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How to Be a Hepburn in a Hilton World: The Art of Living with Style, Class, and Grace

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ISBN13: 9781599951836
ISBN10: 1599951835
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Tom and Lorenzo began blogging in 2006 with a fansite for the show Project Runway. In response to demand from their readers, they expanded to cover celebrity fashion, couture, red carpet commentary and other TV shows and TLo (as their "bitter kittens" call them) has become a household name, reaching more than 4 million visitors a month.

Thanks to their biting, insightful commentary on celebrity style, they started getting sweet missives from pear-shaped ladies who needed a boost of confidence more than fashion advice. and#147;Every day, before you leave the house,and#8221; they instructed Lady Pear, after giving her some standard style recommendations, and#147;look in the mirror and tell yourself, and#145;Everyone wants to be me or do me.'and#8221; In this book, they explore the celebrity image and style culture with their trademark acerbic wit, from starlet meltdowns to publicity seeking pregnancies to red carpet disasters, along the way offering readers funny but inspiring takeaways and advice on understanding what consitutes great style and confident self-image: Know the venue, know the image you want to project, and sell it, sell it, sell it.

Brimming with insight, humor, and takedowns of the myths of the celebrity culture, this book offers the best of the friends readers want picking out their clothes every morning and gossiping over the newest issue of Vogue.

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This smart and sassy guide shows young women how to find their own glamorous style, professional success, and love--all with class and grace.

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In a society driven by celebutante news and myspace profiles, women of class, style and charm are hard to come by. The Audrey and Katharines of the world continue to lose their luster as thongs, rehab and outrageous behavior burn up the daily headlines. But, despite appearances, guys still want a girl they can take home to their mom, employers still like to see a tailored suit and peers still respect classy conduct. So is it possible to maintain old fashioned virtues in a modern world without looking like a starchy Amish grandma? Christy shows women how in this guide to glamorous style, professional success and true love...the classy way.

Full of fun assignments, notable names and real-life examples, Christy offers a new look at seemingly "old fashioned" advice. She covers diet, speech, work ethic, friends, relationships, manners, makeup, and fashionable yet modest clothing, showing modern ladies how they can be beautiful, intelligent and fun while retaining values and morals.

About the Author

The bloggers behind the massively popular site Tom and Lorenzo, Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez offer their unique take on all things fashion and pop culture-related every day to an audience of over 7 million readers a month and over 100,000 Twitter followers. They've appeared three times on the Sundance Channel's "All on the Line, with Joe Zee," in which Joe called them "two of the most important fashion bloggers today," made a dozen-plus appearances on Sirius XM Radio's "The Derek and Romaine Show," and have been profiled, quoted or interviewed by the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Daily News, Long Island Newsday, National Public Radio, Entertainment Weekly, People, Vanity Fair, Elle magazine, Rolling Stone, The Daily Telegraph, The Huffington Post, Slate, The Guardian, and Newsweek, among others. They live in Philadelphia.

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sfoxwrites, January 12, 2013 (view all comments by sfoxwrites)
As an advocate for beautiful, stylish, and modest teens, I highly endorse the concept of this book. The world needs more recognition that "classy" is as... or more attractive than "sexy." I appreciate Jordan Christy taking readers by the hand and helping them understand HOW to be modestly and stylishly attractive. It's one think to believe it can be done. It's another to have someone show the way.

On behalf of women and teens who want to be attractive and modest, I say THANK YOU! I will recommend this book on my website www.TeenStyleU.com

Sandy
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781599951836
Author:
Christy, Jordan
Publisher:
Center Street
Author:
Marquez, Lorenzo
Author:
Fitzgerald, Tom
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Charm
Subject:
REFERENCE / Etiquette
Subject:
General Self-Help
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
line drawings thoughout
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , This smart and sassy guide shows young women how to find their own glamorous style, professional success, and love--all with class and grace.
"Synopsis" by , In a society driven by celebutante news and myspace profiles, women of class, style and charm are hard to come by. The Audrey and Katharines of the world continue to lose their luster as thongs, rehab and outrageous behavior burn up the daily headlines. But, despite appearances, guys still want a girl they can take home to their mom, employers still like to see a tailored suit and peers still respect classy conduct. So is it possible to maintain old fashioned virtues in a modern world without looking like a starchy Amish grandma? Christy shows women how in this guide to glamorous style, professional success and true love...the classy way.

Full of fun assignments, notable names and real-life examples, Christy offers a new look at seemingly "old fashioned" advice. She covers diet, speech, work ethic, friends, relationships, manners, makeup, and fashionable yet modest clothing, showing modern ladies how they can be beautiful, intelligent and fun while retaining values and morals.

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