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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

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How to Walk in High Heels: The Girl's Guide to Everything


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Can you make yourself up in five minutes flat? Make the first move without breaking a sweat? Hang a picture without becoming unhinged? Get out of a car — or an unpleasant situation — gracefully in a short skirt? Load an iPod as effortlessly as a dishwasher? If not, international style and fashion journalist Camilla Morton can help you navigate these and more than two hundred other hazards of modern living with grace and aplomb. Much more than just a style manual or crash course in social skills, How to Walk in High Heels also illuminates the finer points of achieving better homes and gardens, tackling technophobia, climbing the career ladder, and joining the jet set.

From the practical, such as what to do when a heel breaks and how to catch a mouse, to the imaginative, such as how to enjoy karaoke and swim in sunglasses, How to Walk in High Heels overflows with useful nuggets of advice delivered in the author's inimitable witty style, accompanied by a foreword from Dior's John Galliano and a Louis Vuitton trunkful of insight from experts including:

  • Manolo Blahnik on "How to Pick a Shoe"
  • Dolce & Gabbana on "How to Get Ready in Five Minutes"
  • Gisele Bundchen on "How to Look Good in a Photo"
  • Jade Jagger on "How to Compile Your Own Soundtrack"
  • This comprehensive do-everything-better bible takes the guesswork out of flaunting your fabulousness so that you can stop teetering and start striding confidently through the obstacle course of life.


    "Just what every modern girl needs." Galmour UK


    "You'll wonder how you ever survived without [it]." In Style UK


    "You'll obsess over Camilla Morton's new book....Forget Martha Stewart and Peggy Post: this is the modern-day must-have." Vanity Fair

    About the Author

    Camilla Morton is a London-based fashion writer fornewspapers and fashion magazines. She is the runway reporter for, covering all international collections. She also contributes to Harper's Bazaar UK and is a fashion writer for Time magazine's "Style and Design" supplement. She was formerly the London fashion writer for Harper's Bazaar.

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    emmatruck, January 24, 2007 (view all comments by emmatruck)
    This is a MUST HAVE for girls/women everywhere!
    it teaches you how to do the typical girly things like how to shape your eyebrows and apply make up to being able to be a master of DIY!!!! ( who needs a man! )
    i was terrible at walking in heels until my best friend bought me this for christmas! girls guide for anything you will need to know to be a pro.
    FANTASTIC!!!!!! Thanks Camilla!
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    misskp, December 3, 2006 (view all comments by misskp)
    Camilla Morton is an amazing writer, adding interesting and telling stories with each 'how-to' guide. I bought this book with intentions on learning how to walk better in high heels, but found myself using many of the guides on a daily basis! Morton is sometimes pretentious, but in sort of a hilarous way. After reading this book, I will never be caught looking bad in public again! Learn to handle everything from talking about 'highbrow art,' to fixing a broken heel at a party, to talking yourself out of a bad situation!
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    Morton, Camilla
    Hyperion Books
    Law, Natasha
    Personal & Practical Guides
    Conduct of life
    Young women
    General Self-Help
    Young women -- Conduct of life.
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    from 8 up to 17
    8 x 6 in 20.88 oz
    Age Level:
    from 18

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