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Known around the world for her eponymous brand of fragrances and now her brand-new venture Jo Loves, Jo Malone tells the remarkable and inspiring story of her rise from high school dropout to beloved business success.Jo Malone began her international fragrance and scented candle business in 1983 in her kitchen, where she gave facials and made bath oils as thank-you gifts for her clients. She opened her first store in London in 1994 and, in 1999, she sold the Jo Malone brand to Estée Lauder for millions of dollars. Recently, she launched a new brand, Jo Loves, igniting the excitement of fashion and beauty websites all over the world.Raised in government-subsidized housing in Kent in the early 1960s, Jo Malone dropped out of school as a teenager to care for her mother after she had a stroke. Jo had not been successful in school because of her severe dyslexia, but she had the ability to see and feel everything in scent. Her at-home beauty business and hand-made products became popular, and word of her talent spread until an international brand was born. After the sale of her company and the birth of her son, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy. Thus began the second chapter of her life, and in this memoir, Jo tells her full amazing and inspiring personal story.
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Jo Malone
Street Date: November 29, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-2691