Sunday, September 27, 2015

Books and Fashion Week

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Spring 2016
& The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides (goodreads)
from BuzzFeed Books books and fashion pairings (more here)

In tribute to the Fall season Fashion Weeks...

New York: September 10-17, 2015
London: September 18-22, 2015
Milan: September 23-29, 2015
Paris: September 30-October 7, 2015

I wanted to share books and fashion mashups.

This set of fashion pairings were inspired by New York Fashion Week and created at BuzzFeed Books (complete list here)

Son Jung Wan Spring 2016 & Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff (goodreads)
=====> Found this one on the list that is in my tbr pile!

Leanne Marshall Spring 2016 & California by Edan Lepucki (goodreads)
=====> This one is amusing. It is also a book on my backburner tbr list.

The Blonds Spring/Summer 2015 & The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen (goodreads)
=====> This is from last year's mashups that wow-ed me (see complete list here). Also, a book in my tbr pile.

Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2015 & Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami (goodreads)
=====> This is another from last year which I thought was a cute number. I read this book last year (review).


Book Riot (here) added book accessories to the 2015 Emmy runway. These are all on my want list.

Dascha Polanco in Leanne Marshall, book accessory A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (goodreads)
=====> This book is currently part of Man Booker Prize 2015 short list (here) and was on The Shortlist for The Morning News 2015 Tournament of Books (here).

David and Jessica Oyelowo, book accessory The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler (goodreads)


Fiction to Fashion (here) has assembled not only clothes but accessories to match up with books. Here are a couple that caught my eye.

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (goodreads)
=====> I will be reading this one very soon :-)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (goodreads)
=====> Loved this one and can't wait to see the film adaptation.

A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab (goodreads)


* see my previous post of Book Covers and Fashion Week (here)

* found the links to Book Riot and Buzzfeed at Thoughts from an Evil Overlord (here).

* feel free to share any links you know of that has married books and fashion


  1. Interesting book/fashion pairings....I have the book California on my Kindle...I should get to it soon. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

  2. Love the clothes matched with the book covers :)

  3. You nailed it with the fashions and book covers! What a cool idea :) I'm trying not to look at Fiction To Fashion because I know I'll end up buying all the things ;)

  4. Awesome post! Love the necklaces in The Darker Shade of Magic collage.
    Thanks for stopping by the The Local Muse

  5. Those are amazing!! I actually saw that Buzzfeed post on my Twitter timeline, but didn't go check it out. Thanks for sharing this! :)

    Lipstick and Mocha


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