The Grit Behind the Glamour
Publication Date: February 8, 2011
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Who wouldn’t want to wear gorgeous clothes, travel the world, hang out with stars, have adoring fans – and get paid a fortune for it? But is that what the life of a model is like?
World-famous fashion guru Jeanne Beker offers a unique insider’s look at the reality behind the glitz. She demystifies the industry for those who are thinking about a career in modeling and for those who simply want the scoop on an intriguing world. Strutting It! is full of fascinating information, from getting discovered to finding a personal style, from the team of people behind every model to the education a good model should have.
With a foreword by modeling superstar Coco Rocha, Strutting It! is packed with biographies of successful models, lots of black-and-white photos, and the great humor and common sense Jeanne Beker is known for.
PRAISE FOR PASSION FOR FASHION:
“…Jeanne has packed the book with information… And when it comes to passion, few people come close to Jeanne….”
– Editor’s letter, Flare Magazine
“…an indispensable guide for teens who want to earn a living working in fashion. …[T]his comprehensive guide [is] glamorous and captivating…”
– Best Books for Kids and Teens 2009, Arts and Poetry, The Canadian Children’s Book Centre
PRAISE FOR THE BIG NIGHT OUT:
“…A must-have for budding fashionistas.”
– School Library Journal