As a teenager, Emily longed to be a stage star. Dressing up became a passion and clothes her obsession. This engaging memoir of the high street delivers interviews, insight, extraordinary anecdote and inside knowledge of the brands, shops, celebrities and businessmen and women which have shaped shoppers' lives. At its heart though it's the story of a clothes lover who slowly grew to understand the true power of dressing up. For one woman, knowing how to dress and how to shop really did change her life.
Emily Stott is a freelance fashion journalist and personal stylist. She has been a mystery shopper for fifteen years during which time she has also worked for Thomas Pink. She says the hardest working item in her wardrobe is her heat tech vest - and the moth repellent. Emily lives in Battersea, London, with her son.