Thursday, February 2, 2012

8 what I'm reading: commander in chic



commander in chic mikki taylor michelle obama book


I'm starting a new series here on the blog where I share what books I'm reading! I don't always have time to sit and enjoy a novel, but I'm always reading SOMETHING. Last month, I read through Mikki Taylor's Commander in Chic. This book is a how-to-guide for any woman who aspires to put her best look forward just like our First Lady Michelle Obama does so (seemingly) effortlessly!



commander in chic mikki taylor michelle obama book


Mikki uses Michelle as an example throughout the book with step by step instructions and sources on how to keep everything from your hair to your shoes on point. It's a really fun read full of "Mikkisms" - rules according to Mikki - about beauty, fashion and more. I love that she suggests embracing color, making sure you have a foundation of great hair and nails and ALWAYS rocking fabulous shoes. She gives great sources to fit any budget, from the Target fashionista right on up to Neiman's. The entire book is written in a really approachable way that will appeal to a 20-something year old just starting out as well as a 50+ woman who just wants to revamp their style.



commander in chic mikki taylor michelle obama book

The book is probably about 30% photos of Mrs. Obama, so it's definitely a great coffee table book. I sat down with Rosalynn of Chic Boutique Tour and got to hear what some other ladies thought about the book too!





Have you read this book? If so, let me know what you thought! If not, be sure to pick up a copy.



Full Disclosure: This book was gifted to me by Chic Boutique Tour. All opinions expressed are my own.

8 comments :

  1. I'm so sad that we didn't get this book for Christmas:(

    I loved watching/listening to you ladies talk about the book. It makes me want to get it even more! I'll pick it up this weekend;)

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    1. Let me know what you think about it L! It's a really cute book :)

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  2. omg i love, love, LOVE what you've been up to! i haven't been in the loop so it's always a pleasant surprise when i see talent grow and evolve! you're too cute!

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    1. Thanks so much Maya!! It's great doing what I want and not just what I have to do ;-)

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  3. Looks like this is another book that I'll be adding this to my limited collection of books.

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  4. Thank you for sharing this book! I have to put it on my MUST READ list.

    ~Mrs. Delightful
    ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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    1. You're welcome! It surely is a MUST READ ;)

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