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MAGGIE ALDERSON, novelist, philosopher of fashion and arbiter of style, brings us a new collection of her much-loved Style Notes column.

Find out why men hate shopping and why women love wearing clothes men hate.  Share the frustration of the search for the perfect Walkable Heeled Shoe and consider whether a size 'large' item of clothing is acceptable as a gift.

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Paperback, 241 pages
Published 2011 by Penguin
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Michele Connolly
Jan 17, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: style-fashion
Several references to Crocs and Birkenstocks (and not in an ironic way), confessions of spending days on end in the same pair of jeans (as a departure from the usual track pants), and excitement over finding the perfect walkable heel (at 6cm) left me wondering where the 'style' part came in.
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Short, witty, easily consumed - well they were weekend newspaper columns to begin with.
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Maggie Alderson is a British-Australian author (that’s how I’m supposed to write it, but I’m not very good at talking about myself in the third person, so I’m going to can it).

I was born in London, brought up in rural Staffordshire, and educated at the University of St Andrews - and then at the University of Life, Sydney campus.

I spent many years covering the fashion shows in Paris, Milan, Londo
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