Bergdorf Blondes is the chick lit début novel of Plum Sykes, an English- born fashion writer and New York “it girl”. The book was released in hardcover on . Laura Barton on the girls about town in Plum Sykes’ Bergdorf Blondes. The reputation of the fairest of the fair sex gets another mauling in Plum Sykes’s label-strewn tale of husband-hunting, Bergdorf Blondes.
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This display of ignorance becomes less startling as Sykfs Blondes stumbles on, and it allows for a cloying motif. Aug 21, Melissa rated it did not like it.
View Full Version of PW. The only reason I finished it was because after I read the Frontier Airlines catering menu, this was the only reading material I had available. There are much more books out there I’m not against chick lit. A brutal read that I am still mystified on in regards to pluk level of hype it received. God help me; a little bit of this goes a LONG way. After some minor investigation, I discovered that the Alpha-Be This book is the literary equivalent of empty calories.
Well, she has her nose waxed, for one thing. A Ok guys this one is a throw back for me since I originally read Bergdorf Blondes way back in the summer college days, but I just found it and re-read it again this week and now I have a blog, so ya know: In fact, I indulge in them a lot of times –but this book was as stupid as stupid gets.
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The protagonist goes through several terrible relationships with married men she was told that they were single or separated and finds herself drawn to and irritated by the filmmaker Charlie, who has started dating her friend Julie. Not only did I find myself laughing out loud at quite a few times, but this novel hy warm, and it didn’t feel as serious as ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘Sex and the City’. They live in a strictly hierarchical, alpha-dog, eat-or-be-eaten world.
I can’t say I would recommend this book. Moi is good at this, bagging herself a Hot Young Photographer at her pal Muffy’s charity ball.
Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes
But it’s impossible not to be massively entertained by a woman who refers euphemistically to oral sex as “going to Rio” in memory of the first man who suggested she get a Brazilian bikini wax, considers vodka a food group and who holds up glamour as the first of the commandments. After some minor investigation, I discovered that the Alpha-Beta peel does exist. You wouldn’t believe the dedication it takes to be a gorgeous, flaxen-haired, dermatologically perfect New York girl with a life that’s fabulous beyond belief.
I think it may have been because my sister lent it to me when I asked her if I could borrow a book on my trip to Milwaukee last summer.
Bervdorf, as Plum would be the first to point out, money alone is not enough to make a girl happy. The a Review was originally posted on Alexa Loves Books Bergdorf Blondes was a pleasant chick lit read that combined three of my favorite things – New York City, traveling to various exotic locations including England and a relatable protagonist who enjoyed shopping, beauty rituals and writing.
Books of the Week. There has already been quite a lot of bitchy stuff written in the press about Plum Sykes, author of Bergdorf Blondes, but this is a review, a serious piece of literary criticism, so let me begin by saying that I definitely do not have a problem with her super, skinny-size 8 physique.
I’ll definitely try one of those blondees This is the dumbest, most shallow book ever. But this glimpse inside their glitzy world honestly made me feel better about my own decidedly unglamorous life, which isn’t nearly as vapid or pointless as theirs.
I was suffering from the literary equivalent of food poisoning, a sort of queasiness of the soul and chartreuse is so last season.
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View all 3 comments. Fourth book read in my “gal about town” novels in NYC. Anyway, I still give it 5 stars: Published May 4th by Miramax Books first published