Thoughts on Cheap Chic: Hundreds of Money-Saving Hints to Create Your Own Great Look
With my love of fashion and books, it’s probably no surprise that I collect books on fashion. So, when Caterine Milinaire and Carol Troy’s Cheap Chic was brought to my attention, I had to get it. Originally published in 1975, Cheap Chic was reprinted this year for its 40th anniversary and includes a forward by Tim Gunn.
While fashion is constantly changing the principles of Cheap Chic have stayed surprisingly relevant. Tips include looking at cost per wear and shopping at thrift stores. Good advice never goes out of style. Of course, the book is a little dated when it comes to prices and the black and white photos that fill the book, but in my opinion, adderall online buy that contributes to the charm of Cheap Chic.
Reading it is like opening up a time capsule. Flipping through the pages brings you advice from Diana Vreeland and Yves St. Laurent as well as Ingeborg Day and Fran Liebowitz. Billed as the original fashion bible, this book is the 70’s equivalent of a street-style blog. If you like eclectic style or if you are interested in 70’s fashion, I highly recommend picking up this book.
This book was provided by Blogging For Books in exchange for an honest review.
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