For anyone who loves to shop! The amazing true story of Harry Gordon Selfridge. Now a major ITV drama series starring Jeremy Piven, Katherine Kelly and Aisling Loftus.
Lindy Woodhead worked in international fashion for over twenty-five years. During the late 1980s she spent two years as the first woman on the board of directors of Harvey Nichols. Lindy retired from fashion in 2000 to concentrate on writing. She is the author of War Paint and Shopping, Seduction and Mr Selfridge. She is a regular contributor to the Spectator and The Times Saturday Magazine.
In this energetic and wonderfully detailed biography, Lindy
Woodhead ... provides an enthralling description of fashion,
politics, music and dance, the arts, the sciences advertising and
the use of the media, during the decades before the Second war. *
Evening Standard *
A rich social history of a time of great change * Spectator Business *
A fascinating biographical, as well as sociological, study -- Independent on Sunday