Preview: Gorgeous Fashion Books From Theyskens, Cardin, and Lacoste

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Several fashion books are slated for release this month and next, and along with being visually stimulating and provocative, they are just plain interesting to look at. Former Rochas and Nina Ricci designer Olivier Theyskens takes us on a trip backstage with his tome The Other Side of the Picture, Pierre Cardin gets the retrospective treatment in a new volume chronicling 60 years' worth of his work, and the Lacoste label reveals its preppy origins in a book featuring its French tennis-playing founder, René Lacoste. Click ahead to preview these fashion books now in the slideshow.

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