April 29, 2009 02:53 PM

If you thought the stiletto heels were glamorous, wait until you read the whole story! The Towering World of Jimmy Choo, by Lauren Goldstein Crowe and Sagra Maceira de Rosen, is a story filled with fashion, glitz, backstabbing and drama. From a dingy warehouse where the Malaysian shoemaker named Jimmy Choo made custom heels for British socialites to heiress Tamara Mellon’s tabloid-ready life to sparkling stores on Rodeo Drive, the making of this household name wasn’t an easy journey. Get your copy (just in time for beach reading!), $18, at amazon.com.

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