Cindy Crawford is an American supermodel and entrepreneur. She became an international sensation during the peak of her modeling career in the 80s and 90s, adorning hundreds of magazine covers. She has also appeared in roles in television, videos, and film. Since leaving modeling, Crawford has created a line of beauty products with Jean-Louis Sebagh called Meaningful Beauty for Guthy-Renker. She also launched a line of furniture called the "Cindy Crawford Home" and has a furniture line with Raymour & Flanigan. She introduced a home goods line with J. C. Penney in 2009. She is also an ambassador for the Omega Watches brand. Kate Betts is an American fashion journalist. She is a contributing editor at Time and The Daily Beast, among other freelance writing positions, and also reports on fashion for CNN. Katherine O'Leary is a writer and producer.
-Crawford's takes on female empowerment, nudity and motherhood are revealing. . . In the end, she emerges as an earnest achiever: 'I'd love to tell that hardworking girl with her nose buried in a book that it is OK to live it up a little bit.'--C MAGAZINE -A gorgeously illustrated collection of stories, Becoming is a chic and engaging book that provides insight into the professional and personal life of a veritable icon.- -MANHATTAN MAGAZINE -Crawford's book has smart advice and valuable insights for anyone looking to make their way in a world where everyone is trying to stand out from the pack.--GQ ONLINE -Looking at the 150 images that span [Crawford's] decades-long career is like seeing them for the first time all over again - you remember where you were when you first saw them, how amazing she is in front of the camera, and how, at 49 years old, the wife and mom of two has still got it. . . Taking you even deeper is how Becoming is punctuated with Crawford's personal stories and the lessons she's learned over the years, which, as it turns out, is more than simply how to make clothes look good.- -InStyle.com -More than just a memoir, [Becoming is] a darn good look back on the '90s without getting lost in nostalgia.- -IntoTheGloss.com-Always an icon, now an author, this book is as beautiful as the woman who wrote it.- -CollegeFashionista.com