4 Outfits Inspired By Our Favorite Literature For The Bookworm Fashionista In You

From "Harry Potter" to "The Great Gatsby."

If you love fashion and you love books, August 9 is the perfect day to represent your favorite read with a favorite outfit. Why? because it's #NationalBookLoversDay

To help you celebrate, we've rounded up some of our favorite books and pulled fashion inspiration to create some award-worthy looks, from a flapper ensemble a la The Great Gatsby to a Patti Smith rock-and-roll look inspired by Just Kids.  

Moreover, we've paired the looks with some memorable uplifting and positive quotes to truly showcase the power of a good book. 

Check it all out below, and remember, everyday — not just August 9 — is a good time to show your appreciation for literature. Whether you're an avid book lover or simply love a good read from time to time, it's always good to put down the phone, pick up a good story, and get lost in it.

1. “No one expected me. Everything awaited me.” ― Patti Smith, "Just Kids"

2. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

3. “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

4. “The purpose of art is to console and amuse—myself, and, I hope, others.” ― Ludwig Bemelmans (author of) "Madeline"

What will you read today?