My Mom, Style Icon

My Mom, Style Icon

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by Piper Weiss
     
 

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Moms are people, too...fashionable people! Before we came along to yank on their skirts, they showed leg, sported killer bangs, and flaunted bikinis. Some even wore feathers and halter tops and drove around on motorcycles. Was their style shocking? Yes. Covetable? Absolutely. Based on Piper Weiss's hugely popular blog of the same name, this book features 200 color

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Moms are people, too...fashionable people! Before we came along to yank on their skirts, they showed leg, sported killer bangs, and flaunted bikinis. Some even wore feathers and halter tops and drove around on motorcycles. Was their style shocking? Yes. Covetable? Absolutely. Based on Piper Weiss's hugely popular blog of the same name, this book features 200 color photographs from decades past of moms showing us how its done. A perfect gift for mothers, daughters, and style mavens, My Mom, Style Icon is an entertaining celebration of the very first—and most important—style icon in a young woman's life.

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Piper Weiss's Shine Staff Blog has achieved word of mouth popularity with its hip, cute stories on everything from fashion to child rearing to dating disasters. My Mom Style Icon presents a quintessence of its appeal, gathering hundreds of vintage color photographs of moms displaying styles of the times. With its rich mix of pixie cuts, flips, pompadours, oversized hats, skimpy bikinis, skirts, shorts, jumpsuits, and indescribables, My Mom Style Icon brings back fashion eras too good to be left in closet boxes. Editor's recommendation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811878814
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
04/06/2011
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
780,006
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Piper Weiss is a humor and culture writer, as well as an editor. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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