'Fabulous Frocks is', almost certainly, the most exquisite book that every woman should have the privilege of owning. The elegance and sophistication of this unique hardback is an inspirational look into one hundred years of the most amazing dresses. --In Magazine, 23rd September 2008
About the Author
Sarah Gristwood is a writer and broadcaster who, in her days as journalist, interviewed everyone from Martin Scorsese to Giorgio Armani. She is the author of three recent historical biographies - 'Arbella' (a Sunday Times bestseller), 'Perdita' (adapted as BBC radio's Book of the Week), and 'Elizabeth and Leicester' (to be published by Viking in the USA this autumn). Jane Eastoe trained in fashion design, then moved to the fashion business press, for whom she regularly covered the international collections and interviewed designers from Gaultier to Galliano. More recently, her interest in organic living has led her to extend her range, writing books on subjects as diverse as herbs and hen-keeping.