18 Absolutely Essential Summer Fashion Beach Reads

    Replete with eating disorders, backstabbing, and cat drawings. Here's how to make the most of your summer lounging, including suggested cocktail pairings.

    1. The Vogue Factor by Kirstie Clements

    2. Alek: My Life From Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel by Alek Wek

    3. Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger

    4. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

    5. Hungry: A Young Model's Story of Appetite, Ambition, and the Ultimate Embrace of Curves by Crystal Renn

    6. Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

    7. D.V. by Diana Vreeland

    8. The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown

    9. The Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

    10. Gay Men Don't Get Fat by Simon Doonan

    11. Front Row: The Cool Life and Hot Times of Vogue's Editor-in-Chief by Jerry Oppenheimer

    12. Edie: American Girl by Jean Stein and George Plimpton

    13. Isabella Blow: A Life in Fashion by Lauren Goldstein Crowe

    14. House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival by Deborah Ball

    15. The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed by Sara Gay Forden

    16. Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross

    17. Modelland by Tyra Banks

    18. Swan by Naomi Campbell