Every fall, two things happen: Amazon.com is inundated with upcoming art and fashion tomes, and wallets everywhere get correspondingly lighter upon their release. Then there’s the pressure to build and “curate” an immaculate design library, like those seen in every shelter magazine each month. What’s the average bibliophile to do? Edit, of course. We’ve rounded up a small selection for your perusal, and perhaps, purchase.
Even the most highbrow of fashion magazines isn’t above a shameless
plug. To commemorate W’s 40th birthday, editor-in-chief Stefano Tonchi
takes a look at some of the most groundbreaking images and stories from
the past four decades.