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  • Published: 1 October 2015
  • ISBN: 9780091959081
  • Imprint: Hutchinson
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $45.00

Make Life Beautiful



In MAKE LIFE BEAUTIFUL, Manolo Blahnik, Paul Smith, Lulu Guinness, Stephen Jones, Christian Lacroix and many other of the world’s most exciting fashion designers share their ideas for adding a chic and irreverent twist to your world.

Make biscuits with Manolo Blahnik or customise your bike with Paul Smith.

Let Charlotte Olympia put a spring in your step and turn a magazine into a millinery with Stephen Jones.

Fashion a Bella Freud jumper or a Topshop Tee, make a Fabergé egg and dress up like Henry Holland.

Let Michael Howells and Christian Lacroix help you create a drama and Nick Knight a cup of tea.

Turn on your imagination and MAKE LIFE BEAUTIFUL.

MAKE LIFE BEAUTIFUL provides a unique glimpse into some of style’s most creative minds with full-colour pictures throughout and a personal introduction from the designers to each of the projects.

Craft has never been so fashionable.

  • Published: 1 October 2015
  • ISBN: 9780091959081
  • Imprint: Hutchinson
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $45.00

About the author

Camilla Morton

CAMILLA MORTON is the bestselling author of HOW TO WALK IN HIGH HEELS, which was translated into seventeen languages, and A YEAR IN HIGH HEELS. She is a fashion journalist, and spent many years working for Dior.

Praise for Make Life Beautiful

For the crafty fashionista…Camilla Morton’s how-to follow-up to her 2005 best-seller How To Walk In High Heels is packed with funny and fashionable hints for making your life better –or at least better looking. Projects come from a host of designers…as well as Jean Paul Gaultier, Roland Mouret and Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing

Alexander Fury, Independent, Books of the Year

From fashioning a Bella Freud jumper to customising your bike with Paul Smith, fashion’s who’s-who will show you how to turn on your imagination

Kate Figes, Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year

Make Life Beautiful gives a little insight into some of the biggest names within fashion and style; but from a different perspective, and that’s what makes this book such a delightful one.

Beauty and the Dirt

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