Fabulosity [NOOK Book]

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Fabulosity (n): 1: a state of everything that is fabulous 2: a quality ascribed to that which expresses glamour, style, charisma, power, and heart

Kimora Lee Simmons knows what it means to have fabulosity -- and she wants to tell you how to get it.

In this empowering new book, Kimora -- a top model, wife of hip-hop legend Russell Simmons, mother to two daughters, a national media presence, and president and ...

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Overview

Fabulosity (n): 1: a state of everything that is fabulous 2: a quality ascribed to that which expresses glamour, style, charisma, power, and heart

Kimora Lee Simmons knows what it means to have fabulosity -- and she wants to tell you how to get it.

In this empowering new book, Kimora -- a top model, wife of hip-hop legend Russell Simmons, mother to two daughters, a national media presence, and president and creative director of the multimillion-dollar Baby Phat company -- shares her personal secrets of success and fabulosity.

Kimora knows that in today’s ultracompetitive world, it’s not enough for women just to be smart or dress well. With too much to do and competition everywhere, the savvy woman must know how to combine feminine glamour with professional power, business ambition with personal values, and confidence with heart. Kimora is the living picture of all these things.

What are Kimora’s secrets to achieving her goals, her signature fabulosity? One is her ability to identify and build upon her own unique talents and strengths. In Kimora’s case, she brilliantly combined the two worlds she knows best -- the high fashion and hip-hop scenes -- to create Baby Phat, her ultrasuccessful hip-hop inspired lifestyle brand.

How do you uncover and develop your own special talents? Kimora shares her step-by-step guide to achieving your wildest dreams, including her 16 laws of success, which cover everything you need to become the woman you want to be.

Whether you’re college-educated or street smart, just starting out or at the top of your game, Fabulosity has something to say to you. Learn how to cultivate Power, Independence, Confidence, and Positivity in everything you do, whether it’s finding Mr. Right, snagging that corner office, or rocking the latest fashion trend. Packed with useful lessons and Kimora’s personal tips, this book will be your instruction manual to empowering yourself, turning your individual talents into permanent success, and unleashing your inner fabulosity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061742354
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/13/2009
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 331,501
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Kimora Lee Simmons is the president and creative director of Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, a lifestyle brand for the glamorous woman who is all things hip-hop and everything fashion. Simmons’s first major fashion job came at thirteen, when she became the muse for the legendary Karl Lagerfeld. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, hip-hop music pioneer Russell Simmons, and their two daughters, Ming Lee and Aoki Lee.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2006

    You can RULE the world

    I just started to read this book but it is a real page turner.I love this book because it makes me feel like because I'm a woman i can do anything possible. I love that as a woman I have a guide to a level of sucess that i never thought was possible.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 15, 2009

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    This book should make any woman out there walk with her head held high!

    This books shows you how to map out the things that you want in life. The people that you surround yourself with can and will affect the way that you feel about yourself. Did you know that? This book pinpoints that and many other things that someone may not have known about themselves. She offers lifestyle advice as well as fashion and wellness tips. Kimora helps that shy girl in the corner realease her inner flyy self. Thumbs up! I love it! People always ask to borrow it and I make up corny excuses beacuse I'd rather them get their own and not mess up mine. LOL. I give it THAT MUCH respect. I love the cover! It's beautiful inside and out! I can't tell you everything sorry. Buy it and see why a lot of people love it. I love women who empower other women.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2008

    FABULOUS!!!

    I absolutely LOVED this book! Not only did Kimora share ways on how to be fabulous and fashionable, but she also empowers women. The dialogue is so reminiscent of her demeanor and it feels like she is talking directly to you. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to be inspired by greatness.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2008

    best book ever

    omg ive always loved kimora lee simmmons and always admired her so one day i was in bn brosing and i just asked for the book and as the guy handed it to me i havent put it down since its so . . . so . . . so fabulous! i now have more respect for myself. u need to buy it like right now

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2007

    A reviewer

    I couldn't put this book down. It was wonderful and full of great advice! this book has inspired me to keep on shooting for the stars, in everything that i do. Purchase this book for your collection!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2007

    FEARCE

    This book was a key that unlocked many chains in my life. I am now free from limitations. Because of Fabulosity I now have true principles to live by and instructions on how to execute them. Fabulosity will always be on my shelf and in my heart as a reference guide for my life.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2006

    Amazing

    This book is great. I love how she's encouraging women to put themselves out there instead of shrinking in the corner while someone else does all the work. She's crazy, but love her or hate her, her book is on point.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2006

    My Bible!!

    Honey, I have been using the word Fabulosity for 3 years to describe myself..I heard it on the radio coming home from work....not knowing that it came from Kimora , who has always been my style maven... Upon finding out about the release of this book... I preordered it 3 weeks in advance, just because...and I am glad I did!! It truly is the definition of fabulousness, self-confidence and glamour... The book is designed for any girl needing a mirror put in front of her face to remind her of her power and worth. Kimora doesn't want her reader to pattern herself after her, but rather to use her as an example of a person considered less than special, less than beautiful by others and decided on her own that their opinion didn't define her self-image, but she did, with flair... This is the same emotion Kimora wants to evoke in her readers that regardless of what someone else says is beauty, it truly is in the eyes of the beholder, One's self....With Love Enjoy! A HUGE FAN

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2006

    She is too dope!

