By EW Staff
November 19, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST

Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake
Irving Penn
(Bulfinch, $75)
Beautifully stark photos of the Japanese designer’s East-meets-West clothing.

Vivienne Westwood
Catherine McDermott (Carlton, $14.95)
From slashed denim to proper tartans, this slim, colorful tribute tracks the evolving style of the outlandish Brit designer.

Rock Style
Tommy Hilfiger with Anthony DeCurtis (Universe, $35)
Published in conjunction with exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this picture book features garments worn by the likes of Elvis Presley, Busta Rhymes, and Marilyn Manson.

Windows: The Art of Retail Display
Mary Portas (Thames & Hudson, $49.95)
The display’s the thing in this sleek photo album by a former window dresser of London’s legendary Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores.

Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century
Gerda Buxbaum, editor (Prestel, $29.95)
A decade-by-decade guide to the fashions of the millennium, complete with sketches, time lines, and vivid photographs.