Summer is the time when we want to put away, lock away or hide all of our school and college books. Time when the only reads are cheep gossip and fashion magazines and romantic novels, which we grasping trough while relaxing on holiday.
But here is the list of some light and enjoyable reads, filled with good advice and practical tips on elegance :
"A large, beautifully illustrated book about manners for children. The book has the favorite characters, such as Snow White, Mickey Mouse, Donald and Daisy Duck, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Winnie the Pooh, and many more to illustrate proper manners. Fun and educational!"
2. The Little Pink Book of Elegance: The Modern Girl's Guide to Living with Style, written by Jodi Kehn
"Enhance your world, one elegant touch at a time! The Little Pink Book of Elegance: The Modern Girl's Guide to Living with Style includes fabulous tips on clothing, colors, accessories, jewelry, fragrance, your home, closets, entertaining, correspondence, and more. Learn how to manage all the aspects of your life with poise and self-confidence, and discover how to develop and refine that ''true-to-yourself'' style!"
3. How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life, written by Mellisa Hellstern
"While she would have been the last to say so, Audrey Hepburn was an expert in the art of being a woman. How to Be Lovely imparts whatever wisdom and insight she found along the way to the millions who grew up, or will grow up, wanting to be just like her."
4. The Elegant Woman: For The Woman Who Wants To Increase Her Elegance And Beauty, by Eunice Leong
"Fashion may come and go, beauty may fade, but elegance is forever."
5. Elegance: Novel plus ABC to Elegance, written by Kathleen Tessaro
"Unhappy with her looks, her life, and her empty marriage, Louise Canova needs help -- and she finds it in a secondhand bookstore. A forty-year-old encyclopedia of style titled Elegance, this slim volume by formidable French fashion expert Madame Dariaux promises to transform even the plainest of women into creatures of poise and grace. It is a fairy godmother in print, an A-to-Z manual with essential advice that Louise vows to take to heart. But within its pages lie not only clues from her past, but also powerful lessons for the future. And as the old Louise gives way to the stunning new, she's about to find out that there's more to every life than what appears on the surface ... and that everything, even elegance, has its price."
Enjoy reading Girls x
Last week, at finishing school, I learned how to peel fruit with a knife and fork — a banana specifically. I tweeted this groundbreaking news and there was calls for a video demonstration.
Here it is!
And apologies for the sparse posting. I’ve got tons to write about, but little time on the road. I’m hoping to fix that over the next week.
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