    Kimora Lee Simmons is so dope to me! I love her! At first I was among some of the people who doubted her talents and thought nothing of her except of the fact that she was a trophy wife. Can we say hater )? But I digress. After reading the article with her inthe new issue of Vibe Vixen. I fell in love with her exotic beauty, candor, & style. I don't have her book yet but after reading the sample chapter & knowing that my girl is a taurus like me. I am definitely going to the nearest bookstore to find out how I too can become an enterprising entrepreneur living the fabulous life!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2006

    Living up to its Title!~

    WOW~ this book really lives up to its title. It is outstandingly fabulous!!! I couldn't even put the book down until I read as much as i could..Kimora Lee Simmons really knows the secrets of fabulousity and feeling fabulous in the inside and success of business..After reading this, you will gain a bit of confidence and an attitude that rocks !!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2006

    Grab a pair of 6in heels and invest in some beluga!

    I cannot say how much I am loving this book. My heart has been pumping with each page as I become more and more excited to live out my own version of life and success. I truly love this book and I just purchased it today! She isn't bragging in this book saying, 'Look at me and what I have, haha you only wish you could have it!' She is saying that you can have whatever you TRULY want and if you TRULY want it then you can HAVE it. I don't have children but I am going to make sure to include this book in my list of books that I feel offer timeless life lessons for my future children. I'm also 'Blasian' so I love how she embraces both aspects of her culture. This book shows her critics/haters that she isn't 'Just Russell's wife!'

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2006

    Life, Love and Business

    Kimora not only discusses fashion design in this book but she goes on to address topics such as business, inner beauty, outer beauty, self image, self promotion and relationships. I truely recommend this book to any woman from any background. This is a woman handbook to life.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2006

    Fabulous

    Kimora is Fabulous and believe it or not there are other women who are fabulous. I am one of those women and I say it's about time we stop down playing ourselves to make others feel good. This book is platinum in my book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Just loved this book. Kimora is so positive and energetic. I b

    Just loved this book. Kimora is so positive and energetic. I bought two copies for my Daughter (one in print and one for her Nook). Kimora lives her life on a grand scale and does it graciously and with a sense of humor. Her relationship with her children is exemplary. I recommend this book to any woman of any age. It''s upbeat and will leave you feeling good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2011

    Fabulous read 100%

    This book is written not by someone whos guessing, but someone who has lived her own thoughts and beliefs. Shes real. Shes been from beginnings to over the top. GREAT READ


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  • Posted October 12, 2011

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    This book is Fabulous

    This book written by Kimora Lee Simmons, Model from age 13, Business Woman, Fashion Designer Television and Style Channel Fashion Editor,, Mother and Wife is truly inspiring reading. She is down to earth, to the point and matter of fact. She in this book she offers inspirational thoughts and values as well as tips and pointers based on her experience to help guide other women to be all they cad be ans to go after what you want from life. She shows that with a positive outlook determination and strength and belief in who you are you can reach your goals and achieve your..dreams and aspiration come true for yourself. I rarely read a book more than once, but this one I have read many times...Kimora your book is fabulous

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  • Posted April 7, 2009

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    If you didn't read the book, shut up.

    I will be honest, I didn't really like Kimora at all. Her high scale personality on her show really threw me off and I never liked her. But a friend of mine insisted that I read the book and begged me to give her a chance. So I did. And I can say the book is fantastic. I don't think her marrying a rich man had absolutly anything to with her success. It may have helped but even without him, she would have made it fine (she was already a well known model). Her book should be read by any woman out there that has either questioned her "fabulosity" or is down right out of her womenhood. This book highly boosted my convidence and the way I look at myself. I love this book and I have changed what I think about Kimora. If i ever meet her, I will love to praise her for this book. Please ladies that like to hate, if you didn't read the book don't talk crap! And if you read the book and you're still talking crap then you are obviously not getting what the book is about and you are jealous (sorry ladies lets just be real).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2008

    Seems like it would make a great joke

    Marrying someone wealthy and getting a shiny book published doesn't make someone a good writer. This book is fun to joke about in conversation. It's pretty upsetting that people take stuff likes this seriously.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2007

    This book came at the most opportune time!

    This book entered my life at the most opportune time in my life... when I thought I was losing my mind, self-worth, value, and just totally losing my focus. It made me re-evaluate who I was and understand how I have ducked into a miserable corner. Many may hate on her technique... but there is nothing in this book I do not agree with... she is definately doing her thing. And for those that read it know she is a true woman... because to gain power you share your knowledge and she is definately sharing hers. GREAT book for women of all ages, it is NEVER too late to reinvent yourself.

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