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Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me: A Guide to Living with Impeccable Grace & Style

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Publisher Comments:

Lucia van der Post has dispensed advice on style and living for more than three decades. Her subtlety, taste, common sense, confidence, and witty, aphoristic style have garnered her legions of fans, a must-read weekly style column in the Times of London, and a longtime perch at the top of UK lifestyle journalism. Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me--a bestseller in the UK upon publication in fall 2007--is van der Post's warm, intimate guide to living stylishly through personal elegance, grace, and glamour. Leaving no aspect of a woman's life unconsidered, the browsable sections include How to Wear Clothes; How to Look Good; How to Work and Have a Life; Love, Marriage and Happiness; Perfect Presents; and Home, Sweet Home.

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From one of Britains most renowned style arbiters, an essential handbook for women everywhere on how elegance and glamour can enhance every aspect of life

Synopsis:

Lucia van der Post has dispensed advice on living stylishly for more than three decades, and her common sense, confidence, and wit have garnered her legions of fans worldwide. A bestseller in the United Kingdom, Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me offers—in van der Posts distinctively warm, aphoristic style—everything a woman needs to know about living well, with elegance and glamour. Leaving no aspect of a womans life unconsidered, sections include How to Work and Have a Life; Cheap Chic; Ten Easy Main Courses; How to Wear Black; and Love, Marriage, and Happiness.

About the Author

Lucia van der Post, the founding editor of the Financial Times‘s How to Spend It magazine, writes a weekly style column for the Times of London. She lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738213835
Author:
Van Der Post, Lucia
Publisher:
Da Capo Lifelong Books
Author:
Lucia van der Post
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 12.2 oz

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Beauty and Fashion » Beauty
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Beauty and Fashion » Fashion » General and Costumes
Reference » Etiquette

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From one of Britains most renowned style arbiters, an essential handbook for women everywhere on how elegance and glamour can enhance every aspect of life
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Lucia van der Post has dispensed advice on living stylishly for more than three decades, and her common sense, confidence, and wit have garnered her legions of fans worldwide. A bestseller in the United Kingdom, Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me offers—in van der Posts distinctively warm, aphoristic style—everything a woman needs to know about living well, with elegance and glamour. Leaving no aspect of a womans life unconsidered, sections include How to Work and Have a Life; Cheap Chic; Ten Easy Main Courses; How to Wear Black; and Love, Marriage, and Happiness.
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