Inside Vogue: A Diary Of My 100th Year by Alexandra ShulmanInside Vogue: A Diary Of My 100th Year by Alexandra Shulman

Inside Vogue: A Diary Of My 100th Year

byAlexandra Shulman

Paperback | July 25, 2017

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The secret diary of Vogue Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman and the real story behind the BBC TV ABSOLUTELY FASHION documentary.

'One of the great social diaries of our time . . . should become a classic.' Sunday Times

'Eye-popping, brilliantly candid' Evening Standard

What a year for Vogue! Alexandra Shulman reveals the emotional and logistical minefield of producing the 100th anniversary issue (that Duchess of Cambridge cover surprise), organizing the star-studded Vogue 100 Gala, working with designers from Victoria Beckham to Karl Lagerfeld and contributors from David Bailey to Alexa Chung. All under the continual scrutiny of a television documentary crew.

But narrowly-contained domestic chaos hovers - spontaneous combustion in the kitchen, a temperamental boiler and having to send bin day reminders all the way from Milan fashion week. For anyone who wants to know what the life of a fashion magazine editor is really like, or for any woman who loves her job, this is a rich, honest and sharply observed account of a year lived at the centre of British fashion and culture.

Alexandra Shulman has edited British Vogue since 1992. She is a contributor to The Times, Daily Mail, Guardian and Daily Telegraph and lives in London. The Parrots is her second novel; her first, Can We Still Be Friends, was published by Fig Tree in 2012.
Title:Inside Vogue: A Diary Of My 100th YearFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 7.75 × 5.08 × 0.85 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 5.08 × 0.85 inPublished:July 25, 2017Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241978378

ISBN - 13:9780241978375


Editorial Reviews

One of the great social diaries of our time . . . should become a classic.—Sunday TimesEye-popping, brilliantly candid.—Evening StandardShulman is particularly good on insightful character sketches . . . she is also happy to reveal occasional flashes of her own character and insecurities.—Sunday ExpressCompletely compelling . . . fascinating . . . refreshingly unfiltered . . . reminds you what a good writer she is.—GQ[Shulman] writes surprisingly frankly . . . a funny, pacy book.—Hadley Freeman, GuardianCandid, introspective, generous and witty—Nicky Haslam, SpectatorA witty corrective to the BBC's rather flaccid documentary . . . Shulman's skill for casual self-deprecation and the unfiltered wry aside offer a far more nuanced insight into the mammoth task of managing brand Vogue.—Financial Times, ‘Best Books of 2016’