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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!
Whether or not we were invited to sit front row, many of us make up our minds about a fashion week show before the reviews even publish. Via livestreams, photo wires, and social media images — especially on Instagram — we've seen the first look, the Kendall look, and the finale look a half-dozen times within hours of read
Let’s be real: You should be reading books, and books by women, every month of the year. But, since March is Women’s History Month, you have a built-in excuse to check out a few titles by some of our greatest female writers. That women have contributed just as much to our literary culture as men doesn't even need to be read