New year, new book club selections! We are so excited to jump right into our January book, Grace Coddingtons memoir, Grace. Ms. Coddington has become such a staple of the magazine industry, and we cant wait to learn more about her life, and the adventures she has had a long the way we wont lie, were excited to peek behind the scenes of a different magazine!
From the publisher:
Grace Coddingtons extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director ofVoguehave made her an international icon. Known through much of her career only to those behind the scenes, she might have remained fashions best-kept secret were it not forThe September Issue,the acclaimed 2009 documentary that turned publicity-averse Grace into a sudden, reluctant celebrity. Graces palpable engagement with her work brought a rare insight into the passion that produces many of the magazines most memorable shoots.
Delightfully underscored by Graces pen-and-ink illustrations,Gracewill introduce readers to the colorful designers, hairstylists, makeup artists, photographers, models, and celebrities with whom Grace has created her signature images. Grace reveals her private world with equal candorthe car accident that almost derailed her modeling career, her two marriages, the untimely death of her sister, Rosemary, her friendship withHarpers Bazaareditor-in-chief Liz Tilberis, and her thirty-year romance with Didier Malige. Finally, Grace describes her abiding relationship with Anna Wintour, and the evolving mastery by which she has come to define the height of fashion.
Join us at the end of the month to see what we thought, and share your takeaways!