Barbara Hulanicki tells the story of the rise and fall of the tiny, chaotic boutique that grew into a vast emporium and epitomised Swinging London. The Biba store was to become an icon of hip 60s and 70s London and a hangout for artists, film stars and rock musicians, including the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Twiggy, Brigitte Bardot and Marianne Faithful. But in the early 1970s, Hulanicki and her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon lost control after a series of bitter boardroom struggles and for Barbara, Biba was lost. This lively autobiography evokes the adventurous spirit of the 1960s and describes an extraordinary life with clarity and wit.
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`A new edition of this charming and wry look at the Swinging Sixties through the eyes of Hulanicki, founder of Biba, the hippest shop in London' --Harpers Bazaar, 2007
`By turns poignant, hilarious and downright surreal, it's the perfect glam holiday read' --Elle Decoration, 2007
'With the Art Deco-era elegance that she made so popular in the seventies back again, the timing of designer Barbara Hulanicki's reissued memoir From A to Biba couldn't be better' --Vogue (US), 2007
Barbara Hulanicki lives in Miami Beach as a designer of interiors and exteriors.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1983. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP57171645
Book Description Hutchinson, 1983. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6651075
Book Description Hutchinson, 1983. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6651076
Book Description Hutchinson & Co., London, England, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: G+. First Edition. Clean jacket has very small tear along top edge, mylar protector. Small spot on side and on bottom page ends, spotting on edges of endpapers, otherwise clean copy. 169 pages. R-2. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 045372
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Previous owner's gift inscription, rather large, on dedication page. Black cloth, ribbon marker, gold titles on spine. Dustwrapper a little creased at top edge. Illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 005125
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1983. Book Condition: Good. 170p hardback with black/gold dustjacket and protective plastic sleeve, rare title, used but very good condition, from a Cambridge college library, rare title, very good. Bookseller Inventory # PAB 102252
Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition, first impression. Hardback. Book is in near fine condition. Small bruise close to base of spine, otherwise a lovely, fresh, clean copy. Dustjacket is in very good condition. Shelfwear to top and bottom edges. Small crease to head of spine. Gloss surface is rubbed. Price clipped. Fitted with protective sleeve. *All books securely packaged with bubble wrap and cardboard box*. Bookseller Inventory # 000074