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Handbags: What Every Woman Should Know
     

Handbags: What Every Woman Should Know

by Stephanie Pedersen
 
Covers the most prestigious labels for today's hottest fashion accessory

* Handbag sales reached $5.34 billion in 2003 and are growing at 8 percent a year, according to Accessories Magazine

* Someone buys a woman's handbag on eBay every 30 seconds

* Follows Stephanie Pedersen's popular titles Shoes and Bra

Handbags have surpassed shoes, jeans

Overview

Covers the most prestigious labels for today's hottest fashion accessory

* Handbag sales reached $5.34 billion in 2003 and are growing at 8 percent a year, according to Accessories Magazine

* Someone buys a woman's handbag on eBay every 30 seconds

* Follows Stephanie Pedersen's popular titles Shoes and Bra

Handbags have surpassed shoes, jeans and jewelry as the statement-making accessory of choice. At the top end, hot labels like Marc Jacobs and Prada can fetch more than $1,000. Insanity? Yes, but the designs often prove irresistible, and author Stephanie Pedersen covers the biggest brands in the business—Bottega, Chanel, Chloe, Dior, Fendi, Ferragamo, Gucci, HermŠs and, of course, Marc Jacobs and Prada.Handbags also digs into the accessory's history, from the earliest animal-skin pouches to modern-day masterpieces, and features fascinating archival photographs, vintage advertisements and plenty of bags to die for!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715324950
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
10/13/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Pedersen is an author and journalist who specializes in fashion, beauty and health. Her articles have appeared in Glamour and Cosmopolitan. She is the author of nearly 20 books, including Bra (D&C, 2004) and Shoes (D&C, 2005), and teaches creative writing.

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