Review & competition: A London Steal by Elle Ford

Today we have a little hot-off-the press book review for you, and we’re also giving away a paperback copy to one lucky reader. You lucky things. The book is A London Steal: The Fabulous-on-a-Budget Guide to London’s Hidden Chic by Elle Ford.

A London Steal by Elle Ford

A London Steal is all about being fabulous on a budget, and it’s divided into two parts: getting The Look, and living The Lifestyle.

The first part is devoted to finding vintage and second hand clothes at knock-down prices, including extensive advice about the best areas to hunt them down, and the locations and individual quirks of the best charity shops in the city. There’s also a rather helpful section about getting hold of amazing yet affordable shoes.

The second half of the book is all about getting out and enjoying yourself in London, without paying silly prices and sticking with dull chains. This includes some very handy information about the best independent coffee shops, cocktail bars, eateries and nightclubs.

This book is definitely for you if:

  • You’re more than slightly addicted to Made In Chelsea
  • You own ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ or any of the sequels
  • You secretly fantasise about being Carrie in Sex and the City
  • Your subscription to Vogue is more of a priority than food
  • You’re obsessed by Angelina Jolie’s wardrobe in The Tourist

Who’s likely to find the information useful?

  • Students and anyone on work experience in London
  • Tourists who fancy some chic on a shoestring
  • Any fashion fan who’s feeling the pinch this year
  • Charity shoppers who want to try some new haunts

 A London Steal: The Fabulous-on-a-Budget Guide to London’s Hidden Chic by Elle Ford has an RRP of £6.41 for the paperback version, and £2.02 for the Kindle Version. They’re currently available with a small discount at Amazon UK.

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Want to win yourself a lovely paperback copy of A London Steal? All you have to do is leave a comment in the box at the bottom of this page, saying “It’s a steal!” – that’s it, easy peasy.

We’ll pick a winner at noon on Weds 22nd of May, using (one entry per person please, UK entrants only).[/box]

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  1. It’s a steal!

    Thanks for the opportunity of winning this book! Sounds like a good read!!! x

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