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My Mom, Style Icon Hardcover – April 6, 2011
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I came across this book in an effort to find something fun and quirky to send my mom. Instead, I fell right into it, and decided to keep it for myself. There is something addictive about this book. -- NPR
"A heartfelt fashion history that honors the women who raised us - and the fab photos of them make you hope chic might be genetic." --Today.com
Piper Weiss's "My Mom, Style Icon" will remind you -- shocker! -- that your mother had a life before you came along. In fact, she may have even been fashionable. --Washington Post
"Charming...Chock-full of snapshots of once-young mothers in beehive hairdos, and suede vests, "My Mom Style Icon" is a celebration of vintage fashion and the youthful spirit that inspired it." --New Yorker Books Blog
"Our analog society is increasingly becoming a distant memory. But [this book is] nudging us to celebrate a time when photographs were arguably more candid and pants were considerably higher-waisted."
About the Author
Piper Weiss is a humor and culture writer, as well as an editor. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.