Shoestring Chic is a charmingly illustrated book of inside information for women who appreciate fashion, beauty, and shopping-but lack a black Amex account. In today's ecomy, who isn't living on a budget? Vibrant art complements the book's 101 tips on living the luxe life without spending a fortune.
Fashion illustrator Kerrie Hess has illustrated displays for US department store chain Neiman Marcus and luxury site Net-a-Porter.com, as well as editorials for Vogue (Australia), Tatler (UK), and Elle (France). Her illustrations have also been featured on t-shirts, book covers, and cosmetic packages. Recently she has illustrated for fashion houses Alexander McQueen and Christian Louboutin, and written for The Independent London. She is also author of GIRL SECRETS (2007) AND GIRLS ONLY (2010), both for Random House Australia. She lives in Melbourne.