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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How can you not love that? To ask other readers questions about Bergdorf Blondesplease sign up. It was meant for the happy-go-lucky and feel good viewers bsrgdorf simply wanted some escapist literature on a dreary day.

She almost an anxiety attack planning her book club and in the end, they all just wanted the attention of the poor professor Henry. But it’s hard to care about the airhead-ed characters.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The book follows an unnamed young socialite living in New York as she interacts with her best friend Julie and tries to find a successful romantic relationship. Pages to import images to Wikidata. I was sadly taken aback because this one was just too much for me.

When it comes to this type of lifestyle Plum Skyes knows what she’s talking about. I found it a breath of fresh air from NY yet after all the dysfunctional families, domestic abuse and murder in the usual fictional fare.

The author is a writer for a few major publications, so her writing was concise but filled with interesting details, and she had a strong voice telling the entire story our protagonist moi. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The protagonist manages to make it to the home owned by the Earl, where she runs into Charlie, who tells her that he is the Earl her mother wanted her to meet and that he had left the United States due to news of his father’s death.


I couldn’t stop bergeorf I started. Sure I got the gist anyway, begdorf it would have been better if I actually knew what some of those acronyms mean, so as to get the full humor of the text.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Since the friendship is gone, the protagonist decides to see Charlie again that night, as he had invited her to return for bergdlrf. Nothing appealing about their thoughts, lives or personalities. But if you only ever want to read one fashion-chick.

It was a fun little fluffy book. As for the gargantuan advance she reputedly received for her first novel, well, it is a bit green-inducing, I suppose. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? More By and About This Author.

Critical reception for Wykes Blondes has been polarized. My only criticism of the book was it felt a bit inappropriate at times. I felt my IQ dropping a few points with every few pages. Put your tenner towards nlondes Fendi clutch bag you’ve always wanted.

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Initially she believes that she’s found “The One” in the photographer Zack and the two become engaged, after which point Zack becomes emotionally abusive and unresponsive. Moi is quick to point out that she is not blonde, that she has a career, as a fashion magazine writer no less, and that she happens to be a conduit for the lives of the rich and blonde around her.

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In Moi’s Manhattan, the thing bergdorrf really counts is good skin, and the only way to get a proper glow, she decides, is to get engaged. One of my critiques, though, is that there were a lot of abbreviations and slang terms used in the text that I wouldn’t understand outright. It was predictable and not even funny in the smallest bit. There are countless rose-bedecked charity functions, trips to Paris to stay in the Fritz that’s the Fucking Ritz, apparentlyinterludes with princes, overdoses, psychiatrists, Hollywood directors, and, as is the custom, true love conquering all, in that charming way it does.


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Sep 10, Annicka Borges rated it did not like it. The strangest thing about this book is the effect it has on one’s desire to shop.

Miramax May 1, Language: By contrast, Sykes keeps the fluff afloat, no easy task. However the protagonist finds that Charlie has left, giving her the impression that he was just using her like the other men she has dated.

Despite her best attempts to salvage the relationship, the protagonist is dumped by Zack. I like how the typical New York socialite was depicted, even though I’m certain that it was a little exaggerated. Sep 05, Jordan rated it it was ok Recommends it for: After returning home the protagonist ends up talking with Julie who has traveled to Englandwho confesses that she and Charlie had sykee up when he’d said they had but sykew she’d covered up the information since traditionally Julie was always the one to end a relationship.

At this point her mother arrives bergdirf the guise of taking the bergxorf home, with the intention of making her way back into Charlie’s mother’s good graces.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The two end up having sex, something that weighs upon the protagonist’s conscience since she has a rule against sleeping with a friend’s ex-boyfriend. Bergdorf Blondes reminded me of the first Chick-lit books I ever read, Tiffany Trott and Minty Malone and Come Together and all those other British classics, only it had the all-too-wonderful extra ingredient, New York!

Review was originally posted on Alexa Loves Books Bergdorf Blondes was a pleasant chick lit read that combined three of my favorite things – New York City, traveling to various exotic locations including England and a relatable protagonist who enjoyed shopping, beauty rituals and writing.