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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 187 pages
  • Publisher: Harper & Row; 1st edition (October 1982)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060148381
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060148386
  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 11 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #810,000 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Vicky Hawke on July 27, 2002
Format: Hardcover
As a fan of the 70s and early 80s fashion I found this book to be beautiful. The women capture the look of that era and I was as interested to read about the lasting beauties (Brook Shields, Yasmine Bleeth, Carmen, Farrah Fawcett, Princess Caroline of Monaco) as I was about the stars whose celebrity glow has faded today.
The photos are beautiful. 46 women: models, housewives, journalists, actresses, business women, singers, schoolgirls, they all pose and tell their beauty secrets. There is a before and after make-up shot, with some photos showing and describing the stages in between. Some women are heavily made up while others go for the natural look. Their interviews are as compelling as their photographs. They describe how they perceive beauty, or they criticize it. They reveal their beauty secrets ("I cleanse with yogurt and soap and water. I use a natural unscented moisturizer...I like any kind of cream I can get from the health food store"-Beverly Johnson, "Working up a sweat every day. And going to the sauna. And getting laid once a night"-Janice Dickinson)
As excited as I was to see these beauties and read about their habits, I'm not sure whether a teenager would make out the difference between the girls that lead helthy lives and the ones that don't. Comments such as "I eat next to nothing" or "I never take off my makeup. NEVER. I sleep in it." or "I never look at myself in the mirror" do not promote a healthy lifestyle in my opinion and they are the reason so many young girls today have anorexia, bulimia and self-esteem problems.
But anyway. Fashion can be like that sometimes.
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By Mo on March 26, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I had this book almost 30 years ago. I was surprised and happy to find this. It was in really good condition. It brought back a lot of good memories. The photos were so clear and the text was large. It's a good size coffee table book. Scavullo was one of the great photographers.
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1 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Enrique Vega on October 21, 2009
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
HELLO AMAZON
THIS BOOK I ORDER WAS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, JUST LIKE THE SELLER ADVERTISED!
IT ARRIVED VERY WELL PACKED AND PROTECTED.
I WAS VERY HAPPY TO PURCHASED A BOOK AT A LOWER PRICE THAN ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED,
AND IN SUCH A GOOD CONDITION!!
KUDOS, ENRIQUE VEGA.
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1 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Mary A. O. Grady on June 25, 2003
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This is a great book which arrived in excellent condition. I am looking forward to spending time reading and enjoying the photos as well as the text...
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