No, it’s not a rerun of Wild America ; it’s the world of dressed-to-the-nines Park Avenue heiresses, aka Bergdorf Blondes, botoxed to within an. For readers who adore Candace Bushnell, Tinsely Mortimer, and Lauren Weisberger comes New York Times bestselling author Plum Sykes’s sly and amusing. Buy Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

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Did you know they serve Evol burritos and cheese and cracker plates and give you some excellent cocktail mix recipes? I’m not sure why I even read this in the first place. She said it was her favorite in fact, her second time reading bergrorfand I was looking for a new book to read at the time.


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.

Aug 23, Diana rated it it was ok Shelves: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Overall, I would recommend passing on this chick lit book. This book, sadly, confirms all those horror stories you hear about “Park Avenue Princesses,” and doesn’t even have the decency to laugh at itself at any point.

Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes

Then again, having read Bergdorf Blondes, neither am I exactly filled with love for her. I don’t think that Ms. I went into Bergdorf Blondes hoping I was going to like it. She dislikes work you only do it to ensure a steady flow of freebiesgetting up before Jul sykws, Louise Green rated it really hergdorf it Shelves: Our heroine is seemingly calculated to be cockle-warmingly endearing, on the grounds that she is British and brunette and Ivy League, and lives in a faintly boho apartment.


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Oh sorry, when you reach a certain income level, you are “notorious” or “eccentric. I sometimes love to read books with characters that are insanely rich and famous because it’s fun to imagine worlds like that sometimes.

Can she ever find happiness in a city filled with the distractions of Front Row Girls, dermatologists, premieres, and eyebrow waxes? Honestly, it all requires a level of commitment comparable to, say, learning Hebrew or quitting cigarettes.

Still, it follows American magazine protocol in being chatty, toothlessly catty and less than fully informed. The best advice I can give a person reading it is to bergdor take it too seriously, it was never meant to be taken seriously and if you keep that in mind, you might just enjoy it!

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This is the kind of book that I consider “a light bit of confection. Both books talk about the famous editor, but the treatment in each book is completely different.

Jul 19, Kate VerbVixen rated it really liked it. Moi’s is a world in which eyelashes spontaneously curl and fingernails “actually hurt if they don’t have NARS Candy Bergodrf pink varnish on them”.

Blondse was supposed to be ridiculous, it was su When I started reading this book it infuriated me! Apr 12, PurplyCookie rated it liked it Shelves: Nothing appealing about their thoughts, lives or personalities. I thought, maybe one day, and moved on.


Bergdorf Blondes

All the characters in the book are obssessed with it and, having a bit of an obsession with skincare myself, I was intrigued. Should Vogue be alerted to the existence of a little place called Aykes I tried to look at it as a tongue in cheek tale, but there really wasn’t anything remotely funny about it.

History is even scarier than the fiction. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I just had to give it a try. But in my point of view, if you had those expectations for this book in the first place you really shouldn’t have read it. Mindless, fun bergdor the lets one escape into, from most vantage points, a completely ludicrous, unbelievable world.

It is simply that it is so horribly empty, a bilious swirl of superficial characters and sickly values. This book is silly and fun. It talks a lot about fashion and friendship that revolves around everything material: She was once engaged to some artist or other, and is now a girl about town, hanging out with the Park Avenue Princesses.

I’d say that she’s be Blissfully self-interested and flush with the cheeriness of a New York socialite on a bergxorf to snag the perfect P. Before I read this book, I had looked at other reviews and people complained that it wasn’t written well or didn’t have much substance to it. They live in a strictly hierarchical, alpha-dog, eat-or-be-eaten world.