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Cleaning out the bookcase

Leafing through — and grading — the latest offerings on fashion and beauty

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / April 8, 2010

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I miss the days when publishing houses showed a bit more restraint when putting out style and beauty books. It used to be that only classically trained, well-coiffed authors such as Victoria Principal and Jaclyn Smith were allowed to publish style tomes. Supplement that with a classic Brenda Dickson VHS guide to style, filled with bon mots such as “I ... (Full article: 752 words)

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