Like flipping through the pages of your hero’s secret diary, there’s a certain thrill to hearing about the everyday rituals of the larger-than-life individuals we look to for inspiration. It’s like peering into the inner workings of some abstract genius—the act of which may arm us with some of the very same magic these icons and luminaries certainly harness. So, what does Diane von Furstenberg do every morning? What about David Lynch, Patti Smith, and Tom Ford? Read on to learn the daily habits these insanely successful creatives and more engage in every single day. They won’t be mad if you take a page from their books, we promise.
The Woman I Wanted to Be by Diane von Furstenberg ($18)