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Reading a book on the Nook or iPad Mini comes in handy when you're in the slow-moving PCH passenger seat, but nothing compares to holding the good 'n honest spinal version. Truth be told, bookish weekends are a major incentive for reaching that Friday EOD finish line — we've even been known to forgo a night on the town just to stay in and revisit our favorite hard copies. But, to make up for the fact that we're eschewing heels for slippers, we get cozy with a high-fashion tome or two, clocking face time with the men who matter most: Tom Ford, Helmut Newton, and Mario Testino.
To that end, here are 30 coffee-table beauties we'd ditch our Friday and Saturday night plans for — without an ounce of guilt. Can you blame us? Perusing some of the most iconic garments in fashion history totally beats bellying up to an overhyped bar. Plus, we'd rather save our moolah to add another tome to our growing collection!
It's all happening so fast, isn't it? The tree is up at Rockefeller Center, and we begrudgingly welcome the subsequent gridlock. Lights are twinkling, our favorite department store windows are awe-worthy, and RSVPs have been answered.
If there's one time of year I want to get really decked out and glammed up, this is read
There are certain life trials all New Yorkers are bound to experience: delayed subway trains, the impossibility of hailing a cab in the rain, and the highly dreaded and inevitable polar vortex.
While temperatures this season haven't hit sub-zero just yet, you can never be too prepared. So, to adequately prep ourselves read