The Secret Lives of Dresses

The Secret Lives of Dresses

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a€˜Every dress has a secret. Let me tell you mine...a€™ Dora is in love with a man who barely notices her, has a job she doesna€™t care about, and dresses entirely for comfort, not style. All a far cry from her vivid, eccentric childhood, growing up with her beloved grandmother Mimi. However, when disaster strikes, Dora knows she has no choice but to return to her childhood home and take over running Mimia€™s vintage clothing shop. And there she makes a surprising discovery a€“ Mimia€™s been writing stories to accompany every dress she sells. Romantic, heartbreaking tales about each onea€™s secret life before it got to her shop... Dora starts to matchmake these lonely frocks with new owners, but will the stories help her as well? Trading her boring high street clothes for vintage glamour is one thing. What she needs to know is whether she can trade her safe old life a€“ and love a€“ for something better too? A captivating and enchanting novel about vintage frocks and new experiences for every girl who knows that the right dress can change your life, by the author of the popular blog the best man squinting all the way through the service, and seeing sharp flashes of light reflected from some guesta#39;s watch. ... Even if you are lucky, and preserved well, and fit your bridea#39;s daughter or granddaughter or niece, therea#39;s a kind of a€œreseta€ button, I think. ... we were going to be in a wedding, not hung back on the rack while our newer, fresher doppelgAcngers were made to order at some factory.

Title:The Secret Lives of Dresses
Author:Erin Mckean
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2011-01-06


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