Selfridge was a man ahead of his time, an accelerator of change, and he deserves to be remembered as the man who put the fun on to the shop floor and the sex appeal in to shopping. Sunday Express gripping and excellently researched. Literary Review In this energetic and wonderfully detailed biography, Lindy Woodhead tells not only the story of the rise and dramatic fall of Selfridge, the man, but also provides an enthralling description of fashion, politics, music and dance, the arts, the science of advertising and the use of the media, during the decades before the Second war. Evening Standard
About the Author
Lindy Woodhead worked in international fashion public relations for more than 25 years and in the late 1980s became the first woman on the board of directors of Harvey Nichols. She is the author of War Paint: The Biography of Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden.