The Book Club: Series 2
In the latest instalment of our insightful Book Club, we review some of our favourite summer novels; The Vogue Factor by Kirstie Clements, Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight and Where Stylists Shop: The Fashion Insider's Ultimate Guide by Booth Moore. Happy reading.
The Vogue Factor by Kirstie Clements
Kirstie Clements, the thirteen year-long editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia, gives a candid account of her time at fashion’s most revered magazine. After starting out by answering phones at the front desk, dedication, determination and risk-taking landed her at the helm of the magazine. Following her unceremoniously sacking thirteen years later, she looks back at the story of her rise to the top including the betrayals, the parties, the interviews and more. Exploring the true nature of the world’s most cutthroat industry, The Vogue Factor is full of personality, excitement and is an unputdownable read for fashion’s most obsessed. If you want to know what truly happens at Vogue, this book is for you.
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight
For the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight delivers a truly riveting insight into the progression of his company; from fearless start up to revolutionary brand, dive into a mastermind’s ideologies and charismas that formed the grounds of this world-conquering brand. From ignoring letters to dealing with the Japanese, Knight opens up to the real way he dealt with staff and suppliers in the early days. Each chapter follows a year in his journey; a small start-up in 1962 to being a world-renowned brand in 1980. In a tale of faith, unparalleled determination, excellence, failure, triumph, hard-earned wisdom and love, Knight tells the story of his background, high standard upbringing, failures and the lessons he needed to learn, to subsequently build and run one of the biggest companies on earth.
Where Stylists Shop by Booth Moore
After interviewing over 175 of the industry’s top designers, stylists, editors, bloggers, models, costume designers, street-style stars, and tastemakers on where they shop, Booth Moore, long time fashion journalist and Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, has put together the perfect shopping secrets any fashionista needs to know. Where Stylists Shop is the holistic shopping guide revealing where fashion’s elite go searching for their hidden gems; from Sydney boutiques to Chinese made-to-order jewellery, this is the perfect book if you love to be in the know of the retail landscape.