Must-Have Coffee Table Books for Every Stylish Home

Everyone loves collecting things, whether it’s action figures, stamps, or otherwise. And one of the best collections to have are coffee table books, which are large and visual collections that add an aesthetic element to your home, whether you’re displaying them on your coffee table or shelf.

They don’t just make great conversation starters, though—they’re also the perfect way to pass the time on lazy afternoons when you just want to relax in front of the TV or curl up with a good book. If you want to start collecting coffee table books but aren’t sure where to start, here are some great options every collection should have.

Call It Home: The Details That Matter – Amber Lewis

This book is a true masterpiece that effortlessly adds magic to any living space. With a meticulous and detail-oriented approach, Lewis guides readers through the art of creating a beautiful home, making it a must-read for design enthusiasts.


You’re Invited: Classic, Elegant Entertaining – Stephanie Booth Shafran

A coffee table book that you will actually read all the way through. It has great photos, tips and so much inspiration for planning brilliantly executed parties at home.


Entertaining Beautifully – Aerin Lauder

Endless inspiration with this enchanting book by iconic hostess and tastemaker Aerin Lauder. Discover the secrets to infusing beauty, style, and pure joy into milestone events, holidays, or even everyday moments and meals, as you embark on a journey of elegant entertaining.


Valentino: Themes and Variations – Rizzoli New York

Immerse yourself in the world of Valentino and the fashion industry with this collector’s item. The pages are filled with original sketches, behind-the-scenes runway images, fitting photographs, glimpses of the atelier at work, and a stunning collection of ad campaigns spanning over the years.


Style – Slim Aarons

Experience the captivating world of iconic photographer Slim Aarons through this stunning collection curated by Shawn Waldron and authored by Kate Betts. Explore the glamorous fashions, captivating personalities, and breathtaking locations captured in Aarons’ timeless photographs.


French Château Living: The Château du Lude – Rizzoli New York

Discover the enchanting world of a magnificent French chateau with this fantastic book. As you turn the pages and witness the incredible photographs, you’ll feel as if you’ve truly lived within its grandeur and splendors.