192 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 0.88 in
October 29, 2013
Penguin Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0143124838
ISBN - 13: 9780143124832
Read from the Book
From It by Alexa Chung. Reprinted by arrangement with Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © Alexa Chung, 2013.It by Alexa ChungThere are five items in my wardrobe I cannot live without. The cornerstones I rely upon to make newer, weirder clothing look OK. Without them I would be lost.My relationship with my denim hotpants is incredibly special. I pack them in my hand luggage when I travel because I fear that one day we will be separated and I will be forced to go out bottomless forevermore because no other shorts will ever be able to replace them. Since the day I found them lurking in a Brixton charity shop we have become so inseparable that even when I take them off they still retain the shape of my bum as they lie on my bedroom floor. I use them to dress down a flashy top, as a practical alternative to muddy trousers at festivals, and over the years have cut them shorter and shorter so that they are now borderline obscene (they keep getting cheekier). Until the denim disintegrates and falls off me, these particular hotpants are here to stay.A navy blue jumper is potentially the most boring item anyone could design and yet it’s my most important possession. The one I own belongs to an ex-boyfriend, and before shops caught on and made ‘boyfriend-fit jeans’ and ‘boyfriend sweaters’ everyone was happily throwing on their actual boyfriend’s belongings to keep warm. I have never travelled without it and it has rescued me from ma
From the Publisher
The darling of the fashion world and co-host of the music TV show Fuse News shares her inspirations, musings, and her own very personal and eclectic style
With influences that range from the sultry beauty of Jane Birkin to the rocker chic of Mick Jagger, it’s no wonder that everything worn by Alexa Chung instantly becomes the latest trend. Already a hugely popular television personality and a muse for Marc Jacobs and Karl Lagerfeld, Chung is now a co-anchor of the nightly music show Fuse News, covering today’s hottest acts and entertainment news. Chung’s first book, It, provides her legion of fans with a long-awaited inside look at her fascinating world.
A wholly unique collection of Chung’s personal writings, drawings, and photographs, It covers everything from her candid thoughts on life, love, and music to her favorite ensembles and how to decide what to wear in the morning. With Chung’s characteristic wit, charm, and refreshingly down-to-earth attitude, this full-color compendium is a must-have for anyone who loves fashion, music, and just about everything Alexa Chung.
About the Author
Alexa Chung is a television personality and international style icon, and the co-host of the new daily music television program Fuse News. She is also a contributing editor to British Vogue and has received numerous style awards, including the prestigious British Style Award, which she has won three years in a row. She lives in New York City.
"[A] book on personal style and inspirations...[from] British fashion icony Alexa Chung."—The Wall Street Journal
"[Alexa Chung] traces her journey to her place behind the velvet ropes in the new book It."—Associated Press
"[Alexa Chung] reveals how she puts together her effortless, cool look."—InStyle
“This full-fledged style icon is sharing her most intimate thoughts on her muses, aesthetic, childhood, and heartbreaks in a new diary-meets-scrapbook.”—Teen Vogue
“Smart, trigger-quick wit….Chung gives her fans style inspirations, personal anecdotes, helpful beauty tips, and recreation advice.”—Paper Magazine
“We can finally tap into the uberchic mind of ultimate It Girl Alexa Chung….Featuring the fashion-savvy Brit’s writing, drawings and personal photographs…. Just what we’ve wanted from our top girl crush.”—Foam Magazine