Colin Cowie Chic: The Guide to Life As It Should Be

Hardcover | December 31, 2007

byColin Cowie

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A handbook for living well in the twenty-first century

From legendary lifestyle expert Colin Cowie comes the last word in living a gracious, sensuous life on any budget. Colin draws back the curtain on his own chic, passionate, 120-miles-per-hour life, revealing how to create and entertain in an inviting home, garner respect in the workplace, and travel with ease and comfort. No matter how or where you live, or whatever your personal style may be, Colin Cowie Chic will place you on the fast track to experiencing life to the fullest.

This immensely practical handbook offers step-by-step instructions on everything from workplace etiquette to the art of no-sweat, fuss-free travel. Colin also takes the guesswork out of navigating today’s social situations with the kind of charm and confidence that will get you invited back anywhere you want!

The invaluable details he shares include:

Home:
Essential comforts for every room
Kitchen decorating ideas
Storage and organization shortcuts
Know-how for being or hosting a guest

Entertaining:
A wine-and-cheese primer
Options for stunning table settings
A no-fail hangover cure

Travel:
Unbeatable jet-lag remedies
Road-trip guidelines
A must-have packing list

Work:
Tips for motivating employees and coworkers
Desk etiquette for the office

And much more!

Packed with detailed lists, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations, this is the only guidebook you’ll ever need to live a beautiful, elegant life (as you should!).

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A handbook for living well in the twenty-first centuryFrom legendary lifestyle expert Colin Cowie comes the last word in living a gracious, sensuous life on any budget. Colin draws back the curtain on his own chic, passionate, 120-miles-per-hour life, revealing how to create and entertain in an inviting home, garner respect in the work...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 7.04 × 1.03 inPublished:December 31, 2007Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307341798

ISBN - 13:9780307341792

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from COLIN COWIE HAS DONE IT AGAIN! “COLIN COWIE CHIC”, is an essential tool for living well. Mr. Cowie’s impeccable style targets all levels of fine living: from the entertainer, to the host, the traveler, and more. Living well is an art, which is detail-oriented and Colin teaches you how to refine your life, whether it be setting a table, generosity or eco-conscious living. There is amazing social responsibility and life lessons to be learnt as well, which I was surprised to see a CHIC-living book. What I took away from it all is; “You don’t have to be a millionare to live like one!” I keep a few copies on hand, for that last minute present. It makes a “perfect gift on the run”, whether for your mother, brother, friend or colleagues. There is definitely something in this book for every reader. Keep up the great! You are a positive inspiration for living a beautiful, organized, fabulous life. Tony Koukos
Date published: 2008-02-06