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  • Published: 11 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473537347
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Dress

Nine Women, One Dress…




From design concept to runway, from Bloomingdales to red carpet, this is the story of THE dress and the lives it touches. If you loved The Devil Wears Prada, you’ll love this!

'beautifully written, warm, witty and wise … funny, wistful, emotionally intelligent and very clever. I was gripped' Daily Mail

Legend has it that every season there is one dress. The dress that can make your career, ignite a spark with that special someone, or utterly transform your life. For Felicia, who has been in love with her boss for 20 years; for Natalie who has sworn off men since her ex dumped her – for them and for others, life is about to change.

And all because of their brush with the dress of the season, the perfect little black number that everyone wants to get their hands on…

Praise for The Dress

Clever… Manhatten-set romantic comedy above the pack - Glamour

You’ll race through this deceptively simple, and utterly charming, romantic comedy - Sunday Mirror

In her warm and witty debut novel, Jane L. Rosen writes a love letter to New York City and the tapestry of women who come here with high hopes and big dreams. A little black dress hasn't gotten this much attention since Breakfast at Tiffany's. Whether you're in a stylish sheath or your flannel pajamas, this book will make you feel like a million bucks. - Katie Couric

A charming story that twists the lives of New Yorkers around a little black dress... It all works. Each scenario is revisited and broadened as the chapters unfurl... Rosen's debut novel is rich in relationships, written with clarity and humor and surprise twists that bring the tale to a satisfying conclusion. A pure pleasure to read. - Kirkus

  • Pub date: 11 August 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473537347
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the Author

Jane Rosen

Jane L. Rosen is an author, screenwriter and Huffington Post contributor. She lives in New York City and Fire Island with her husband and three daughters. She often takes inspiration from the city she lives in and the people she shares it with. In addition to her writing she has spent time in television and event production and is the co-founder of a gifting app called ItsAllGravy.com.


Praise for The Dress

“From design concept to runway, from Bloomingdales to red carpet, this is the story of THE dress and the lives it touches. If you loved The Devil Wears Prada, you’ll love this! Legend has it that every season there is one dress. The dress that can make your career, ignite a spark with that special someone, or utterly transform your life. For Felicia, who has been in love with her boss for 20 years; for Natalie who has sworn off men since her ex dumped her – for them and for others, life is about to change. And all because of their brush with the dress of the season, the perfect little black number that everyone wants to get their hands on…”

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“beautifully written, warm, witty and wise…funny, wistful, emotionally intelligent and very clever. I was gripped”

Sara Lawrence, Daily Mail

“A brilliantly frivolous read, perfect for winter’s dark days and even colder nights”

Sun

“Clever… Manhatten-set romantic comedy above the pack”

Glamour

“You’ll race through this deceptively simple, and utterly charming, romantic comedy”

The Sunday Mirror

“In her warm and witty debut novel, Jane L. Rosen writes a love letter to New York City and the tapestry of women who come here with high hopes and big dreams. A little black dress hasn't gotten this much attention since Breakfast at Tiffany's. Whether you're in a stylish sheath or your flannel pajamas, this book will make you feel like a million bucks.”

Katie Couric

“A charming story that twists the lives of New Yorkers around a little black dress... It all works. Each scenario is revisited and broadened as the chapters unfurl... Rosen's debut novel is rich in relationships, written with clarity and humor and surprise twists that bring the tale to a satisfying conclusion. A pure pleasure to read.”

Kirkus

“This is a fun book, tightly plotted and perfectly timed for the summer season.”

Publishers Weekly

“[The Dress] sends the reader on a journey with many characters and the little black dress of the season. From the soon-retiring dress designer and the first-time runway model, to the retail salespeople and an actor, this book relates how the dress touches and, often profoundly, changes the lives of all. Even though there were many characters in this book, the author immersed the reader into their lives. Romance, humor, and irony spark the plot as the dress travels from one life to another. A charming read!”

Kristin Fields, Farnhamville Public Library

“Sweet, delicious, the perfect summer read about the perfect black dress.”

Jo Piazza and Lucy Sykes, authors of The Knockoff

“[The Dress] is a love letter to New York. Rosen deftly peels back the layers and reveals the lives that inhabit the skyscrapers, brownstones, the department stores, hotels, and parks.”

Town & Country

“Valentine’s Day meets The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, this novel intertwines the stories of nine women all connected to one single LBD. From runway models to love-struck assistants, the power of a little black dress is even more overwhelming than we ever thought — shopping spree, anyone?”

Brit & Co.

“Chick lit at its best. If this book were a dress, it would fit everyone perfectly and flatter everyone’s figure.”

Library Journal

“Absolute perfection…”

Being Anne

“beautiful…festive and heart-warming”

ChickLitUncovered

“a simply stunning and wonderfully well-written novel - 10/10”

Spoonful of Happy Endings

“the perfect Sunday afternoon read. Engaging and quirky”

Random Things Through My Letterbox

“Jane L Rosen’s sweet-as-candy novel is a light, bright, humorous read”

Hello Magazine

“I absolutely adored The Dress… [a] gorgeous, gorgeous book”

Girl Vs Books

“Heart-warming and hopeful, a delightful curl up on a winter’s day read”

CultureFly

“an absolute joy”

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