Ready for absolutely nothing


Susannah Constantine, our loved style guru and one half of the outrageously popular television programme, ‘What Not to Wear’, spent her youth entangled in glitz and glamour. Susannah’s very first memoir is filled to the brim with scandalous stories, jaw-dropping royal relationships and star-studded encounters from pop stars to the fashion greats. But beneath it all is a woman who is still getting to know herself, even after falling in love at first sight, presenting one of the most monumental television programmes ever and having Princess Margaret as a second mother figure. Uncertain of her future, unsure of how to cope with her own mother’s tragic battle with bipolar disorder, and becoming a mother herself, Susannah is on a journey of discovery and her memoir tells you her greatest loves and lessons, bound together with disarming honesty and beguiling humour.

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A rollicking ride . . . What a life’ SUNDAY TIMES

Essential reading for anyone who secretly just wants the naughty bits . . .

Susannah Constantine is famous as the noughties style guru on What Not To Wear, but this is the least interesting thing about her.

Hers is a life filled to the brim with 70s glitz, 80s glamour and above all else an enlightening 50 years of f**k-ups, crisis and chaos.

There’s dating cricket royalty not to mention real life royalty, as well as lavatory dramas with Princess Margaret. Add in weekends at Balmoral witnessing Thatcher and the Queen battle for power, plus time for falling in love, Strictly dancing debuts and a spot of wild swimming. Juicy, hilarious, sometimes heart-breaking, and crammed with moments where life goes completely wrong, Ready for Absolutely Nothing is full of absolutely everything.

‘Wonderfully written, very funny, but more than anything completely genuine’ LADY ANNE GLENCONNER, author of Lady in Waiting

‘A trooper with a filthy sense of humour’ THE TIMES

‘A treasure trove of untold stories . . . riveting’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘Sparkling’ DAILY MAIL

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Weight 0.292 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm