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ISBN13: 9780060734169
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A stylishly smart collection of practical advice for the busy modern woman.

With information on entertaining, etiquette, housekeeping, basic home repair, decorating, sex, and beauty, this indispensable book has everything today's young woman should know — but may not! The Modern Girl's Guide to Life is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but many of us have somehow missed. It's full of practical, definitive advice on the basics — the day-to-day necessities like finding a bra that fits, balancing a checkbook, making a decent cup of coffee, and hemming a pair of pants. Modern Girl guru Jane Buckingham includes loads of savvy counsel to help us feel more refined, in charge, and together as we navigate the rocky terrain that is twenty-first-century womanhood.

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A stylishly smart collection of practical advice for the busy modern woman — from the host of the Style Network's series Modern Girl's Guide to Life. The Modern Girl's Guide to Life is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but we somehow missed. After interviewing hundreds of young women in her career as a trendspotter, Buckingham found that what most of them wanted was practical, definitive advice on the basics — the day-to-day necessities like finding a bra that fits, balancing a checkbook, making a decent cup of coffee, and hemming a pair of pants.

About the Author

Jane Buckingham's marketing and consulting firm, Youth Intelligence, tracks lifestyle trends for Levi's, Target, Lancôme, NBC, Microsoft, ESPN, Fox, Sony, Avon, Chanel, and many other companies. She is a contributing editor to Cosmopolitan and the host of the Style Network television series Modern Girl's Guide to Life. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and their two children.

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natalie-siddon, September 10, 2006 (view all comments by natalie-siddon)
A GIRLS BIBLE..
There is so much information in this book. I use it at least once a day, maybe twice.. Any girl who has ever second guessed herself should definatly get this book.. A 5 star book for sure
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alliweave, May 15, 2006 (view all comments by alliweave)
I am SO HAPPY I found this book! Many times have I found myself questioning something, and referring to the book for any answers. The author has saved me time in researching for particular info that I wanted to learn about so as to be knowledgeable enough to fit into conversation by including such random things in her book (such as about scotch; general definitions in basketball, golf, baseball, football; basic must-haves in the closet; tips for dressing for events; health; today's ettiquette; changing a tire...). This book has been SO helpful for me, I am SO GLAD I found this book! (She has a FABULOUS book for the Modern Girl about Motherhood too!) I would rate this book with 5 stars if she included other tips and info on do's & dont's of specifics in dressing (like are tan nylons okay or not?!), and other personal care info as taking care of feet, hands (how to get & maintain smooth feet). Overall, I highly recommend this book - other than those specifics, this author has put in more information than you can imagine. I love it... it's been a bible for me.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060734169
Author:
Buckingham, Jane
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Author:
by Jane Buckingham
Subject:
General
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Adolescence - General
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.125 x 7 x 1 in 22.96 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A stylishly smart collection of practical advice for the busy modern woman — from the host of the Style Network's series Modern Girl's Guide to Life. The Modern Girl's Guide to Life is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but we somehow missed. After interviewing hundreds of young women in her career as a trendspotter, Buckingham found that what most of them wanted was practical, definitive advice on the basics — the day-to-day necessities like finding a bra that fits, balancing a checkbook, making a decent cup of coffee, and hemming a pair of pants.
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