“I’m sick of long hair…it looks so messy. Do you think those young girls are ever going to pull themselves together? They should. I’m so tired of them looking like shaggy dogs.“ - C.Z. Guest, June 1967
American writer C.Z. Guest (Mrs F.C. Winston Guest, 1920 - 2003) and her son Alexander Michael Douglas Dudley Guest in front of their Grecian temple pool on the ocean-front estate, Villa Artemis, Palm Beach. Photo by Slim Aarons
I personally loved: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, The Catcher in the Rye by JD Sallinger, The Giver by Louis Lowry, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy by Stieg Larsson, My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult, Basically anything by Jodi Picoult actually… lol. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (one of my favorites) and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini are the books I am thinking of right now.
Fashion Books I would recommend and also a bunch are on my list to read: Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age by Graydon Carter, Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels by Charlotte Seeling, Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style by DK Publishing, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Andrew Bolton, Chanel: Collections and Creations by Danièle Bott, Vogue: The Covers by Dodie Kazanjian, Love Looks Not with the Eyes: Thirteen Years with Lee Alexander McQueen by Anne Deniau, W: The First 40 Years by Stefano Tonchi, Vogue: The Editor’s Eye by Conde Nast, Carine Roitfeld: Irreverent by Carine Roitfeld, Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations (Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Andrew Bolton, Harold Koda and Judith Thurman, Paris Haute Couture by Anne Zazzo, Mario Testino. in Your Face by Mario Testino, Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series) by Harold Koda, The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, In Vogue: An Illustrated History of the World’s Most Famous Fashion Magazine by Alberto Oliva, Norberto Angeletti and commertary by Anna Wintour, Windows at Bergdorf Goodman Anniversary Edition by David Hoey and Linda Fargo, C.Z. Guest: American Style Iconby Susanna Salk, Big Book of Chicby Miles Redd, Unseen Vogue: The Secret History of Fashion Photographyby Robin Derrick and Robin Muir, Coming Into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Conde Nast by Herschdorfer, The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman by Christian Dior, Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hitsby Glenda Bailey and Stephan Gan