- Oct 19, 2011
If you're a major designer, editor, stylist or brand in the fashion industry, chances are you probably have a book already published or in the works. From Marc Jacobs and Karl Lagerfeld to Vogue and Carine Roitfeld, anybody who's anybody in the world of fashion should have a tome dedicated to his or her life and work.

For fashionistas, these fashion books are a dream come true. instance, not only do you get a look into a designer or brand's inspirations and works, you also get to see him before he was known around the world -- that is, these fashion books are often filled with pictures of the designer as a child, spending time with his family and doing things normal people do.

If you have a passion for fashion and also love stocking your coffee table with huge photo books, check out this list for items to remember on your next trip to the bookstore.

From Fashion Leader Tomes to Haute Couture Novels: