I have an obsession with memoirs and self-help guides written by successful young women. And Sophia Amoruso’s #GIRLBOSS has just changed my life.
This month at bellabox we’ve partnered with Nasty Gal, one of the biggest online clothes stores in the US. Nasty Gal is headed up by Sophia Amoruso, who grew the business from a one-woman eBay show to a multi-million dollar online retailer with hundreds of employees. Oh, and she only turned 30 this year.
If the idea of that rags to riches story has you hooked, you need to read Sophia’s book #GIRLBOSS. In it she charts her rise from a girl selling vintage clothes on eBay to the CEO of a massive business. Sophia didn’t go to college, which makes her story even more interesting.
Once I started reading I couldn’t put it down. Sophia has a really conversational and engaging writing style, and the book is full of personal anecdotes about her life. Nothing has ever been handed to her, and she literally built her business up from nothing. She basically started selling vintage clothes on eBay as a hobby, got really good at it really fast and dedicated her whole life to her eBay store.
As someone who has followed the usual path (high school, uni, job) but has ended up in a creative area, #GIRLBOSS really spoke to me. Although I’m lucky enough to be in the best job ever (my full time job is writing about beauty products!) her life advice really resonated with me. I want to save my money, work hard and see what I can achieve. I want to be someone!
If you are in need of a little life inspiration, or are stuck in a rut, this book is for you. Or if you just like reading about cool women who have amazing style, you’ll also love #GIRLBOSS!
Have you read #GIRLBOSS? Let me know what you think in the comments - Julia
Get your copy of #GIRLBOSS and check out the latest clothing trends at nastygal.com.au.