Suzy Gershman's Born to Shop Hong Kong, Shanghai & Beijing: The Ultimate Guide for People Who Love to Shop

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"Gershman 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. Now Born to Shop Hong Kong, Shanghai & Beijing is easier to use and packed with more up-to-date listings than ever before. Inside you ll find:

  • What s hot in Hong Kong, from hip new fashions and designer labels to porcelain, jade, and colorful markets
  • The best of Shanghai, from the Old City to the exciting Pudong area
  • Terrific buys in Beijing, from the Silk Market to the Pearl Market to the famous antiques street of Liulichang
  • The best of Hanoi, from its unique treasures such as contemporary art, sophisticated lacquer, and funky ethnic fashions

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"Gershman's may be the best guide for novice and pro shoppers alike."
The Washington Post

For over twenty years, Suzy Gershman has been leadingsavvy shoppers to the world's best finds. Now Born toShop Hong Kong, Shanghai & Beijing is easier to use andpacked with more up-to-date listings than ever before.

Inside you'll find:

  • What's hot in Hong Kong, featuring the hippest localdesigners, the coolest international labels, the mostcolorful street markets, and a world of antiques—plus how to find authentic souvenirs and gifts

  • Where to snag those fabulous buys in the new Beijing,including expanded city coverage for the 2008 Olympics and beyond

  • The best of Shanghai and its dramatic transformation for its own big party, World Expo 2010

  • Now with tips, info, and—of course!—shopping ideas for your extended trips to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Taipei

About the Author:

Suzy Gershman is a journalist, author, and global-shopping goddess who has worked in the fashion and fiber industry 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. She is translated into French for Condé Nast’s Air France Madame magazine. The Born to Shop series, now over 20 years old, is translated into eight languages. Gershman is also the author of C’est La Vie (Viking and Penguin Paperback), the story of her first year as a widow living in Paris. She divides her time between her home in San Diego, a small house in Provence, and the airport.

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