The Handbag of Happiness by Alannah Hill | Hardie Grant Publishing

The Handbag of Happiness And other misunderstandings, misdemeanours and misadventures

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The Handbag of Happiness (and other misunderstandings, misdemeanours and misadventures) is a collection of rollicking, defiant, punked-up real-life stories where life-changing moments are found in the absurd, and self-improvement is inconvenient and unpleasant. 
 
From The Bathing Costume of Calamity to The Apron Strings of Lament and The Brassiere of Lovelessness, Alannah Hill shares hard-won wisdom from a career in the fashion world, and tells us, in her own imperfect way, how she overcame adversity – and sometimes didn’t, despite her best intentions.
 
A breath of fresh air in a world full of self-improvement courses, wellness retreats and oppressive rules, Alannah flouts convention. She’s irreverent, ironic and self-deprecating. She’s upbeat and fearlessly frank. She says out loud what other women are thinking. She flirts with trouble and finds the black humour in modern-day chaos and, in doing so, lets readers see that being a bit wrong can sometimes be right. 

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ISBN:

9781743796337

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

19cm x 14cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Health & Wellbeing , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

05 November 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alannah Hill

Alannah Hill is a designer, author and stylist. For seventeen years she was the founder and creative director of the brand Alannah Hill, one of Australia's most trailblazing and iconic fashion houses. In 2013 Alannah left her eponymous brand and in 2015 launched her new fashion brand LOUISE LOVE. Alannah lives in Melbourne with her sixteen-year-old son and beagle dog, Jack.