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Author: Leandra Medine Narrator: Leandra Medine Publisher: Hachette Book Group Audio Length: Release Date: September 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781478951797

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Silk parachute pants. A gold lame jumpsuit. Ankle boots with fringe. Were these fashion-forward items sending men running in the opposite direction? Maybe, but Leandra Medine never cared.

Slipping into drop-crotch shorts and a boxed sequin blazer in the dressing room of Topshop in downtown Manhattan, a brokenhearted Leandra had an epiphany. Looking in the mirror, she suddenly realized she didn’t have a boyfriend because of the way she dressed. And the more she thought about it, the more she realized that such outfits said a lot about her life, romantic and otherwise.

In Man Repeller, the acclaimed blogger and fashion darling recounts her most significant memories through the lens of her sartorial choices. With her signature sass and blunt honesty, Leandra shares details of the night she lost her virginity right down to the pair of white tube socks she forgot to take off, as well as when and why she realized her grandma’s vintage Hermes ostrich skin clutch could hold much more than just keys and a cell phone. Through it all, she proves you don’t need to compromise even your most repellent qualities to find your way into that big white dress; you can have your yeti and wear it, too.

Showcasing the singular voice that has won Leandra millions of fans, this audiobook is a collection of awkwardly funny experiences, a sweet love story, and above all, a reminder to celebrate and embrace a world made for women, by women.

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  • “Not only do I agree with how Leandra dresses, but I also agree with everything she says in these brilliant stories. She’s a terrific writer.”

    - Joan Rivers, television personality and comedian
  • “Leandra wears her wit as well as she wears her denim bib overalls. But at being repellent, she is a colossal failure.”

    - Laura Brown, Executive Editor of Harper’s BAZAAR 
  • “Through Leandra's growing pains and dating disasters, Man Repeller reminds you that your outfit always plays the best supporting role in your life.”

    - Kelly Oxford, New York Times bestselling author of Everything is Perfect When You’re a Liar
  • “These essays establish Medine as not just a fashion wunderkind, but a clever and engaging storyteller who’s not afraid to laugh at herself.”

    - Publishers Weekly 
  • Both Medine's style and her witty, irreverent observations have the fashion world hooked.

    - Time
  • One of the most hilarious voices in fashion...

    - Lucky
  • Medine has staked out a spot in the fashion world as head cheerleader...

    - New York Observer
  • A must-visit site that defined a trend before fashion heavyweights could pin it down.

    - The Huffington Post
  • A household name among young fashion addicts.

  • What differentiates The Man Repeller most is the way Medine marries impeccable high fashion aesthetics with a comedic approach that can literally make you laugh out loud.

    - The Business of Fashion

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About the Author

Leandra Medine founded and writes The Man Repeller, a humorous website about serious fashion. It was listed as one of Time magazine’s 25 Best Blogs of 2012 and she was recognized as one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in the field of art and style. She lives in downtown New York City with her husband.