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Publisher Comments:

At Fashionista, all is fair in fashion and war.

Life at Fashionista magazine can be a real bitch. Especially when you work for one.

Vig Morgan finally worked her way out of the assistant-for-the-bitch-from-hell trenches only to get stuck in a sea of editors. But Vig isn't like the other associate editors at the aggressively hip and overwhelmingly current Fashionista magazine. For one thing, she couldn't care less which star wore which designer to which party. Sure, she's clever and witty — and just as ambitious as the next over qualified underpaid underling, but she would never get drawn into a plot to depose the evil editor-in-chief. Or would she?

Jump with Vig into the choppy waters of scheming, backstabbing, free speech, flirtation and fashion, as the lackeys at the bottom of the masthead band together to take down the queen at the top, with some unexpected — but not necessarily unpleasant — results.

Review:

"The clever, single New York-publishing-type protagonist is standard chick lit fare, but Vig is refreshingly free from neurotic body obsessions and boyfriend angst. Messina's prose is witty and assured (she's read her Austen, her Wharton, her Noel Coward), and her novel is an irresistible frolic." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Fashionistas has genuine style.... Forget about simply telling the boss to go to hell; Messina's accomplished something funnier and darker." Time Out New York

Review:

"Delightfully witty." New York Daily News

About the Author

Lynn Messina lives in New York City and works in magazines. She's currently working on her second novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780373250257
Author:
Messina, Lynn
Publisher:
Red Dress Ink
Location:
Richmond
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Advertising
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Romance - Adult
Subject:
Fashion editors
Subject:
Romance / General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Red Dress Ink
Series Volume:
1525
Publication Date:
20030301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.125 in

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Product details 288 pages Red Dress Ink - English 9780373250257 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The clever, single New York-publishing-type protagonist is standard chick lit fare, but Vig is refreshingly free from neurotic body obsessions and boyfriend angst. Messina's prose is witty and assured (she's read her Austen, her Wharton, her Noel Coward), and her novel is an irresistible frolic."
"Review" by , "Fashionistas has genuine style.... Forget about simply telling the boss to go to hell; Messina's accomplished something funnier and darker." Time Out New York
"Review" by , "Delightfully witty."
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