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…  See more details below

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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.

Editorial Reviews

Stephen Lowman
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…All the flamboyant mid-century fashion is there for the mocking—the ruffled blouses and bell-bottoms, the up-dos and bobs, the evening wear made out of burgundy velour…
—The Washington Post
From the Publisher
"A sweet homage to maternal chic." - AARP the Magazine"

The result is 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"

It's perfect for mom because it's an ode to moms everywhere and how they have influenced fashion... It's sure to be a coffee-table favorite." " - AOL"

Is there a better Mother's Day gift than telling your mom you think she's a style icon? Scoop one up for your mother, or just keep it for yourself when you need a little sartorial inspiration-from the woman who always knew best, no less. " -Blackbook magazine"

Every once in a while, a book comes along that makes you smile and laugh and sigh all at the same time. My Mom, Style Icon, by Piper Weiss - published by Chronicle - is just that book." - Alabama Chanin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452105550
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
04/29/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
156
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

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

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