Literature

Wardrobe Wisdom: How to dress and take care of your clothes

Alicia Healey spent four years working as a Lady’s Maid in Buckingham Palace, and now she travels the globe ensuring that some of the world’s wealthiest people look their best. She’s distilled her expertise about what to wear and how to care of your clothes into a handy gift book. She reveals how to pack like a pro, whether it’s for a weekend away or a grand tour. Her advice takes the stress out of ironing and organizing your wardrobe. You can stop wondering about what to wear to an interview, a church, a wedding, a black tie reception or any other occasion. And when you pack your clothes away, you’ll be confident they’ll stay in tiptop condition. Finally, there are her 10 essential tips for looking a million dollars on a tight budget. As well as Alicia’s wise words, she’s peppered the book with amusing behind the scenes anecdotes from her job as a 21st-century Lady's Maid and insights into the life of lady's maids in the past.

About The Author

Alicia Healey spent four years working as a Housemaid/Lady's Maid for HM The Queen's private household based at Buckingham Palace, with regular travel to work at all the other royal residences: Windsor Castle, Sandringham House, Balmoral Castle and Holyrood Palace. She subsequently traveled extensively, working as a Travelling Lady's Maid for HNW Saudi Arabian ladies, visiting locations such as Riyadh, Marrakech, Japan, Bali and the U.S.

  • Publish Date: October 25, 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography - General
  • Publisher: National Trust
  • Trim Size: 5-2/5 x 7-3/5
  • Pages: 192
  • US Price: $14.95
  • CDN Price: $19.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-911358-43-5