I found this book to be a really fun read. There is not much of a plot - and the one it struggles with is very predictable. But Ms Sykes does a great job with satire and the book is extremely amusing. Her descriptions of the lives of NY socialites kept a constant smile on my face.
This was a fast and fun read. I liked the characters. This is about how the VERY rich handle life and love. The "narrator" of the story is a Bergdorf Brunette, best friend of Julie Bergdorf, who "keeps $100 million in the bank and not a dime more".
Pure fluff. Completely designer name dropping. You need a chart to keep up! It is a crack up, though. I laughed out loud in some spots. Thought it was pretty unbelievable that someone could actually live like this and think like this until I saw Larry King interview Paris Hilton. Funny book.
A great quick beach read. The thing that sets this apart from other books in the genre is that Plum Sykes worked at Vogue magazine for a number of years, which gives her great insight when it comes to the fashion world in NYC. Very funny.
I absolutly loved this book 100% rich girl living in NYC chick lit.... Full of designer labels, fun gay BFF's, millionaire/billionare boytoys and just rich flakey single BFF's (and even flakier married BFF's!!) with a typical herione of the book being a woman who's a little more down to earth and less flakey then her friends... I loved it purely a fun quick light read.. i love plum sykes...unfortunatly the bulk of this authors writing is for VOGUE since she only has written 2 novels (this one and the debutante divorcee...which i also loved by the way ) the characters in both these books remind me of each other.....
This book is about a group of women who are Bergdorf Blondes. The descriptions of some of their lives is almost unbelieveable but I guess there are some people in this World that act like this. Some parts of the book are really funny, but after awhile I got bored with it.
You really have to be in exactly the right mood for this über-silly chicklit about a bunch of self-absorbed Manhattan twenty-somethings whose entire purpose in life is to be seen at the right parties, wearing the right designer and the right jewels, in the company of the right man. Sykes telegraphs her "big surprise" so early in the novel that if her next book doesn't get published, she'll be a shoo-in for a job with Western Union. But if you're down with the creeping crud and want something even more mindless than daytime TV, this is the book for you.