From the Back Cover
" Breezy, passionate, opinionated, andwonderfully detailed."
—National Geographic Traveler
"Gershman's may be the best guide for novice and pro shoppers alike."
—The Washington Post
For over twenty years, Suzy Gershman has been leading savvy shoppers to the world's best finds.
Inside you'll find:
The best of the shopping scenes, from trendsettingboutiques in Milan and Rome to the nation's top factory outlets—plus colorful markets, unique crafts, and more
Excellent values, from designer shoes and handbags to Venetian glass and lace
Great gift ideas, even for a friend who has everything—plus the best gifts for less than $10
For a global shopping experience, check out Suzy Gershman's Where to Buy the Best of Everything.
About the Author
is a journalist, author, and global-shopping goddess who has worked in the fashion and fi ber industries for more than 25 years. Her essays on retailing have been used by the Harvard School of Business; her reportage on travel and retail has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Travel Holiday, Travel Weekly,
and most of the major women's magazines. Suzy is also the author of C'est La Vie
(Penguin Paperback), the story of her first year as a widow living in Paris, and Where to Buy the Best of Everything: The Outspoken Guide for World Travelers & Online Shoppers.
She and her two longhaired dachshunds, Toffee and Junior Mint, divide their time between San Antonio, Texas (Suzy's childhood home); a small house in Provence; and the airport.
Suzy also gives shopping tours. Visit www.suzygershman.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Suzy's blog address is www.borntoshoplady.blogspot.com.