22 February 2016

Garance Dore - love Style Life book review


I've been lusting after Garance Dore's book for a few months and after receiving 20% off Anthropologie in the post I snapped up the chance to buy it the other day on a little trip to Anthropologie. I have been a massive fan of Garance for the last few years, falling in love with pretty much everything she does. 

The book itself reminded me of a recent read and love "How to be Parisian" which I adored and at some points way too chic for me, but Love Style Life was a lot more down to earth it feels more personal and lighthearted.

The size and look of the book really lured me in, which is silly because that shouldn't matter to much but looks are rather important to me, the high quality images are perfect. The book itself is also filled with Garance's beautiful illustrations which is one of the reasons why I fell in love with her blog. 

Garance gives us a glimpse into her early years and her influences when growing up, at times she is rather personal but this is why the book works so well. I adore the 100 love lessons that sits at the back of the book, everyone should read this, it is filled with thoughts, feelings, quotes and relationship tips.

On another level this book is great for anyone who is a fan of fashion, blogging, freelancing and illustration so it appeals to so many professions. Dore gives us an insight into her business journey. I really enjoyed reading the 10 steps section. We get taken through the ups and downs of Garance journey, honest and open which I think is why I love this book so much. Definitely worth every penny and I would recommend this beautiful read to any creative. 
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  1. This sounds lovely, I'm definitely going to have to add it to my to be read list! x

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  2. I've seen a lot of pictures of this book but I didn't really know what it was all about, sounds right up my street though I'll have to purchase it when I get paid :)

    Hannah at WRITTEN BY HANNAH

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  3. Lovely review - I've not heard much about it, but I'm definitely intrigued! I loved How To Be Parisian, so I think I need to give it a go!

    Hannah | Oh January

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  4. I've been wanting to read this book but it's so expensive! I've also considered How To Be Parisian but I've heard people tell me they enjoy this book much more. I'm going to have to get this book to read :) Thanks for sharingxx

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  5. I like this quote.

    http://the-renaissance-of-inner-fashion.blogspot.co.uk

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