Coffee Table Books – Model Edition


There is something special about looking at photos that you can touch. We appreciate digital photography, although, printed photography is where it’s at. On this note, we have put together some of our favorite coffee table books. This is the Model Edition of this series with more picks to come.

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These books are meant to be enjoyed – not just in one sitting but at any time. So go ahead and purchase it today and enjoy it day after day, week after week, year after year. That is the best part about coffee table books. They are there to stay.


Russell James has spent 15 years being the primary photographer for those women who have been featured by Victoria’s Secret over the years, which includes: Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio and more. The portraits in this book are meant to capture each model’s individual blend of physical attractiveness and beguiling personality. Readers will feel as if they’ve stepped into their own little piece of paradise.

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Becoming Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford, along with Katherine O’ Leary, are credited with the authors of this retrospective book. Photographers featured, include: Annie Leibovitz, Arthur Elgort, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Irving Penn, Patrick Demarchelier, Richard Avedon and others.

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Claudia Schiffer

This book is curated by Claudia and includes a foreward by photographer Ellen von Unwerth. Its launch marks Claudia’s 30-year career. The book includes images from Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier, Arthur Elgort, Steven Klein, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Herb Ritts, Francesco Scavullo, Mario Testino and more.

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Models of Influence

With 200 photographs and informative and entertaining anecdotes, Models of Influence profiles 50 women who have made an unforgettable impression on fashion, the modeling industry, and our notions of beauty. They range from Twiggy to Lauren Hutton and Iman to Christie Brinkley and Elle Macpherson to Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista and many more.

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Wilhelmina: Defining Beauty

For fifty years, some of the most beautiful people in the world have passed through the doors of the Wilhelmina modeling agency. Through its storied trajectory, the agency has worked with the world’s best talent, from supermodels to presidents’ wives, rock stars to reality stars. This book is a celebration of the iconic imagery and dazzling individuals that have shaped the agency’s legacy for the last fifty years…

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Happy reading!