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The inside story of fashion's most illustrious magazine

Kirstie Clements, a girl from the wrong side of Sydney, tells of her audacious beginnings on the reception desk at the grand magazine and her rise to reigning editor for more than a decade.

In May 2012 Kirstie Clements was unceremoniously sacked after thirteen years in the editor's chair at Vogue Australia. Here she tells the story behind the headlines, and takes us behind the scenes of a fast-changing industry.

During a career at Vogue that spanned twenty-five years, Clements rubbed shoulders with Karl Lagerfeld, Kylie Minogue, Ian Thorpe, Crown Princess Mary, Cate Blanchett, and many more shining stars. From her humble beginnings growing up in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney to her brilliant career as a passionate and fierce custodian of the world's most famous luxury magazine brand, Clements warmly invites us into her Vogue world, a universe that brims with dazzling celebrities, fabulous lunches, exotic locales and of course, outrageous fashion.

Amidst the exhilaration and chaos of modern magazine publishing and the frenzied demands of her job, Clements is always steadfast in her dedication to quality. Above all, she is always Vogue.

Reviews

A transcendent force of culture and steel, Kirstie Clements defines the modern woman like no other.

Napoleon Perdis

Kirstie Clements has seen it all— the good, the bad and the really ugly of up-scale magazine publishing.

Deborah Thomas

An inspiration to all young fashionistas.

Ruby Rose

If you want a peek behind the fashionable curtains to meet Karl Lagerfeld, Kylie Minogue, Ian Thorpe, Crown Princess Mary, Cate Blanchett and many more stars, then this is the book for you.

Northern Star

confirms our view that worthy, thoughtful books about the Australian fashion industry will sell.

Corrie Perkin, The Weekly Review

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780522866278

    May 1, 2014

    Victory Books

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780522862430

    March 1, 2013

    Victory Books

    240 pages

    RRP $29.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780522862447

    March 1, 2013

    Victory Books Digital

    240 pages

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