From the Inside Flap
Do you adore fashion, beauty, and shopping—but lack a black Amex account? In today’s economy, who isn’t living on a budet?!
Charming, lavishly illustrated, and replete with invaluable advice, Shoestring Chic is the book for you.
Author and top fashion illustrator Kerrie Hess provides 101 tips on living the luxe life without spending a fortune.
Where can you find a wedding dress in Paris for $100? Or have a Bergdorf Goodman experience for under a twenty? Shoestring Chic shows you this and more—including how to shop the European way, and how to take heart in long-lost gems from your own closet. Throughout the book, today’s top designers chime in on how they define “chic”—reassuringly doable on a shoestring!
From the Back Cover
Stylish tips on living the luxe life for less, with advice from style makers Lulu Guinness, Collette Dinnigan, Kelly Wearstler, Sass & Bide and many more,
Do you suffer with the affliction of Gucci taste on a Gap budget? Do you dream about Temperley but live in Target? With the world economy forcing almost everyone to pull in her Pucci purse strings, there is even more reason to seek out life’s little luxuries, reinvent what you already own, and simply buy better.
Cunning stylists and designers have always known that you don’t need to spend a fortune to look chic. You just need to know where and when to look, what to splurge on, and when to go completely cheap and cheerful. In this book I’ll show you how.