5 Books to Cuddle Up with this Weekend

Put your feet up people...

Your couch is calling you, so make sure you listen up with one of these Stylizen shortlisted must-reads by your side. We've got everything for the fashionista through to the DIY diva. Read it and reap!

01 Apr 2016 By Emma-Charlotte Bangay

Fancy a day on the sofa? Well, you’re not alone. This autumnal shift in the weather strikes a wanderlust for warm, cuddly couch time in all of us. And having a great fashion, beauty or lifestyle book close at hand only enhances the experience. Here are some gorgeous ones on offer to feed your inner-creative!

For the Couture Fan

The international fashion shows are the stuff of fairytales, and this book gives you a behind the scenes sneak-peak at how it all comes to fruition. Behind The Runway grants you exclusive access to the backstage chaos and calamity that goes into the couture experience.

5 Books to Cuddle Up To this Weekend: AW16 - Behind the Runway Backstage Access to Fashion's Biggest Shows

Behind the Runway Backstage Access to Fashion’s Biggest Shows, $60.50 – available at Booktopia.

For the Brand Addict

Brand/Story’ is an exploration of the machinations of brand building with this second edition examining the engagement between retailer, manufacturer and designer with their consumer through the use of storytelling.  Using 10 case studies (including those of Levi’s and Vivienne Westwood) this book helps you decode why you choose to buy into what they are all selling!

5 Books to Cuddle Up To this Weekend: AW16 - Brand/Story Cases and Explorations in Fashion Branding

Brand/Story Cases and Explorations in Fashion Branding, $139.75 – available at Booktopia.

For the D.I.Y Lover

Don’t get too comfortable just yet. Fine Little Day: Ideas Collections and Interiors’ is the gospel according to designer and blogger, Elisabeth Dunker. Shot in her studio and Gothenburg apartment this awe-inspiring tome for the home is packed with DIY projects and ideas that can simply redefine your eye for home design, so be prepared to get inspired!

5 Books to Cuddle Up To this Weekend: AW16 - Fine Little Day: Ideas, Collections and Interiors

Fine Little Day: Ideas, Collections and Interiors, approx. $19.95 – available at Anthropologie.

For The Style Seeker

As a designer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and working mother, Rachel Roy – author of Creating Success Through Personal Style – has a unique perspective on how fashion defines who we are, and who we want to be. Filled with Rachel’s own shared stories of the vital roles fashion and style have played in her life, and how the reader can go from looking great to becoming great, from the inside out, this is a page-turner that transcends you out any style rut.

5 Books to Cuddle Up To this Weekend: AW16 - Design Your Life Creating Success Through Personal Style

Design Your Life Creating Success Through Personal Style, $41.75 – available at Booktopia.

For the True Beauty

Backwards Beauty – How to Feel Ugly in Ten Simple Steps’ is a must-read for any young woman, exploring the ten aesthetic elements of the ‘perfect’ girl and how we can to unpack our irrational expectations of living up to them. Simply put, this book gets that beauty myth monkey off your back through logical, conversational and encouraging text, offering freedom of choice when it comes to beauty benchmarks.

5 Books to Cuddle Up To this Weekend: AW16 - Backwards Beauty How to Feel Ugly in 10 Simple Steps

Backwards Beauty How to Feel Ugly in 10 Simple Steps, $23.75 – available at Booktopia.

With something for everyone this weekend, which book piques your interest the most?


01 Apr 2016 By Emma-Charlotte Bangay

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