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Books on Style

Metropolitan Library System Shares Curated Picks on Style

Article by Heide Brandes

Photography by Provided

Originally published in OKC City Lifestyle

The Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City is a wealth of information on just about any subject, and style and fashion is no exception. Whether you are curious about home design or the history of fashion design, the library is the perfect place to pick out your next great read.

Janeal Walker, Collection Development Manager for the Metropolitan Library System, shared her best recommendations of books that are "in style" this season.

Design the Home You Love by Lee Mayer

  • This book focuses on making the most out of your space, giving great tips for styling a house no matter the size. 

Style Comfort Home: How to Find Your Style and Decorate for Happiness and Ease

  • This book gives easy, achievable, economical ways to improve the look and feel of your home in a way that brings happiness, not stress. 

Nevertheless, She Wore It by Ann Shen

  • Celebrate iconic fashion moments in time when beautiful fashion helped women break the rules and change the world. 

Style Therapy: 30 Days to Your Signature Style by Lauren Messiah

  • Curate a closet that helps support your goals and removes the stress of getting dressed each day. 

Yes, You Can Wear That: How to Look and Feel Fierce at Any Size by Abby Hoy

  • Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and this book will increase your style confidence no matter your size.

For more information on the Metropolitan Library System, visit