Life Lessons from Fearlessly Inappropriate and Fabulously Eccentric Women
By (author) Simon Doonan
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Wacky Chicks by Simon Doonan
Book DescriptionWacky chicks are women who turn heads, get people talking and start trends. They dare to wear the outrageous and live life any way they see fit. And now New York Observer columnist and savvy social commentator Simon Doonan trains his most discerning eye on sixteen of these exceptional creatures, and shows how a fiercely embraced sense of individuality can be an inspiration to us all. Doonan interviews wacky chicks like Amy Sedaris, host of Comedy Central's hit show, Strangers with Candy; Suzanne Bartsch, the woman who taught Madonna how to vogue; and lower profile wacky chicks like hip hypnotist Jessica Porter and Isabel Garrett, a freestyle fashion designer working out of a trailer in a Florida nudist colony. As different as they are outrageous, these women share a powerful nonconformist bent, and in these pages offer their priceless guidance on beauty, business, fashion, love, motherhood and unleashing your feminist wacky chick without losing your femininity. Whether Doonan is profiling a celebrity gossip columnist or a park ranger with a menagerie of reptiles, he consistently delivers his own brand of distinctively sophisticated, razor sharp wit. Truly original, WACKY CHICKS is as much a whimsical self-help book as it is a hilarious and heartfelt tribute to these avatars of style and rebellion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743257893
(214mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Simon Doonan
Simon Doonan, the creative director at Barney's New York, is the author of NASTY and CONFESSIONS OF A WINDOW DRESSER. He is a columnist for The New York Observer and regular commentator on America's Next Top Model, Full Frontal Fashion and VH1.
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