Books About High Fashion
Airhead by Meg Cabot, Y Fiction Cabot
Sixteen-year-old Emerson Watts, an advanced placement student with a disdain for fashion, is the recipient of a "whole body transplant" and finds herself transformed into one of the world's most famous teen supermodels.
Clique: A Novel (Clique series) by Lisi Harrison, Y Fiction Harrison
Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back.
First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover by Mitali Perkins, Y Fiction Perkins
During her father's presidential campaign, sixteen-year-old Sameera Righton, who was adopted from Pakistan at the age of three, struggles with campaign staffers who want to give her a more "all-American" image and create a fake weblog in her name. Gorgeous by Rachel Vail, Y Fiction Vail
Ninth-grader Allison has always been the least attractive among her sisters, but when she allows the devil to possess her cell phone in exchange for appearing to be gorgeous, she must confront the power and deceptiveness of appearances.
Indie Girl by Kavita Daswani, Y Fiction Daswani
Fifteen-year-old Indie Konkipuddi has always dreamed of becoming a fashion reporter. She'd do anything to land an internship with glamorous Celebrity Style magazine, even babysit publisher Aaralyn Taylor's two-year-old son. Her neurosurgeon dad can't understand why Indie would want to spend her weekends picking play-doh off of someone else's Persian carpets, but when Indie scores a jucy gossip tidbit about a movie star, she thinks she might just have an "in" with the publisher.
It Girl (It Girl series) by Cecily von Zeigesar, Y Fiction von Zeigesar
Having left her elite Manhattan private school to attend an equally exclusive New York State boarding school, sophomore Jenny Humphrey sets out to become the most alluring girl on campus.
Knockout Makers by Kyoko Hashimoto, Y Graphic Hashimoto
There's an urban legend about a mysterious group known as the Knockout Makers. As the myth goes, these individuals accept commissions and requests to make your average girl a totally hot knockout. A new hairstyle, advice on what not to wear, or an extreme makeover: here are the stories of the Knockout Makers.
Never Give Up by Hiromu Muto, Y Graphic Muto
Kiri's fashion-model dad passed on his stunningly attractive masculine looks to his only child-- unfortunately, Kiri is a girl! Tohya is the love of Kiri's life-- in order to protect him as he enters the world of male modeling, Kiri becomes a male model herself. But things get a bit complicated on the catwalk when others start to fall for Kiri's male alter ego.
Private: a Novel(Private series) by Kate Brian, Y Fiction Brian
When fifteen-year-old Reed Brennan wins a scholarship to Easton Academy, she quickly discovers that the Billings Girls are the most beautiful, intelligent, and powerful group on campus, so Reed tries to become a member. But when she arrives on the beautiful, tradition-steeped campus of Easton, everyone is just a bit more sophisticated, a bit more gorgeous, and a lot wealthier than she ever thought possible. Reed realizes that even though she as been accepted to Easton, Easton has not accepted her she feels like she's on the outside, looking in.
Privilege: A Novel(Privilege series) by Kate Brian, Y Fiction Brian
Ariana Osgood rules exclusive Easton Academy--until she was arrested for murdering Thomas Pearson. She's spent the past two years at the Brenda T. Trumbull Correctional Facility for Women plotting her escape and is determined to get a second chance at the flamorous life she left behind. And Ariana will do anything to get her way....
So Yesterday: A Novel by Scott Westerfeld
Hunter Braque, a New York City teenager who is paid by corporations to spot what is "cool," combines his analytical skills with girlfriend Jen's creative talents to find a missing person and thwart a conspiracy directed at the heart of consumer culture.
Talent by Zoey Dean, Y Fiction Dean
Eighth-grader Kristy Armstrong decides to make her mark at clique-ruled Bel Air Middle School by following in her top talent agent-mother's footsteps and catapulting a new student into stardom, which jeopardizes her relationships with best friends Marisol and Dee.
Uglies(Uglies series) by Scott Westerfeld, Y Fiction Westerfeld, Y Books on CD Westerfeld
In Tally's world, a 16th birthday brings an operation, transforming one from a repellent Ugly to an attractive Pretty. Turning Pretty is all Tally has ever wanted. Her friend Shay would rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally must make a terrible choice.
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