Becoming the woman you want to be requires a little research, no? Some of my best style and beauty secrets come from great reads such as these.

Here are a few of my favorite titles that serve as valuable resources in creating the looks I wear every day.

The Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior.

How to Have Style by Isaac Mizrahi.

Parisian Chic by Ines de la Fressange. 

About Face by Scott Barnes.

Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual by Bobbi Brown.

Jemma Kidd Makeup Masterclass by Jemma Kidd.

Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin.

Do you have any books about style you can’t live without?