Colin Cowie Chic: The Guide to Life As It Should Be

Colin Cowie Chic: The Guide to Life As It Should Be

by Colin Cowie
     
 

A handbook for living well in the twenty-first century

From legendary lifestyle expert Colin Cowie comes the last word in living a gracious, sensuous life on any budget. Colin draws back the curtain on his own chic, passionate, 120-miles-per-hour life, revealing how to create and entertain in an inviting home, garner respect in the workplace, and travel with ease

Overview

A handbook for living well in the twenty-first century

From legendary lifestyle expert Colin Cowie comes the last word in living a gracious, sensuous life on any budget. Colin draws back the curtain on his own chic, passionate, 120-miles-per-hour life, revealing how to create and entertain in an inviting home, garner respect in the workplace, and travel with ease and comfort. No matter how or where you live, or whatever your personal style may be, Colin Cowie Chic will place you on the fast track to experiencing life to the fullest.

This immensely practical handbook offers step-by-step instructions on everything from workplace etiquette to the art of no-sweat, fuss-free travel. Colin also takes the guesswork out of navigating today’s social situations with the kind of charm and confidence that will get you invited back anywhere you want!

The invaluable details he shares include:

Home:
Essential comforts for every room
Kitchen decorating ideas
Storage and organization shortcuts
Know-how for being or hosting a guest

Entertaining:
A wine-and-cheese primer
Options for stunning table settings
A no-fail hangover cure

Travel:
Unbeatable jet-lag remedies
Road-trip guidelines
A must-have packing list

Work:
Tips for motivating employees and coworkers
Desk etiquette for the office

And much more!

Packed with detailed lists, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations, this is the only guidebook you’ll ever need to live a beautiful, elegant life (as you should!).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307341792
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
12/31/2007
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

COLIN COWIE’s renowned parties have made him a favorite of Oprah Winfrey, countless celebrities, heads of state, and royalty—and secured his place as one of the most sought-after event planners in the world. He appears regularly on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Early Show and is a frequent contributor to O, the Oprah Magazine. He has been featured frequently on Entertainment Tonight, and in USA Today, the New York Times, Brides, and People on etiquette, home design, entertaining, and other aspects of living well. Born in Zambia and raised in South Africa, Colin now resides in New York.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
January 3, 1962
Place of Birth:
Kitwe, Zambia

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