Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
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!
Contrary to what Hallmark will have you believe, red and pink aren’t the only colors one can or should wear on Valentine’s Day — nor are hearts the only print. Please. It's not that we don't dig the holiday's romanticism; it's just that dressing for it doesn't need to be so one-note. In fact, we're in favor of read
Weekend brunch options abound in New York City, but the cold winter months make the sport of staking out a primo table less appealing. In a city where you can get anything and everything delivered to your apartment at (nearly) all hours of the day, why not add devouring a hearty plate of pancakes and bacon to the list read