The Meaning of Sunglasses by Hadley Freeman
And a Guide to Almost All Things Fashionable

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With subscriptions nearing 1.2 million, Vogue magazine proves that if there's anything a fashionista enjoys as much as shopping, it's reading about fashion. With both an insider's relish and a layman's exasperation, The Meaning of Sunglasses offers an encyclopedia of style that celebrates the joys, the silliness, and the occasional insanity of this relentlessly fascinating world. Quick-witted and blisteringly self-aware, fashion journalist Hadley Freeman conjures her inner Bridget Jones to ask and answer the field's burning questions: just how much animal print is too much? What makes Karl Lagerfield so nail-bitingly fabulous? How does one explain skinny jeans? Anyone with a slight to obsessive interest in fashion will revel in Freeman's gleeful, but always satirical, indulgence in all things fashion.
 

About Hadley Freeman

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Hadley Freeman is the deputy fashion editor at "The Guardian," where she writes the popular column Ask Hadley. Freeman attended Oxford University and received the Catherine Pakenham Journalism Prize. She has been a finalist for Young Journalist of the Year. She is a contributing editor for British "Vogue,
 
Published January 31, 2008 by Penguin Books. 268 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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Belts aren’t meant to hold up pants, according to Freeman, deputy fashion editor at the British newspaper the Guardian ; belts are “superfluous”

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