Colin Cowie Chic

Colin Cowie Chic

The Guide to Life as It Should Be

Book - 2007
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A handbook for living well in the twenty-first century

From legendary lifestyle expert Colin Cowie comes the last word in living a gracious, sensuous life on any budget. Colin draws back the curtain on his own chic, passionate, 120-miles-per-hour life, revealing how to create and entertain in an inviting home, garner respect in the workplace, and travel with ease and comfort. No matter how or where you live, or whatever your personal style may be, Colin Cowie Chic will place you on the fast track to experiencing life to the fullest.

This immensely practical handbook offers step-by-step instructions on everything from workplace etiquette to the art of no-sweat, fuss-free travel. Colin also takes the guesswork out of navigating today's social situations with the kind of charm and confidence that will get you invited back anywhere you want!

The invaluable details he shares include:

Essential comforts for every room
Kitchen decorating ideas
Storage and organization shortcuts
Know-how for being or hosting a guest

A wine-and-cheese primer
Options for stunning table settings
A no-fail hangover cure

Unbeatable jet-lag remedies
Road-trip guidelines
A must-have packing list

Tips for motivating employees and coworkers
Desk etiquette for the office

And much more!

Packed with detailed lists, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations, this is the only guidebook you'll ever need to live a beautiful, elegant life (as you should!).
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307341792
Call Number: 645 C83911c
Characteristics: 271 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Chic


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