stan Smith, these are the best fashion books to buy, gift and read
All About Yves
This is a beautiful tome filled with unseen sketches, notes and Polaroids by the late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.
Hardcover, £23 at Amazon.co.uk
Vintage Luxury Fashion - Exploring the Rise of the Secondhand Clothing Trade
This is a critique of the evolving business of vintage fashion and preloved luxury pieces. Great for those who work in fashion and want to understand supply chains, products and marketing.
Hardcover, £99.99 Amazon.co.uk
A book named after the exhibition and a look at the ethos behind the genius of Miuccia Prada.
Hardcover, £100 at Amazon.co.uk
Stan Smith: Some People Think I’m a Shoe
Since 1973 the Stan Smith trainer from Adidas has been worn by millions, but not many realise he is a real person. He was a tennis ace who won the Grand Slam twice.
Hardcover, £23.68 at Amazon.co.uk
What Shall I Wear?: The What, Where, When & How Much of Fashion