What Would Jackie Do?: An Inspired Guide to Distinctive Living (Paperback)

An Inspired Guide to Distinctive Living

By Shelly Branch, Sue Callaway

Gotham, 9781592402717, 320pp.

Publication Date: December 28, 2006



We can't help but want to be like her: Exuding unmatched poise and style, Jackie O continues to fascinate women and men of all ages. But how would Jackie have handled the twenty-first century? What would she have thought of a society defined by casual rules of conduct? Gathering intriguing research, commentary from today's experts, and fond reminiscences about the first lady of perfection's day-to-day decisions, journalists Shelly Branch and Sue Callaway offer a sparkling answer to the question: What Would Jackie Do?

Applying Jackie's philosophies to every aspect of contemporary life, including relationships, office politics, family matters, household bills, and entertaining, What Would Jackie Do? is a trove of advice, featuring:
* Noblesse oblige for beginners
* How not to be an interchangeable woman
* Mastering the effortless rich look
* The art of attachment: lessons on sex, marriage, and men of consequence
* Career whirls: pearls for getting ahead

What Would Jackie Do? portrays the practical wisdom behind an icon. The next best thing to having Jackie O as a personal adviser, What Would Jackie Do? gives readers a piece of the Jackie mystique.

Praise For What Would Jackie Do?: An Inspired Guide to Distinctive Living

Fresh anecdotes and insights from friends and fans . . . an entertaining trifle of a self- help book. (New York Post)

Reveals the art of living, Jackie O-style. (Boston Herald)

A style tome that answers scorching etiquette what-ifs. . . . [The authors] whimsically apply the most fabulous former First Lady’s philosophies to every aspect of contemporary life. (Daily News, New York)

This delicious, witty book shows that her life lessons are as timeless as the woman herself. (Charlotte Ford , author of 21st-Century Etiquette)

A funny, fact-rich, and surprisingly motivating manual about how to move through life with Jackie Kennedy Onassis–like smarts and grace. . . . What would Jackie do with this witty little book? She’d read it. (More magazine)