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Here's what people are saying about the book (spoiler: it's all good)




"You know May 8 is Mother's Day, right? I had almost forgotten, when I came across this book in an effort to find something fun and quirky to send my mom on the big day. Instead, I fell right into it, didn't come out for an hour or so, and decided to keep it for myself. There is something addictive about this book..."  -Rachel Syme, Books Editor, NPR

"Perfect for the trendsetting mom...[one of the] best titles that are sure to delight that special lady for Mother's Day."  -Real Simple


"What started off as a chance to see what her parents looked like before she was born, turned into a life-altering revelation for writer Piper Weiss. Not only had her mother lived an unimaginably fantastic life before having children, she had done it with style."  -Oprah.com


"Touching" -CNN.com

"Mother's Day is just around the corner (May 8!), and if you're looking for an affordable gift to express your feelings for sweet ol' mom, a new book may hold the answer." -USA Today

"We're obsessed...this book is such an inspiration" -refinery29

"Just in time for Mother's Day...an adorable tribute to fashionable moms everywhere" -Nylon Magazine

"After flipping through you’ll be overwhelmed with the urge to raid your mom’s closet"  -DKNY.com

"We're loving My Mom Style Icon" -The Gloss

"Equal parts hilarious and affectionate...The images in the book prove that advances in photography don't necessarily produce the most memorable pictures" -The Sunday Telegraph

"We've always known our moms are the most fashionable women around, and now there's a book to prove it." -Urban Outfitters Blog
"A treasure trove of inspiring fashion moments" -BlackBook

"Holy Mackerel!" -My dad, Monroe

Press for the blog:


The Guardian January 2010

Los Angeles Times January 2010

trendcentral October 2009

Shine October 2009

urlesque November 2009

Jezebel October 2009

lemondrop October 2009

CNN November 2009

Queens of Vintage December 2009

The Globe and Mail December 2009