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The Look Book
50 Iconic Beauties and How to Achieve Their Signature Styles

Classic Hollywood stars cement signature looks that current celebrities continue to rock on the red carpet, in the clubs, and for the camera. From Lauren Bacall’s lush lips to Grace Jones’ space age eye shadow, these looks are now made accessible to teens in The Look Book (May 2011; Zest Books; $18.99; 128 pages; four-color illustrations; paperback; ISBN-13: 978-0-9819733-8-8), an illustrated hair and makeup how-to, as well as a comprehensive celebrity beauty trend encyclopedia.

The Look Book includes:

• Background and quotes from each highlighted celebrity icon and a photo that exemplifies her look

• Illustrated step-by-step instructions that include what tools are needed to achieve each look and how long it will take

• Professional tips from celebrity make-up artist Cameron Cohen and celebrity hair stylist Christopher Fulton that personalize or enhance each look
Other icons in The Look Book include Clara Bow (Cupid’s Bow Lips), Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra Eyes), Greta Garbo (Thin, Arched Brows), Coco Chanel (Bronzed Face), Debbie Harry (Defined Cheekbones) and Jane Fonda (Shag Hair).

For more information, review copies, author interviews, excerpts or images, please contact Zest Books publicity department at 415.777.8654 or

The Look Book
50 Iconic Beauties and How to Achieve Their Signature Styles

by Erika Stalder
May 2011; $18.99 US;
128 pages; four-color illustrations; paperback original
Ages 12+, Teen nonfiction
ISBN-13: 978-0-9819733-8-8

Erika Stalder is a San Francisco-based writer who has contributed to Wired, Missbehave, Planet, and The Journal of Life Sciences, and worked with the International Museum of Women to produce the Imagining Ourselves anthology. She also currently writes the Dear Erika advice column for ABC Family’s The Secret Life of The American Teen website.