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Wacky chicks : life lessons from fearlessly inappropriate and fabulously eccentric women

Author: Simon Doonan
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrates the growing phenomenon of eccentric fashion ideas, careers, attitudes, behaviors, mating rituals, and habitats of wacky women through sixteen life stories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Doonan
ISBN: 0743243412 9780743243414 0743257898 9780743257893
OCLC Number: 51476910
Description: xxvi, 243 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Wacknowledgments --
Introduction : An uprising of glamorous outsiders --
The Ladies Who Are Out to Lunch ... or B.R.U.N.C.H. --
The belligerent, resilient, uninhibited, naughty, creative and hilarious spider fawke --
Origins : Nature or Nurture ... or Torture : Brigid Berlin --
The Warhol factory girl --
Sunny Chapman --
The glue factory girl --
Style : The Missile Defense System of the Wacky Chick : Susanne Bartsch --
Showgirl chic --
Janet Charlton --
Saboteur chic --
Lisa Eisner --
Critter chich and geezer chic --
Home : Safe Spaces for Space Cases : Pearl Harbour --
Home is where the tart is --
Work : Chicks with Shticks : Isabel Garrett --
The Spandex evangelist --
Amy Sedaris --
Vermin and cheeseballs --
Mating Habits : Audrey "Golightly" Smaltz --
Just give her $50 for the powder room --
Faith : Squeezing Your Inner Shaman : Jessica Porter --
Hip hypnosis and zen comedy --
Kazuko --
Crystal-packin' mama --
The Future : The Wacky Chicklettes : P5 --
The editor in chief --
Mary Christmas --
The radical cheerleader --
The Dark Side: When Wacky Goes Wack-Job --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Simon Doonan.

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From celebrated style arbiter and humour writer Simon Doonan ('One of the greatest creative talents working in fashion today' - TIME) a hilarious book that pays tribute to the wild and unstoppable  Read more...
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"A rollicking ride through the loud, controversial, dramatic, and utterly engrossing lives of our society's most noteworthy Auntie Mames." -- Gotham "Simon Doonan is not just a brilliant artist, he Read more...

 
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